Dropbox app for Jira

Add Dropbox files directly to Jira issues with the Dropbox app for Jira. The app integrates Dropbox with Jira and is available to Dropbox customers who also use Jira. 

Install the Dropbox app for Jira

To install the Dropbox app for Jira, you must be an admin of your Jira account.

  1. Sign in to Jira with your admin account.
  2. Click the gear icon.
  3. Click Add-ons.
  4. Search for “Dropbox” and select Official Dropbox App for Jira.
  5. Click Install.

Connect a Dropbox folder to a Jira project

You can connect a Dropbox folder to a Jira project to access files in that folder directly from Jira.

Note: Pause or disable your browser pop-up blocker to complete these steps.

  1. Open the project in Jira you’re interested in.
  2. In the Dropbox widget, click Link folder…
  3. Click Connect folder or project.
  4. Locate the folder you want to connect and click Connect.

Link a file to a Jira issue

After you connect a Dropbox folder to your project, you can link specific files to issues. These files preview in the Jira issue and you can open them directly from Jira on dropbox.com. Jira admins and users can link files to Jira issues.

  1. Open the project in Jira you’re interested in.
  2. In the Dropbox widget, click Link file…
  3. Select the file you want to link.
  4. Click Link file…

The file will preview in the Jira issue. Click View in Dropbox on the file to open it on dropbox.com.

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