You've asked for it, and it's here! Dropbox Dash now helps you quickly find and open all of your files and folders right on your computer. 💯

Dropbox Dash supports finding and opening local files from the following user folders, and all of their subfolders:

  • Desktop

  • Documents

  • Downloads

  • Music

  • Pictures

  • Movies ['Videos' on Windows]

You can also customize the list of folders that can be searched - visit the Search Directories page under Settings (gear icon in upper right on our main search screen).

To enable local file searching:

  1. Go to "Settings" in Dropbox Dash (under the gear icon in the top right)

  2. Click the checkbox next to "Enable local file search"

  3. [Mac only] Confirm access permissions for required folders

  4. And you're done. 🙌

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