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Can I use selective sync on Windows 8?

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New member | Level 2

Hi, I am a big Dropbox fan.  My computer is running out of space on its data drive.  I tried to find the "Selective Sync" feature as described in your help file on the Dropbox file in my computer but was unable to even find my settings for the folder in the upper right as described.  After several attempts at a work around, I stopped when I almost deleted a valuable file.  It looks like "Selective Sync" isn't supported on my version of Windows.  Please say it ain't so!

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Re: Selective Sync on Windows 8

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Hi there @Pwaldner, thanks for reaching out to us - I'd be more than happy to help!

Since selective sync is available to all Dropbox accounts and you can use the desktop app on Windows 8, let me assure you: it ain't so. 

You can access your desktop app's settings by clicking on the Dropbox icon that's next to your computer's clock. From there, follow these steps on how to turn selective sync on. 

If you get stuck at any point in time or you have any other questions, just give me a shout. Cheers!


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Re: Selective Sync on Windows 8

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Hi there @Pwaldner, thanks for reaching out to us - I'd be more than happy to help!

Since selective sync is available to all Dropbox accounts and you can use the desktop app on Windows 8, let me assure you: it ain't so. 

You can access your desktop app's settings by clicking on the Dropbox icon that's next to your computer's clock. From there, follow these steps on how to turn selective sync on. 

If you get stuck at any point in time or you have any other questions, just give me a shout. Cheers!


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Re: Selective Sync on Windows 8

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Fantastic!  It ain't so!  Thank you very much.  If you were here, I'd buy you a beer!

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Re: Selective Sync on Windows 8

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Cheers to that, @Pwaldner!

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