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Open shared links directly in native app

Open shared links directly in native app

DanijelD
Helpful | Level 6

A few years have passed since this request and as a business this would save us allot of time and irritation. As a company we share daily hundreds of links to files via Microsoft Teams with each other.

 

Now the situation is as follow:

1 link is shared

2 team member clicks on the link

3 browser opens the link to the file

4 user clicks on 'open in dropbox' button

 

Ideal situation would be that admins and users have a File open preference, where links to files can directly open in the native apps:

1 link is shared

2 team member clicks on it and the file is synced and opened in the native app

 

Microsoft Teams has a great solution to this problem for Office-applications, called File open preference, see screenshot. It would be great if Dropbox could also build this feature in it's Dropbox-apps.

 

Screenshot 2024-04-16 at 19.59.06.png

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Jay
Dropbox Staff
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Jay
Dropbox Staff
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jpegweber
Explorer | Level 4

Commenting to boost this idea, as it's a good one.