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Dropbox Backup

Peace of mind for your digital life and work

Don’t wait until something goes wrong—automatically back up important files on your devices and easily restore them, with Dropbox Backup.

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Choose your Dropbox plan

Get Backup, plus a robust set of organization and collaboration tools, with any Dropbox plan.

Individual

Basic

Free
Protect important files and devices with Backup—plus access and share your essential photos and documents with Dropbox—for free.
  • 1 user
  • 2 GB of secure storage
  • 30-day file recovery

Plan highlights

  • Automatically back up files and quickly recover with Dropbox Backup
  • Best-in-class sync technology
  • Connect up to 3 devices
  • Send files up to 100 MB with Dropbox Transfer
Individual

Plus

$9.99
/ month
Keep your devices safe with Backup—and store and share 2 TB of files like photos, documents, and more.
  • 1 user
  • 2,000 GB of secure storage
  • 30-day file recovery

Plan highlights

  • Automatically back up files and quickly recover with Dropbox Backup
  • Best-in-class sync technology
  • Unlimited device access
  • Priority email and live chat support
  • Send files up to 2 GB with Dropbox Transfer
  • Remote device wipe
Individual

Professional

$16.58
/ month
Safeguard more devices with Backup—and get premium tools for managing content, clients, and projects.
  • 1 user
  • 3,000 GB of secure storage
  • 180-day file recovery

Plan highlights

  • Automatically back up files and quickly recover with Dropbox Backup
  • Best-in-class sync technology
  • Unlimited device access
  • Priority email and live chat support
  • Send files up to 100 GB with Dropbox Transfer
  • Remote device wipe
  • Document watermarking
  • Branded sharing

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

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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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 to their original locations.

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Backup is included in all Dropbox plans, giving you cloud backup and all the tools you need to collaborate and stay organized—all in a single subscription.

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Built on a secure and reliable network trusted by 700 million users worldwide, your files are safe with Dropbox.

Architectural images are securely saved in Dropbox

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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One-time setup keeps files stored across devices—like your computer and external drive—safe in one place.

A list of a user’s devices and hard drives that are being backed up in Dropbox Backup

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

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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