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sevenspark Moderator says



Friend can you told me step by step instruction how to do this. i do all things but not get extra space :( NEED HELP . Eager for Extra GB’s.

Simply upload 5 GB of media from your camera/usb device and when you see the little icon on the files, indicating that they’re uploading to Dropbox, delete them. Wait a little and you will get a pop up saying your space was increased.

The idea is that you don’t need to wait for them to upload to Dropbox.
Thanks got it. but it increase 2.5gb.. :|

You get 500MB of space for every 500MB you upload. You can look at the links Joost posted in the original post for details.

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GraficAndMedia says

After I uploaded the 5 gb, i can delete them?

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digitalimpact says

After I uploaded the 5 gb, i can delete them?

yes, you don’t need to wait for them to upload ;)

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webdesignerart says




Friend can you told me step by step instruction how to do this. i do all things but not get extra space :( NEED HELP . Eager for Extra GB’s.

Simply upload 5 GB of media from your camera/usb device and when you see the little icon on the files, indicating that they’re uploading to Dropbox, delete them. Wait a little and you will get a pop up saying your space was increased.

The idea is that you don’t need to wait for them to upload to Dropbox.
Thanks got it. but it increase 2.5gb.. :|
You get 500MB of space for every 500MB you upload. You can look at the links Joost posted in the original post for details.

Means upload to dropbox server?

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Joost Moderator says

Means upload to dropbox server?

Nope, upload to your computer – have it import 5GB of photo’s using the photo importer, and then when it has imported all, you can delete them regardless if they’ve been uploaded to the servers.

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RecycledRecitals says

Hey thanks a lot, Joost! Just a note: you can do this in batches if you need to (I only had a 2gb flash drive on hand)

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pixelnourish says

Not sure if it is just me, but I can’t seem to get the whole thing working at all.

I’ve installed the new version, tried coping files in there as well as doing “Import Pictures and Videos” (NB: I use a PC with Windows 7), and I still can’t get any of the free space.

I’ve also tried uninstalling Dropbox and reinstalling it. Still no luck.

Anyone got any hints? :)

Edit: I just found a USB with a bunch of photos on it, and it’s allowed me to import. Now waiting to see if my limit increases… :)

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digitalimpact says

Edit: I just found a USB with a bunch of photos on it, and it’s allowed me to import. Now waiting to see if my limit increases… :)

No need to wait for them to upload to the Dropbox servers, Kate.

Once imported (you can see the little blue sync icon on all files), just delete them and wait a little – you’ll get the pop-up saying you have more space ;)

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pixelnourish says


Edit: I just found a USB with a bunch of photos on it, and it’s allowed me to import. Now waiting to see if my limit increases… :)

No need to wait for them to upload to the Dropbox servers, Kate.

Once imported (you can see the little blue sync icon on all files), just delete them and wait a little – you’ll get the pop-up saying you have more space ;)

That’s what I thought I would need to do, but I had to actually wait for it to send them to the servers (and subsequently fill what I used to have as my limit) before I saw my limit increase. Doesn’t matter though – I got it sorted, and didn’t mind waiting a bit for them to send :D

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LCweb says

It’s simply great! Thanks Joost to share this trick!

Now got 4,5GB 8-)

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