When you purchase a 256G iPhone 7, you should cost another $100 compared to the 128G one. It is also the same for the Android devices, which you have to pay devices with same functions extra money in order to get more space. Have you ever considered saving some files to cloud in order to save money? It is recommended to uploading photos to Dropbox, which can enlarge the storage space up to 50G or more.


How to Upload Photos to Dropbox from Mac

Usually you do not have to worry about the storage space for Mac. But you have to backup some important image to cloud, you have to upload photos to Dropbox as for the case. Here is the detail process to sync the pictures to Dropbox from Mac.

  1. Install Dropbox desktop application on your Mac. And then Dropbox will create a folder on your system hard disk, which is named as Dropbox.
  2. Browse through the Mac to find the desired photos you wanna upload to Dropbox. You can also use Drag-n-drop to add the file to the application.
  3. Go to the official website of Dropbox and sign into the account. Just create an account if you do not have one previously.
  4. And then click Upload button located at the top of the menu bar. After that it popup the Windows to upload pictures.
  5. Click Choose File button & select the photos on your computer that you want to upload. You can choose as many photos as you want or you may also select entire photo folders to upload.


How to Sync Images to Dropbox from iPhone

In order to store more images to Dropox, you can upload photo to Dropbox manually. If there is enough space or you have purchased the Dropbox Pro, you can turn on the automatic upload process to upload files from Camera directly.

  1. Download Dropbox App on iPhone and launch the program. And then access to Dropbox with your account. If you still do not have an account, just create one.
  2. Click Data Settings on iPhone, and then choose the Dropbox option.
  3. Tap the Settings icon at the bottom on the screen, after that select Camera Upload option. Move the slider from left to right to turn on the option.
  4. Once the Camera Upload is enabled, you can find the Only Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi+Cell options.
  5. Choose the Only Wi-Fi option, and then click the Enable button at the top right.
  6. A pop-up window Dropbox would like to Access your Photos opens up, click OK button to automatically upload your photos to Dropbox.


How to Transfer Pictures to Dropbox with Android Devices

Just similar to upload photos to Dropbox on iPhone, you can transfer pictures to Android with the same process. Member once the Camera Upload option activated, any image you snap or video you shoot is instantly copied to your Dropbox account.

  1. Install the Dropbox App from Google play or official website. And then you also need the account to login or create a new one instead.
  2. Touch the Action Overflow icon and choose the Setting Command.
  3. After that choose the item to turn on Camera Upload. The text is found below the Camera Upload heading. If it instead reads Turn Off Camera Upload, you’re all set.
  4. Choose the different sync mode to transfer pictures to Dropbox from your Android device with ease. It is recommended to sync over a Wi-Fi Connection instead.


Tips for Getting More Space for Dropbox

  • Complete the “Get Started” tour – 250MB
  • Connect your Facebook account – 125MB
  • Connect your Twitter account – 125MB
  • Follow Dropbox on Twitter – 125MB
  • Write a short text why you love Dropbox – 125MB
  • Download the Dropbox app for iOS or Android and complete the mobile “Get Started” tour.

Except for the above solutions, you can also invite friends, enable camera upload with carousel, install mailbox for iOS and Android, use Dropbox on Samsung or HTC mobile, watch out for challenges and attend Dropbox keynotes. It should be more space to upload photos to Dropbox from different devices now. If you are not satisfied with the space, you can also purchase the 1TB Dropbox Pro instead.



When you have to enlarge the space of your device, you can install Dropbox free to save money. And then you can learn the different methods to upload photos to Dropbox from iPhone 6, Android devices, or Mac. The article also provides solutions for earning more free space for your device. Check out the detail and inform me if there is any query in the comments.