How To Use Dropbox On Samsung Galaxy Note 2

How To Use Dropbox On Samsung Galaxy Note 2
How To Use Dropbox On Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Dropbox works to provide access to your desktop files directly from your Samsung Galaxy Note 2. This applications allows you to bring your files with you when you're on the go, edit files in your Dropbox from your device, upload photos and videos to Dropbox, and share your selected files freely with family and friends.

The in-device application works in conjunction with a partner program placed on a target computer using an active Internet connection.

Dropbox creates a folder that automatically synchronizes its contents across all of your connected devices on your account. Update a file to your Dropbox on your computer, and its automatically updated to the same folder on your other devices.

Download the Desktop application

  • Use your computers browser to navigate to:
  • Follow the on-screen setup and installation instructions on your target computer containing the desired files.

Note: The computer application must be installed on the computer containing the desired files. This computer must have an active Internet connection.

Note: It might be necessary to configure your routers firewall settings to allow this application to gain access to the Internet.

How to access Dropbox on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps > Dropbox icon > Start.
  • Tap Im already a Dropbox user, enter your current account credentials, and tap Log in.


  • Tap Im new to Dropbox and follow the on-screen instructions to register for a new account.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Initially, you will need to configure your Camera Upload parameters. Choose from Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi or data plan.
    • Tap Turn on after making your selection.

Note: Enabling this feature can incur data charges (depending on your plan) if the Wi-FI or data plan is selected.

  • Tap Access Dropbox icon at the top of the application window to access the files and folders you area currently sharing from your computer.
  • Tap an item to open it.
  • Touch and hold an on-screen item to choose from additional options:
    • Share via applications such as: Copy link, Bluetooth, ChatON, Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google+, Messaging, S Note, or Wi-Fi Direct.
    • Favorite to tag an image as a favorite.
    • Delete to erase the current file.
    • Rename to rename the current file.
    • Export to transfer the current file to another location via: Save to SD card, Bluetooth, ChatON, Email, Facebook, Flipboard, Gmail, Google+, Group Cast, Messaging, Paper Artist, Picasa, S Note, Wi-Fi Direct, or Gallery.
  • Tap Up a Directory Level icon at the top of the application window to navigate up a single level with every tap.
  • Tap Tag as Favorite icon at the top of the application window to assign favorite files.
  • Tap Search icon at the top of the application window to search for files located in your Dropbox account.

Manually uploading a Picture to Dropbox

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps > Camera icon.
  • After the image is taken, tap the Image Viewer box at the bottom right. This previews the current image.
  • Tap the image to reveal the image options at the top of the screen.
  • Tap Share > Dropbox icon select a folder location and tap Upload.

Note: If your share folder is located on your computer, you will momentarily receive an on-screen popup notifying you that a new image was uploaded to your shared Dropbox folder.

For more details on Dropbox Basics look at the video


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