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How can I force Dropbox to upload even if the charge is low?

Go to apps and start dropbox. From the hamburg menu select settings (the wheel icon). Scrolldown until you see "upload when". Select and slide to when the charge is greater than ... whatever value, 5%...
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Dropbox app not installed, but there is log activity in /data/system/dropbox

As already answered, what you find in this folder are logs for events or crashes of the Android system. You could open those with a text editor and try to figure things out. All can be safely deleted, ...
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Sync files to the cloud, but only upload differential changes?

Differential sync or Delta sync is a feature that is available only on the PC version and not on Android as explained in Dropbox help pages Delta sync for Android Power:....Delta sync means you ...
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How do I play MP3s from my Dropbox?

PowerAmp seems to be able to scan the file system automatically. At least when I opened it, all my offline available sound files (regardless of format, I have many WAV and M4A files) were playable, ...
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Dropbox for Android folder location

As of Dropbox for Andrioid 218.2.2 (and probably earlier) offline files/folders are no longer saved in in a directory that is directly accessible to the user or to other apps. The only way to access ...
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True instant sync via Dropbox

AFAIK, true instant sync (as in first para of your question) , isn't possible using Dropbox, for reasons mentioned in answer here. If Dropbox itself doesn't permit, you can't force it through either ...
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Sync both ways "camera picture folder" for android and pc

You could use SyncMe Wireless application. With SyncMe,you can copy, move, sync and backup your mp3, pictures and documents over WiFi (including Portable WiFi hotspot), (or cellular VPN) to your ...
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Create, edit, and sync-with-PC txt file on Android

Give Standard Notes a try. Works on multi platform, syncs across all platforms, permits tagging, encrypted, and open source. Don't be discouraged by Beta in the description. It's perfectly stable and ...
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Syncing Firefox Android downloads in Dropbox

The solution in the link worked on my Pixel 2 with Android 9, using a fresh install of Firefox 62.0.2. But it wasn't on my first attempt. It turned out I was too confident when entering the value of ...
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How do I change the default share folder in dropbox?

I think I had the same problem and it was very easy solving this. If you are in the "share" dialog just use the back button of your phone and you are back in the parent folder. Found the solution here....
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How to reduce dropbox internal data usage

I have a rooted phone, and I found an > 800 MB file at :/data/data/com.dropbox.android/global/external/docpreviews. I just deleted it. This did result in additional free space, though I'm not sure if ...
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"Too many attempts. Please try later." message on first Dropbox login after install

It appears that the current version of the app is buggy. Nothing we can do about that. However, a workaround was posted: I navigated into the website login > account > security > two-step ...
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Listening to music in the background

Go to the pop up menu for the file and select export, Then save it to the device. Now it's on your phone and can be played via your native media player
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Unix utilities (cat, grep, ls etc.) for Android?

Busybox is not a full replacement. For example, i'm missing --binary-files in Busybox grep. Alternatively, there's GNU CoreUtils on XDA-Developers.
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How can I force Dropbox to upload even if the charge is low?

There is a setting now, but the minimum charge is 10%. Even if plugged in, the dropbox app won't auto-upload unless at least 10% (30% by default).
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How do I play MP3s from my Dropbox?

In dropbox just click the arrow on the right of the mp3 you want and use the "export" option and then save it to device. Done.
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How do I play MP3s from my Dropbox?

You can use Dropsync on your Android device to sync your device with your music folder on Dropbox. In Dropsync, you pair a folder on your device with a folder on Dropbox. You then choose from ...
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Dropbox for Android folder location

As of September 2019, Dropbox for Android 156.2.2 the following applies on my Huawei Nova 3i phone. * This applies to files where "Make available offline" has been selected * If the file hasn't been ...
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Markdown note taking with Dropbox sync

Seeing as both Epistle and its successor Draft are both no longer maintained and can no longer sync with Dropbox, this app simply called "Notes" seems be the closest alternative to them.
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