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sync foldeIrs to dropbox and keep them in my current computer path

sync foldeIrs to dropbox and keep them in my current computer path

kylefoley76
Explorer | Level 3

i want my folders to my automatically backed up with dropbox but i want to keep my folders where they are on my desktop computer.  I don't want to have to move them into the dropbox folder on my desktop.  whenever i try to synx folders with dropbox i have to move them out of the current path that they are in.  i don't want that. i just want to tell dropbox what folders to sync and where they are on my computer.

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Re: sync foldeIrs to dropbox and keep them in my current computer path

Lori
Dropboxer

Hey @kylefoley76, I hope you're having a great day! 

 

You can sync some paths, such as “Desktop”, “Documents” and “Downloads” to Dropbox, using the Computer Backup feature. Any changes you make to those folders on your computer or in Dropbox will continuously mirror to both.

 

You can check more details here!

 

If you have any more questions on how this works, I am here!


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Re: sync foldeIrs to dropbox and keep them in my current computer path

kylefoley76
Explorer | Level 3

Your link which says 'here' is not working.

Re: sync foldeIrs to dropbox and keep them in my current computer path

Walter
Dropboxer

Hey @kylefoley76, thanks for flagging this with us!

 

I've amended the link and it should be working now. 

 

Let us know of any updates!


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Re: sync foldeIrs to dropbox and keep them in my current computer path

kylefoley76
Explorer | Level 3

I can only backup large folders such as documents, desktop or downloads.  I can't backup subfolders of those large folders.

Re: sync foldeIrs to dropbox and keep them in my current computer path

Lori
Dropboxer
Hey @kylefoley76, you can backup paths like Documents, Desktop, or Downloads and their sub-folders. 

However, at the moment you wouldn't be able to backup the sub-folders alone. 

Why don't you share this idea with us here? This board allows you to post new ideas or add your vote to existing ideas from other users.

Let me know if you need anything else!

Cheers!

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