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Should I have a personal or Business account?

Should I have a personal or Business account?

texasprop
Explorer | Level 3

I own my business and use Dropbox Business. It's great and more secure than personal, which I have loads of data on. Is there any reason I should have both? I can't think of any. Seems like I should just migrate everything to DB Biz. Am I missing something?

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Jay
Dropbox Staff

Hi @texasprop, thanks for contacting us!

 

There are four main differences between personal and Business plans:

 

  • Dropbox Business plans have more security features to protect content.
  • Business plans offer more quota than personal plans.
  • All content in a Business plan is owned by the team admin, and they can delete users entirely. Personal plans and content are owned by the user.
  • The price of a personal plan is much cheaper compared to the Business plan which requires 3 licenses at a minimum.

You can see a list of the features offered between the plans on this page.

 

If you have any further queries, feel free to message back.


Jay
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texasprop
Explorer | Level 3

Thank you Jay. How would I go about migrating my personal account to my business account?

Nancy
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@texasprop, just to clarify, you currently have two separate Dropbox accounts and you’d like to merge them into one, correct? 

 

If one of them is a Business account and you currently have the desktop app installed, you can try pairing them and moving the files of your personal Dropbox account over to your local Business Dropbox folder.

 

Let me know if that helps.


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texasprop
Explorer | Level 3

They're already linked. Not sure how that helps though since they are separate. Is there not a way for you guys to do it on your end? Also, would I get a refund for the remaining portion of my plan since it doesn't expire until Feb of 2025?

Jay
Dropbox Staff

We wouldn't be able to assist with migrating files, since that isn't a feature provided by Dropbox. Since both accounts are linked, and if both accounts are signed in on the desktop app, you can move files from the personal Dropbox folder to the Business Dropbox folder.

 

Regarding any refunds, you can contact the support team to see if this is possible.


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