If you recently upgraded to the latest version of macOS, and you have the Dropbox desktop app installed on your computer, we recommend you update to the latest version of Dropbox for the best experience.
Install Dropbox on your Mac. First, go to the Dropbox website at www.dropbox.com and then click on the big blue button in the middle of the screen to download the app on your Mac computer. While it downloads, open it. Next, you will want to log in using the same email and password you used registering on your iPhone. Downloading Dropbox. Your Dropbox download should automatically start within seconds. Once the download finishes, click Run to start installing Dropbox.
To download and install the Dropbox desktop application on a Linux, Mac, or Windows computer, click this link. Once installed, you’ll be prompted to either sign in or create a new account. How to install the desktop app with admin privileges The Dropbox desktop app requires admin privileges to run with full functionality on your computer. Accessibility is an Apple setting that allows applications on your Mac to interact with other applications. For example, it allows the Dropbox badge to work in non-Dropbox applications. If you don’t turn on accessibility, you won’t get access to Dropbox features like: The Dropbox. Accessibility is an Apple setting that allows Mac notifications to interact with other apps. Find out about Dropbox and Add Dropbox to the Files app on your Chromebook Access your Dropbox account in the Google Files app to browse files stored on your Chromebook and your Dropbox account i App for Windows 10 in S mode.
After updating your device to macOS Catalina, you’ll see a notification that says “Dropbox Would Like to Send You Notifications”.
Clicking Allow ensuresyou’ll stay up-to-date on all of your file activity.
You can change your notification preferences at any time by opening System Preferences and clicking Notifications.
When you plug your mobile device into your computer after updating to macOS 10.15, you’ll see a notification that says “’Dropbox’ would like to access files on a removable volume.”
Clicking OK ensures Dropbox uploads photos from your mobile device automatically. Learn more about Camera uploads.
Screenshots and screen recordings
After taking your first screenshot or screen recording on macOS Catalina, you may see a notification that says “’Dropbox’ would like to access files in your Desktop folder.”
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Clicking OK allows all of your screenshots and screen recordings to automatically save to a Dropbox folder called Screenshots.