When it comes to cloud storage, Dropbox hits my mind with its impressive features and free space. The interface is super easy to upload and download photos, files, videos, and other contents. However, when I have to print any document or a photo, I need to transfer the data from my Dropbox to iOS devices. Want to do this? Check this quick tip to download photos from Dropbox to iPhone, iPad, or Mac.
Dropbox gives you 5GB of free space, and then you have to subscribe to its different plans. The web version, as well as the app, is easy to access with a single ID. The best thing about Dropbox is that it helps me free up space on my device. We will send our photos from Dropbox to iOS devices, i.e., iPhone and iPad.
How to Save Photos from Dropbox to iPhone or iPad
Step #1. Open Dropbox app on your iPhone or iPad. The app may ask you to sign in if you haven’t signed it for a long time.
Step #2. Now tap on Photos option from the menu at the bottom of your device.
This will show you all the photos you have stored in Dropbox.
Step #3. Tap on the photo you want to transfer or import.
Step #4. When the photo opens up, tap and hold on to that photo, an options bar will appear on your device screen.
Step #5. Next, tap on Save to Camera Roll option.
Your photo will be exported to the Camera Roll. Note that Dropbox may ask your permission to access your Photos app.
In case you want to take your Dropbox photos on your Mac; the process is pretty much straightforward.
How to Save DropBox Photos to Mac or Windows PC
Step #1. Open www.dropbox.com on your Mac or Windows PC, and log into your account.
Step #2. There are four options on the top left corner: Home, Files, Paper, and Showcase. You need to click on Files.
Step #3. Now click on Photos. (Note that Photos folder appears when you have synced your library with Dropbox app on your iOS device. Moreover, your selection depends on how many folders you have created to store photos and other files.)
When you click on Photos option, you will see all the photos you have stored on Dropbox.
Step #4. Next, Click on three dots (Elipsis).
Step #5. Click on “Download” button.
That’s all friends!
Remember, Dropbox quickly gets filled if you keep uploading your media files. There are just 5GB of free space, which you also get on your iCloud account. Thus, a total of 10GB of free space is available for you. Use your space judiciously on a different device and make the most of your Dropbox and iCloud accounts.
You may like to refer to:
- Restore Deleted Files or Folders in DropBox
- How to Add Dropbox to Files App
- How to Clear Dropbox Cache
- Disable Dropbox Automatic Camera Upload on iPhone
Do you use Dropbox to store your photos, videos, and documents? Share your feedback with us in the comment below.