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Dropbox

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Dropbox

Where can you download?: Click here to download

Who should use Dropbox?: Loyola staff, faculty or students

Summary: Dropbox is a network storage program which allows for storage in a similar way to a G: and H: drive, but is external from Loyola. You can store up to 2gb of data for free which can be easily accessed from a webpage, mobile device, or the Dropbox client itself. Dropbox is not meant to contain sensitive Loyola information. More info can be found on Dropbox’s site.

Cost: Free

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On Dropbox’s site, you have the option to download and install the client, or login to the web console.
Download

If you download/install the client, it will add a Dropbox icon to your Windows, Mac, or Linux-based computer:
Toolbar

Dropbox will also create a folder on your computer
Menu

If you do not want to install the Dropbox client, or are using a public computer, you can use the web console to access your files.
Open

By selecting ‘Account’ at the top right, you are also able to view a list of Computers and mobile devices that are accessing your Dropbox. You can monitor this to remove any unwanted computers and protect your data in case of lost hardware.
Account
The Dropbox App on an iOS device allows for quick access to your Dropbox files in an easy-to-understand interface
Mobile log in
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If your question/problem was not answered here, please call the OTS at x5555 or email OTS@loyola.edu.

(Neat tip: On your iOS device, click and hold on any empty space on the top toolbar to quickly scroll to the top of this page)

*Note: all screenshots on this page are taken on an iPad. iPhone/iPod images will be similar