Downloading entire folder feature has made downloading the entire contents of it very easy. You will be able to download the folder which has the size up to 1 GB and a number of files up to 10,000. You can automatically download the files from the folder to your computer with the help of Dropbox desktop application if the folder is in your account
Sign in to the Dropbox is important first to download the folder you want to download directly. You have to find the specific folder to download it to your computer or any other devices. The ellipsis icon will appear to the right of the name of the folder which you have to click on. After doing that, you can click on the download button that appears in front of your screen. The whole folder will be downloaded on your device with the help of your browser or any other download managers. The files will be downloaded in the form of ZIP file. After it downloads on your device, you can open the ZIP file to view the files of the folders that you have downloaded. You can decompress or extract the files of the very folder to one of the folders of your device too.
You should locate the file where your browser or the download manager have saved after the downloaded. You can also set the destination folder where you want to save the file after it gets downloaded. The browser preferences can also be set if your files are downloaded through your browser. The files you have downloaded from the Dropbox will have the same name it was named in the Dropbox. The name of the downloaded file will have a .zip extension at the last of the name of the original file name. The desktop application of the Dropbox will be very helpful to you which makes you easy in different ways as the services of the Dropbox desktop application are made easy for the better experiences of the Dropbox users.
How to install the Dropbox Desktop app?
You can find the Dropbox app easily through the official site of Dropbox: Dropbox.com. You can also search the Dropbox from the google and go to the official website and download it. You can also use the Dropbox app for the Linux too.
What if you see an ‘Open’ button instead of a ‘Download’ button while downloading?
You will see the ‘open’ button on the screen instead of the ‘download’ button if you have already installed the Dropbox application on your devices and the file has already been synced to your devices. In this case, you do not have to think anything but download it directly to your device. To view the files on your device, you can click on the ‘open’ button after which you will be directed to the folder or the file you have chosen.
How to download a video from Dropbox?
You can download the videos from the Dropbox to Camera Roll which is a very easy task. To download it, find the video that you want to download in Dropbox from your device, click on the ‘share’ button, and download it from the Dropbox to the Camera Roll. Now, you will get the video downloaded on your device. This is really a simple method to download any video from Dropbox to your device.
Saving a file from Dropbox to the computer
You might sometimes have to download useful files from the Dropbox. Dropbox provides you an easy platform to save these files on your computer. Bulk files and folders can also be downloaded at once from the Dropbox. To do this, you can find the files or folders on the Dropbox by searching, highlight the files and folders that you want to download clicking in the open space and finally click on the ‘Download’ button to download them all on your computer. You can choose the multiple files and folders at once to have them on your computer at once.
Download files from Dropbox to iPhone
Accessing the files on the Dropbox from iPhone is easy with the help of the Dropbox app whereas you can also download them to your iPhone through the browser of your device. You can press and hold on the file to download a file on your iPhone device which makes your download process easy and faster.
Download photos from Dropbox
Sometimes, we need to download the photos from the Dropbox to our devices. Downloading the photos from the Dropbox to your devices takes no time and no difficulty. Launch the app of the Dropbox right from your device, find the photo you wish to download from the Dropbox which you can do by searching it, and finally click the button that says ‘Download’ and appears just in the lower right-hand corner of the screen of the Dropbox app. You can tap on the option and save all of them to your Photo Library.
Downloading multiple files from Dropbox
If you are searching a method to download multiple files from the Dropbox, you do not have to worry now as it is simple and easy. Just click the file row that you want to download and holding the Shift key on your keyboard, use the up or down arrow keys to move the selection up or down and select the multiple files. Then you can click on the download button and have them on your device. You can also find the Share button and later click on the ‘save to Dropbox’ option.
Receiving a file in Dropbox
You can also request files through the email which you can receive them in a secure way through Dropbox. To do this, you can start with the AirDropper site which will send you your account of the Dropbox and allow you to connect with the Dropbox after which you can download and save the desired files on your device in a secure way.