Simple Text - w Dropbox sync

Contains adsIn-app purchases
69 reviews
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About this app

Note taking app with folder structure and synchronization with Dropbox account.

Key features:
- two-way sync
- plain text format
- app can be used offline

Additional features:
- save selected text (i.e. from web browser) directly into note*
- customizable text editor, fonts, themes and sync settings

* this feature requires API 23 (Android Marshmallow) or later

There are no full screen pop-up adds. There is an add bar, which can be removed by purchasing full version.

More detailed description:
Sync works two-way, thus you can edit text files from your Dropbox folder on PC or other devices. App reads and writes files in plain text format (default .txt).
App can be used offline. Changes are locally stored and synchronized later via background service or sync on demand.
On newer devices (API > 23) app offers an option to save text selection directly into a note.
Text editor offers undo / redo and is highly customizable.

Internet access permission is required for synchronization purposes with your Dropbox account. Should the app crash, the app will also ask for the permission to send a
crash log via Crashlytics tool (Crashlytics is owned and operated by Google inc.).

Other permissions are required for background sync, which can be turned off.

The developer is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with Dropbox Inc.

Happy note taking experience :)
Updated on
Aug 3, 2022

Data safety

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App activity and App info and performance
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
69 reviews
Juston Dean
March 20, 2023
edit on 3-19-2023 wow, can't believe it's been three years using this app. I'm reducing my rating because the search function is still sub-par. Please spend some time improving the search function within a document. I keep notes and need to search for keywords within them constantly. Searching for a word doesn't take me to the word. I still have to scroll down to find it. original was on 10-8-2020 Text editor with Dropbox sync. Have bought the license.
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Amos Bieler
November 20, 2022
An overall solid, useful app. It works well, and the ads are unobtrusive. One major deficiency lies in the handling of rich text. Given that the goal is a simple, text-only notepad, pasting formatted text (e.g. copied from a website) should strip out the formatting. It is odd that such a common use-case has been overlooked. EDIT: The author claims inability to replicate the above, so it remains unfixed. Now, another bug has shown up: the editor does not accept the “tab” character.
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Time Tools
March 5, 2022
Hi. Please provide the website (& ideally a screenshot video) to I cannot reproduce the issue you're describing on OnePlus6 with Android11 and I tried various websites. I'm happy to look into it once I get more details. Kind regards, Jure
Felipe Vogel
August 9, 2020
I love this! I use it to edit my to-do list, shopping list, and reading list on the go. I've tried MANY cloud-syncing plain text editors for Android. This is hands-down the best choice if you're looking for a simple, reliable text editor and without a bunch of clutter from code editing features. (Why would you want to do that on mobile, anyway?)
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What's new

Added support for refresh tokens, so that the user is not required to re-authenticate each session.