To add additional security to your Dropbox files, you had set a four-digit passcode. Unfortunately, you can’t remember it anymore. How would you reset your Dropbox passcode on your iPhone and Android? Don’t worry mate! You can easily remove your Dropbox passcode and reset it. It will remove your profile credentials. However, all of your contents will remain safe. Read on to find out how it’s done!
How to Reset Dropbox Passcode on iPad, Android, and Computer
Step #1. Go to dropbox.com and sign in to your account.
Step #2. Now, click your avatar and select Settings.
Step #3. Next, you need to click on Security tab.
Under Devices, click the ‘X’ next to your device.
- You can remove the Dropbox passcode from the Settings app on your Android device as well.
- To do so, open the Settings app → Account → Dropbox → tap on the three dots placed vertically → Remove account.
The next time you open the Dropbox app on your device, you will be prompted to sign in, but a passcode won’t be required.
Now, when you open Dropbox app, you will have to sign in using your password, but you won’t be prompted to enter your passcode.
How to Change Dropbox Passcode on iPhone, iPad, and Android
If you don’t want to use the existing passcode or wish to use a bit stronger one for more security, follow these steps.
Step #1. Open Dropbox app on your device.
Step #2. Now, tap on the Account tab at the bottom.
Then, tap on the Settings icon at the top right corner.
Note: On your Android device, tap on the menu button at the top left corner and then select Settings.
Step #3. Next, tap on Passcode Lock.
On your Android device, tap on Configure passcode.
Step #4. Next up, tap on Change Passcode.
Now, you need to enter your old passcode. Then, type in the new one and confirm.
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