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I can't figure out how to tag in Dropbox.

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

Hi! I am getting familiar with Dropbox because one of my clients uses it. We need to organize files by both folders and tagging. I can't figure out how to tag. All of my searches indicated Dropbox didn't support tagging in 2014 (!), and then maybe some support for desktop app and/or photos. I can't find anything for 2019 or 2020 other than coder stuff. Anyone who is not a coder able to tag files in Dropbox with cloud version?

By the way, the forced labeling to submit this request doesn't make sense and there isn't a fit for files, folders, tags, or organizing so choosing all. :(

Many thanks, Community and Dropbox suppport.

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Re: Tagging files


Hi @StephPDX. Welcome to our Community! 

Tagging files is indeed not a Dropbox feature at the time, but we do have a few features that could help you note information on files and folders. 

Want to make a folder defer from the rest and even tag people on it? Your answer is Dropbox Spaces. 

 Introducing Dropbox Spaces

Want to make a note to a file? comment on a part of a file and mention another user? 

Comment on Dropbox files. 

I would love to have your feedback. Let me know if these features help you accomplish what you wanted.  

Thank you!

Community Moderator @ Dropbox

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