How to Setup and Use Dropbox to Manage and Share Photos?

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You have two options to setup Dropbox i.e on your mobile devices or on your computer. Go to https://www.dropbox.com/ & sign in to your account. If you want to setup Dropbox on your mobile device such as Android, iOS, Windows, Blackberry, then go to the "Play Store" or "App Store" and search for the Dropbox and download the app. If you want to setup Dropbox on your computer, open your web browser and type www.dropbox.com and then sign in to your account.

When you download Dropbox app on your mobile device, it will ask you if you are 'Already a Dropbox User' or 'New to Dropbox'. If you are new user, then create your account by entering first name, last name, email and password. Once you have created your account, it will ask you to setup 'Camera Roll' feature. Camera Roll feature allows you to automatically backup photos and videos from your mobile device to your Dropbox account. Whenever you take a photo on your mobile device, it gets backed up to your Dropbox account automatically. It also ask you 'How often you want the backup to occur i.e. 'Only on Wi-Fi' or 'Wi-Fi + Cellular'.

Once you backed up photos to Dropbox, you can access them from anywhere on any device. You will see your uploaded photos in a folder 'Camera Uploads' located on your Dropbox. You can also delete your photos of your mobile device to free up storage space. You can organize your photos by putting them into separate folders. If you want to move photos from one folder to another, then just right-click on the photo and click 'Move' button and then choose the folder where you want move. You can click edit and then select multiple photos to move from one folder to another. You can easily share your photos with others if both of you are using Dropbox. To share photos using mobile device, tap on the photo and tap 'Share' button. You have the option to email, text message, Facebook message, Post to Facebook, Twitter or copy link to clipboard.

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Kip Roof testimonial Kip Roofgoogle photos flickr
PicBackMan does exactly what it's supposed to. It's quick and efficient. It runs unobtrusively in the background and has done an excellent job of uploading more than 300GB of photos to 2 different services. After having lost a lot of personal memories to a hard drive crash, it's nice to know that my photos are safe in 2 different places.
Julia Alyea Farella testimonialJulia Alyea Farella smugmug
LOVE this program! Works better than ANY other program out there that I have found to upload thousands of pictures WITH SUB-FOLDERS to SmugMug! Thank you so much for what you do! :) #happycustomer
Pausing Motion testimonialPausingMotionsmugmug
I pointed PicBackMan at a directory structure, and next time I looked - all the photos had uploaded! Pretty cool. I use SmugMug and while I really like it, the process of creating directories in is pretty laborious when you need to make 80+ at a time. This was a breeze. Thank you!
Gavin Whitham testimonialGavin Whithamflickr
PicBackMan was really easy to setup and has been running for 3 days now backing up all my locally saved photos to Flickr. My photos are really valuable to me so it's great to be able to have them easily backed up to a secure location.
 Jim Griffin testimonialJim Griffinsmugmug
It's AWESOME!! I have tens of thousands of pictures...and they are now successfully uploaded to SmugMug, where they are safely backed up, and I can edit and organize them. If you are hesitating about using PicBackMan, hesitate no longer...try it...and you'll be glad you did!!