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  • Files in the Sync folder are backed up to the cloud automatically.
  • Files in the Sync folder are protected with version history and deleted file recovery.
  • You can share files and folders in the Sync folder.
  • You can access files that other people have shared to you, from the Sync folder.
  • You can access the Sync folder from your computer, phone, tablet and the web.

How do I download and install the Sync desktop app?

  1. Download the desktop app installer to your computer.
  2. On Windows run the sync-installer.exe program.
    On Mac open the Sync.dmg disk image and double click the Sync.app installer.
  3. You will be prompted to allow Sync to install software on your computer. Click Yes, Open or Run to continue.
  4. After a few seconds you will be greeted with the Sync installer welcome screen. If you’ve already created a Sync account, or you’re installing Sync on multiple computers, select the Use an existing account option and click Next.
  5. Enter your email address (Sync username) and password and click Next.
  6. Select where you want the Sync folder to be created on your computer. If you’re not sure don’t worry, as you can change the location later if needed.
  7. Enter a Device name that allows you to easily identify your computer, for example “Office Computer” or “Lisa’s Laptop”. This is helpful if you plan on using Sync with multiple computers.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Click Finish to exit the installer. Congratulations, you now have Sync installed!

Accessing the Sync app and Sync folder on your computer

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  1. Click the Sync icon on the Windows system tray or the Mac menu bar.
  2. Click the Sync folder icon.

Adding files and folders to Sync, from your computer

  1. Click the Sync icon on the Windows system tray or the Mac menu bar.
  2. Click the Sync folder icon, to open the Sync folder.
  3. Now move, drag or copy files and folders from other locations on your computer, into the Sync folder.
  4. Files in the Sync folder are backed up to the cloud automatically.
  1. Open your document in Microsoft Word.
  2. From the File Menu in Word select Save As…
  3. Browse to the Sync folder on your computer and click Save.

Search for files and view recent files from the Sync desktop app

  1. Click the Sync icon on the Windows system tray or the Mac menu bar.
  2. By default recently added or edited files will be listed.
  3. To search: Type in a search term in the search box, and press Enter or Return.
  4. Click the folder icon beside the search result to view the file or folder on your computer. Click the cloud icon beside the search result to view the file or folder on the Sync web panel (the cloud).

Desktop overlay icons

  • Overlay icons on an individual file or folder show the status of just that file or folder.
  • The status icon in the Windows system tray or Mac menu bar shows overall status.

Syncing status

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Desktop app preferences and settings

  1. Click the Sync icon on the Windows system tray or the Mac menu bar.
  2. Click the Settings icon ().
  3. Select Preferences from the menu.

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Pause and resume the desktop app

  1. Click the Sync icon on the Windows system tray or the Mac menu bar.
  2. Click the Settings icon ().
  3. Select Pause Sync or Resume Sync from the menu.

Updating the Sync desktop app to the latest version

  1. Download the latest desktop app installer to your computer. The installer will upgrade an existing installation automatically.
  2. On Windows run the sync-installer.exe program.
    On Mac open the Sync.dmg and run the Sync.app installer.
  3. You will be prompted to allow Sync to install software on your computer. Click Yes, Open or Run to continue.
  4. Sync will detect an existing installation and uninstall it first. Click Yes. Don’t worry, your existing Sync folder, files and account setting will not change.
  5. It will take a few seconds for the installer to configure itself, at which point you will be greeted with the Sync installer setup screen.
  6. The installer will detect your existing account. Ensure Reuse existing account is checked, and click Next.
  7. Click Finish to exit the installer.

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  1. Click the Sync icon on the Windows system tray or the Mac menu bar.
  2. Click the Settings icon (cog).
  3. Select Preferences.
  4. Click the Account tab.
  5. The version is displayed at the bottom of the Account tab.

Selective sync

  1. Click the Sync icon on the Windows system tray or the Mac menu bar.
  2. Click the Settings icon (cog).
  3. Select Preferences.
  4. Click the Advanced tab.
  5. By default all folders are checked, which means that all folders will sync to the computer you are configuring selective sync on. Uncheck folders you do not want synced.
  6. Click Apply.

How do I confirm that the files in my Sync folder are in the cloud?

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  1. Click the Sync icon on the Windows system tray or the Mac menu bar.
  2. Click the Settings icon ().
  3. Select Preferences from the menu.
  4. Click the Progress tab.
  1. Click the Sync icon on the Windows system tray or the Mac menu bar.
  2. Click the Settings icon ().
  3. Select Preferences from the menu.
  4. Select the Account tab.
  5. Click Generate beside export, to get a listing of all files.

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Uninstall the Sync desktop app

  1. Click the Sync icon on the Windows system tray or the Mac menu bar.
  2. Click the Settings icon ().
  3. Select Preferences from the menu.
  4. Select the Account tab.
  5. Click the Uninstall button and follow the prompts.

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