AccountEdge: New Dropbox API

Frequently Asked Questions

This is an important update which supports the latest Dropbox API. It is important to update to this version for continued use of AccountEdge Mobile. Dropbox API is used for syncing between your mobile and desktop app.

API (Application Programming Interface) controls how different applications and services such as AccountEdge and Dropbox interact. Dropbox have made improvements to their API and have released a new version. The API controls how AccountEdge logs into Dropbox.

Dropbox are currently supporting existing users on the older version of their API but this support will end at the end of April 2013. New users of Dropbox will now use the new API which is supported by the AccountEdge updates.

Yes your desktop version of AccountEdge also requires an update as it also connects to Dropbox using the Dropbox API. If you don’t update your desktop version it won’t sync with Dropbox.

If you wish to continue to use AccountEdge Mobile you should update your device to use AccountEdge Mobile v2.1 and also update your desktop version of AccountEdge to v12.1 (AU 16.5.1).

An update is available for AccountEdge Pro and Network v12 and AccountEdge Basic v1. Login into your my.myob account to access the update.

AccountEdge v11 is not being updated. If you use AccountEdge v11 with AccountEdge Mobile you should upgrade to AccountEdge v12. The easiest way to ensure access to all upgrades is to become a member of MYOB businesSUPPORT for AccountEdge.