To load folders or files from your Dropbox account, configure the data_type parameter as dropbox and specify the path to the desired file or folder, starting from the root directory of your Dropbox account.

For Dropbox access, an access token is required. Obtain this token by visiting Dropbox Developer Apps. There, create a new app and generate an access token for it.

Ensure your app has the following settings activated:

  • In the Permissions section, enable and


Install the dropbox pypi package:

pip install dropbox

Following is an example of how to use the dropbox loader:

import os
from embedchain import App

os.environ["DROPBOX_ACCESS_TOKEN"] = ""
os.environ["OPENAI_API_KEY"] = "sk-xxx"

app = App()

# any path from the root of your dropbox account, you can leave it "" for the root folder
app.add("/test", data_type="dropbox")

print(app.query("Which two celebrities are mentioned here?"))
# The two celebrities mentioned in the given context are Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos.