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Adding folders not on c:\ drive

Adding folders not on c:\ drive

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So I have a large folder ~250GB I would like to add to my Drop Box. Problem is, it's not on my C:confused face: drive (Windows 10) and my C:confused face: does not have enough space to move the folder into C:confused face:
Dropbox is already installed on C:confused face:Dropbox and I have files synced.

Is there any way to selectively add folders from a different drive from where Dropbox is installed?

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Re: Adding folders not on c:\ drive


Hey there @Malthasian, thanks for reaching out!



Since this is a rather large folder, I might suggest adding the content to Dropbox in batches.


If you create a new empty folder (with the parent name) in the Dropbox folder, you can copy over a few subfolders at a time (depending on how much space you have free).


Once you've added one or a few subfolders, you'd then need to allow the app to sync and upload the files to your account.


When the app is showing "up to date", you can then use selective sync to remove the folders locally from your computer to free up the space.


You can then repeat the process and add a few more subfolders. Would this do the trick for you?


Looking forward to hearing from you!


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