How to upload Flickr photos to Dropbox?

Neither Flickr nor Dropbox offers you an in-built feature or a direct way to upload your Flickr photos to your Dropbox cloud account. Upload Flickr photos to Dropbox is not impossible but is a long and tedious process. First you will have to download all your Flickr photos to your computer and then upload them to your Dropbox account like you usually do.
  1. Go to https://www.flickr.com/ & sign in to your account.
  2. Click "You" button located at the top of the window.
  3. You will see all your photos & videos.
  4. Click the photo, you will see it in full size.
  5. Click "..." (3 horizontal dots) located at the bottom right corner of the screen.
  6. Select "View All sizes" option.
  7. Choose the size which you want to download and then click the link in the 'Download' section.
  8. Your browser prompts you to save .zip file, then click "Save" and specify a location to download. The downloaded zip file will contain the photo from the Flickr.
  9. Your photos will now be downloaded to computer.
  10. Go to https://www.dropbox.com/ & sign in to your account. 
  11. Click "Upload" button located at the top of the menu bar.
  12. A pop-up window opens up. Click "Choose File" button & select the photos on your computer which you want to upload. You can choose as many photos as you want or you may also select an entire photo folders to upload.
  13. Click "Start Upload" button to upload your photos.
  14. This is how you can move photos from Flickr to Dropbox.
Using PicBackMan
  1. Go to www.picbackman.com and download PicBackMan.
  2. Register your account and launch the application.
  3. On Accounts tab, associate your Dropbox & Flickr accounts .
  4. Go to Migrate tab and click on 'Associate Account' button. Now select Flickr from the dropdown list of associated accounts and click save.
  5. Now you'll see a Flickr icon on the window and corresponding it various check boxes for various online services.
  6. In order to migrate photos to your Dropbox account, select the check box corresponding to Dropbox icon.
  7. Now click 'Migrate' button that you see at the bottom of the window.
  8. All your Flickr photos will now be uploaded / migrated to your Dropbox account.

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