Let people without Dropbox upload files to you
Go to https://dropbox.com and log in. Then you click on «File requests»
Press «Request files»
Enter a description for the request. This will show on the upload page. Then you press «Change folder» so the files are uploaded to the correct folder. The folder name and location will not be shown to the person uploading the files.
Browse to the correct folder and mark the folder you want the files to be stored in.
You can now see that the folder name is changed. Pres “Next to continue”
In the next page you will get the link that you can send to the person that needs to upload files to you. There is also a function where you can let Dropbox send the link for you.
After this you are done. Now you just have to wait for the files to be uploaded.
The following is what needs to be done by the uploader
The person uploading the files will get an e-mail like this. He should press «Upload files» to upload the files to your Dropbox.
When the «Upload files» is pressed an internet browser should open and you should see the following image. Press «Choose files» to continue.
Then you will have the possibility to upload one or more files for uploading. To select more than one file keep Control (CTRL) pressed while selecting files.
The uploader should now see a list over files that is ready for upload. He can also press «Add another file» to add more files to the same upload. He can also enter his name and e-mail address so that it’s possible to see who uploads what. The files are uploaded when pressing “Upload”
When that is completed the upload is finished and the files are in the Dropbox.
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