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Issues editing Word documents with Dropbox

Re: Problem with opening file in Microsoft word

bwoj
New member | Level 2

I updated both Word and Dropbox apps and the problem went away.

Re: trouble editing word documents with Dropbox App

MickeNy
Explorer | Level 4

I have been struggling with this problem since early 2018 where Word for iPad give me an error message in the middle of editing a document stored on Dropbox. "Can't upload - Something's wrong and your changes can't be uploaded."

 

The document is originally created on my Word for iPad. The latest occurence was a couple of day ago when I first created a copy of my document and the continued editing the copy. After a few edits the error appears. The walk-around is to save the document on iPad and edit it there and then later move it to dropbox. But that's not a long-term way to work, is it!

 

The environment I work with is:

iPad 4 running iOS 10.3.3 (which is the highest supported one)

Word for iPad - the free version which automatically is updated now on 2.11.1

Dropbox - the basic level also automatically updated and now on 86.2.2

 

If screenshots help let me know and I provide them and any other information needed.

I have the original document available and it has no secrets in it and I can gladly share it should that be required. The text is in Finnish so it may be hard to understand, but that is surely not the purpose.

 

 

 

Re: trouble editing word documents with Dropbox App

megx
New member | Level 2
I ditched MICROSOFT OFFICE app and use WPS app to edit all my dropbox docs on phone and tablet it's the best i love it!!

Re: trouble editing word documents with Dropbox App

MickeNy
Explorer | Level 4

Thank's for your suggestion. I had a look at it and find that my iPad 4 with iOS 10.3.3 is not supported on it (anymore).

Re: Trouble with Word syncing on iPad

GloriP
Helpful | Level 5

Yes, I have done it all, and still messed uo

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