Star a file, folder, Paper doc, or Paper folder

The Starred widget gives you quick access to the files, folders, Paper docs, and Paper folders that you use most. Starring a file, or folder adds a direct link to it on the Starred widget on the Dropbox Home page. Starring a Paper doc or folder adds a direct link on the Starred widget on the Paper docs page.

The Starred widget is available on dropbox.com and the Dropbox mobile apps.

Starring from within a doc, file, or folder

  1. Open a doc, file, or folder on the web or in the mobile app.
  2. Click "" (ellipsis).
  3. Click Star.
  4. For docs, you can also click the star icon beside the doc name.

Starring a doc, file, or folder from a list

  1. Hover over the doc, file, or folder on dropbox.com
  2. Click the star.
  3. The doc, file, or folder appears in the Starred widget on the docs page.

Removing the star from a doc, file, or folder

You can remove the star from any doc, file, or folder by clicking the star icon beside it on the web or in the mobile app.

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