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How to know what files are being synced?

How to know what files are being synced?

juntjoo
Helpful | Level 6

it says "2 files being synced X minutes left" or something to that effect.  And there's "notifications" and "recent files" but no indication of what's being worked on.

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Re: How to know what files are being synced?

Rich
Super User II
Any files currently syncing will have the blue Syncing icon overlay on them. There is no list of currently syncing files.

https://www.dropbox.com/help/406

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Re: How to know what files are being synced?

Rich
Super User II
Any files currently syncing will have the blue Syncing icon overlay on them. There is no list of currently syncing files.

https://www.dropbox.com/help/406

Re: How to know what files are being synced?

juntjoo
Helpful | Level 6

oh. thanks

Re: How to know what files are being synced?

jpsumida
New member | Level 2

It would be immensely helpful to know which files are currently being synced, especially when there are a large number for data files.

Re: How to know what files are being synced?

Tom H.
Super User

The files are broken up into 4 MB chunks (as they are called), indexed or categorized, then uploaded to the servers. So any files having the blue syncing icon are in fact sycning, or being prepared to sync. They are also uploaded smallest to largest. 

 

https://www.dropbox.com/help/406

 

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