More Information on Migrating All of Your Data

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, November 13, 2017 12:12pm
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If you wish to automatically migrate all your data from a pre-existing Dropbox personal account, then please verify that your current Dropbox personal account is formatted using a username in this format: gtaccount@gatech.edu.  

Example: If your GT Account is gburdell3, verify that your current personal Dropbox account is gburdell3@gatech.edu.

If it's not in this format, you should:  Rename your personal Dropbox account BEFORE requesting a GT Dropbox account.

Change your email address on dropbox.com:
  1. Sign in to dropbox.com.
  2. Click your name in the top-right corner of any page.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Select the Profile tab.
  5. Click Change email

Once your GT Dropbox account is ready, you will be prompted to migrate over your existing data automatically when you next log in.