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Is it safe to clear Cache while syncing

Is it safe to clear Cache while syncing

Torgeir Ryssevik
New member | Level 2

I read on costumer support that the cache folder is used as a staging area for down/uplading files. Does this mean that clearing the cache folder might result in me losing the files that are currently being synced? 

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Re: Is it safe to clear Cache while syncing

Lusil
Dropboxer
Hey @Torgeir Ryssevik, thanks for posting your question here. 

You are right, the cache folder is generally a staging area for downloading and uploading files, but that shouldn't result in any data loss. 

If you are missing files, you can recover them by following these steps

Have a look through them and let me know if you have any other questions, cheers!

Lusil
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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Re: Is it safe to clear Cache while syncing

Lusil
Dropboxer
Hey @Torgeir Ryssevik, thanks for posting your question here. 

You are right, the cache folder is generally a staging area for downloading and uploading files, but that shouldn't result in any data loss. 

If you are missing files, you can recover them by following these steps

Have a look through them and let me know if you have any other questions, cheers!

Lusil
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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:arrows_counterclockwise: Still stuck? Ask me a question!
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