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Is Backing up my Android Device to the Cloud using Skydrive or Dropbox Equally as Effective As using dedicated Back Up Apps?

Is it equally effective to backup my apps, photos, contacts, SMS texts etc on my Android Smartphone (which is non rooted) using MS Skydrive or Dropbox compared with using a dedicated Backup App from ...
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Access dropbox on phone instead of installing PC client

I have the Dropbox app installed on an Android phone. I connected the phone to a PC via the USB cable. I'd like to use dropbox through the phone so I don't have to install the client on the PC. How ...
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Other peoples photos in my camera uploads folder

My Samsung Galaxy 3 android phone is linked to my Dropbox account so that photos I take on my phone are automatically uploaded to the Camera Uploads folder. Suddenly lots of strange photos have ...
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Can I delete cloudagent folder?

I have my dropbox files in the /storage/emulated/0/cloudagent folder. Can I delete this directory from my phone? Will it affect my files in my dropbox? Thank you!
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Instantly transfer a picture taken to PC

I know the Dropbox app allows for synching photos taken between all computers/devices that are connected to your current user account. But I want to know if there's a way I can take a picture, have it ...
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Symbolic link to Dropbox [duplicate]

So I had this crazy idea: I could play GBA games on my computer AND phone, using Dropbox to sync the save files, and a symbolic link to get the emulator app on my phone to find the save file. However, ...
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How to select specific folders to sync with Dropbox or OneDrive?

I've just bough a phone with Android, a Galaxy Note 3, and I have no experience with it, but I would like to have all my photo albums syncing to a cloud storage service. I've tried OneDrive and ...
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How do I get 2 way photo syncing with dropbox?

I have Dropbox auto uploading photos that I take. What I'd like is to have deletions or reorganizations of my photos on the phone to be reflected in Dropbox and also the other way around? How do I ...
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How can I automatically delete the oldest Photos which are uploaded to the Cloud (Google+, Dropbox, …)?

When I was shooting photos mostly on my offline point and shoot camera, there was one obvious way to manage the pictures: copy them to desktop via USB, then delete from camera. This was typically ...
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Nexus 5 Dropbox Photo Duplication

The Camera Uploads folder is filling up with duplicates with -1, -2 etc. appended on the end of each file. I can't understand why it doesn't detect they are the same, I assume something is changing ...
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Photos directly to dropbox, discarding local copies automatically

Is there a possibility to take photos directly to dropbox? Currently Dropbox offers the Camera-Upload option, but it doesn't move, but copies files to Dropbox. This still leaves me to delete the ...
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Dropbox, where did my pictures go? Disappeared!

I uploaded a bunch of pics from my android device to dropbox, and every single one of the pictures and videos that I uploaded are now missing from my phone! How do I get my pictures back and delete ...
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Listening to music in the background

In my Samsung with Android, when I open an MP3 file from the Dropbox folder, I hear the music, but when I go to another application, the music stops. Is there a way to listen to the music in the ...
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Transferring videos from Android to iOS Camera Roll

Trying to find the easiest method of getting home videos (up to 3 minutes long) taken on my Nexus 5 (Android) phone and sending it over the internet to the family to save to their iOS (iPhone/iPad) ...
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How do I configure Dropbox in my Galaxy S III so that it does NOT automatically upload every photo/video I take?

How do I configure Dropbox on my mobile - Galaxy S III so that it does not automatically upload every photo and video I take?
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Downloading all my Dropbox files to my Android

On my Samsung tablet with Android, I installed a Dropbox app. It shows me all my files, but when I try to open a file for the first time, it has to connect to the Internet to download it. Since ...
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Android: Delay dropbox upload intentionally

Is might seem an odd question for some.. But I often find myself wishing that dropbox would wait 5-10 minutes before uploading my newly taken photos. The reason is that sometimes I take a blurry ...
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Dropbox can't find live wallpapers on android phone

I would like to add live wallpapers to my dropbox from my android phone but I can't find them. I can find my apps from the backup folder, but how do I find the live wallpapers? I have tried going to ...
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How to keep files downloaded via Dropbox after uninstalling app [closed]

I want to know whether there is any app on the Google Play Store which stores all dropbox files to memory card whenever there is net available Leaves the files in my memory card even after I ...
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How to open and edit PDF with DropBox and Acrobat

I just realised that with the introduction of the preview feature edits made to a PDF opened with Adobe Reader from the DropBox app, which create a copy of the file, are not synced back to the DrobBox ...
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How to share photos directly from Dropbox instead of links?

Using Dropbox on Android, selecting photos only allows me to share a link to them instead of sharing the photos physically. When I share photos from Dropbox to other apps like Google+ or Facebook, I ...
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Dropbox Camera Upload for Camera FV-5 raw (DNG) photos

On Nexus 5 & Android 5, Camera FV-5 can capture raw photos, stored in DNG format. How can I upload the DNG files automatically to some kind of cloud storage? For example, the "Camera Upload" ...
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Acrobat Reader and Dropbox passcode protection

How do I keep Adobe Reader from seeing/listing my dropbox files? Right now, when I open Acrobat on Android, one can see and access all my pdfs that are located in dropbox without inputting any ...
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Can I download a file in Chrome into Dropbox so that it gets uploaded to Dropbox?

Is there a way to download a file in Chrome (on my Nexus 7) and then have it uploaded to a folder in Dropbox? On a desktop PC, I'd just save it into the Dropbox folder and the app would upload it. ...
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can't attach files from dropbox

I reinstalled android (samsung s4) and now I can't attach files from dropbox to text messages. what can be done? it worked before. It's the same problem here ...
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DropBox Delayed Upload

How long does it normally take for Dropbox to upload photos that I take on my camera? I took some photos on Saturday and then my phone suddenly stopped working on Sunday. I keep checking my Dropbox ...
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Cannot view DropBox Media from Native Android Video Player… HELP

My friend and I both have a Galaxy Tab 3. When he uses his native android video player he can see media listed from DropBox (and a little drop-box icon on the bottom left corner of the thumbnail). He ...
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specify a delay in camera upload

Is there a way to specify a delay before my Dropbox app uploads photos into my Dropbox account. I normally take a lot of photos, and delete many of it. Dropbox app puts it onto my space before that. ...
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How to avoid entering Cloud credentials in many apps

I was about to set up my FolderSync with Dropbox, but noticed that I can't browse my cloud the way I can with the Dropbox and other could applications (Which generally doesn't sync but let you ...
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syncing markup/word notes over dropbox? [duplicate]

hi i'd like to have the following functionality: putting a file into my dropbox (html,wordformat) - which i'm editing from my PC android app for acessing that file (desktop shortcut), display ...
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Stop android from automatically uploading images to dropbox and facebook [duplicate]

My wife has an Optimus LG. Every photo she takes automatically syncs with Dropbox and Facebook. I have looked but I can't see a way to stop this. How can I stop this behavior?
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Connect microSD card with your PC folder via Wi-Fi only

Suppose you sit in an office where you have high speed wi-fi internet connection to which you can connect your android mobile phone. On your office pc you have some downloaded videos , pictures etc. ...
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cannot open files on Dropbox

I use a Note 8, and when I try to upload documents from Dropbox with the browser, it tells me "file cannot be opened".