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Detailed sync progress?

Detailed sync progress?

nathank9000
Explorer | Level 4

Is there any way to see exactly which files Dropbox is working on?

 

I have issues with sync APPEARING to be progressing, but nothing happens, even hours or an entire day later.

 

I would love to see which files are still in the queue, what the current progress is, bandwidth used, and remaining size to sync.

 

It sucks to wait and wait and not even know what's going on.

 

I understand that there's a current trend, driven by the general dumbing-down of everything, to reduce ALL displays to a twirling circle, without any numbers (because numbers scare people?), but seriously, for those of us who are using your software for actual work - can we PLEASE TURN THE NUMBERS BACK ON?

 

Are there any options within DB or 3rd-party solutions?

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Nancy
Dropbox Staff

Thanks for posting on our forum today, @nathank9000!

 

If you click on the Dropbox icon in your system tray/menu bar, are you able to see a “Sync history” tab near the top?

 

If you click there, you should be seeing more details on the files/folders that are currently syncing. 

 

Please give that a go, and let me know how it goes.


Nancy
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nathank9000
Explorer | Level 4
Yes, I can see "sync progress", but:

1.) It's not detailed enough.
2.) If it gets stuck, there's no indication of it.

Why can't I see something like:

347 files in queue
16.32 GB total
Status: uploading
Speed: 5.2 MB/second
Estimated time at current speed: 2 hours 17 minutes

And if the speed drops to 0, I know something is wrong.

Hannah
Dropbox Staff

Thanks for your feedback about this, @nathank9000.

 

I'll make sure to pass your comments along to our team, since this is currently not something that's available.

 

If you need anything else, please let us know.


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