Access Dropbox files in Acrobat

You can store and access Dropbox files when you’re working in Acrobat or Acrobat Reader on your desktop.

Add your Dropbox account and access files

  • Choose Home > Add Account, and then click the Add button for Dropbox.

    The Sign In dialog box is displayed.

    Sign in to Dropbox


  • Provide your Dropbox account’s email address and password, and then click Sign in.

  • In the confirmation dialog box, click Allow.

    Confirmation to add your Dropbox account with Acrobat or Reader


    The account is added in the left pane under the Storage section, and listing of files/folders is displayed in the right pane. Now all the actions specific to the selected file type are available for you from here, and also from a custom open/save dialog box.

    Your Dropbox files in Home View



Search, sort, and filter commands are yet not available in the Home view for Dropbox files.

Remove your Dropbox account

  • In the Home view, click the Edit/Pencil icon next to Storage.

    Edit button for online accounts


  • Click the cross icon next to the account you want to remove, and then click Done next to Storage.

    Cross and Done options to remove an account