Accessing Dropbox files with Xodo

In April 2015, Dropbox announced the discontinuation of the Sync API, which Xodo uses for Dropbox integration. Following the announcement, Xodo's Dropbox integration began to malfunction for some users. To continue to provide a reliable Dropbox experience, we've updated our Dropbox integration with the official chooser from Dropbox.

What you can expect:
Uploading changes are handled by Dropbox, instead of Xodo.
You need to have the Dropbox app installed on your device to access your Dropbox files from Xodo.
If the Dropbox service is down, Xodo's Dropbox integration will also not be available.

You can see and edit your Dropbox files in Xodo by opening them via Dropbox tap in Xodo or by opening them via Dropbox app.

Method 1: Open a file via Dropbox tab in Xodo

1. Open the Dropbox tab.

2. Choose the file you want to edit. Once it's finished loading, it should open automatically in Xodo.

Method 2: Open a file via Dropbox app

1. Open the Dropbox app. Tap on the button in front of the file you want to open.

2. Select Open with.. then select Xodo.

See Also:
Accessing Google Drive files with Xodo
Accessing OneDrive files with Xodo
Syncing files between Android and Windows


  1. Getting started: Xodo basics
  2. Files opened from external SD card are read-only
  3. Accessing files on an SD card
  4. Accessing Google Drive files with Xodo
  5. Accessing OneDrive files with Xodo
  6. Accessing Dropbox files with Xodo
  7. Syncing files between Android and Windows
  8. Creating a new PDF (blank or from an image)
  9. Creating a folder
  10. Sorting files
  11. Saving a copy of a file with a new name
  12. Moving a file
  13. Deleting a file
  14. Merging Documents
  15. Exporting pages into a new PDF
  16. Adding a document to favorites
  17. Annotations made in Xodo are gone when PDF is opened in another app
  18. Selecting/Highlighting text with smart snapping
  19. Adding a text annotation
  20. Creating a text markup annotation
  21. Adding an ink annotation
  22. Deleting an annotation
  23. Changing the font of a text annotation
  24. Change style of an annotation (color, thickness, opacity)
  25. Controlling the list of available fonts
  26. Adding a substitute font to Xodo
  27. Adding an image
  28. Selecting camera photo size
  29. Exporting summary of annotations
  30. Signing documents and saving signatures
  31. Defining and translating text
  32. Sharing text with other apps (Eg. offline dictionaries, Google Translate, email)
  33. Using full document text search
  34. Using Stylus as Pen mode
  35. Converting handwriting to text
  36. Enabling continuous annotation mode
  37. Cropping pages
  38. Disabling Turn Page on Tap
  39. Changing view modes
  40. Disabling maintain zoom level
  41. Reflow
  42. Right-to-Left functionality and features
  43. Keeping the screen on while using Xodo
  44. Rotating pages
  45. Inserting pages (blank, image, another document) in a PDF
  46. Changing page order
  47. Jumping to a page
  48. Deleting pages
  49. Adding a page bookmark
  50. Renaming a page bookmark
  51. Sharing and collaborating on files
  52. Getting the public read-only link for a document
  53. Syncing your Xodo web app bookshelf with the Xodo Android app
  54. Translation Limit
  55. Setting Xodo as the default viewer
  56. Copying and pasting annotations
  57. Filter by file type(s)
  58. Viewing in Night Mode, Sepia Mode and Custom Color Mode
  59. Saving a permanently cropped copy of a file
  60. Saving a password protected copy of a file
  61. Saving a reduced file size copy of a file
  62. Why do pictures in pdf files look paler?
  63. Changing language for read function (text to speech)
  64. Changing edit mode for text annotations
  65. Ability to locate the folder containing the current files
  66. Disabling page number indicator
  67. Enabling copy annotated text to note
  68. Convert other format file(jpg, png, docx) to PDF
  69. Log out from Xodo Connect
  70. Sharing documents via other apps
  71. What is my Xodo Version?
  72. Can I open a template and save as?
  73. Disable Auto-select annotation.
  74. Undo/Redo
  75. New PDF from Multiple Documents
  76. I can no longer fill out form fields with date format, why?
  77. Read Text in PDF File
  78. Full screen mode
  79. Delete all annotations in a document
  80. Document files not displayed correctly
  81. Saving a file to SD Card
  82. Viewing the Table of Contents (document outline)

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