Nextcloud Files for desktop, Android and iOS introducing support for Nextcloud Hub II features and more major improvements!

At a digital event streamed worldwide, the Nextcloud team introduced the availability of Nextcloud Hub II, the third major product launch this year and the 23rd major software release. This event brings major releases for all Nextcloud clients as well!

Nextcloud Hub II brings a wide range of improvements for both private users and enterprises. Check the Nextcloud Hub II announcement here if you want to read that one first.

🆕 What’s new?

The Nextcloud desktop, Android and iOS clients coming with this release come with support for Unified Search, User Profiles and User Status on all platforms.

🖥️ Nextcloud desktop client (for Linux, Windows, macOS)

The Desktop Client now supports End-to-end encryption with the Virtual File System on Windows and introduced a dialog to resolve file name issues. Various user interface improvements including an enhanced activity dialog with file activity and sync status/progress as well as support for directly sharing files to a Talk conversation or email address complement the Desktop Client release.


  • Profile page support (Nextcloud 23)
  • Bulk upload
  • Set user status
  • File activity dialog
  • Sharing feature improvements
  • Unified search
  • Main dialog imrovements (progress bar during sync etc)
  • Native Apple M1 support
share enhancements
share enhancements

🍏 Nextcloud Files for iOS:

The iOS app comes with native media integration and picture-in-picture.


  • Automatic delete for old files
  • Chunking mode improvements
  • PDF Viewer improvements
  • New internal video viewer
  • Improved zooming for the internal image viewer
  • New progress indicator
  • Combined Activity View (MESSAGE + ACTIVITY)
  • Profile Menu for Nextcloud 23

📱 Nextcloud Files for Android

The Android app also introduces calendar backup/restore and an improved video player for streaming.


  • Calendar backup and restore
  • Unified search
  • Sharing permission improvements
  • More fixes and improvements

Technical details and compatibility:

iOS client

  • Technical details and compatibility:
  • Latest version: Nextcloud 4.1 for iOS
  • iOS version: 11.0 or newer
  • Nextcloud server version: 14 or newer
  • Devices: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch
  • Community support: get help
  • Enterprise support: contact our sales team here
  • Contribute: report issues here

Android client:

  • Latest version: Nextcloud 3.19 for Android
  • Android version: 5.0 or newer
  • Nextcloud server version: 16 or newer
  • Devices: all Android devices
  • Enterprise support: contact our sales team here
  • Community support: get help here
  • Contribute: report issues here

Thank you 🙇 to our amazing community!

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!

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