By some estimates, half of the workers in the US have jobs that are at least partially suited to working outside the office. Think of it as being unchained from your desk—and not a work-til-you-drop lifestyle. Want to be able to check in quickly while you’re at a coffee shop, or on a train, or maybe just going outside for a breath of fresh air? That’s the kind of flexibility we want everyone to have. It’s part of our mission to unleash the world’s creative energy by designing a more enlightened way of working. So we’ve introduced new features to help you keep work moving from anywhere. With the latest additions to the Dropbox mobile app, you’ll be able to:
Today at WWDC, we’re excited to announce the next step in our collaboration with Apple with the integration of Dropbox into the Files app for iOS 11.
Our most productive hours aren’t always from 9 to 5, or even when we’re at the office. That’s why our time in transit has become an important part of our workday. But what happens when you’re traveling through places without Wi-Fi or cell reception? Those interruptions can slow down your workflow, but they don’t have to bring it to a complete standstill. Here’s how Paper’s new offline mode feature can help you get work done anytime, anywhere.
These days, work doesn’t just happen at your desk. From brainstorming over video chat to reviewing reports on the train, teamwork can take many forms. That’s why your tools need to be as flexible as the way you work. Today, we’re announcing new updates to our iOS and Android mobile apps that help you stay productive on the go—no matter where you are or how you work.
Do trains that go through tunnels with no cell signal give you separation anxiety? Ever been halfway through a document review when you had to leave the office to catch a bus with no Wi-Fi? When you count on your travel time to be a productive part of your workday, being offline at the wrong time can be a frustrating interruption. So today, we’re introducing Dropbox mobile offline folders, a new premium feature that lets you keep working on your phone no matter where you are.
Update (November 2, 2016): Today we’re releasing two new features to help iPad users get more done. The latest version of our app adds support for Split View multitasking and brings our popular doc scanning feature, previously only on iPhone, to iPad. You can try out both features in the updated Dropbox app, available today in the App Store.