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I want to sync my files at work computer and home computer so I can work at both places

Explorer | Level 3

I am using a laptop at office and home.

But it is heavy so I am looking for another way to work at both work place and home. 

I thought of using external hard drive but I think it might get lost or broken.

So I have a question.

I have all my work files in one folder 

If I move the folder into my dropbox at work computer and install dropbox at home computer and both local sync,

then can I work at both place properly?

Thanks!

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Re: I want to sync my files at work computer and home computer so I can work at both places

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Hello @imviolettree - happy Monday!

Based on your description, I'd say what you want to accomplish is easy enough. Just download and install our desktop app on both devices while making sure you're signing into the same account.

Syncing across your linked devices is one of our core features after all   

For more information you can take a look here: 

https://help.dropbox.com/installs-integrations/sync-uploads/sync-overview 

Let me know if you have any questions; I'll be glad to follow up. 



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Re: I want to sync my files at work computer and home computer so I can work at both places

Explorer | Level 3

Hi, I know it is late but Thanks!

I have one more question.

Do you think it is safe to use smart sync for me?

 

I want to know how other people use it.

 

 

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Re: I want to sync my files at work computer and home computer so I can work at both places

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While I won't be able to suggest or advise on this as this is entirely up to you and depends on your current needs, I'll leave this thread open so other users can chime in @imviolettree.

In the meantime, you can use our Community's search function to look up how other users are utilizing our Smart Sync feature within their work-flow. 

Let me know if you have any additional questions for me! 



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