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Pausing an upload on my computer - not using the desk app

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

I think it would be a really lovely and helpful feature to be ale to pause uploads of large folders of files. I don't use the Desktop app on my laptop as it's still frustrating to me and my PC and laptop are curerntly still slow and lacking in space. Would be especially helpful if I maybe quickly need the external I'm uploading from for something else, to be able to pause, unplug, do what I need to, plug back in and resume, Mosty, I need it for the planned power blackouts my country is experiencing. They are at least scheduled. So if I could pause an upload for until after the internet returns, it would be great. Else I have to start the process over.

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Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Hi there @AshleyMarie; welcome to our Community and thanks for posting your ideas! 

Your inquiry seems to echo another request we have for an option to add a time delay to syncing when working with our desktop app.

If you'd like to take a look and upvote it (by clicking on the like button) to show your interest, you can do so from this page

Let me know if you have anything to add or ask; I'll be a post away! 

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Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Hi @AshleyMarie; thanks for sharing your thoughts on this with our Community!

 

This idea is going to need a bit more support before we can share it with the team so I’ve updated the status to encourage more users to back you up! 

 

Take care and see you around! 

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