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How does the Dropbox app determine when a file needs to be synced/updated?

How does the Dropbox app determine when a file needs to be synced/updated?

Frank P E.
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Hello --- does anyone  know how  the sync process works?   does it used the date/time/size of the file or the file content to check to see if the file in question has to be synced? 

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Re: How does the Dropbox app determine when a file needs to be synced/updated?

Rich
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@Frank P E. wrote:

does anyone  know how  the sync process works?   does it used the date/time/size of the file or the file content to check to see if the file in question has to be synced? 

Content. Date and time don't mean anything.

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