How to Install Dropbox for Gmail Chrome Extension and Share Files

Dropbox for Gmail Chrome extension offers a lot of convenience and saves a lot of time for users who extensively use Gmail and Dropbox. The extension helps users upload content to Dropbox or Gmail and vice-versa without closing the window. The extension removes de-clutters and simplifies Dropbox and Gmail usage. It saves file attachments and Dropbox links from Gmail right into the Dropbox account. In addition to that, it also adds files from your Dropbox to Gmail.

  • Step 1: Visit Chrome Web Store

Go to the Chrome Store and search for the Dropbox for Gmail extension.

  •  Step 2: Click on Add to Chrome

The next step is adding the extension to Chrome. Click on the Add to Chrome button. This will add the extension to the chrome browser. 

Sharing Files Using the Dropbox for Gmail Chrome Extension

  • Step 1: Log in to Your Gmail Account

Go to your Gmail account and click on the Compose button.

  • Step 2: Upload Dropbox Files

Now, click on the Dropbox icon at the bottom of the compose window.

  • Step 3: Sign in to Dropbox

Clicking on the Dropbox icon will prompt you to sign in to your Dropbox account.

  • Step 4: Enter Your Dropbox Login Credentials

Enter your Dropbox login details and click enter.

  • Step 5: Browse Files to Upload

Once logged in, browse or search the files you would like to add to the email.

  • Step 6: File or Folder Will Be Attached

Your Dropbox file or folder will be attached to the email and is ready to be sent. Even though the file/folder looks like an attachment, it’s just a Dropbox shared link and it will not consume a lot of your Gmail space.

We hope you found this article on Dropbox and Gmail helpful.

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