Step-by-Step Guide to Create a New Folder in Dropbox

Are you looking to create a new folder in Dropbox? This guide will show you step by step how to create a new folder in Dropbox. We'll also go over frequently asked questions to help you understand this concept, with source links and helpful resources all along the way. Let's dive in!

Getting Started

  1. Log in to your Dropbox account using your credentials.
  2. Click on the ‘Files’ tab from the main menu of your Dropbox dashboard.
  3. From inside the Files tab, select the ‘+New Folder’ icon at the top.
  4. A new folder will appear on the same page, which you can utilize for storing files.
  5. Enter the folder name and click ‘Create’ to create the new folder.


What is the difference between a folder and a subfolder?

A folder is the main container that holds all other folders and files. A subfolder is an additional folder that is created inside an existing folder to organize the files further.

How do I create a folder in Dropbox?

To Create a folder in Dropbox, you need to log into your Dropbox account, navigate to the Files tab, select the +New Folder icon, and enter the folder name.

How do I access my Dropbox folder?

There are two ways to access your Dropbox folder: by using the Dropbox desktop app or by logging into your Dropbox account online.

How do I share my Dropbox folder?

You can easily share a folder in Dropbox by selecting the ‘Share’ button next to the folder you want to share. You can then invite other members by entering their email address.

How do I delete a folder in Dropbox?

To delete a folder in Dropbox, navigate to the folder, select the three-dotted menu symbol at the top right of the page, and select ‘Delete’. You will be asked to confirm the deletion of the folder before it is deleted.

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