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How can I attach a Dropbox file into a WhatsApp chat?

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I am trying to attach a doc to a whats app chat - everytime i go to dropbox and select the file (which i scanned onto dropbox) - after pressing the '+' icon next to the text field  - literaly nothing happens, it just reverts to a blank field. I've tried everything i can think to do ! 

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Re: Attaching a doc to what's app /dropbox

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Hey there @Iansc,
 
Just to make sure we are on the same page, can you clarify for me the exact steps you are taking to attach the file, and which OS your device is? Also, are you wanting to share a link to the file, or attach the file itself into the chat?
 
If you are wanting to attach the file itself, can you follow the steps here to export the file. When exporting, if you do not see the option to export to WhatsApp directly, you will have the option to save the file to your device. Choosing this should allow you to the attach the file through whatsapp from where you save it to.
 
Otherwise, if you want to share a link so others can view and download the file if needed, than you can simply share a link to the file in the chat.
 
Let me know that extra info if you're still having issues - Thanks!



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