While most Mac applications do a great job of letting you know when updates are available, Dropbox isn’t that way – at least not for me. I’ve always had to update it manually.

I think it’s a good idea to keep all applications as up-to-date as possible from a security standpoint.

What version of Dropbox do you have?

Go to the Account tab in Dropbox’s Preferences to find out.

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How to quickly update Dropbox on your Mac

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  1. Go to the Dropbox menu bar icon and click ‘Launch Dropbox Website’.
  2. Near the bottom of the left side of the page, you’ll see a link called ‘Install Dropbox’. Click it.
  3. Download the latest version.
  4. Go back to the menu bar icon and click ‘Quit Dropbox’.
  5. Open the Dropbox .dmg file you downloaded and install.
  6. Open Dropbox.app on your Mac.

Don't worry. I know what you're thinking. All of your data and settings will be kept intact. No extra setup.