Company:  DEUTSCHE DWS PORTFOLIO TR ... (DFRAX)
Form Type:  485BPOS
Filing Date:  9/24/2020 
CIK:  0000088063 
Address:  875 THIRD AVENUE 
City, State, Zip:  NEW YORK, New York 10022-6225 
Telephone:  212-454-4500 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
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  FORM 485BPOS
    Investment Objective
      SHAREHOLDER FEES
      OPERATING EXPENSES
      OPERATING EXPENSES
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Additional Information About Fund Strategies and Risks
    Investment Objective
    Investing in the Fund
      SALES CHARGES
      SALES CHARGES
    How to Buy Shares
      SALES CHARGES
    Financial Highlights
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    Prospectus October 1, 2020 40 Appendix A
    Prospectus October 1, 2020 41 Appendix A
      Investment Objective
        OPERATING EXPENSES
        FUND PERFORMANCE
      Additional Information About Fund Strategies and Risks
      Investment Objective
      Investing in the Fund
        SALES CHARGES
      How to Buy and Sell Class T Shares
        SALES CHARGES
      Financial Highlights
        FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    Statement of Additional Information
      Management of the Fund
        TRUSTEE OWNERSHIP
        TRUSTEE OWNERSHIP
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
    Part I: Appendix I-B-Board Committees and Meetings
    Part I: Appendix I-C-Board Member Compensation
    Part I: Appendix I-D-Portfolio Management
      FUND PERFORMANCE
      FUND PERFORMANCE
      FUND PERFORMANCE
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Part I: Appendix I-E-Service Provider Compensation
    Part I: Appendix I-F-Sales Charges
      SALES CHARGES
    Part I: Appendix I-G-Distribution Plan Payments
      SHAREHOLDER FEES
    Part I: Appendix I-J-Securities Lending Activities
    Part I: Appendix I-K-Additional Information
    Statement of Additional Information
      Management of the Fund
        TRUSTEE OWNERSHIP
        TRUSTEE OWNERSHIP
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
    Part I: Appendix I-B-Board Committees and Meetings
    Part I: Appendix I-C-Board Member Compensation
    Part I: Appendix I-D-Portfolio Management
      FUND PERFORMANCE
      FUND PERFORMANCE
      FUND PERFORMANCE
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Part I: Appendix I-E-Service Provider Compensation
    Part I: Appendix I-F-Sales Charges
    Part I: Appendix I-G-Distribution Plan Payments
    Part I: Appendix I-J-Securities Lending Activities
    Part I: Appendix I-K-Additional Information
      Purchase and Redemption of Shares
      Part II: Appendix II-A-Board Members and Officers
        NAME AND TITLE
        NAME AND TITLE
        NAME AND TITLE
        NAME AND TITLE
      Michelle Goveia-Pine(6) (1970) Director(3), DWS; Interim AML ...
    Part II: Appendix II-B-Portfolio Management Compensation
    Part II: Appendix II-D-Financial Services Firms' Compensation
      PORTFOLIO OF INVESTMENTS
      SALES CHARGES
      SALES CHARGES
      SALES CHARGES
      SALES CHARGES
      SALES CHARGES
      SALES CHARGES
      SALES CHARGES
      SALES CHARGES
    Part II: Appendix II-H-Taxes
    Part II: Appendix II-I-Proxy Voting Policy and Guidelines
    PART C. OTHER INFORMATION
      Item 28. Exhibits
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
      Item 29. Persons Controlled by or under Common Control ...
      Item 30. Indemnification
      Item 31. Business and Other Connections of Investment Advisor
      Item 32. Principal Underwriters
        NAME AND TITLE
      Item 33. Location of Accounts and Records
      Item 34. Management Services
      Item 35. Undertakings
    SIGNATURES
    EXHIBIT INDEX
  EXHIBIT 99.G.3
  EXHIBIT 99.H.10
  EXHIBIT 99.H.11
  EXHIBIT 99.J
  EXHIBIT 99.N
  EXHIBIT 99.P.2