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Smart Sync and Migration Assistant

Smart Sync and Migration Assistant

lrossga
Explorer | Level 3

I am purchasing a new MacBook Air with the M1 chip this week and I am trying to identify any issues I might have using Apple's Migration Assistant.  On my old MacBook (mid 2014) I have activated, Smart Sync, the option to not keep the physical files on my hard drive to save space.  Will I have any problems using Smart Sync as I move everything on my MacBook (mid 2014) to the new 2020 MacBook Air using Migration Assistant?

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Re: Smart Sync and Migration Assistant

Jay
Dropboxer
Hi @lrossga, thanks for taking the time to message us!

As this is related to the Apple Migration Assistance, we wouldn't be able to provide specific information on this feature.

There is a possibility that the Dropbox desktop application won't be able to sync if the username is different to the previous machine, and there could be other incompatibilities which would prevent the app from working normally.

If you need any more info, feel free to message back.

Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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Re: Smart Sync and Migration Assistant

lrossga
Explorer | Level 3
Thanks for the response! I'm running Migration Assistant now, so I'll let you know what happens!

Thanks again!!

Re: Smart Sync and Migration Assistant

Jay
Dropboxer
No worries, keep me updated with any news!

Jay
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