Optimize Your Cloud Experience With These 3 Dropbox Tips and Tricks


There’s an exciting side to Dropbox you can unleash by learning these undiscovered new concepts. Think outside the ‘box’, exploit Dropbox and use it in ways that cater to your specific needs. A more in-depth understanding of Dropbox enhances your file storage experience. Use these three Dropbox tips and tricks to uncover unique aspects of cloud storage.

Locate Important Digital Assets Quickly

Dropbox gives users the ability to scan documents from paper format into digital. Once scanned, the paper document is searchable for members of a team. Use this unique trick to locate a particular idea in only seconds and complete projects hastily.

Searchable data has become a staple for modern organizations. One of the most powerful weapons of any software is the ability to recall crucial data rapidly. Books, newspaper articles, and business memos hold important information that organizations or individuals want to pinpoint. Digitize your documents with Dropbox and slice through your inquiry times.

Secure Files Using Your Security System of Choice

Peace-of-mind comes from control and organization. Dropbox can secure files automatically, but the superior avenue to ease your worries and satisfy your specific needs comes from choosing your own security system.

Apps such as ‘Encrypto’ and ‘Boxcryptor’ allow users to encrypt their files before uploading them to Dropbox. Organizations can establish a company-wide password on all their files before moving them to Dropbox. This takes insurance of data to a higher level, and organizations and individuals alike establish the encryption of their preference.

dropbox tips and tricksExpand Your Ability to Retrieve Information

Strengthen the authority of a project by accepting more input from multiple sources. Most individuals resign themselves to the idea that Dropbox limits interaction and file-sharing to exclusively Dropbox users.

Do this to maximize the input from multiple authorities on your next project. There is a ‘file request’ feature that gives people without Dropbox a chance to upload and share files without creating a Dropbox account. There is limitless potential when an organization isn’t handcuffed by restrictions to access. This feature creates endless opportunities for asset distribution.

Push the limits of Dropbox and have the software sync with your needs. Projects and ideas flourish when users take control of their tools and optimize them. Ensure your next team project is completed efficiently by using Dropbox in these unconventional ways.

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