Add Comments And Enable Alerts For Comments On Dropbox On Your iPhone

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Dropbox updated its iOS app and the update now lets users read and leave comments on documents from within the app. This brings a very important collaboration feature that was previously only available on Dropbox’s web interface to your phone. You can mention a user, and enable alerts for new comments on a file. You will also be able to read any and all previous comments left by a user on a file. Here’s a closer look at how it all works.

Open a document in Dropbox and at the bottom you will see a new button that looks like a speech bubble. A number next to the button will indicate how many comments have already been left on the document/file. Tap the button to view comments. You can see who left a comment, favorite a comment, and reply to comments.

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To post a comment, tap the comment button. Leave a comment or use the @ operand to mention someone in your comment. To receive alerts on your phone for when a new comment is left on the current document, tap the little bell button at the top left of the Comments screen.

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The update means users can now collaborate on the go. Previously, it wasn’t just that you couldn’t leave a comment but also that you couldn’t read the ones left by someone else unless of course you went through your email.

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