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The 3.18 version of the Nextcloud Files app for Android is out, bringing new functionalities and more than 190 fixes & improvements to the users. If your phone has not updated it yet, get the updates on Google Play or F-Droid!
📅 Calendar backup and restore
🔎 Unified search
🖇️ Sharing permission improvements
➕ More fixes and improvements
Find out more details and the full changelog of 3.18.
With this update of the Nextcloud Files app for Android, now you will be able to back up not only contacts but also your calendar!
You can control enabling or dissabling contact and calendar backup through the “settings” screen. Automating a daily backup is also possible, as well as the ability to restore the latest backup.
This way, you’ll never miss a meeting, unless you want to miss one 😉
The Files app for Android is now using unified search for finding data across applications, that means it shows results from all apps. You can search for keywords and you’ll get results not only from the Files app, but also every other app that is installed on your Nextcloud server and supports this, like the Talk messages, Deck cards and boards, Contacts etc.
Convenience on the go!
The sharing process is redesigned, allowing for more fine tuning of permissions:
Get the app to find out more!
Of course many fixes, refinements and features are being made regularly and older versions of Nextcloud are not supported. If you run an outdated, unsupported Nextcloud, the Android app will warn you of the risks. Nextcloud 16 is the oldest release that will work with this version of our app and you will get a warning if you are still running Nextcloud 18 or older.
Note that Nextcloud offers long term support for companies, as sometimes they have to use older versions. Contact our sales team for more information on this.
Note that this version of the Nextcloud Android client (version 3.18) is supported on Android 6.0 and newer. We strongly recommend private users to upgrade their Nextcloud servers.
Here’s a quick must know for you!
Nextcloud 3.17 for Android brought some really cool features to the users:
A new video player for better streaming video
Full folder upload
UI changes to overlapping avatars and a new password dialog
Find out more details and the full announcement of 3.17 here.
A big thanks go to all the awesome members of our community that regularly help us make Nextcloud better, by translating Nextcloud to other languages or reporting and fixing issues!
Would you like to contribute to our Android app too? Check out all you need to know here.
If you’d like to get more involved in testing, here’s the easiest way to help us!
We appreciate your feedback! If you’d like to share your comments with us, continue the discussion in our forums. What’s the best thing about Nextcloud Files for Android so far?