How to Create Dropbox Folder and Use Dropbox Folder Easily

This post will introduce how to create Dropbox folder, how to upload files to Dropbox folder, and how to share Dropbox folder with others in detail. Hope it can help you a lot.


by Zoey Lasted Updated March 22, 2023

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How to create a folder in Dropbox?

Dropbox is a great cloud storage service in the market, which has attracted massive users like you in the world. Since Dropbox provides each free account with 2GB of cloud storage, you will add files to Dropbox for data security or convenient features.

As your Dropbox files increase, you can create Dropbox folder to manage your files more easily. In addition, you can share Dropbox folder with others directly, which can save you much time and effort.

How to create a folder in Dropbox and take advantage of it? We will show you the detailed guideline in the following part.

Guide: How to create Dropbox folder step by step

How to add a folder to Dropbox to manage your files better? Follow the stepwise tutorial here, and you can create Dropbox folder in your account directly.

1. In your browser, go to the Dropbox website and log into your Dropbox account.

2. Choose the All files option on the left panel. Then click on the Create button on the right page. Select Folder on the pop-up menu.

Create Dropbox Folder

3. Then a window like this will pop up to ask you to name your Dropbox folder. After typing the name of your Dropbox folder under in Name blank, click on the Create button.

Name Dropbox Folder

4. After the above, you will receive a Dropbox message on your computer that says “You added xxx (name of your folder)”.

You Added Dropbox Folder

Then, you can see your Dropbox folder that was just created on the All files page.

Your Dropbox Folder Here

Other tips about Dropbox folder

After knowing the steps to how to make a Dropbox folder, we want to discuss how to use a Dropbox folder easily and effectively. The tips here will be helpful to you if you want to sync computer to Dropbox folder or share your Dropbox folder with your friends and team.

Part 1. How to upload files to Dropbox folder

After creating Dropbox folder in your account, how to add a file to Dropbox folder then?

You can locate your Dropbox folder on the All files page and open it. Then, click on the Upload button on the top. Then chose Files and you can select files from your computer to transfer to cloud storage.

Upload to Dropbox Folder

Part 2. How to create a Dropbox folder that anyone can upload to

In many forums, users want a solution to create a folder in Dropbox to share with others. Once someone shares a folder with you, you can upload to some else’s Dropbox for better collaboration. To create a Dropbox folder that anyone can upload to, here we provide 3 different ways. You can choose one as you like.

  • Share your Dropbox folder with others directly

1. On your Dropbox account page, locate your Dropbox folder and click on the three-dot icon next to it. Then click on Share > Share with Dropbox.

Share Dropbox Folder

2. Add an email, name, or group in the blank. Then click on the Share folder button.

Share This Folder

  • Share Dropbox folder with a shared link

In addition, to share your Dropbox folder with others directly, you can also choose to create and copy a shared link to the recipient. In this way, you can send the shared link to many friends or colleagues. The steps are similar to option 1, and when you see this window, you can click on Copy link to share your Dropbox folder with a shared link.

Copy Link Share Folder

  • Share Dropbox folder via File requests

There is a professional feature in Dropbox called File request, which allows you to share your Dropbox folder with anyone even if they do not have a Dropbox account. Just create a file request link and send it to recipients, then they can upload files from their computer to your Dropbox folder directly.

1. On the Dropbox page, click on File requests on the left menu. Then press the Create a file request button.

Create File Request

2. Here you can input a name for this shared folder and set up its location. Then click on Next.

Request Folder

3. Then, you can copy this file request link and send it to anyone. Or, you can type the name or email address of the recipient directly.

Request Done

How to upload to Dropbox folder in an easy way

After you create Dropbox folder in your account, you can upload files to different folders. However, it is possible that you will encounter all types of Dropbox issues like Dropbox not working, Dropbox stops syncing, etc.

In addition to the official Dropbox website and desktop client, here we advise you to use another easy way to upload files to your Dropbox folder - a free cloud backup service called CBackup.

With such a cloud service, you can sync any file to a Dropbox folder directly. It has many advantages.

In addition to the Dropbox folder, CBackup allows you to bulk upload to Google Drive folder, OneDrive folder, etc.
There will not be any limitations on upload speed and file size.

Then, here is the simple guideline to upload files to the Dropbox folder via CBackup.

1. Download and set up the CBackup desktop client. Sign up for a new account and log into it on the desktop client.

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2. Click on Storage Dropbox > Authorize Now. Give CBackup authorization to access your Dropbox account safely.

Select Dropbox

3. Press Sync Sync PC to Public Cloud.

Choose PC to Public Cloud

4. Choose any local file as the sync source. Then select a Dropbox folder as the sync destination. At last, click on the Start Sync button to upload files to Dropbox quickly.

Sync Computer to Dropbox

Note: You can set up some advanced options for your upload task. Click on Settings at the bottom. With the Scheduler feature, you can let Dropbox automatic sync files on your computer.

Sync Scheduler

Written in the end

We have introduced stepwise guidelines to create Dropbox folder. Besides, you can learn how to upload files to a Dropbox folder and how to share the Dropbox folder in this article. And we show you an easy way to upload files to a Dropbox folder directly. With CBackup, you can enjoy many professional backup and sync features for free.

Zoey · Editor
Zoey works as an English editor of CBackup. She provides tech information about cloud backup, cloud sync and some other cloud services as well. She hopes that her articles will be greatly helpful for users. She is fond of music, film, and photography.

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