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Re: Sharing Dropbox via Facebook

How to get more Dropbox storage space for free

Zed
Dropbox Staff
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Hello everyone!

 

I wanted to show you exactly what happens and what steps you'll need to follow in order to get more free space in your Dropbox.

From your Account Settings page you see all your current space and all the space you've earned.

 

To begin earning more free space, you can visit the Dropbox Get more space page here

 

From this page you can invite your friends to join Dropbox by emailing them, sending them a direct link to join or sharing your invitation on Facebook. You can earn up to 16 GB !

 

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Finally, can check the space you've earned by going to this page and you'll have a detailed list of all the actions you've taken and how much free space you've earned!

 

If you have any trouble with this process or feedback and ideas about this, feel free to leave your comments below and I'll get back to you or reach us on @DropboxSupport on Twitter and our team will be happy to note your feedback and assist you!

Have a great day all!




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bee4
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@Zed

Does the 500MB I got from creating an account through someone's referral link count against the number of referrals I can send? Can I still get 16GB extra space in addition to what i have right now? Or does the fact that I created an account through a referral link mean I can only get 15.5GB extra?

Zed
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Hey @bee4 !

 

Since you accepted the referral and created an account, both the sender and you were credited 500 MB and this is -1 of the total number of your referrals left.

 

:wink:




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bee4
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@Zed

 

If that's the case then this is stupid. Then what's the point of looking for referrals, if I can just create an account myself and still get the same amount of space eventually? I thought I'm getting an extra 500GB advantage by creating an account through a referral link (and can THEN get additional 16GB by referring others). What are Dropbox thinking?

Is there a source that confirms your statement (unless you're a Dropbox employee, in which case I'll just take your word granted)?

jpeterson6426
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I want to share dropbox via facebook but when I try to post it says nothing was posted and asks me to close the window. I am trying to get free space but it will not allow me to do it.

Mark
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Hi @jpeterson6426

 

You'll need to speak to Facebook about it I'm afraid as its their site having the issue. 

 

However, it isnt unheard of that Facebook bans, even temporarily, Dropbox links due to spamming. If you give it a few days it may work. 


 


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Jane
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Hey @jpeterson6426

 

Thanks for getting in touch on the Dropbox Community about this query! 

 

Please keep in mind that the option to get more space by connecting to Facebook is no longer available, though I've moved your thread here, since on the first page of this thread there are all available options to get some more space by connecting on social media :dart: :robot:.

 

Happy Dropboxing ahead and a great weekend! 

 

Cheers, 
JaneA

 


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anonymousone
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Can you receive space using Facebook?

Rich
Super User II
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No. That option no longer exists.

Vohol
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ty for guide!

isaromualdez
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I've been Googling how to get more Dropbox space for free. This is by far the most helpful source. Thanks so much! 

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