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As announced on the official Dropbox forums, a preview build of the updated (v1.3.0.6) official Dropbox client for Android has just been released, an APK of which is now available for download. Apart from getting a taste of the Ice Cream Sandwich UI, the updated client brings plenty of new features for Android smartphones as well as tablets. These include better and quicker access to your Dropbox content, batch-uploading files to cloud and quick access to favorite content while offline. The updated client also brings a new native gallery to help you select/upload your photos and videos with ease. Preforming various file and folder actions such as renaming, deletion, sharing et al have also been made quite convenient. Details to follow.



As mentioned earlier, the UI of the updated Dropbox for Android has been completely overhauled with Ice Cream Sandwich-style tabbed navigation. Support for preforming uploads in batch is also a welcome addition, as is the option to easily rename files and folders on your Dropbox cloud.

While exploring your Dropbox content, tapping the small arrow icon displayed beside each folder reveals a drop down menu that contains all aforementioned options (Share, DeleteorRename). The dropdown menu for files has additional options such as marking a file as Favoriteexporting it to another installed app or saving it to SD card.



The app’s new native gallery displays thumbnails for all your local photos and videos. This, along with bulk uploading, makes it much easier for you to save local media to your Dropbox cloud.

Apart from adding all the aforementioned features, the updated client has seen numerous bug fixes and performance enhancements.

The update hasn’t been pushed to the Android Market yet, but you can hit the URL provided below to visit the official Dropbox forums to get the entire change log, and download the APK of the preview build.

Visit The OfficialDropboxForums

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