Overview of Dropbox (consumer version)


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Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by Dropbox, Inc. which uses cloud storage to enable users to store and share files and folders with others across the Internet using file synchronization.

There are both free and paid services, each with varying options; the service is cross-platform, with clients available for several different operating systems (including handheld systems), as well as a web-based client.

For assistance using the consumer version of Dropbox, contact Dropbox Support. See https://www.dropbox.com for more information.

NOTE: Information with the data classification of Confidential or Sensitive should not be stored in consumer cloud storage services such as Dropbox. Supported methods for transferring files to other users can be found by viewing the article How to: Send files to other users.