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How to know if LAN Sync is working?

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My two computers are connected to the same wifi local network, but the synchronization seems still to be very slow. How can I be sure that the LAN syncing is used, and not the synchronization via Internet?

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Re: How to know if LAN Sync is working?


Hello @ab26 - welcome to the Dropbox family and thanks for posting your first question!

While there's no direct indicator, Dropbox needs to maintain a connection to the Internet in order to determine when to sync while in order to take advantage of LAN sync, all computers need to be connected to a LAN and the Internet at the same time.

I hope this helps and please let me know if you have any additional questions. 

PS: You can speed the syncing process up by changing your bandwidth settings, if needed. 


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