Dropbox integration

Connect your Dropbox account with ClickUp to attach files to tasks and comments!

What you'll need

  • The Dropbox integration is available on all paid plans.
  • You can authorize one Dropbox account per user per Workspace. Different Workspaces can be integrated with different Dropbox accounts.
  • The Dropbox integration is only available using ClickUp in a web browser.
  • Guests can use the Dropbox integration.

The data in your Dropbox account will not be available to anyone else through ClickUp. If you attach files from Dropbox to a ClickUp task, you can control who has access to the files by making your tasks private.

The features and commands available depend on which type of connection you use.

Private connection

Connect your Dropbox account with your ClickUp user account for each Workspace you've created or joined. The data in your Dropbox account will not be available to anyone else through ClickUp.

Features

Private Universal Search: Search your Dropbox files from ClickUp.

Create Attachments: Attach Dropbox files to tasks and comments.

Commands

Open Dropbox: Open Dropbox in a new tab.

Shared connection

The Workspace owner or admins can enable Dropbox as a shared connection.

Use a bot or service account to share content from other apps with everyone in your ClickUp Workspace.

Features

Shared Universal Search: Search your Dropbox files from ClickUp.

Shared Universal Search is available on the Enterprise Plan.

Enable the Dropbox integration

You can enable the Dropbox integration from your personal settings or the App Center.

From your personal settings:

  1. In the upper-right corner, click your personal avatar.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. From the sidebar, scroll down and select Cloud Storage
  4. Click the toggle next to Dropbox to enable the integration.
  5. Sign in to your Dropbox account to authorize access.

From the App Center:

  1. In the upper-right corner, click the Quick Action menu.
  2. Click App Center.
  3. From the App Center sidebar, select Cloud storage.
  4. Click Dropbox.
  5. Select the Private or Shared tab.
  6. Click Connect.
  7. Sign into your Dropbox account to authorize access.

Attach Dropbox files to tasks

To attach a file from Dropbox to a task:

  1. Open the task.
  2. Scroll down and hover over the Attachments section.
  3. Click the plus icon to the right.
  4. Select Dropbox.
  5. Select the file you want to attach.

Files uploaded from Dropbox will have a Dropbox icon on the attachment thumbnail.

Use /Slash Commands to attach Dropbox files

Type /dropbox in a task comment to attach files in as few clicks as possible.

Screenshot of someone using the Dropbox slash command.

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