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Memory Allocation

pbaum
New member | Level 2

I have drop box setup for smart sync files - but space is allocatd on my hard-drive for these files even though they are setup for "on-line" only.  Some of these files were only viewed once and not again - I'd like to remove them or any lyncs from my hard drive.  I have a Mac Book Air. 

 

Thanks. 

Pat

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Re: Memory Allocation

Walter
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Hi @pbaum; thanks for using Dropbox and welcome to our Community!

 

If the files or folders have been set to 'Online Only' through our Smart Sync feature, they shouldn't be taking up space on your hard drive. 

 

Therefore, can you please send me a screenshot of where exactly you're spotting this so I can have a better look into this?

 

While we're at it, is the desktop app showing 'up to date' in your menu bar or still syncing? 

 

Let me know what you find, Pat. 

 


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Re: Memory Allocation

pbaum
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I received a comment from Tech Support of Drop Box directly and they showed me where to turn on the "sync for mac" setting on Dropbox.com.  That was what I was missing. 

 

Thank you for your help

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