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Beginning to use Selective Sync


Selective Sync is a helpful Dropbox feature that lets you choose which folder you'd like synced with your computer and which you'd like stored only online. You'll still be able to access all of your data from the Dropbox website when you need to, but now you'll have some extra room on your computer's hard drive. For more info, check out: Selective Sync in the Dropbox Guide and Saving Hard Drive Space with Dropbox

How does Selective Sync help your workflows? Do you have any related advice for new people using Dropbox?
Also, feel free to ask questions about Selective Sync and we'll be happy to help!

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Re: Beginning to use Selective Sync

My Tip:

Please make sure your data has FULLY UPLOADED to Dropbox (signalled with a green tick!) before you activate Selective Sync or you could lose data. 


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Re: Beginning to use Selective Sync

Great tip, @Mark! Thank you for sharing. 

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