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Saving Images Directly from Website


Saving Images Directly from Website

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I am new here and need some help. I am afitness enthusiast and browse through a lot of fitness sites. Is it possible to save images from a direct url to my dropbox account. For instance, if I want to save images from say [removed as per the Community's Guidelines] , is there someway I can do it the way we do it on pinterest or do I have to download them and then upload to my DB account?

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Re: Saving Images Directly from Website


Hey @Karl926, thanks for reaching out to us. 


If you want to save the file directly to the Dropbox website from another third party link, you'll have to download it to your local storage and then add it to the website, as mentioned in this article


However, if you have the desktop app installed, you can set your browser to save downloads to the Dropbox folder.


That way, when you download a file to the Dropbox folder and the desktop app is running, the file should get synced across to your account. 


Finally, if you have the mobile app installed, you can select an image and share/add it to the Dropbox mobile app directly without saving it to your internal storage. 


I hope this helps, but let me know if you have any other questions. Cheers!

Community Moderator @ Dropbox

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