How to Invite & Share Dropbox

Dropbox is a program that lets you synchronize your folders to other computers in your home, or in your business. It also allows you to invite and share your Dropbox files with outside users. This program is convenient for teachers, colleagues and freelancers. Once you download the program and create an account, you will have no problem sharing your files.

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Dropbox allows you to share files with colleagues or students.

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Visit the Dropbox website (see Resources). Sign in with your user name and password.

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Click the “Sharing” tab of your account. Click on “Create a New Shared Folder.” To share an existing folder, right-click on the folder, select “Dropbox” and “Share this Folder.”

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Enter the email addresses of the people you want to invite and share your folder. Separate each address with a comma.

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Enter a message, if you prefer. Otherwise, Dropbox will add a message for you. Click “Share Folder” when complete.