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SyncBackPro offers a convenient and effective way to backup or transfer files between your system and a broad range of Cloud services including Google Drive, OneDrive, Box, Dropbox, Amazon S3, Azure, Google Storage, Office 365 (OneDrive for Business and SharePoint), and SugarSync.
If you’ve installed Dropbox onto your phone or tablet then you’re probably also using it to automatically upload any pictures or videos you take with your phone or tablet to Dropbox. But are you making a backup of those files on the cloud? Also, do you want to keep all of your photos on the cloud? This article shows you how...
Using SyncBackPro (V7 or newer) you can easily backup your cloud files. Here’s how:
That’s it! Click the OK button to save the profile and optionally do a simulated run to make sure everything is working. If all is OK then you could run it to make an initial backup and then schedule the profile to run every day.
When you initially run your first Dropbox profile it may take a long time to find the changes but on subsequent runs it will be faster. This is because of the Dropbox delta feature where SyncBackPro can ask for a list of changes since the last time the profile was run. If you’ve never run the profile then it can take a long time to get all the initial changes. To not use the delta feature: modify your profile, switch to Expert mode, go to the Cloud->Advanced settings page and enable the option Do not use the Dropbox delta API or disable the option Retrieve a list of all the files and folders then filter.
To use FTP, you will need FTP client software and an FTP server. You also need to know the server address, the username, and a password and port number. The basic information you need in order to log in successfully follows:You may want to create more profiles to backup other files from Dropbox or backup files to Dropbox. To avoid having the re-authorize each profile with Dropbox you could create a shared setting and have all your Dropbox profiles use it.
To create a shared setting:
If you have any other profiles that use the same Dropbox account then modify them to use this shared setting:
When you create a new profile, and want to use Dropbox, you can also use that shared setting so that you don’t need to authorize SyncBackPro:
SyncBackPro developed by 2BrightSparks not only offers great Cloud integration, users also enjoy Amazon S3, Google Storage and Microsoft Azure support, as well as the ability to backup emails stored on a POP3/IMAP4 server, scripting, and a wealth of advanced customizable functions and features.