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Dropbox referral program

Get free storage for two—refer friends, family, coworkers, or clients. If they create a new account you’ll both get extra storage. Learn how to send a referral and find out how much free space you’ll get below.

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Step 1: Log into Dropbox

Click here to sign in and go directly to the Refer a friend tab on your account settings page.

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Step 2: Make referrals

Send a referral to anyone by email. Or copy your custom invite link and paste it anywhere you like.

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Step 3: Get free space

Once a referral creates a new account, you both get extra storage: 500 MB for Basic users and 1 GB for Plus.

Dropbox referral program FAQs:

You can send referrals from or in the Dropbox Mobile app (Basic users only). Read our help center article for step-by-step directions.

The Dropbox referral program lets Basic and Plus users earn free storage by referring friends, family, coworkers, and clients. You can send referrals by email or copy and paste an invite link from the Refer a friend page. Whenever someone uses your referral link to create and validate a new account, you’ll both get extra storage added to your Dropbox.

Dropbox Basic users earn 500 MB of free storage per referral, up to 16 GB. Dropbox Plus users earn 1 GB of free storage per referral, up to 32 GB.

Yes! As long as they sign up up for an account through the referral link in your invitation, you'll earn referral bonus space. They don’t need to use the email address where you sent the invite to sign up for Dropbox. 

Sharing a folder does not count as a referral.