How to Merge Your Two Dropbox Accounts?

If you want to transfer all of your photos, videos and files to a new Dropbox account or combine two Dropbox accounts which have different content, then you can use simple manual merging method. Let's assume that account A is the account from where you want to copy the content and account B would be the second account where you want to place all the merged content.

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Here are the steps to Merge Your Two Dropbox Accounts:

  1. Download and install "Dropbox Desktop Application" on your computer. It creates a folder on your systems hard disk. The folder is named "Dropbox".
  2. Go to https://www.dropbox.com/ & sign in to your account.
  3. Make sure to verify that "Selective Sync" is not enabled.
  4. Sync all of your account A's content to a computer.
  5. Once your account A is done syncing, you can unlink it.
  6. Login with your Dropbox account B and choose "Install" option.
  7. If you are merging two personal accounts, then rename the Dropbox folder of account A as "Dropbox (Old)" and account B will now be using the new "Dropbox" folder.
  8. Browse "Dropbox" folder for account A located in your computer and open it.
  9. Browse "Dropbox" folder for account B & open it.
  10. Copy or move the files from "Dropbox (Old)" folder (account A) to the new "Dropbox" folder (account B).
  11. If you get a message that "There is already a file named '.Dropbox' in your new Dropbox folder", then choose "Don't copy" option.
  12. Once you have finished copying or moving all the content to Dropbox folder of account B, then the merge will be completed.

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