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iOS files 11 search

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iOS files 11 search

Hi. On iOS11 files app, no matter how much I try,m I just cannot search the file I am looking for. Same for google drive. It only searches within icloud.


The files app and Dropbox integration there is useless if one cannot search with the files app. I cannot even search within the current folder that I am in. It only shows a blank page returning no data to the searched item. Anyone else get this problem?

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Re: iOS files 11 search

As it also isnt working within Google that to me suggests its an iPhone issue.

Have you updated to the latest version and checked with Apple that it actually has the functionality to do what you are looking for?


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Re: iOS files 11 search

Hey amitahuja, thanks for getting in touch here regarding this query! 
Let me just rephrase that the search functionality within the entire Dropbox folder in the Files app is limited to only the current folder you're browsing, and to recently opened folders & you may see more details about it here
Of course, we appreciate the time you took to share your thoughts with us, we’ll make sure to pass your feedback up the ladder for future consideration.
If there's anything else we can do to help you, please keep us updated here!


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