Hello, when I edit a photo in iOs 12.2, both the original and edited photo are uploaded to Dropbox, but I only want the edited photo to upload. In the past, only the edited photo was uploaded and so now, I have two versions of every picture that I edit uploaded, and I do not want this. I already have "optimize iPhone storage" selected and only see the edited photo within the iPhone photo app.
I see that others have the opposite problem - only the edited or only the unedited photos upload. My case is that BOTH are uploading and I only want the edited photo uploaded to Dropbox.
Thank you very much.
Hey there @anonymous - how are you today?
Note that when camera uploads looks to upload new photos on your iOS device(s), it will now upload the edited image (filters like Portrait, etc) along with the original.
In that case, I'd suggest applying the filters you'd like on your photos after you've uploaded them to your account through our automatic camera uploads feature as this would be the way to go to prevent both files (the original along with the edited one) from uploading to your account.
I hope this helps and please let me know if you have any more questions.
Dear Walter, thank you very much, it does indeed help. It looks like there isn't a way to prevent Dropbox from uploading both pictures if the editing takes place before the camera upload, which is okay now that I understand this, thanks to your explanation.
Thanks for your feedback on this @hellotishakitty - I'll make sure to pass your comments on to our dev team for future consideration.
If you have anything to add or ask in the meantime, don't hesitate to let me know; I'm only a post away.
Yes! Seconded. This new feature is super annoying and I don't want it. Please just upload what I have in my camera roll, not every single version. Nobody wants to edit their photos in Dropbox.
Dropbox is for storage, not editing. I want to store or keep what I consider my final photo. It is taking TWICE as long to upload both when I only want one version. Giving users an option of which, or both, is desired, including loading the ORIGINAL when there is no edited version of that photo.
Adding to what everyone has said, my dropbox app on my phone is now syncing double of ALL photos. It is saying one is "original" and one is "edited". But none of these photos have been edited, they are all the just plain original photo. So now I have thousands of duplicated photos showing up.
Is this just an app glitch? Should I stop uploading and wait?
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