I would like to be able to select the folder to upload to when using the share icon on my Android phone. For example, if I want to save an article and click on the share icon, I get the option to upload to Dropbox. But when I use that, I can't figure out how to select a folder on Dropbox where the new file (or URL or whatever) will go. And I can't figure out when I just upload it anyway, where Dropbox is putting it. I get the option to add a new folder each time, but I don't want to do that; I want to put it into an existing folder. Is there a way to do that?
Thanks for this very detailed reply. It's very kind of you, and you've identified my problem in this process. It's your step #5, "Find the folder you want to upload it to." I don't see any way to find a folder. It doesn't give me any options to do so. I can either upload it to whatever folder it picks (not sure how it does that, but it gives me a folder with files already in it but doesn't tell me what the folder is) or to add a new folder. So, what I am wondering is how I get from the share and add to Dropbox part to being able to see and navigate my folders so I can select the right one.
Thank you for solving the problem.
I had the same issue as Iwittern. Your suggestion of using the back button worked, but is not intuitive, since the back button normally takes you to the screen you were previously viewing. The implementation for Dropbox sharing is not in agreement with this UI principle. I suggest the addition, on the inital display, of an icon or button to select a folder.
Boy this has been bugging me for weeks, I never figured to hit the android back button, just implicitly expecting that would go back to the previous step that got me in to the sharing screen, rather than be taken as a command by the Dropbox app. Simple but vastly non-intuitive solution.
Well by **bleep** I would have never thought of using the back button to look for other folders. Thanks for the update.
Agree with other posters that this is not intuitive and here are 2 suggestions:
- Add an icon that does the same thing as the back button
- Make the main Dropbox folder list the save option, then we can just navigate to the needed folder
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