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How do I stop my android phone automatically synching all my photos?

How do I stop my android phone automatically synching all my photos?

Dominica
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Re: How do I stop my android phone automatically synching all my photos?

Zed
Dropboxer

Hey @Dominica,

 

Here's how to disable Camera Uploads for your Android device:

 

  1. Open the Dropbox app.
  2. Tap the menu button.
  3. Tap the gear icon (or Settings, on older versions of the app).
  4. Scroll to the Camera Upload section.
  5. Toggle to Turn off Camera Upload.

 

When you don't have camera uploads enabled, you can manually add photos to your Dropbox.

 

    1. Open the Dropbox app.
    2. Open the Dropbox folder where you'd like to store your photos.
    3. Tap the + (plus) icon at the bottom of your screen.
    4. Choose Upload photos or videos.
    5. Find the files you want to upload, and tap to select them for upload.
      • A check mark indicates the file has been selected
    6. Tap the folder icon, and select where you'd like the files to be added.
    7. Tap Set location.
    8. Tap Upload.

 

Thanks!




Zed
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Re: How do I stop my android phone automatically synching all my photos?

Zed
Dropboxer

Hey @Dominica,

 

Here's how to disable Camera Uploads for your Android device:

 

  1. Open the Dropbox app.
  2. Tap the menu button.
  3. Tap the gear icon (or Settings, on older versions of the app).
  4. Scroll to the Camera Upload section.
  5. Toggle to Turn off Camera Upload.

 

When you don't have camera uploads enabled, you can manually add photos to your Dropbox.

 

    1. Open the Dropbox app.
    2. Open the Dropbox folder where you'd like to store your photos.
    3. Tap the + (plus) icon at the bottom of your screen.
    4. Choose Upload photos or videos.
    5. Find the files you want to upload, and tap to select them for upload.
      • A check mark indicates the file has been selected
    6. Tap the folder icon, and select where you'd like the files to be added.
    7. Tap Set location.
    8. Tap Upload.

 

Thanks!




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


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Re: How do I stop my android phone automatically synching all my photos?

Dominica
New member | Level 2

@Zed wrote:

Hey @Dominica,

 

Here's how to disable Camera Uploads for your Android device:

 

  1. Open the Dropbox app.
  2. Tap the menu button.
  3. Tap the gear icon (or Settings, on older versions of the app).
  4. Scroll to the Camera Upload section.
  5. Toggle to Turn off Camera Upload.

 

When you don't have camera uploads enabled, you can manually add photos to your Dropbox.

 

    1. Open the Dropbox app.
    2. Open the Dropbox folder where you'd like to store your photos.
    3. Tap the + (plus) icon at the bottom of your screen.
    4. Choose Upload photos or videos.
    5. Find the files you want to upload, and tap to select them for upload.
      • A check mark indicates the file has been selected
    6. Tap the folder icon, and select where you'd like the files to be added.
    7. Tap Set location.
    8. Tap Upload.

 

Thanks!


That worked great thanks - the key piece of information being to get to the menu usingthe gear wheel!

Re: How do I stop my android phone automatically synching all my photos?

Ed
Dropboxer

Hi @Dominica

 

Would you mind taking a minute of your time to fill out a survey sharing your experience using our Dropbox Community? You can access the survey here: http://bit.ly/2lNKIxT

 

Thank you!




Ed G
Community Manager @ Dropbox
https://dropbox.com/support


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