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Large Files Not able to be uploaded

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Hi ,

I have 1TB of space on dropbox of which i have used 3GB.  I have spent 3 days unsuccesfuly trying to up load a large video file (700Mb).  Each time i get an error saying connection dropped.  My upload speed isn't great, about 1Mb.sec.  But i've had worse while vacationing in Europe last year and the files alwas uploaded.

I have no issues uploading the file to Onedrive and google drive today. So the issue is with dropbox.  How can i resole this ?  The is no point paying fo a service i cant use for the one thing i need it for.




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Re: Large Files Not able to be uploaded


Hey there Erick - sorry to hear about this.

First off, I have to ask, have you tried any other browser other than the one you used already? An incognito window ( for Chrome) or private browsing mode ( for Mozilla Firefox and Safari) maybe? I'd also clear my browser's cache in this case - it might do the trick for you so give it a go as well please.

If you still get the error you mentioned, please send me a screenshot so I can have a visual as well. 

In addition, if I were you, I would also reboot my computer and my router too since sometimes resetting or retrying your connection gets you a different route and better speeds (which is out of our control). 

Alternatively you can use our desktop application to upload these files (simply by moving/copying them into your Dropbox Folder). The desktop application can handle any number of files so this should work for you if all of my previous suggestions prove fruitless. 

In any case, please keep me posted @ericktreetops!


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