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Can I backup more than docs, downloads desktop on Mac

Can I backup more than docs, downloads desktop on Mac

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I want to back up my Music folder as well using the new backup feature that is used fo rthe docs and downloads folder but it doesn't seem like I can add this folder. It seems my only option is to move my Music folder inside of Dropbox folder which I prefer not to do. Are there other options? 

 

 

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Re: Can I backup more than docs, downloads desktop on Mac

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Hey there @WaveJockey, I hope you're having a good day so far!

 

The backup feature only allows you to sync the Desktop, Downloads and Documents folders. To sync your Music folder, you would need to either move it to the Dropbox folder or one of the folders you might choose to backup.

 

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any questions!


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Hi 

 

Is there any way I can use the Backup function on folders other than desktop, downloads and documents? I have all my music and pictures on external drives and would like to back them up to Dropbox automatically when I add files to them.

 

Thanks

Re: Can I backup more than docs, downloads desktop on Mac

Dropboxer

Thanks for posting here @jonbartlett!

 

I've just moved your post here as it seems you have a similar question to the OP. Please check out my post above for some more info on this.

 

Keep me posted with any questions!


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Re: Can I backup more than docs, downloads desktop on Mac

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On my Windows 10 machine, I only see option to backup Desktop, Documents, and Pictures folders. Why don’t I see an option to backup Download folder?

Re: Can I backup more than docs, downloads desktop on Mac

Dropboxer

Hey again @noideawhat!

 

Would you mind sending along a screenshot of the folders that you see when you try setting up the backup?

 

Also, please let me know which version of the app you have installed, which you can see by hovering over the Dropbox icon in your system tray.

 

Keep me posted!


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