How to Download Files to Dropbox From Chrome

Upload files to your Dropbox account directly from Chrome.

Dropbox is a big time saver. You can transfer files from your mobile to your computer or virtually any device with internet access.

However, it can be annoying if you want to Dropbox a certain file on the web, but you have to download it to your computer before you can do that.

Download to Dropbox Chrome extension solves this problem. It adds an option Upload to Dropbox to your browser’s right click menu to let you send files straight to Dropbox with one click.

How it works:

  1. Install the extension. A new icon download-to-dropbox-icon will appear alongside other extension icons to the right of address bar.
  2. Click the icon. It’ll take you to the Dropbox page asking for your permission to allow access to the extension.
  3. API Request Authorization

  4. When done, open a new page with downloadable content, for example http://www.apple.com/html5/showcase/video/ right click the video, and select ‘Upload to Dropbox’ from the menu.
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  6. Click the icon again to see the download progress. Cancel the download if you want.
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