How to upload data to Dropbox on your Android Device

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How to upload data to Dropbox on your Android device

Upload photos and videos manually

If you don’t have camera uploads enabled, you can manually add photos to your Dropbox.

  1. Open the Dropbox app.
  2. Open the Dropbox folder where you’d like to store your photos.
  3. Tap the + (plus) icon at the bottom of your screen.
  4. Choose Upload photos or videos.
  5. Find the files you want to upload, and tap to select them for upload.
    • A check mark indicates the file has been selected
  6. Tap the folder icon, and select where you’d like the files to be added.
  7. Tap Set location.
  8. Tap Upload.

Upload other files from your device’s storage

  1. Open the Dropbox app.
  2. Open the Dropbox folder where you’d like to store your photos.
  3. Tap the + (plus) icon at the bottom of your screen.
  4. Select Upload files.
    • You can select files from any location in your device’s local memory
  5. Tap Upload (or Open on some devices).

Upload files from an external SD card

If your device has an SD card, you can upload files to Dropbox from there.

  1. Open the Dropbox app.
  2. Open the Dropbox folder where you’d like to store your photos.
  3. Tap the + (plus) icon at the bottom of your screen.
  4. Select Upload files.
  5. Navigate to your SD card, and tap the files you’d like to upload.
  6. Tap Upload (or Open on some devices).

If you can’t view your SD card when browsing for files to upload:

  1. Tap the menu button at the top of the screen.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Verify that Show advanced devices is checked.

 

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