Dropbox for Android update brings easy folder sharing

By Alexandra Burlacu | Dec 18, 2013 10:36 AM EST

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Dropbox for Android has received a neat update to version 2.3.12, bringing improved mobile sharing and making it easier to manage.

In this day and age, cloud storage is on the rise. While there are plenty of cloud storage services out there, Dropbox is one of the best and enjoys great popularity among consumers. The service has available apps for all major platforms, including Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, and Linux, and allows access from any web browser.

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One Dropbox feature that has received high praise is the ability to easily share uploaded files. This feature comes in handy when you want to quickly share some photos or videos with friends, but also for professionals who need an easy way to share files with their team.

Dropbox has just released a new update for its Android app, now allowing users to share entire folders directly from within the application. Users can now create any folder in Dropbox or select an existing one, tap the arrow key next to the folder and select "Share" from the quick options, then invite people they want to share the folder with. Users can also send the link of the folder. This way, all invited users can access and work on the same content.

"Whether you're sharing recent vacation photos with friends or collaborating on presentations with colleagues, Dropbox shared folders are great for working with others as though you're on a single computer. Today, we're making things even easier by letting you share folders on the go - straight from your Android app," touts the company in a blog post on Tuesday, Dec. 17, announcing the new features.

While the update is not large, it does bring some notable new features and improvements to Dropbox for Android, including the ability to update to Pro from the Google Play store.

Overall, the update brings three major things:

1.   The ability to create new shared folders and invite contacts to existing folders;

2.   The ability to manage share settings;

3.   The ability to upgrade to Dropbox Pro from the Google Play store.

The new Dropbox for Android is now available as a free download from the Google Play Store.

 

 

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