Summary: Connecting to Dropbox Personal allows you to automate workflows using files located in your Dropbox. Once you are connected to Dropbox, you can use our Zibots to create automation flows.

Where is the feature applied? To connect to Dropbox, you need to click on the Connect tab, open the Cloud storage menu, and then click on Connect Cloud Storage before selecting Dropbox Personal from the list.

Connecting Ziflow with Dropbox Personal

How does it work?

When you click on Dropbox Personal, Ziflow will then walk you through the connection process of adding a Dropbox Personal account.

Step 1: Enter your Dropbox credentials to enable Ziflow to link your account.

Step 2: Confirm you allow Ziflow to access your Dropbox account.

Allowing Ziflow to access files on Dropbox side

Step 3: You will be asked …

  1. if you want to create a new folder just for Ziflow - this folder will be the point from which Ziflow will access your files. Please note that Ziflow will be able to access any subfolders that are created inside your new folder, but it will not be able to access any files or folders outside of the folder you create.

  2. If you want to point Ziflow to an existing folder inside your Dropbox structure, simply click on Sync a particular folder but again please note that Ziflow will then have access to all files and folders and any subfolders within the folder you choose.

Decide on which Dropbox folder should be connected to Ziflow

Step 4: Either …

  1. Type in a new folder name for Ziflow to access

  2. Navigate to an existing folder.

Add a new Dropbox folder or use an already created folder

You're done … you should now see your Dropbox account listed inside your Connections area.

Dropbox on a cloud storage list

If you desire, you can also rename the Dropbox account to something else inside Ziflow.

Additional information:

  • Now you have added cloud storage to your Ziflow account you can start using the workflow automation tools. Use the Zibots to build Flows to automate tasks.

  • As shown below, you can also add Dropbox or Google Drive connections while adding a new flow.

Add Dropbox or Google Drive connections while adding a new flow

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