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“Too many attempts. Please try later.” message on first Dropbox login after install

Fresh Android 5.1 phone, just installed Dropbox app from Android Play Store. Started the app, tried to log in for the first time, got a message: "Too many attempts. Please try later" Dropbox works OK ...
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How do I play MP3s from my Dropbox?

I have the Dropbox app on my Droid, and it can "download" files to the local storage on the phone, but for some reason, the music player app can't see those files. How do I make the music playing ...
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Direct backup from Titanium Backup to DropBox

Device: Samsung Galaxy S4, with root I was wondering if it would be possible to make my backups straight to DropBox, without needing to save the files to my phone first. I had TiBu upload to DropBox ...
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How do I open a text file of any extension in Android?

I have several types of file on my Google Drive and on my SD card (.C, .ASM, .H, .INC, .LOG) which are all just text files. But I just can't view them on my Android phone because it says that there ...
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Dropbox for Android folder location

Where does Dropbox for Android saves files when you click on "Download"? I've read How to search for files and folders? But my /sdcard/dropbox is empty even if I've downloaded a file just now.
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PDF reader app that remembers the last page you were on?

I usually access my PDFs via the DropBox app on my phone. Every time I open the same PDF it starts back at page 1. Is there a way to set up the Android Adobe Reader app to remember the last page I ...
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Markdown note taking with Dropbox sync

How do I do all of the following with my Android phone? Read markdown-formatted notes stored in my Dropbox folder Show it as HTML in Android Optional editing from the phone FWIW, the iPhone ...
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How do I open Markdown files from the Dropbox app?

When I try to open a Markdown file in the Dropbox app, it tells me to "Please download an app that can open this file." I tried downloading MarkDrop, but that seems to only sync within its own ...
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Using Microsoft Office Online and Dropbox within web browser

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S3 that is running android 4.3. I'm wanting to be able to edit a couple of excel documents that are stored on dropbox. The excel documents are incredibly large with many ...
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Other peoples photos in my camera uploads folder

My Samsung Galaxy 3 android phone is linked to my Dropbox account so that photos I take on my phone are automatically uploaded to the Camera Uploads folder. Suddenly lots of strange photos have ...
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Tasker | Keyboard | how to bring down keyboard in Dropbox?

Dropbox for Android does not have a "do not automatically open keyboard" option. So we'll have to do this via Tasker. Keyboard for Dropbox only pops up when your opening a word-doc (like a .txt file) ...
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How to partial sync Dropbox contents to my device?

Is it possible to sync only some folders of Dropbox? I have 5GB+ files on Dropbox cloud, but only want a few folders to be synced to my Galaxy Tab 7.7.
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How can you get a local filesystem link of an offline-accessible PDF file in Dropbox?

I would like to get a link to a pdf file in my local Dropbox of my android. This is because I want to access the file by the syntax /local/system/something/file.pdf#page=116 in Internet Browser. I ...
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Does Dropbox use local phone storage when set to display photos in the gallery?

As the title suggests, I would like to know if syncing my Android Gallery to Dropbox and changing the Cloud Dropbox setting to "Pictures - View pictures from Dropbox in Gallery" will use local storage ...
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How do I export links from my bookmarks to Dropbox

I have collected many bookmarks on my Samsung Galaxy S3. Many of these I wish to use on my desktop computer. How do I export all the links from all the bookmarks on my phone and put them where Dropbox ...
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What happens if I remove my dropbox account from my phone so I can add another account?

I want to add another account but I have to remove the other one first. Will that delete all my photos? Or can I still access my photos if I log in on my dropbox account online?
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Dropbox Camera Upload for Camera FV-5 raw (DNG) photos

On Nexus 5 & Android 5, Camera FV-5 can capture raw photos, stored in DNG format. How can I upload the DNG files automatically to some kind of cloud storage? For example, the "Camera Upload" ...
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How to configure Dropbox to ONLY upload camera pictures, and NOT download all folders in the cloud?

Samsung Galaxy S4, installed dropbox to upload photos. However, S4 has 9 gig free, and my dropbox had 50 gig on it, so the first time, it bombed trying to download everything. deleted sync file (~4 ...
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Can't see “SD Card” option in Dropbox 2.4.5.10

Version 2.4.5.10 of the Dropbox app adds the ability to export files to SD card. I have a Galaxy Note 3, and have installed this new version but when I select a file, and choose "Export" and "Save to ...
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Where can I find an old version of dropbox app? [duplicate]

I'm using Android 2.3 and uninstalled dropbox. Then I wanted it back, but dropbox 3.01, the only official version available, is meant to work only from Android 4 on. Where can I find an old, trustable ...
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How to store Dropbox files locally on my mobile device?

We all know how Dropbox works on a regular workstation. It stores the files on the disk and whenever the file is modified (or created), the software synchronizes the entire folder with the last ...
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Automatically download Dropbox Favorites to the external SD card

When a file is marked as favorite on the Dropbox app it is downloaded to the phone's internal memory for offline viewing. Dropbox also "attempts to keep the file as up-to-date as possible and gives ...
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Dropbox files won't open, 'Permanent Failure'

Opening files from the Dropbox app seems to always result in a 'Permanent Failure' message. I see that some of the progress bar fills before the error appears. In the past I used Dropbox to view many ...
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Exclude locale folders from Carousel

I am using Carousel of Dropbox on my devices. I would like to exclude some folders from the backup such as screenshot images or whatsapp ones. I have found something around w.r.t. Google photos app ...
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DropBox Delayed Upload

How long does it normally take for Dropbox to upload photos that I take on my camera? I took some photos on Saturday and then my phone suddenly stopped working on Sunday. I keep checking my Dropbox ...
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Disable DropBox's PDF reader

I have been seeing recently that DropBox opens PDF files stored in it through its own reader. I would like to open all my PDF files through Adobe, no matter where their location is. I do not want to ...
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How to open text files with DropBox on Android?

I have the DropBox app on my Samsung Galaxy S 2. It seemed to me that before, when I clicked on a text file, it would open a text editor. I think Dropbox had its own internal editor. Now, however, ...
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How can I force Dropbox to upload even if the charge is low?

The battery percentage on my tablet has reached 30%, which is still reporting as about 11 hours left before it goes flat. However, my Dropbox app has stopped uploading files reporting: Camera ...
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Android images backup to the Cloud

Is there a way to backup all images of my Android, something like Dropbox, but for all images of gallery, not only camera and screenshots? But for monitor other folders, created by other apps too, ...
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Dropbox export folder to SD card?

Is it possible to download a folder (or at least download multiple files at once) from Dropbox to SD card? I do not seem to have the export option when selecting folders Note the "Share" option ...
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Complete Dropbox implementation for Android

I'm looking for a method to retrieve all my files from my Dropbox account and download them to my SD card. This should download everything with no user intervention. There are a couple of Dropbox ...
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How to share photos directly from Dropbox instead of links?

Using Dropbox on Android, selecting photos only allows me to share a link to them instead of sharing the photos physically. When I share photos from Dropbox to other apps like Google+ or Facebook, I ...
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Downloading all my Dropbox files to my Android

On my Samsung tablet with Android, I installed a Dropbox app. It shows me all my files, but when I try to open a file for the first time, it has to connect to the Internet to download it. Since ...
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Dropbox photos deleted

On my HTC EVO, all of my photos from the gallery suddenly moved to Dropbox. They are no longer in my gallery nor my SD card. If I unlink Dropbox from my phone, will my photos be deleted or will they ...
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How to limit DropBox Camera Upload to only Camera images?

I've used Dropbox and its Camera Upload feature for a while now, both on my old phone (SE R800 I believe), and my newer Samsung S4 Mini. It used to be that only pictures taken with the camera were ...
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Listening to music in the background

In my Samsung with Android, when I open an MP3 file from the Dropbox folder, I hear the music, but when I go to another application, the music stops. Is there a way to listen to the music in the ...
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Can I download a file in Chrome into Dropbox so that it gets uploaded to Dropbox?

Is there a way to download a file in Chrome (on my Nexus 7) and then have it uploaded to a folder in Dropbox? On a desktop PC, I'd just save it into the Dropbox folder and the app would upload it. ...
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How can I automatically delete the oldest Photos which are uploaded to the Cloud (Google+, Dropbox, …)?

When I was shooting photos mostly on my offline point and shoot camera, there was one obvious way to manage the pictures: copy them to desktop via USB, then delete from camera. This was typically ...
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Can I delete cloudagent folder?

I have my dropbox files in the /storage/emulated/0/cloudagent folder. Can I delete this directory from my phone? Will it affect my files in my dropbox? Thank you!
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How to record all calls and auto-sync to Dropbox?

I just installed Automatic Call Recorder, which almost does as I ask - it can auto-record all calls. But it stores them to an "inbox" on the device, and deletes old items when the inbox is filled. ...
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How to set my wallpaper from my Dropbox?

I have copied a bunch of images into my Dropbox on my pc and sync'd them to my phone. Does anyone know how to use these images for wallpapers on my phone? The only way I can think of is that I can ...
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Select which Dropbox account to synchronize with when camera upload is on

I installed Dropbox on my rooted Samsung Galaxy SIII that runs Android 4.1.2. I have 2 Dropbox accounts, one personal, one Dropbox account for business. When turning on the camera upload, how can I ...
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How to select specific folders to sync with Dropbox or OneDrive?

I've just bough a phone with Android, a Galaxy Note 3, and I have no experience with it, but I would like to have all my photo albums syncing to a cloud storage service. I've tried OneDrive and ...
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How do I get 2 way photo syncing with dropbox?

I have Dropbox auto uploading photos that I take. What I'd like is to have deletions or reorganizations of my photos on the phone to be reflected in Dropbox and also the other way around? How do I ...
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Transferring videos from Android to iOS Camera Roll

Trying to find the easiest method of getting home videos (up to 3 minutes long) taken on my Nexus 5 (Android) phone and sending it over the internet to the family to save to their iOS (iPhone/iPad) ...
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How do I configure Dropbox in my Galaxy S III so that it does NOT automatically upload every photo/video I take?

How do I configure Dropbox on my mobile - Galaxy S III so that it does not automatically upload every photo and video I take?
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Stop android from automatically uploading images to dropbox and facebook [duplicate]

My wife has an Optimus LG. Every photo she takes automatically syncs with Dropbox and Facebook. I have looked but I can't see a way to stop this. How can I stop this behavior?
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Complete action using

When I click on a doc file it directly opens with OfficeSuitePro. I don’t anymore have the choice between OfficeSuitePro and QuickOffice because once I have replied Always to the message: Complete ...
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Instantly transfer a picture taken to PC

I know the Dropbox app allows for synching photos taken between all computers/devices that are connected to your current user account. But I want to know if there's a way I can take a picture, have it ...
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Nexus 5 Dropbox Photo Duplication

The Camera Uploads folder is filling up with duplicates with -1, -2 etc. appended on the end of each file. I can't understand why it doesn't detect they are the same, I assume something is changing ...