How to Add Dropbox to Files App in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

With features like Doc Scanner, Shared Folders and Offline Access, Dropbox is currently one of the most popular and powerful file hosting services. With this being said, one may wonder – “wouldn’t it be wonderful to have native support for Dropbox on iOS?” Well, something similar can be achieved in iOS 11. You can now add Dropbox to Files app in iOS 11.

On the latest iteration of Apple’s mobile operating system (iOS 11), users can add Dropbox to the native files app, making all Dropbox content easily accessible on their iPhones or iPads. Now if you are planning to make this enhancement to your native files app, then read on as we are going to discuss how to add Dropbox to Files App in iOS 11:

Things to Note First: Before going about the steps described below, make sure that you have installed Dropbox on your iOS device and signed into it.

How to Enable Dropbox to Files App in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

How to Add Dropbox to Files App in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Open the Files App on your iPhone or iPad.

Open Files App in iOS 11

Step #2. Now at the bottom of the screen there should be a ‘Browse’ tab. Tap on it.

Tap on Browse tab

Step #3. Now on the top right corner of the screen, simply tap on Edit.

Tap on Edit from top right corner

Step #4. Here you will be able to see that Dropbox located under the Locations section. By default, Dropbox is turned off. Just tap on the toggle button and it will turn it on.

Toggle ON Dropbox to add it in Files App in iOS 11

Step #5. After turning on Dropbox, tap on the Done button to save the changes you made.

Tap on Done

Step #6. Now if you wish to rearrange the locations and put Dropbox on top that too can be done. You will need to press the horizontal lines to the right of the pill buttons and drag it up or down to your desired location.

Tap on horizontal bar to rearrange

How to Remove Dropbox from Files App in iOS 11

After making Dropbox accessible to your Files App, you might resolve to not enjoy the configuration. Even then there is no problem. Follow the steps below to remove Dropbox from the Files App in iOS 11.

Step #1. Just like before, open the Files App → tap on Browse→ and then select Edit.

Tap on browse and tap on edit

Step #2. Here you will find that the toggle button shows that Dropbox is currently active and the button is Green. Tap it and it will turn off, turning the button into Grey.

Toggle Off Dropbox Option to remove it from Files App in iOS 11

Step #3. Once Dropbox is turned off, tap on Done and that it.

Finally Tap on Done

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