1. cheema_amrit's Avatar
    Hello everyone,

    I have a question for anyone who uses dropbox to automatically sync all pictures, videos, etc.
    I never enable sync due to the fear that it will drain my battery fast on note 4. Although I upload all the data to dropbox but through my computer.
    I would like to start using the Dropbox sync.
    Can anyone please tell me how it would affect my note 4 battery ?

    Posted via the Galaxy Note 4 5.1.1
    10-12-2015 07:45 AM
  2. Crashdamage's Avatar
    It depends, of course, on how much data you sync. Without knowing that it's impossible to make any guess about battery use.

    All I can say is if, for example, you sync a few photos a day and maybe a few documents, that would use little power.

    Android since v1.0. Linux since 2001
    10-12-2015 09:50 AM
  3. IAmSixNine's Avatar
    With drop box there isnt a true continuous sync like with Gmail.
    With dropbox it will upload based on your settings of WiFi or Wifi/cellular.
    Mine for example is set to upload with WiFi only. So anytime i take pics they sit on my phone till i connect to WiFi. THen bam it starts the sync process.
    On the other side if you make changes on the desktop / cloud i noticed my phone updates those changes only when i am in the app. SO it appears to not be a continous sync but rather a forced sync when the app is running. And only for those changes made elsewhere.. Basically your phone is catching up to the changs you have made.
    10-12-2015 01:52 PM
  4. PublicImageLtd's Avatar
    It only syncs when you download anything.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    10-15-2015 11:00 AM

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