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How to choose which folder to sync in windows:

How to choose which folder to sync in windows:

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Ok, dropbox gives the options to sync ONLY 

- Documents

- Downloads

- forgot

 

I would like to choose a folder/directory in one of my drives, and have dropbox sync it to cloud exactly as I see it on my local drive.

This should have been an extremely easy/simple step, however, I have not been able to figures this out.

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Re: How to choose which folder to sync in windows:

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@mastergy wrote:

I would like to choose a folder/directory in one of my drives, and have dropbox sync it to cloud exactly as I see it on my local drive.


The automatic computer backup feature only supports the Desktop, Documents and Downloads folders. Outside of those folders (which actually get moved into the Dropbox folder anyway), Dropbox only syncs the items located within the Dropbox folder.

 

If you have another folder you want to sync to your account online, you'll need to move it to the local Dropbox folder on your computer.

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