Dropbox is a cloud storage app that is similar to Google Drive. That means you can use this platform to store your important files like audio, images, videos, or documents. Also, you can use the Dropbox platform for free, which is great news for users who want to back up their important files. But you will only get 2GB of cloud storage, and you can also connect your account with three different devices simultaneously. However, you can upgrade your account to get cloud storage of up to 3TB. So now, let us see how you can get the Dropbox platform on your Roku Connected TV.

Dropbox Subscription Plans

As mentioned earlier, you will get free 2GB of cloud storage with Dropbox. Also, you can upgrade your account anytime by becoming a premium member. The following are the subscription plans offered by Dropbox to become a premium member.

For Personal Use:

Plus plan – $11.99 per month – 2000 GB is offered with this plan.

Family Plan – $19.99 per month – You will get 2000 GB of cloud storage. In addition, 6 users can use your Dropbox account simultaneously

For Business Use:

Professional – $19.99 per month – You will get 3000 GB of Cloud storage.

Standard – $18 per month/user – Get 5000 GB of storage to get a backup of your important files.

Advanced – $30 per month/user – Unlimited cloud storage is offered upon subscribing to this plan.

To subscribe to Dropbox, you can visit https://www.dropbox.com/plans.

How to Add Dropbox on Roku

Officially, the Dropbox app is unavailable for Roku. However, you can use the trusted third-party apps available on the Roku Channel Store, like Roksbox for Dropbox. After that, you can access all of your important files from Dropbox on Roku.

1. Setup your Roku device on your TV.

2. Connect your Roku device to a wifi network.

3. Press the Home button on your Roku remote to reach the home screen.

4. Next, scroll down, and select the Streaming Channels option.

Select Streaming Channels

5. Move on to the Search Channels option.

Select Search Channels - Dropbox on Roku

7. Use the On-screen keys to search for the Roksbox for Dropbox.

8. From the search results, pick the Roksbox for Dropbox.

9. After that, hit the Add Channel button.

10. Now, the Roksbox for Dropbox will start to add to Roku.

11. You will receive a prompt on-screen when the Roksbox for Dropbox is added to Roku.

12. Once the prompt comes up, select the OK button.

13. Choose the Go to Channel option to launch Roksbox for Dropbox.

How to Use Roksbox for Dropbox on Roku

1. Launch the Roksbox for Dropbox app and select Options from the home screen.

2. Select the My options.

3. Choose the Setup Wizard option and select Dropbox.

4. Click the Continue option and follow the on-screen prompts to sign in to your Dropbox account.

5. Go back to the main menu, choose any options like Videos, Music, and photos, and view them on your Roku.

Dropbox on Roku

Alternative Method to Get the Dropbox on Roku

If you don’t want to get the third-party apps on Roku to access Dropbox on Roku, you can screen mirror the official Dropbox from the Android or iOS devices to Roku. To do that, you need to enable the screen mirroring on Roku.

Quick Tip: To enable screen mirroring on Roku, go to Settings > System > Screen Mirroring > Screen Mirroring mode. Then, click on the Prompt or Allways Allow.

Screen Mirror Dropbox on Roku from Android Devices

#1 Connect your Android Devices and Roku device to the same Wi-Fi network.

#2 Then, open the Dropbox app on your Android Device.

Download Link for Dropbox: Google Play Store.

#3 Sign in to your account and choose any photos or videos you wish to view on your Roku TV.

#4 Now, tap on the Cast option on your Android device’s “Notification Panel.”

Tap on Cast to get Dropbox on Roku

#5 Select your Roku device from the list of available devices.

#6 Now, the Dropbox files will appear on your streaming device.

Screen Mirror Dropbox on Roku from iOS Devices

Enable the AirPlay on Roku and follow the steps below:

Quick Tip: To enable the AirPlay on Roku, go to the Settings on your Roku TV and Select Apple AirPlay and HomeKit. Then, from the Apple AirPlay and HomeKit Settings, turn on the AirPlay option.

#1 Make sure that your iOS Device and Roku device are connected under the same Wi-Fi connection.

#2. Install the Dropbox app on your iOS Device from the App Store.

#3. Sign in to your account and choose any of the media files you want to view.

#4. Navigate to the “Control Panel” on your iOS device and tap on the Screen Mirroring option.

Tap on Screen Mirroring

#5. Once your Roku device appears on the list of available devices, click on it.

#6. That’s it; within a few seconds, you’ll be able to access Dropbox on your Roku TV.

Screen Mirror Dropbox on Roku from PC

Ensure that you have connected your Roku device and PC to the same Wi-Fi network and follow the steps below.

1. Visit the official website of Dropbox on any web browser.

2. Sign in to your account.

3. Then, choose stored files on the Dropbox platform and open it.

4. Next, press the Windows + K keys on your keyboard simultaneously.

5. Now, choose your Roku device from the list of available devices.

Choose your Roku device.

6. Finally, you can access the Dropbox files on your Roku TV.

FAQs

1. Does Dropbox work on Roku TV?

Yes, it works on Roku.

2. Is the Dropbox channel available on Roku?

There is no separate application for this app available in the Roku channel store. But still, you can access it by mirroring the Dropbox app from Android or iOS devices.