When you download Dropbox, it creates a new Dropbox folder on your computer hard drive. Any files that you want to store or share online need to be saved in this folder. To view the files in your Dropbox folder, double click the blue icon on your computer desktop.

You’ll need:

  • A Windows computer with Dropbox installed.

This guide is written for Windows PCs, the process for Mac computers is slightly different.

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Fiona Syrett is a Digital Unite tutor