Android Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Feature Requests
Here you can find some of the most frequently asked questions about the ownCloud Android app.
Minimum ownCloud Server Version
ownCloud Android app 2.15 has minimum requirement of ownCloud server 10.0 or later.
ownCloud Android app 2.9 has minimum requirement ownCloud server 9.0 or later.
Check this post in the community forum how to install older versions.
Minimum Android Version
ownCloud Android app 2.15 and higher has a minimum requirement of Android 5.0 or later. Check this post in the community forum how to install older versions.
Login With TOTP and Other 2FA
ownCloud server must have the OAuth2 app installed, configured, and enabled to use Two-Factor Authentication. Please contact your ownCloud administrator for more details.
Detect and Upload Changes From Local File System
Local changes get recognized and uploaded when you add files inside the app, or a 3rd party app sends a file to the ownCloud app, or a 3rd party app adds/edits files via the document provider.
Prevent Direct Access to Local Sync Directory
Starting with app version 2.19, ownCloud has made the transition to switch to Scoped Storage. 3rd party apps can access files only via the document provider mechanism. See Physical Location of User Files for more details.
Store Local Sync Directory on SD Card
This feature is not on the roadmap of the ownCloud Android app.
Missing Translations or Translation Bugs
You can help translate in your language or fix a bug.
We use Transifex for translations. Please register here for an account and join the global community.
Testing New Features
Use this link to join the beta program on Android.