First thing to remember is that Dropbox on your computer is just a folder like any other. Even if the Dropbox icon disappeared (for whatever reason), the Dropbox. Dropbox icon is gone from my left pane on my mac. and @tracy, have you tried a reinstallation of the desktop app, as Rich mentioned in the post above?. After you install the Dropbox desktop app, you'll see a Dropbox folder on your computer's hard drive. Click the Dropbox icon in your system tray or menu bar. The Dropbox desktop app makes sure the Dropbox folder on your computer is synced with your Dropbox account online. The app will show special symbols (or . How to Add or Remove Dropbox Desktop Icon in Windows 10 Information Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by American company. After the desktop application is installed, you can easily access your Dropbox folder by clicking the small blue Dropbox icon in your computer's system tray or. How to download and install the Dropbox desktop app. The Dropbox on your hard drive. You should also see a Dropbox icon in the system tray or menu bar. Your system tray or menu bar contains the Dropbox icon, which is where you the Dropbox desktop app and sign in to your Dropbox account when prompted. Since you mention that you've tried to move the Dropbox folder, if your Dropbox icon that's next to your clock on your desktop shows that it's up to date, have you .