Set up a security key for your Dropbox account:

  1. Sign in to

  2. Click your avatar.

  3. Choose Settings.

  4. Select the Security tab.

  5. Under Two-step verification, click Add next to Security keys. If you do not see this section, follow the Enable two-step verification instructions before proceeding.

  6. Enter your password.

  7. Then click Begin setup.

  8. Click Key inserted.

    • If you are using an IDmelon Reader, insert it into the USB port of your device, tap your smartphone to the Reader which starts blinking blue for a few seconds to receive the notification.

    • If you are using IDmelon Pairing Tool, you will receive the notification on the smartphone which is already paired with your computer.

Note: Dropbox only supports using a security key when signing in to using the Chrome or Firefox web browsers. You can’t use a security key to sign in to the desktop or mobile apps at this time.