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Change view settings in Android app?

Change view settings in Android app?

Rachel L.
Collaborator | Level 10

So my Android app apparently just updated, and...ew. The recents/starred page I rely on is all thumbnails now, doesn't even display edit times.

 

Is there a way to view it similar to the old format, like a list...?

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Rachel L.
Collaborator | Level 10

The view all option makes no sense to me, either. This week...today...this week...today...why not group them all together, or not at all?

 

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Rachel L.
Collaborator | Level 10

It gets even more frustrating. When I go to view all my starred items since the recents page is hopelessly muddled, they aren't in alphabetical order OR the most recently modified order...it makes no sense. I have an item edited yesterday way below an item edited 2yrs ago. How am I supposed to easily find my most recently edited starred items? There's no longer any sorting option.

 

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Megan
Dropbox Staff

Hi @Rachel L., thanks for posting here today!

 

You mentioned that you updated recently, so I am assuming you're using our latest version of the app on your tablet, but could you confirm that for me, please? 

 

Also, what is the current OS on the device you're using?

 

Keep me posted!


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Rachel L.
Collaborator | Level 10

The app format literally changed completely within minutes of me using it between sessions tonight. Currently 320.2.10.

 

OS is Android 12.

 

...

 

Also when I edit a file, then move it, it doesn't show up in my recents. Everything out of order, no sorting options, all thumbnails. So confusing. 😞

Megan
Dropbox Staff

Hi @Rachel L., thank you for the late reply!

 

Your feedback regarding this has been very valuable and I will endeavor to make sure your voice is heard. I will pass on your comments to the relevant departments so that we can further improve. 

 

In the meantime, you can pull in order to refresh, and that should update the view and show you the most recent viewed/created files on top. However, moved files won't show up in your recent files. We are looking into updating this. 

 

If you need anything else, let me know! 


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