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Cross platform automatic backup

Cross platform automatic backup

gbvoris49
Explorer | Level 3
Android, iPhone, Win10 and Mint linux.
I use all 4 and have several files I need in sync on all 4.
Is there a practical way to use Drop Box for this, or am I better off using separate backup systems and manually syncing them?
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Re: Cross platform automatic backup

Megan
Dropboxer
Hi @gbvoris49, thanks for posting your question here!

Provided you're using the same Dropbox account on all devices and the Dropbox app installed on them, the files should be syncing without an issue. 

All you have to do is link your account there, and add your content. 

Once you do so, the files should be accessible from one device, to the other.

I hope this clarifies.

Megan
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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Re: Cross platform automatic backup

gbvoris49
Explorer | Level 3
Does this also sync the files for off line use?
I spend a lot of time in areas with very limited cellular data so most of my access is to local network o ly. My i12 goes to town with me and is my primary device. The other devices need to sync to it, if possible.

Re: Cross platform automatic backup

Megan
Dropboxer
Thanks for the rapid response, @gbvoris49

Content won't sync back or to the device while offline.

However, once you get back on track and find a connection, everything should be updated. 

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