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Will moving dropbox location require a full re-sync?

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I'm wanting to move my Dropbox folder from my SSD startup to an internal 1TB HD document drive. If I use the desktop app to move the location, will it have to re-sync all of the files to the computer again, or will it just copy the files over to the other drive? 

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Re: Will moving dropbox location require a full re-sync?

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Hey there @aaronjray
 
Moving your Dropbox folder to another location shouldn’t prompt the desktop app to re-sync your contents as it’s already there, but it might do a quick check for changes. 
 
You can find more info about this and factors to keep in mind in this article.
 
Hope this helps!

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Re: Will moving dropbox location require a full re-sync?

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Dropboxer
Hey there @aaronjray
 
Moving your Dropbox folder to another location shouldn’t prompt the desktop app to re-sync your contents as it’s already there, but it might do a quick check for changes. 
 
You can find more info about this and factors to keep in mind in this article.
 
Hope this helps!

Lusil
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
https://dropbox.com/support


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