Facebook Friends Can Download Files In Dropbox Folder

by Abhishek Bhatnagar on March 26, 2012


Yes, you can now invite your facebook friends to view the files inside a dropbox folder you have already created. Dropbox has recently rolled out this feature as per which your facebook friends can download files in dropbox folder provided you invited them for download the files from the same folder. In order to view files or download them your facebook friend also need to create a free dropbox account if they already don’t have one, and you will also get the bonus in space once you share a folder with your friends via email or facebook.

In case you want to know how to share files in dropbox folder with non dropbox user – No Register On Dropbox Required, you can read our guide on the same. Follow the procedure below to find out, how could you allow some facebook friend to view your private dropbox folder contents.

Share Dropbox Folder With Facebook Friend

1. First locate the folder which you want to share and right click on the desktop – but you should have dropbox windows client to be installed.

Facebook Friends Can View Files In Dropbox Folder 

or in other case if you can do this without dropbox PC software installed – you just need to go to dropbox.com and login to dropbox.com with your username and password and share a folder from the web interface as shown in the image below.

facebook friend can view dropbox folder


Once you click invite facebook friends, you will need to authenticate the connection in between facebook and dropbox.

dropbox facebook connect

Once the dropbox is connected, you can type in the name of your facebook friend and it will automatically suggest you the same as shown in the image below.

invite facebook friend to dropbox

You can add as many facebook friends. Now click share folder, that’s it done.

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Related: Send Request Link To Non Dropbox Users To Upload Files To Your Folder

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