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How do I navigate backwards in the mobile (iOS) app?

Level 10

Am I crazy or is there no way to go back or up a folder in the iOS app? Is this something that's only recently disappeared? I'm sure a glaring ommission like that would have been noticed by now.

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Re: How do I navigate backwards in the mobile (iOS) app?

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Tap the left-facing arrow at the top left of the screen. It's to the left of the current file name, and has the name of the next higher folder. In the example below it's labeled Files. If I were to go another level down in the Documents folder, it would be labeled Documents.

 

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Re: How do I navigate backwards in the mobile (iOS) app?

Level 10
I am seriously questioning my sanity. I knew that was there but couldn't see it for the life of me when I was looking this morning. I assumed a recent update had inadvertently removed it. It's there now though. WTF?
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Re: How do I navigate backwards in the mobile (iOS) app?

Level 4

I haven't seen this Back navigation button on my Android phone for a year or two. The physical back button seems to have variable behaviour - sometimes it takes me to parent the directory, and sometimes it takes me out of DropBox. Yah! Driving me nuts! What sort of file system doesn't have navigation to the parent directory?

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Re: How do I navigate backwards in the mobile (iOS) app?

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While viewing files in our app, try swiping across the screen from left to right winking face
 
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Re: How do I navigate backwards in the mobile (iOS) app?

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It worked! So swiping left to right is the way to navigate upwards. Thanks!
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Re: How do I navigate backwards in the mobile (iOS) app?

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I'm using the latest iPad Air and I found I have to press the back button (left facing arrow) multiple times before it will return to the left file panel... sometimes I have to press it more than a dozen times!  I even sold my iPad and bought a new one ... same problem.  Dropbox say they can't reproduce the problem but it happens every time for me.  I'm just about to go find an alternative to Dropbox.

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Re: How do I navigate backwards in the mobile (iOS) app?

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How about in Windows? How to move up one folder?

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