Getting Started with Dropbox

Overview

Dropbox is a cloud storage service that allows users to move their files to the cloud and access them at a later time from multiple devices. Dropbox also facilitates easy sharing between campus users.

Downloading Dropbox

Visit our Installing the Dropbox Application article.

Signing into Dropbox

  1. Launch Dropbox on your computer, or in a web browser via www.dropbox.com. 
  2. Enter your @uoregon.edu email account as your username and you should be told "Single Sign-On enabled" and after hitting continue, be directed to a UO Shibboleth login page. 
  3. Login with your duckid username and password. And then do two-step login (Duo), if prompted.
  4. You should now be logged into the UO's Dropbox offering. 
  5. You will also be prompted to enable or disable "Smart Sync". See this Dropbox article regarding what Dropbox Smart-Sync does. https://help.dropbox.com/installs-integrations/sync-uploads/smart-sync

Key Features

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Article ID: 102716
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