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Dropbox Backup

Peace of mind for your digital life and work

Don’t wait until something goes wrong—get all the space you need to automatically back up important files, so you can easily restore them, with Dropbox Backup.

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Easy to use. Secure. Fast.

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Backup made simple

In just a few clicks, you can choose the files and folders you want Backup to keep safe, and we’ll take it from there.

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An automated safety net

Automatic, always-on cloud backup saves you from accidental deletions, drive failures, and ransomware attacks.

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Fast file recovery

Restore files quickly, and they’ll show up right back where you had them—no need to reorganize.

Automatic backup means quick recovery for your most important files

One-time setup keeps files stored across all your computers safe in one place. And back up external drives just by plugging them in.

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Getting back up and running works just the way it should—quickly and easily. Start recovery with just a few clicks, and your files will be automatically restored from cloud backup.

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Just as you’d expect from Dropbox, you can easily access backed up files any time, anywhere—from your computer, through our mobile app, or on the web.

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You can restore your files to a new computer to get your shiny new laptop up and running with ease—no complicated or slow manual connections from computer to computer.

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Dropbox Backup takes the complexity out of safeguarding and recovering files, giving you one place to check progress, view history, and prioritize specific files.

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Your files will be restored to their original locations quickly, and you’ll have the option to choose which version of the files or folders you want to bring back.

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Dropbox Backup stores your files separate from your shared files, so you won’t have to worry about overwriting your emergency backups.

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Choose your backup solution

Purchase the Dropbox Backup plan on its own, or get Backup as part of any regular Dropbox plan for additional sharing and document handling benefits.

Dropbox Backup plan

Back up one computer and one external drive for just $4.99 / month, and get simple, straightforward protection with unlimited storage

Dropbox with Backup

Choose from one of several Dropbox plans that include Backup, starting at $9.99 / month

Easier than the competition

Dropbox Backup users ranked Dropbox Backup as more intuitive and easier to use than Backblaze and Carbonite in a recent study comparing top backup solutions.*

*Based on a 2021 Dropbox research survey of registered Dropbox users who have used Dropbox Backup

What Backup customers are saying