What needs improvement with Dropbox?

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Dropbox.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 10Real User

The file storage space between a business account and a personal account is not compatible. For example, if a person has a business account and has storage of one terabyte where he stores files into, and I have a personal account with only ten gigabytes available for me to view, then all of the files are stored in my team member's business account. Once I have reached the ten gigabytes of storage, I am not able to synchronize any data even though my teammate, who has one terabyte of storage, is where the files are stored. The problem with the storage is that you are only able to synchronize the information within the amount of storage that you have. It doesn't matter if you are accessing from a team member who has more storage, the limitations are with your storage. This is a problem that I am facing. If I withhold my storage and someone shares a file with me, I will not be able to synchronize locally because I personally do not have enough storage.

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The pricing could be better and/or more clear. Right now, they have a strange way of splitting pricing. It's a bit complicated and not clear for users.

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The mobile aspect of the solution needs improvement. For instance, if I want to use a file from Dropbox on my phone, I sometimes struggle to download images off of Dropbox. The solution lacks accessibility on different devices.

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The Security and privacy of this solution need improvement. I am always worried about security and privacy. I don't know who can see my information in Dropbox. There is indeed no way to collaborate in realtime, but for that function I use Google.

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

* I would like to see an option to secure my files and set password protection to my folders. I want to lock my folders with a password. * I would like to be able to unarchive my files online.

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