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What is Dropbox Paper?

This FAQ was last modified on: Thursday, January 16, 2020 05:04pm

What is Dropbox Paper and how can I use it?

  • Take notes in the same shared doc so everyone's on the same page
  • Use Paper's real-time collaborative editing feature to work together on group projects and meetings
  • Use the Paper mobile app to take photos of whiteboards, diagrams, and more and add them to your notes
  • Drag and drop images, PDFs, videos, audio files, spreadsheets, and over 175 other file types directly into your docs
  • LaTex formatting

Dropbox Team Folder FAQs

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, November 13, 2017 12:04pm

A Dropbox team folder is a powerful tool for sharing with your team.  With team folders you can:

  • Automatically sync content in team folders to all group members
  • Choose to share individual files or folders inside a team folder

Team folders are shared via Dropbox groups and are the hub of content for the team.

  

How do I share a folder in Dropbox?

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, November 13, 2017 12:38pm
Image that illustrates the location of share button, email address input, and folder settings link.
  1. Next to the folder, click Share
  2. Type in the email address for each person you want to share your folder with.  (Please note:  All GT Dropbox users are listed as gtaccount@gatech.edu.)  
  3. Set their access level; Can view vs Edit.

Protecting Data in Dropbox

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, March 6, 2020 09:14am

This article has been updated and moved to ServiceNow: Which Cloud Storage Offering Should I Use?

 

Rename Your Personal Dropbox Account

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, November 13, 2017 12:01pm

If you do not wish to migrate any data from a pre-existing Dropbox personal account, then please verify that your current Dropbox personal account is not using a username in this format, gtaccount@gatech.edu.  

For instance if your GT Account is gburdell3, verify that your current personal Dropbox account is not gburdell3@gatech.edu.

More Information on Migrating All of Your Data

This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, November 13, 2017 12:12pm

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.

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