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How do I sign in to my personal Dropbox and work Dropbox on my devices?

Looking for instructions on how to sign in to both Dropboxes on your mobile device? Click one of the links above for iPhone, iPad, or Android.


Dropbox for Business users can have both a personal Dropbox and a work Dropbox on any computer or mobile device, keeping their personal and work stuff separate and accessible from anywhere.

If you’re installing the Dropbox application for the first time on your device, you’ll need to sign in to both Dropboxes.

Sign in to both Dropboxes on a Windows XP computer

  1. If you haven’t already, connect your personal Dropbox and work Dropbox.
  2. Download and install the latest version of the Dropbox application.
  3. Enter the email address and password for your first Dropbox.
  4. Click on Now add your personal Dropbox or Now add your work Dropbox, depending on which Dropbox you've already signed in to.
  5. Enter the password for your second Dropbox.

If you’re an existing Dropbox user, you’ll need to sign in to your second Dropbox.

Sign in to your second Dropbox account on a Windows XP computer

  1. If you haven’t already, connect your personal Dropbox and work Dropbox.
  2. Download and install the latest version of the Dropbox application.
  3. Click on the Dropbox icon in your system tray.
  4. Click on the gear icon and select Preferences... from the menu.
  5. Select the Account tab.
  6. If you've already signed in to your work Dropbox, select the Personal tab. Otherwise if you've already signed in to your personal Dropbox, select the tab with your team name.
  7. Click on the Link button.
  8. Enter the password for your second Dropbox.

Looking for instructions on how to sign in to both Dropboxes on your mobile device? Click one of the links above for iPhone, iPad, or Android.


Dropbox for Business users can have both a personal Dropbox and a work Dropbox on any computer or mobile device, keeping their personal and work stuff separate and accessible from anywhere.

If you’re installing the Dropbox application for the first time on your device, you’ll need to sign in to both Dropboxes.

Sign in to both Dropboxes on a Windows computer

  1. If you haven’t already, connect your personal Dropbox and work Dropbox.
  2. Download and install the latest version of the Dropbox application.
  3. Enter the email address and password for your first Dropbox.
  4. Click on Now add your personal Dropbox or Now add your work Dropbox, depending on which Dropbox you've already signed in to.
  5. Enter the password for your second Dropbox.

If you’re an existing Dropbox user, you'll need to sign in to your second Dropbox.

Sign in to your second Dropbox on a Windows computer

  1. If you haven’t already, connect your personal Dropbox and work Dropbox.
  2. Download and install the latest version of the Dropbox application.
  3. Click on the Dropbox icon in the system tray.
  4. Click on the gear icon and select Preferences... from the menu.
  5. Select the Account tab.
  6. If you've already signed in to your work Dropbox, select the Personal tab. Otherwise if you've already signed in to your personal Dropbox, select the tab with your team name.
  7. Click on the Link button.
  8. Enter the password for your second Dropbox.

Looking for instructions on how to sign in to both Dropboxes on your mobile device? Click one of the links above for iPhone, iPad, or Android.


Dropbox for Business users can have both a personal Dropbox and a work Dropbox on any computer or mobile device, keeping their personal and work stuff separate and accessible from anywhere.

If you’re installing the Dropbox application for the first time on your device, you’ll need to sign in to both Dropboxes.

Sign in to both Dropboxes on a Mac computer

  1. If you haven’t already, connect your personal Dropbox and work Dropbox.
  2. Download and install the latest version of the Dropbox application.
  3. Enter the email address and password for your first Dropbox.
  4. Click on Now add your personal Dropbox or Now add your work Dropbox, depending on which Dropbox you've already signed in to.
  5. Enter the password for your second Dropbox.

If you’re an existing Dropbox user, you'll need to sign in to your second Dropbox.

Sign in to your second Dropbox on a Mac computer

  1. If you haven’t already, connect your personal Dropbox and work Dropbox.
  2. Download and install the latest version of the Dropbox application.
  3. Click on the Dropbox icon in the menu bar.
  4. Click on the gear icon and select Preferences... from the menu.
  5. Select the Account tab.
  6. If you've already signed in to your work Dropbox, select the Personal tab. Otherwise if you've already signed in to your personal Dropbox, select the tab with your team name.
  7. Click on the Link button.
  8. Enter the password for your second Dropbox account.
If you’re using Linux, we don’t support running both your personal Dropbox and work Dropbox on the same computer. However, you can sign in to one Dropbox on your computer and access the second Dropbox from the website.

Dropbox for Business users can have both a personal Dropbox and a work Dropbox on any computer or mobile device, keeping their personal and work stuff separate and accessible from anywhere.

To use both your personal Dropbox and your work Dropbox on your iPhone, please use version 3.1 or higher of the Dropbox app.

If you’re installing the Dropbox application for the first time on your device, you’ll need to sign in to both Dropboxes.

Sign in to both Dropboxes on an iPhone

  1. If you haven’t already, connect your personal Dropbox and work Dropbox.
  2. Download and install the latest version of the Dropbox iOS app.
  3. Tap Sign in.
  4. Enter the email address and password for your work Dropbox and tap Sign in.
  5. Tap Sign in.
  6. Enter the password for your personal Dropbox and tap Sign in.

If you’re an existing Dropbox user, you'll need to sign in to your second Dropbox.

Sign in to your second Dropbox on an iPhone

  1. If you haven’t already, connect your personal Dropbox and work Dropbox.
  2. Make sure that the Dropbox app is up to date.
  3. Tap the Settings tab on the bottom right of the screen.
  4. Tap Sign in next to your personal or work Dropbox.
  5. Enter the password for that Dropbox.

Dropbox for Business users can have both a personal Dropbox and a work Dropbox on any computer or mobile device, keeping their personal and work stuff separate and accessible from anywhere.

To use both your personal Dropbox and your work Dropbox on your iPad, please use version 3.1 or higher of the Dropbox app.

If you’re installing the Dropbox application for the first time on your device, you’ll need to sign in to both Dropboxes.

Sign in to both Dropboxes on an iPad

  1. If you haven’t already, connect your personal Dropbox and work Dropbox.
  2. Download and install the latest version of the Dropbox iOS app.
  3. Tap Sign in.
  4. Enter the email address and password for your work Dropbox and tap Sign in.
  5. Tap Sign in.
  6. Enter the password for your personal Dropbox and tap Sign in.

If you’re an existing Dropbox user, you'll need to sign in to your second Dropbox.

Sign in to your second Dropbox on an iPad

  1. If you haven’t already, connect your personal Dropbox and work Dropbox.
  2. Make sure that the Dropbox app is up to date.
  3. Tap the Settings tab on the bottom right of the screen.
  4. Tap Sign in next to your personal or work Dropbox.
  5. Enter the password for that Dropbox.

Dropbox for Business users can have both a personal Dropbox and a work Dropbox on any computer or mobile device, keeping their personal and work stuff separate and accessible from anywhere.

To use both your personal Dropbox and your work Dropbox on your Android device, please use version 2.4.0.2 or higher of the Dropbox app.

If you’re installing the Dropbox application for the first time on your device, you’ll need to sign in to both Dropboxes.

Sign in to both Dropboxes on an Android device

  1. If you haven’t already, connect your personal Dropbox and work Dropbox.
  2. Download and install the latest version of the Dropbox Android app.
  3. Tap Sign in!.
  4. Enter the email address and password for your work Dropbox and tap Sign in.
  5. Tap Sign in.
  6. Enter the password for your personal Dropbox and tap Sign in.

If you’re an existing Dropbox user, you'll need to sign in to your second Dropbox.

Sign in to your second Dropbox on an Android device

  1. If you haven’t already, connect your personal Dropbox and work Dropbox.
  2. Make sure that the Dropbox app is up to date.
  3. Open the Dropbox app and tap the Menu button.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Sign in under Dropbox Account.
  6. Enter the password for that account.