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Is there a way to limit sync iterations or set a file to sync at a certain time?

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I have a 168mb file that I update and close multiple times a day.  Sync is eating through my bandwidth.  Is there a way to set a file to only sync once a day at a given time?

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Re: Limit Sync Iterations

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Hey @terry200, welcome to the Dropbox Community! 
 
There isn’t currently a way to schedule syncing within the app settings. However, if you’re working on this file on a daily basis, you could save it elsewhere on your pc temporarily & place it in the Dropbox folder once you’ve finished editing. 
 
You can also disable Dropbox from launching automatically on startup if you’d like to save bandwidth &/or adjust your Sync speed through Preferences. 
 
Please let me know how my tips work for you when you have some spare time. Thanks! 
 
 
This thread is closed due to inactivity. Please feel free to create a new topic here. 

 


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