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This article was published on June 24, 2014

Add a computer to your Dropbox account with the iOS app

Add a computer to your Dropbox account with the iOS app
Roberto Baldwin
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Roberto Baldwin

Roberto Baldwin was a reporter for The Next Web in San Francisco between April 2014 and March 2015. Roberto Baldwin was a reporter for The Next Web in San Francisco between April 2014 and March 2015.

Today Dropbox updated its iOS app with the ability to connect a computer to your Dropbox account using your iPhone camera.

To add a computer to your account via the mobile app, head to Settings and tap on Link a Computer. The app will ask if you’re near the computer, tap Yes, continue. It will prompt you to navigate the computer’s browser to dropbox.com/connect where it will display a QR code shaped like the Dropbox logo.

0624_dropboxScan the code from within the app and the app will tell your computer’s browser to start downloading the Dropbox installer.

Install the app and it’ll configure itself with your account.

The update also features the ability to reorder your Favorites list and remember recent locations when importing files. Plus, it now supports Danish, Dutch, Swedish, and Thai.

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