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Can we have the option to choose when a file will become Smart Synced?

Can we have the option to choose when a file will become Smart Synced?

707fan
New member | Level 2

I suggest that the user can have the option to defines when to place the folder and/or file(s) in the smart sync modus.

For example: 1/ immediately: 2/ after one month inactivity or 3/ a user-specified period.

This is just a suggestion.  

Looking forward to what you think about this.

5 Comments
Lusil
Dropboxer

This idea is going to need a bit more support before we share your suggestion with our team. 

 

We’ve updated the status to encourage more users to back you up!

Status changed to: Needs more votes
filippoferracin
Explorer | Level 3

Hi, after hearing your support, we have found that when we use the smart sync mode in the windows client, the local files that are downloaded to be opened go back to being online only after 180 days.
It would be nice, in our view, to be able to decide how long the files are kept locally.
Thanks

Hannah
Dropboxer

Hey @filippoferracin, I just moved your post to this thread, which is pretty much the same idea, so make sure to upvote it!

tokejepsen
Helpful | Level 5

When cleaning up files that are not use often, the current time scale is a few months according to the documentation (3 months according to support).

It would be great to be able to lower this time scale. Even just having a default of 30 days rather than months.

Walter
Dropboxer

Thank you for your idea, while we can’t take every idea forward we do regularly re-review and will update you if anything changes!

Status changed to: Not for right now