Dropbox boosts team and business features

Anthony Caruana
22 September, 2015
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Dropbox mobile, app, ios, macworld australiaDropbox has introduced several new features over the last few days.

There’s a new Dropbox app on iOS 9 that includes improvements that simplify accessing and searching for your files.

There’s a new action menu that’s accessible from any file or folder through a downward arrow. Favorites are also now called “offline files”, and any marked as offline will be available even when you don’t have an internet connection.

Spotlight search will now fond files in Dropbox and, if you get your hands on an iPhone 6s you’ll be able to use 3D Touch with support for the new 3D Touch gestures

Dropbox Pro and Business users can add deadlines to file requests. These make it easy to collect files from groups on any platform or device whether or not they have a Dropbox account. Now, you can pick a due date and time for your submissions, and they’ll only be accepted up to that point.

Dropbox has announced the new ‘team’ feature, which will make it possible for Basic and Pro users to easily manage projects and collaborate with one another at work, while keeping personal files separate but easily accessible.

The new ‘team’ tab, available to Basic and Pro users, which will be activated on 23 September 2015, makes it easy to get started and invite colleagues. Once the team is created, members of the group will be able to collaborate in one central place  and put all the information everyone needs in the team folder for easy collaboration from anywhere.

Groups of teams can be created with the ability to add members later on to instantly give access to the important information already shared with the group.

Users will be able to keep their files where they need them. Each team member can create separate accounts for personal or work files and have access to that information anywhere.

The new Dropbox app for iOS 9 can you can be downloaded from the App Store.

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