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Top 10 tips to get the most out of Dropbox

Are you getting the most out of a Dropbox account? Simon Brew has some basic tips and advice to help you get that little bit more…

The beauty of Dropbox is that it's a service that doesn't sit and preach to you about the benefits of cloud computing, it just gets on and demonstrates them.

What could be simpler, after all, than dropping your files in a folder on one computer, and having them waiting for you on another? With the bare minimum of fuss, Dropbox just goes about its business. That's arguably the main reason it's proven quite so popular.

However, there's more to Dropbox than you may first appreciate, and here are our top 10 tips for getting more out of it

1. Get extra storage for free

This is a simple one to get you started. The basic, free Dropbox account gives you 2GB of storage space. Yet you can bolster this for free, simply by completing a series of quests that the service sets.

Your first reward? An extra 250MB. To do that, just follow the quests and they'll barely take you 15 minutes to do that you can find here

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