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Multiple Business accounts with the same email+2 Business accounts on the desktop.

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

I need multiple drop box teams for different customers. It is not practical for everyone to create multiple e-mail addresses for each dropbox. Is there a solution for one person to be on different teams without having multiple e-mail addresses?

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Dropboxer
Dropboxer
 
Hey Bob_Thrash, welcome to Dropbox Community!
 
Currently, you need to create an email address for each Dropbox account. Your request is not possible due to security and privacy reasons. 
 
Let me know if there’s anything further I can help with!
Explorer | Level 4

Hi, we have multiple dropbox business accounts across different divisions. Is there any way of one person being able to sync more than one dropbox business account on their devices or is the only way to manage this to share folders?

Super User II
Super User II
The only way is shared folders I am afraid.
Explorer | Level 4

Thanks, is there any way of suggesting this functionality to dropbox or seeing if there are any existing plans to add it?

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Of course there is @jpinner!  You can ask for this in our "Share an Idea" section where other users will also be able to find it and upvote it as well 

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

Hi, I work full time with more than one business that uses Dropbox Business Advanced. 

 

I need to be able to regularly access files from both companies.

 

Can Dropbox please add the capability for one person to access/sync multiple Dropbox Business accounts on their desktop sync app?

Dropboxer
Dropboxer
Hi there, this would cause issues for privacy, since it can be too easy to upload sensitive documents by dragging them into the wrong folder, which is why only personal accounts can be linked to business accounts.
 
You can however have multiple user logins to your machine, and have the other business account signed in on that desktop app, though it won’t allow immediate access between the two accounts.
New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

I own more than one company. Can I open multiple dropbox business accounts (yes, obviously) & can i be logged into all of these additional accounts on my iphone app all at the same time? How about on my PC in file explorer (Dropbox - Company 1, Dropbox - Company 2, Dropbox - Company 3) & having all my different companies always be syncing at the same time?

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Hey there @RyanT - how are you today?

As this is not possible at the moment I wanted to say thanks for sending along your feedback Ryan. I’ll be sure to pass your comments along to the team for their future consideration and as a feature request for an option to be able to sync 3 different accounts on your devices.

As you probably know, it is possible to have two separate accounts--your personal and work Dropbox accounts--on the same computer ( and mobile devices) yet there's no such option for 3 accounts.

Note that if you need access to two (or more) different Dropbox accounts on the same computer the best option would be to create a second user account within your operating system for the second Dropbox account. However, you would need to log out of one user account and log in to the other account to switch Dropbox accounts. This may or may not be convenient for your needs.

Alternatively, you could link only one Dropbox account to your computer and access any others via the web interface only at: www.dropbox.com 

I understand this is not optimal, yet, I hope this information helps to some extent. Please let me know if you have any more questions, feedback or suggestions and I will be happy to assist Ryan. 

Thanks! 

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

Did this idea get created as I would like to upvote it?  Really need this ability asap.