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HOW-TO FIX DROPBOX on ANDROID L DEVELOPER PREVIEW


This method worked for me, so hopefully it'll do the same for you as well.


1. Download Root Explorer from the Play Store.

2. In Root Explorer navigate to:
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sdcard/Android/data/
3. Delete the com.dropbox.android folder.

4. Next go to your device's root directory (/) and go to:
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/data/system/
5. Delete the dropbox folder.

Just for safe keeping I booted into recovery and to wipe dalvik and cache, rebooted, reinstalled Dropbox and it's been working smoothly ever since.



I basically summed up my blog post and posted it here.
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I actually just managed to get it to work by only deleting sdcard/Android/data/com.dropbox.android

didn't need root, didn't need to do anything in /data/system

Also didn't need to reinstall Dropbox either, it just worked first time after deleting that one folder
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I actually just managed to get it to work by only deleting sdcard/Android/data/com.dropbox.android

didn't need root, didn't need to do anything in /data/system

Also didn't need to reinstall Dropbox either, it just worked first time after deleting that one folder
Hmm, that didn't work for me. I wonder if it has anything to do with the fact I always check to enable early releases?
 
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I actually just managed to get it to work by only deleting sdcard/Android/data/com.dropbox.android

didn't need root, didn't need to do anything in /data/system

Also didn't need to reinstall Dropbox either, it just worked first time after deleting that one folder

delete Dropbox.apk in PlayStore....without Root and download this apk here.

LINK: DOWNLOAD


https://mega.co.nz/#!N0QTnJxT!slKC0e...cbbIiL2uyZtAzM

and work fine...Please do not update the app from PlayStore!!!!!
 
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Deleting /data/system/dropbox fixed it for me. Thanks!

Edit: actually it's force closing again. It did work once though
 
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I'm on a Nexus 7 2013 with Android L and so far none of these solutions have worked The dropbox team really just needs to update their app.
 
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delete Dropbox.apk in PlayStore....without Root and download this apk here.

LINK: DOWNLOAD


https://mega.co.nz/#!N0QTnJxT!slKC0e...cbbIiL2uyZtAzM

and work fine...Please do not update the app from PlayStore!!!!!

Could you please reupload that apk? It's down...
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Deleting /data/system/dropbox fixed it for me. Thanks!

Edit: actually it's force closing again. It did work once though
Works for me until now
 
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delete Dropbox.apk in PlayStore....without Root and download this apk here.

LINK: DOWNLOAD


https://mega.co.nz/#!N0QTnJxT!slKC0e...cbbIiL2uyZtAzM

and work fine...Please do not update the app from PlayStore!!!!!
Please reup this apk.
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I tried the method in the OP a few times, but it didnt seem to work at first. Then I used QuickPic to upload some photos to dropbox, which worked like a charm. Now for some reason I am able to directly use the dropbox app itself with no problems. Not sure exactly what fixed it though. Kind of weird.

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