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Will dropbox backup local files on my hard drive?

Will dropbox backup local files on my hard drive?

BHoffman
New member | Level 2

I'm moving over from Onedrive because, Onedrive has decide to randomly delete files, causing me to lose at least a year's worth of work.  I have some files that I need to keep local, but I also need a reliable backup because those files change fairly often.  This worked on Onedrive until recently and I want to make sure Dropbox will work the way I need it to. 

 

Most of my stuff I'm fine with it being in the cloud, it's not important and I'm ok with storing that stuff online only.  My most important files need to be local but also need to be backed up.  I hope that makes sense.   Will Dropbox work for me like this?

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Re: Will dropbox backup local files on my hard drive?

Jay
Dropboxer
Hi @BHoffman, thanks for contacting us!

Are you trying to backup more files on your account, or just files on your Dropbox folder?

If you need files to be online-only, then you'll need a paid account to use Smart Sync.

If you need any more details, feel free to message back!

Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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