How to Use Camera Upload in Dropbox from your Mac?

Dropbox is a popular cloud storage service provided by Dropbox Inc. It allows you to backup photos, videos & important documents to access them from anywhere on any device. Dropbox has a 'Camera Upload' feature which allows you to backup photos & videos automatically to your Dropbox account. To use Camera Upload from your Mac, you will need Mac OS X 10.5 or higher, also download the latest version of the Dropbox application. Once you installed Dropbox application on Mac, it will create a dedicated folder (Dropbox folder) on your Mac for storing your photos and videos. Simply connect your phone, camera or tablet to your computer with the data cable. You will be promted to upload photos and videos to your Dropbox folder. Select "Import Pictures and videos using Dropbox" option. Your photos and videos will automatically save to your Camera Upload folder in Dropbox folder.

If you connect an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to your computer, then you will need to unlock the screen before Camera Upload will continue. And, if you connect an Android phone or tablet to your computer, then you will need to select "Connect as a Disk Drive" from the status bar.

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

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