Dropbox File Requests let you collect files from people in a Dropbox folder. It's usually used by people to receive files from friends and family.
If you're looking for an alternative to receive files from non-tech-savvy clients there's a more professional alternative: Fileinbox.
There are several unprofessional pain points in using Dropbox File Requests for your business:
If you need this level of customizability, use a dedicated file-receiving service like Fileinbox.
|Dropbox File Requests||Fileinbox|
|Simple upload interface||✅||✅|
|Receive files in Dropbox Cloud Storage||✅||✅|
|Close upload pages to stop files||✅||✅|
|Maximum file size||2GB/20GB total||1GB per file|
|Still receives files if your Dropbox is full||🚫||✅|
|Drag-and-drop files to upload||🚫||✅|
|Collect uploader emails||🚫||✅|
|Collect extra data (job number, file annotations, etc)||🚫||✅|
|Branded links (like fileinbox.com/your-business-name-here)||🚫||✅|
|Password protected file upload pages||🚫||✅|
|Embed file upload forms in your website||🚫||✅|
|Custom theme and brand whitelabeling||🚫||✅|
|Automatic file organizing||🚫||✅|