1. Sharing files and folders
  2. Payments and billing
  3. Security and privacy
  4. Dropbox Business
  5. Syncing and uploads
  6. Sign-in help
  7. Desktop app and dropbox.com
  8. Manage account
  9. Space and storage
  10. Photos and videos
  11. Mobile
  12. Dropbox Paper

Add licenses or storage space to a Dropbox Business account

If you're an admin for a Dropbox Business account, you can add more licenses by going to the Account page of the Admin Console.

Add licenses to your Dropbox Business account

  1. Sign in to dropbox.com with your admin account.
  2. Click Admin Console.
  3. Select the Billing tab.
  4. Click Manage account.
  5. Click Manage licenses.
  6. Change the number of licenses in the box that appears. When you add or remove licenses, the new price is displayed.
  7. Click either Add licenses or Remove licenses, depending on the action you're taking.

You can also quickly add licenses from your admin dashboard. Under Remaining licenses, click Add licenses. Learn more about the admin dashboard.

Need more space?

Dropbox Business equips you and your team with the space you need to get work done. The exact amount of space available depends on your plan:

  • Standard plan: 2 TB of total space, shared between the members of your team
  • Advanced plan: As much space as your team needs
  • Enterprise plan: As much space as your team needs

For Advanced and Enterprise plans: If you near your storage limit, we can work with you to accommodate your needs. Team admins can contact us through the admin console to discuss additional storage. If you're a member of a team, ask your team admin to contact us on your behalf.

Some information on file numbers and account performance

The performance of the Dropbox application can decline if you have more than 300,000 files. This is a soft limit and depends highly on the hardware specifications of the computer running the Dropbox application. Some customers are able to have more files without issue. As a hard rule, we recommend never having more than 1 million files on any single computer.

If this appears to be causing syncing issues, you can use Selective Sync to select only certain files to sync to your computer, but still have them on the Dropbox website and on other computers.