A file preview allows you to view, comment on, and share files without downloading them. You can also edit PDFs and images while previewing them. Learn more about editing PDFs in Dropbox.
To preview a file on dropbox.com or the mobile app, click the name of the file. There you can preview your file, download, share, and view or tag people in the comments.
Depending on the file type, you may also be able to edit the file or add a signature.
While previewing files within a folder, you can navigate between them by tapping the arrows on your keyboard or by clicking the arrows at the top of the screen on dropbox.com, or by swiping left or right on the Dropbox mobile app for iOS.
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Why am I only seeing the first page of my file?
If you’re trying to preview one of the following file types, you’ll only be able to preview the first page or frame of your file. You’ll be able to see the rest of the pages if you download and open the file.
Why is the date uploaded on my file more recent than the date modified?
Dropbox preserves the date your file was modified when you upload it through the Dropbox desktop app. For example, this can happen if you last modified a file 3 months ago but uploaded it yesterday.