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Now, over 100 million people are using Dropbox to store files. Some of them are concerned about whether the confidential files are safe enough in Dropbox. In this essay, we will talk about how to password protect Dropbox folder.



What is Dropbox?
Dropbox is the useful, free software that offers file synchronization, file sharing and cloud storage. Dropbox is featured as follows:
Cloud storage: Files can be synced and saved in the cloud space. Users possess a new place to store their files online.
Support from multiple platforms: Dropbox is supported by Windows, Mac OS, Linux, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Android and even web page. Users can use Dropbox at any platform, anywhere and anytime.
Image and video sharing: Upload photos to the cloud space and share them to the others by URL.
Since many people begin using Dropbox, do you know how to password protect Dropbox folder to avoid data loss? The followings are some recommendations.
how to password protect dropbox folder
Protect Dropbox Folder with Renee File Protector
Renee File Protector is the file protection software. Users can lock/hide the disks, the USB flash drive and files/folders. Meanwhile, it can encrypt files without file size limitation.
We can lock the Dropbox folder for protection. Due to the private algorithms, no decryption tool can unlock the software by brute force.
Renee File Protector - Overall Protection to Your Data

Easy to use Few clicks for whole folder encryption process.

Overall protection Users can hide, lock or get other protection to files in local disk or USB disk.

High Security Classified encryption method prevents data from leakage.

Compression transfer Support to compress and encrypt any files to secure the file transfer security.

Advanced self protection Provide self

Easy to use Few clicks for whole folder encryption process.

Overall protection Users can hide, lock or get other protection to files in local disk or USB disk.

High Security Classified encryption method prevents data from leakage.

Free TrialFree Trial 800 users have downloaded and protect data!
How to lock folder with Renee File Protector:
1. First, install and run Renee File Protector. Click on [Lock File] – [Lock Folder]. Then, select the target Dropbox folder.
how to password protect dropbox folder with renee file protector
2. The folder status will be “locked”. It is noted that the locked Dropbox folder cannot be synced until it is unlocked.
lock dropbox folder with renee file protector
3. Click on [Unlock] if you need to edit the folder.
unlock dropbox folder with renee file protector
It is very easy to password protect Dropbox folder with Renee File Protector within 2 steps. This software is pretty safe because you have to unlock the folder with the correct password.

Note: The Dropbox folder locked by Renee File Protector cannot be synced until it is unlocked.

Protect Dropbox Folder with Renee SecureSilo
Renee SecureSilo is the professional encryption software for privacy protection. By creating and placing files into the private silo, we can protect our files and make access restriction.
If the private silo is stored in the Dropbox folder, it can be synced at any time. Here are the steps about how to create a silo.
Renee SecureSilo – Encrypt Confidential Data

Encrypt files in seconds Encrypt files with virtual encrypted disk and whole process can be finished in 1 second.

User friendly Concise interface helps users master the software in short time.

High Security AES256 encryption algorithm helps Renee Seecure Silo encrypt files confidentially.

Encrypt any Data Support to encrypt images, videos, Office documents and software.

Overall Data Protection Solution Protect data in USB disk/hide/disguise files/ Password wallet.

Easy to use Few clicks for whole encryption process.

User friendly Concise interface helps users master the software in short time.

Encrypt any Data Support to encrypt images, videos, Office documents and software.

Free TrialFree Trial 800 users have downloaded and protect data!
1. Download and install Renee SecureSilo. Then, click on [Encrypt File] – [Create Silo].
create a virtual disk in renee secure silo
2. Set to save the silo in the Dropbox folder. It is a useful way to password protect the Dropbox folder and ensure smooth file synchronization.
create a silo in dropbox folder with renee securesilo
3. Set a password for the silo.
name for the usb silo and set a password with renee securesilo
4. Select or customize the silo size.
set size for the usb silo with renee securesilo
5. Next, the silo is done.
finish creating silo to disk encryption
6. Return to the main interface and click on [Close Silo] to close the silo.
close the silo in dropbox folder in renee securesilo
7. Next time, you should enter the password to access to the silo.
enter the password to open dropbox folder silo
In addition, we enter into the silos via the floating window. The green [+] icon is the way to access our silos and the orange icon is the exit button. We can quickly manage the silos and the program via this window.
aes 256 encryption small window of securesilo is floating on the desktop
Extension: How to Get Much Dropbox Space for Free?
For many experienced Dropbox users, the original cloud space is not enough at all. How can we get much Dropbox space for free? Here are some tips.
Dropbox arranges some simple tasks. Once you finish a task, you can get the extract space. For example:
1. Invite your friends: If you share your unique link with your friends, you will get an extra 500MB for each friend who signs up and installs Dropbox. You can get up to 16GB of space.
2. Participate in Space Race: If you are using the edu mailbox, you can participate in the Space Race to get the additional 3 to 25GB space for 2 years.
3. Finish the Get Started guide: You will get 250MB free space after finishing the guide.
4. Connect Facebook account: If you connect your Facebook account with Dropbox, you will get 125MB cloud space for free.
5. Connect Twitter account: If you connect your Twitter account with Dropbox, you will get 125MB cloud space for free.
6. Write a short text why you love Dropbox: You can get 125MB free Dropbox space in this way. Good article is deserved much more.