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Dropbox for Slack
Sharing your Dropbox files in Slack helps to keep your team's collective information in one convenient place. Here’s what you should know:
Your shared files can be searched in Slack. (Only the Dropbox files you choose to import to Slack will be indexed and searchable.)
Any Dropbox files you share to Slack will be stored in Dropbox.
You can connect as many Dropbox accounts to your Slack workspace as you’d like.
Connect Dropbox to Slack
You can connect your Dropbox to Slack in two easy ways: share a Dropbox link in Slack or install the Dropbox app from the App Directory.
Note: Each member must set up the Dropbox integration to import files from Dropbox to Slack. You can manage your connection to Dropbox and revoke it at any time from your page. Installed Apps
Share a Dropbox link in Slack
Paste a link to the Dropbox file you’d like to share in the message box.
Slackbot will ask your permission to read and import the file. (If you click
Yes, you'll only have to do this once.) Once you've given Slack permission to read the file, Slack will display a preview of what’s inside.
Install Dropbox via the App Directory
If you don’t have a file to share in Slack right now, you can still connect the Dropbox app to your workspace using the steps below:
Visit the Dropbox app page in Slack's app directory .
(if the app has already been installed by someone else, you'll skip this step). Click Install Click
Authenticate your Dropbox account. Sign in to Dropbox and click
Accept to authenticate with Slack.
That’s it! Now you’re all set to share your Dropbox files in Slack.
Share files from Dropbox
Once you've connected Slack to Dropbox, there are two ways to share a Dropbox file.
Option 1: Paste a Dropbox link
Paste a link to the file you’d like to share in the Slack message box.
Enter to send your message.
Option 2: Import a Dropbox file
plus icon next to the message box. mouse over
A cloud service. Click
Dropbox. Choose your file.
To view your shared file in Dropbox, click the file in Slack, then click
Tip: Slack will only index the Dropbox files you choose to share.