How to Add Dropbox to Files App in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

I thought many of you would like to add a highly useful file hosting app like Dropbox to Files app on your iPhone and iPad running iOS 11 to manage all of your docs from the file manager itself. Let me show you how to get it done quickly!

I have been using Dropbox for long to save and share files. Important features like doc scanner, shared folders, and offline access makes this file hosting service a must have. Considering how useful the cloud service is, I have added Dropbox to Files app on my iPhone and iPad running iOS 11 to quickly access all of my docs and edit and share them right from the native file manager.

If you are also a loyal user of this famous cloud service, you may want to add it to the file manager to take control of your docs more efficiently. One thing you need to know that, this process applies to all the supported file hosting apps. Let’s get to know more!

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How to Add Dropbox to Files App in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

How to Add Dropbox to Files App on iPhone and iPad Running iOS 11

Note: Make sure you have already installed Dropbox on your iOS device and signed into it.

Step #1. Launch Files app on your iOS device.

Open Files App on iPhone

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Step #2. Next, tap on Browse tab at the bottom.

Tap on Browse Button in Files App on iPhone

Step #3. Now, you need to tap on Edit at the top right corner.

Tap on Edit in Files App on iPhone

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Step #4. Next up, toggle the switch next to Dropbox → Finally, tap on Done at the upper right corner of the screen.

Add Dropbox to Files App on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11

If you wish to rearrange the Locations, touch and hold the tiny horizontal lines and drag it to the desired location.

Rearrange Locations in iOS 11 Files App

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How to Remove Dropbox from Files App in iOS 11

If you don’t want to use the cloud service in the Files app anymore, you can easily remove it.

Note: You can use these same steps to remove any cloud service from the file manager app.

Step #1. Open Files app → Browse tab → tap on Edit.

Tap on Edit in Files App on iPhone

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Step #2. Now, turn off the switch next to Dropbox → Tap on Done at the upper right corner to confirm.

Remove Dropbox from Files App in iOS 11

Wrapping Up

I really appreciate the introduction of a file manager app on iOS. It’s made handling docs a bit easier. What do you think of it? Toss up your views in the comments below.

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Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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