A new Dropbox for Android: export files to your SD card

We’re always listening and looking for ways to make Dropbox fit more seamlessly into how you work — no matter which device you’re on. Exporting Dropbox files to an external SD card has been one of our most-requested Android features, which is why we’re excited that it’s part of our latest Dropbox for Android release, available for all versions of Android.

Exporting Dropbox files to your SD card gives you an easy way to transfer all your stuff — meeting agendas, trip photos, shopping lists, and more — as you move between Android devices, even without an Internet connection.

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We’re doing even more with Samsung

We first partnered with Samsung in 2011 to bring Dropbox to millions of people around the world. It’s been great hearing stories from those of you using Dropbox on Samsung devices — from keeping your memories safe even if your phone goes for a swim, to sharing docs with coworkers halfway around the globe.

Now we’re teaming up with Samsung to give you even more ways to use Dropbox on Samsung!

Starting at the end of September, if you purchase select new Samsung devices — including the Galaxy Note 4 announced today — you’ll gain access to Dropbox seamlessly through core apps on Samsung devices.

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Dropbox for Android: Our top 5 tips

Whether you’re just getting started with Dropbox for Android or you’re a longtime user, here are 5 tips to help you get the most from the app. These’ll also help you take advantage of our recent feature updates!

1. Share simply

Even though you’re mobile, you still want to be productive. With the Dropbox for Android app, you can select and share files or folders from your phone.  You’ll also be able to see what’s been shared with you in your notifications center.

How to share: Tap the “Quick Action” button next to the file name → “Share” → “Send to Contact” → Start typing the name of recipient,

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Live from DBX

We’re so excited this morning to kick off DBX, our first developer conference. Fort Mason is buzzing with energy from our incredible community of developers, designers, and partners. Back in 2007, when it was just the two of us coding in an apartment, we never imagined that six years later there’d be over 175 million people using Dropbox and more than a billion files synced each day.

We’re proud that Dropbox has become the home for millions of people’s most important stuff. So we want to be sure that stuff is always available,

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Dropbox for Android: Share photos in a snap!

We’ve just launched a nifty little update for Dropbox on your Android devices that makes it super easy to share collections of photos with friends and family.

Choose your favorite photos and videos from family gatherings, show off the amazing soufflé you created with friends, or highlight your mad snowboarding skills with gorgeous albums that everyone can enjoy from their computers, tablets or phones – no Dropbox account required!

From the Photos tab, tap the button on the top right, and select the pictures you want to share.

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