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Dropbox for Windows 10 now lets you print documents from the cloud and more

The universal Dropbox app for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile has received a fresh update, bringing the ability to print files stored on Dropbox, open the app to the last visited tab, and much more.

Here's the full breakdown of what's new in Dropbox version 4.4:

  • Open the app to the last visited tab
  • Print your documents stored on Dropbox! Supports PDF, Word, PowerPoint, image and text files
  • Share an individual file with only specific people
  • Create and manage password protected shared links
  • Text previews now support syntax highlighting
  • Redesign of the file viewer for phones to optimize for more space
  • Undo your last action with the Ctrl+Z shortcut
  • Accessibility improvements with high contrast support
  • Performance optimizations

Overall, a pretty solid update that both adds some handy features and improves accessibility for the better. If you'd like to check out the latest update, you can grab it from the Windows Store now.

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13 Comments
  • Cool !
  • Is there any way to print on mobile from email, Onedrive, etc?
  • Yeah. Nice. Now improve the OneDrive app Bill Gates!
  • What the freak does Bill Gates have to do with this
  • Hey Rudy great job!
  • How do you add a printer to windows phone?
  • Yeah, that's my question too. I don't understand what it means to be able to print from DropBox. To what? Is this limited to printing to a Fed-Ex/Kinkos location to go for pickup? If not and it supports local printing, what printers are supported? How do you select the printer you want to use? Isn't connecting a printer an OS-level function, so does this mean that Windows Phone supports printing in general?
  • Oh, I bet the printing feature is not for mobile. If you install the app on Windows 10 (for PC), you can print to a local printer directly from the cloud storage. That would make sense and be consistent with the article. I think we just assumed that this article was about Windows 10 mobile, but it's for both, and the printing (just like printing in general) probably only applies to the PC version.
  • No, windows 10 mobile supports wifi printer, so you can really print your document from your phone on your local printer. But almost no apps support it, except Dropbox
  • @rudyhuyn, that's really amazing. Based on that, I had to try this out. I installed the DropBox app, connected my phone to my DropBox account, opened a Word docx file inside DropBox and sure enough, there's a print option right there on the bottom of the screen. When I hit it, it only listed PDF for me, with a link to explain only certain Wi-Fi printers are supported. Following that, I got to a list Microsoft provides of supported printers (it's long, but none of my various printers are on it, including an unsupported Brother and unsupported Konica/Minolta printer): https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3083720
  • what was the storage limit in dropbox?
  • Useful feature Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Hi Dan, when you write something specific in the title, could to cover how that thing is working? Thanks :D!