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Which files are copied to Camera Uploads?

thormj New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

Can you allow arbitrary folders (or links) on the phone?

I'd like to put files from CamScanner (and WaterCam and...) into my Camera Uploads folder (preferably Camera Uploads\CamScanner, but if they just go into Camer Uploads, I'll be happy.)...


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Re: Which files are copied to Camera Uploads?


Welcome to the Dropbox Community @thormj!

Currently, only photos within your camera roll will be uploaded into Dropbox with the camera uploads feature. Also, it's not currently possible to upload automatically into a subfolder of the camera uploads folder directly either.

So to clarify, you would only be able to upload directly into the camera uploads folder, but not a subfolder. If you want to upload images that are not within the camera roll, then you will have to either manually move them into the camera roll or use a third-party app to assist. Perhaps you could take a look at this thread here for the suggestion?

I hope this helps, please do let me know if you have any other questions - thanks!

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