How to Password Protect your Droid Dropbox

For you as the android users, would have been familiar with Dropbox application. Just for information Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by Dropbox, Inc. that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software.

Dropbox
Dropbox

And if you want to save files and apps on your droid, it’s a good idea to password protect them from unauthorized use. Here’s a quick guide to help you setup passcode lock on Dropbox for Android.

  • Open the Dropbox application on your Android device, tap on the menu button and tap Settings. Under Dropbox account, check the option that says Passcode Lock.
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  • It will redirect you to the Passcode lock setup screen. Tap Turn Passcode On. Enter the numbers you want to use as your passcode and confirm.
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  • You can add a second layer of security by checking Erase Data From This Device After 10 Failed Passcode Attempts.
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  • Now, whenever you open Dropbox on your Android device, you’ll need to enter the passcode in order to access your files.
  • If you want to turn off the passcode lock, go to settings again and tap Turn Passcode Off. But, I recommend that you leave it on in order to protect your files.
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