Add a shared folder to your account

If you were invited to a shared folder, you can access it by adding the folder on

  1. Sign in to
  2. Click Files.
  3. Click Sharing.
  4. Find the shared folder you want to access. Click the  (ellipsis) icon next to the folder name and select Add.

Or, add the shared folder from the notification panel:

  1. Sign in to
  2. Click the notification (bell) icon.
  3. Click Add to Dropbox under the shared folder you want to access.

Request access to a shared folder

If you click a shared folder invitation and you're directed to request access, the folder owner may not yet have given you access. Learn how to request access with the following steps:

  1. Click the invitation link that you received.
  2. Click the Request access button.
  3. If you have more than one Dropbox, select which account you'd like to add the shared folder in.
  4. Your request will be sent to the folder owner, and you'll be notified if the owner accepts your request.

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