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Dropbox

by Dropbox, Inc.
Platform: Android Rated: All Ages
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (364 customer reviews)

Price: FREE
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 2.3.1
  • In version 2.3.1:
  • * Notifications for shared folder invites and Dropbox links shared through our website
  • In version 2.3:
  • * Easily share several photos at once
  • * Organize your favorite photos into albums
  • * Delete multiple photos at once
  • * UI improvements and updates throughout
  • * Lots of other little tweaks and bug fixes

Product Details

  • ASIN: B006LR0XLM
  • Release Date: December 13, 2011
  • Rated: All Ages This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (364 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #960 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Always have your stuff with you, no matter where you are
  • Save photos and videos to your Dropbox
  • Share your photos and docs with family and friends
  • Save e-mail attachments straight to your Dropbox
  • Easily edit documents in your Dropbox

Product Description

Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your Android device, and even the Dropbox website! With the Dropbox app, you can take everything that matters to you on the go.

Read your docs or flip through your albums when you're out and about. Save photos or videos to your Dropbox and share them with friends in just a couple taps. Even if you accidentally leave your Android in a taxi, your stuff is always safe on Dropbox.

Features:
• Always have your stuff with you, no matter where you are.
• Save photos and videos to your Dropbox.
• Share your photos and docs with family and friends.
• Save email attachments straight to your Dropbox.
• Easily edit docs in your Dropbox.

Terms of Service: https://www.dropbox.com/terms?mobile=1

Technical Details

  • Size: 4.6MB
  • Version: 2.3.1
  • Developed By: Dropbox, Inc.
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Read from external storage
    • Write to external storage
    • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
    • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
    • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
    • Act as an AccountAuthenticator for the AccountManager
    • Write the sync settings
    • Get notified that the operating system has finished booting
    • Open network sockets
    • Read the sync settings
    • Manage the list of accounts in the AccountManager
    • Access the vibration feature
    • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
    • Access information about networks
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.1
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 1 minute

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
258 of 275 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars To use with Kindle Fire January 16, 2012
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Kindle Fire runs a modified Android Gingerbread. One of the ways the Kindle Fire is different from most Android devices is it does not have the Google Android Marketplace; instead apps must be obtained through Amazon's own app store. As of this writing, the DropBox app is not available in the Amazon App Store, but I was able to get it installed on my Kindle Fire anyway with the following steps:
'Click the gear icon in the top-right corner of the Kindle Fire home screen to activate the Settings window
'Click More
'Scroll down to Device
'Scroll down to `Allow Installation of Applications from Unknown Sources' and move the slider from `Off' to `On
'You'll be prompted to confirm you mean to do this; you agreee
'Switch to the Kindle web browser and go to [...], and click Download App. This will download the Dropbox .apk file
'When the download is finished you'll see a notification in the top left corner. Click it and scroll down to the notification that the download of the Dropbox .apk file is complete. Click the file.
'You will be prompted to install the application. Click the button
'Once installation is completed, start the Dropbox application and log in.
'Done!
Hope this helps someone. God bless.
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71 of 76 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Works on Kindle Fire, too December 29, 2011
While Dropbox is not currently marked as being Kindle Fire-compatible and therefore won't appear in the Appstore for Fire owners, it actually works just fine and can be downloaded directly from Dropbox.com.

When used in conjunction with ES File Explorer, you can easily move pictures and videos between your Fire and your computer without having to hunt for the right cable.
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43 of 46 people found the following review helpful
I recently purchased my first Android device (Samsung Galaxy 7.7 running Honey Comb 3.2) and asked my friends what essential applications they use all the time. Dropbox was one of them. Dropbox allows you to share files and images between different computers. Dropbox supports Windows, Linux, Mac, as well as mobile devices (Android, Amazon Fire, iPad).

Dropbox provides 2 GB of space for free, you can purchase bigger Dropboxes if you need more space. You can also increase your space if you refer people to use Dropbox. Dropbox is secure. It uses high level of security using public key encryption (same type of security used by banks) by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and AES-256 bit encryption. By default the files in Dropbox are private. But it also provides a way to share files with someone else by dropping your files in the public folder.

Dropbox is very simple to use. You just need to install it on the computers you want to share files, secure it with a good complex password, and it creates a folder on the computers where it was installed. As soon as you move something into that folder it becomes visible on all machines.

This app makes it easier to manage all your devices, and I now use to move things not only between my PC and my tablet, but my PC at home and my PC at work.

I recommend it!

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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars WOW, this app is THE BOMB and MUST HAVE! March 3, 2012
Tired of having take the SD card out of your phone to transfer files to your computer, and vice versa? Tired of the cable hookup from your phone to your laptop? Feel like putting a couple of gig worth of music on your phone but dread either the download process or the use of space it will need? Along comes Dropbox to save the day....

This app is simply INDISPENSIBLE as an up-in-the-cloud 2GB storage file that you can access from EVERY device you have... the phone, the tablet, the laptop, the desktop, any and all of them. Every device you have can have access to it, should you wish. Imagine having a folder on your laptop that holds 2GB worth of files (that doesn't even take up that space on the computer itself because of it being in the cloud), and then drag and drop anything into it... and then access it on ANOTHER device, without THAT device having to download any of it -- or even store it inside THAT device.

It's just a perfectly heavenly app! You can use it to drop your music files into, copy and paste music collections, all in one fell swoop on your laptop.... Then go to your phone and have ability to play them, just like any other file on your phone. Or, certain documents you're working on that you need the ability to access from your tablet or phone. Just drop them in a Dropbox folder, and they're accessible instantly!

Referring friends apparently gets you more space than the already generous 2MB, but I have yet to take advantage of that. But that sure is a neat way to increase the value of this app even further while helping friends and family learn about the benefits of this indispensible app.

It's one of those apps that is definitely a MUST HAVE. Truly, you'll wonder how you ever put up with downloading and file transferring on a daily basis between your devices once you experience THIS gem of an app!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Hate it! It takes over music and camera programs! March 21, 2014
So you download Dropbox and quickly learn you have to PAY if you want any amount of realistic space. So what? Your choice!! But then you find that Dropbox has disabled programs (like Nikon Transfer and Canon ZoomBrow) that you might use to download pictures from your camera to your computer. Instead the programs just stop working ... and you get a pop-up advising you to download to Dropbox and, oh yea, there is not enough space so "click here to sign up and pay for more space". Your pictures are held hostage until you pay!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Drop box is very useful by eliminating the need to have your computer...
Drop box is very useful by eliminating the need to have your computer with you and being able to work with files ,with you smart phone or tablet.
Published 20 hours ago by William S.Rosenberg
5.0 out of 5 stars Best app for pictures
Great place to put your pictures and get them from several devices. I share with my phone, computer and Kindle. No reason not to show off your grand kids pictures.
Published 3 days ago by Penny L. Barker
5.0 out of 5 stars Great useful site, free..
Great, free, what's not to like.
Published 4 days ago by DoodleLet
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great service.
Published 8 days ago by Joe R.
1.0 out of 5 stars Not very user friendly. I spent too much of ...
Not very user friendly. I spent too much of my time just loading it on my computer. I was then told I needed some other type of program to run Dropbox. Read more
Published 10 days ago by Donna P. Williams
5.0 out of 5 stars Dropbox is amazing.
Dropbox is amazing. I save my important files there and files I need to share with others safely and securely. Read more
Published 15 days ago by Norm Willinger
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
I've been using it for years with no problems.
Published 16 days ago by gary david
5.0 out of 5 stars Photos safely stored in one place.
Simple to use, a great app.
Published 17 days ago by Phil
5.0 out of 5 stars Dropbox is Great
A fantastic way to keep your files and pictures wherever you go, with whatever device.
Published 18 days ago by wmbparker
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Excellent
Published 20 days ago by Mww79701
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