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Re: Smart Sync

What can Smart Sync do?

Ed
Dropboxer

Smart Sync will allow users to free up hard disk space and revolutionize the way content is stored and recalled. Smart Sync will not replace Selective Sync but instead will run in parallel to it, giving similar end results with dramatically increased functionality.

 
How does it work?
You can right click on a file or folder and choose to remove the local copy by selecting Online-only”.
 
Who can use it?
Smart Sync is available to Dropbox Business and Professional plans.
 

 

If you have any questions or feedback about Smart Sync, please comment below.

 

 

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Re: Smart Sync

Matthew B.2
Dropboxer

Thanks for all your feedback, folks - I'm excited to see all the interest in Smart Sync 😃 

 

We're just getting started with Smart Sync, and we're actively looking into bringing Smart Sync to individuals in the future. We'll share more info as we have it.

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Re: Smart Sync

thewellington
Helpful | Level 6

This feature shoudl be available to Dropbox Pro users as well.

Re: Smart Sync

pnpbot
New member | Level 2

Agree. We are a small team of two and both have just the Pro plan. This would save us a lot of troubles since we work as photographers.

Re: Smart Sync

adworldtrip
Explorer | Level 4

Been looking forward to the smart sync (aka project infinite) since it was first rumoured... disappointed it's business only and the minimum user accounts are 5... As a small design studio of 3 people, it seems like a cash grab to charge for 5 users... Is it really that difficult to make it pay per user with increments of one user at a time? We have no intentions of expanding our staff any time soon.

 

Please make smart sync available to Pro users.

Re: Smart Sync

cipher
Explorer | Level 4
i pay for 2 pro accounts for personal use, smart sync would really save alot of hassle. very surprised it wasn't announced for pro accounts too..

Re: Smart Sync

brettman
Explorer | Level 4
I agree 100%.

While it would ideally be free, I must admit that I would pay another $2-$4 per month for this feature alone. At a minimum, it should be offered as an add-on for those of us who pay for Pro accounts.

Part of the argument for "free" is that this creates a strong lock in effect by enabling small(er) capacity machines and more Dropbox cloud storage. I might soon be posting here asking for a 2TB Pro account upgrade, for which I would certainly be willing to pay.

Re: Smart Sync

caolho
Helpful | Level 5

C'mon Dropbox. Do not let your loyal pro users down. Smart sync is exactly what people with 128 or 256 GB notebooks need, and you know that 🙂

 

For me does not make any sense do not include it as a tool for the pro users. Actually that is basically what we already have using the dropbox app for our smartphones.

 

You still have time to turn things around 🙂

 

 

Rif.: Smart Sync

Fabio L.
Collaborator | Level 10
Definitely paying Pro users should be able to use Smart Sync.

Re: Smart Sync

Cory N.
New member | Level 2

Please Please make this available to DropBox Pro users asap!!

 

Thanks, Cory

Re: Smart Sync

ZacharyCole
Explorer | Level 4

Don't leave us paying pro users behind! Smart Sync for a small team of 2 or more is a must! Pretty dissapointing that the feature is limited to the business plans which is a minumum of 5. 

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