How to Share Videos from Dropbox Cloud Storage with Others?

Dropbox is a cloud storage & file synchronization service provided by Dropbox Inc. It allows you to backup photos, videos & important documents to cloud storage & access them from anywhere. Dropbox has a sharing feature which allows you to share your photo & videos to social networking sites like Facebook & Twitter. You can share your photos & videos from Dropbox cloud storage with others. There are 2 ways to share Dropbox videos with others i.e. using 'Share Link' & 'Shared folder'. If you share a link with your family & friends, then they can preview the videos through their web browser or download them to their computers.

Here are the steps to Share Videos from Dropbox Cloud Storage with Others:


  1. Go to https://www.dropbox.com/ & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  2. Click "Files" located at the left side of the window.
  3. You will see all your photo & video albums.
  4. Click on the photo album to choose a photo to share.
  5. Select the photos which you want to share.
  6. Click on the empty space to the right of the video's name to select it. (clicking on the folder name or icon will open the folder instead)
  7. Select "Share link" button located at the top of the window.
  8. If you are sharing first time then it will asks you to verify your email address.
  9. Once you verify your email address, click "Share link".
  10. A pop-up window opens up. Add names or email addresses to share your videos. You can click "Import contacts" to add names & emails from Gmail, Yahoo Mail & Facebook.
  11. Click "Send" button.
  12. All your videos will now be shared with others.

You can install PicBackMan's Dropbox uploader for Mac from the website and start backing up photos and videos.

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