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Do I need to install the desktop app to use Dropbox?

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

I just opened a Dropbox account and am being prompted to "Install Dropbox" with no way to get beyond that point short of just closing out the page. Is an installation required to use this service?

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Re: Do I need to install the desktop app to use Dropbox?

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Dropboxer

Hey there @jaye_elle - welcome to our Community and thanks for using Dropbox!

As your account is already created, you can feel free to close the mentioned window or navigate to somewhere else without installing our software on your device. 

Let me know if you need anything else!



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Re: Do I need to install the desktop app to use Dropbox?

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Dropboxer

Hey there @jaye_elle - welcome to our Community and thanks for using Dropbox!

As your account is already created, you can feel free to close the mentioned window or navigate to somewhere else without installing our software on your device. 

Let me know if you need anything else!



Walter
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Re: Do I need to install the desktop app to use Dropbox?

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New member | Level 2

Thanks so much for the speedy reply! And yes, I closed the page tab, verified my email address and am good to go 

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Re: Do I need to install the desktop app to use Dropbox?

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Glad to hear that @jaye_elle!

And since you're new to Dropbox, please feel free to take a look at the following resources; I think they might prove to be helpful!

https://help.dropbox.com/learn

Have a lovely weekend!



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