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If you use Dropbox, add the Dropbox app for Slack to share files in Slack and keep your team's collective information in one convenient place.
Once you install the app, you'll be able to easily share Dropbox files in Slack channels and direct messages, view Dropbox file previews in Slack, and add file comments in Slack that anyone in Dropbox can see.
Connect Dropbox and Slack
To connect Dropbox and Slack, you'll need to install the Dropbox app to your Slack workspace. Once that's done, you can connect your Slack and Dropbox accounts.
Head to the
Dropbox app page in the Slack App Directory and click Add to Slack. Click
Connect to Slack, then select Got it. Select
Allow to grant Slack access to Dropbox. If you're not already logged in to Dropbox, you'll be prompted to sign in to connect your account.
Tip: If the Dropbox app has already been installed to your workspace, click Open in Slack to connect your account and get started.
Share Dropbox files in Slack
Once you've connected Slack and Dropbox, you can add Dropbox files directly from Slack or share them from Dropbox.
Share from Slack
Share from Dropbox
From a channel or direct message, click the
to the left of the message input field. paper clip icon Below
Add a file from, select Dropbox.
Select the file you want to share and click the
Choose button. Add a message if you'd like, then click
In Dropbox, click
Files in the left sidebar and locate the file you'd like to share. Click the arrow icon next to the
Share button. From the drop-down menu, select Share in Slack. Choose where to share your file.
Send to share it in Slack.
Tip: You can manage your connection between Slack and Dropbox from the Connected apps page on the Dropbox website. Note: Currently, the Dropbox app can only be installed to one workspace in an Enterprise Grid organization.