Add Dropbox as a Place on Office 365 Online

Add Dropbox as a Place to save and view Office files directly in your Dropbox.

Office 365 Admins: allow 3rd party storage

To allow your users to set Dropbox as a Place, follow the steps in the Microsoft help center to enable third-party storage. Third party storage is enabled by default, but you may need to re-enable it if the option was turned off.

Add Dropbox as a Place

Once third party storage is enabled by your Office 365 admin, you can add your Dropbox to your account:

  1. Visit
  2. Open Word, Excel, or PowerPoint Online.
  3. Under Open from OneDrive for Business, click Add a place.
  4. Check the box for Dropbox.

Learn more about adding Dropbox as a Place in the Microsoft help center.

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