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Allow to choose a time to rollback with in Rewind

Allow to choose a time to rollback with in Rewind

Explorer | Level 4

I am trying to rewind a folder that got messed up when I used a third party application to manage the files.

I figured this would be no problem, as I have Dropbox Plus and rewind.

The problem is the rewind .. "wizard"? ... forces you to first pick a date, and then you have to select the specific file operation that you want to rewind from. It loads 5 at a time, and you have to click more to keep scrolling back.

I am dealing with 1000s of operations!! I can't keep clicking "Show older changes" 100s of times....

All this part of the process is doing is selecting a time. It should be possible to just input a time (e.g. 4pm).

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Explorer | Level 4

This ^

I just find it amazing that so many services get the basics so wrong. Dropbox is amazing, unless you need to recover. Than you're b0rked.

Explorer | Level 4

agreed 100%

In the past I've had awesome self rescues with Dropbox, intuitive and fast.

Now even using the hidden feature https:confused face:/www.dropbox.com/events is broken, and support have no idea how to achieve a basic resotre of a folder

 

Boo hiss to 'rewind' and all the extra dross Dropbox is pushing

New member | Level 2

This is the reason I'm starting to explore other options for my backup and my growing company.  

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This idea is going to need a bit more support.

We've updated the status to encourage more users to back you up!

Status changed to: Needs more votes
New member | Level 2

Totally agree with the OP, I'm having a similar problem. There really should be a way to just enter a time and have Dropbox reset the folder to that time - I've been clicking "Show older changes" dozens of times for the last 15 minutes and there's still no end in sight.

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