Dropbox is everyone’s favorite cloud storage, backup and syncing service, and for good reason: it is fast and secure, supported on a wide variety of platforms, free space is given away on a regularly basis and, well, it just works.
The company recently released a “Camera Uploads” feature that allowed users to sync the photos they take on the go with their smartphone with the desktop and we guided you on how to near-instantly get 5GB of free space. Now, we’ve come across a way to get 23GB of free space in your Dropbox. Yes, 23GB!
We are not sure of the legitimacy of this method, as a few enthusiasts have stated that this may be in violation of user terms & conditions. If Dropbox finds you in violation of the terms & conditions you accepted upon signing up for the service, they may terminate your account. Proceed with caution and at your own risk.
DISCLAIMER: This guide is for testing and educational purposes only. Redmond Pie is not to be held responsible for any loss of data as a result of you following this guide.
Majority of folks who’ve tested the method have found it to be working. The developer, however, has categorically stated that the method may not work for everyone.
Step 1: If you already have Dropbox installed on your Android device, you must Clear data, Force close and finally uninstall it from Settings > Applications > Manage Applications > Dropbox.
Step 2: Download and install the Dropbox+23GB APK [Dropbox Link]. Be sure to enable Unknown sources under Settings > Applications or Settings > Security (on ICS) before installing the APK!
Step 3: Launch the app as usual and log in.
Step 4: Wait for the confirmation email.
The confirmation email can take up to 30 minutes to arrive, so please be patient. Once you get it, you may uninstall the XDA version of the Dropbox APK and install a fresh build from Google Play.
If you followed the steps correctly, you will have now a whopping 23GB of extra space in your Dropbox. Sadly, this space will only be with you for two years, after which it will be taken away (after being prompted by Dropbox, I assume), so be sure to mark your calendars after getting the free space!