How to Enable Background Photo Uploading with Dropbox on iOS?

When you enable 'Background uploading' on your iOS device, the app will automatically resume uploading for a minutes whenever it detects a significant change in your iOS device. This helps your Camera Uploads finish without the need for you to open the Dropbox app. Whenever your location changes, Dropbox will sence the location change and upload your photos. If you are looking for a steps by step process to enable background photo uploading with Dropbox on iOS, read below.

Following are the steps to Enable Background Photo Uploading with Dropbox on iOS:

  1. Go to https://www.dropbox.com/ & sign in to your account.
  2. Download "Dropbox App" on your iOS device from the Apple App store & launch it.
  3. Tap "Settings" gear located at the bottom right corner on the screen.
  4. Tap "Camera Upload" option.
  5. Move the slider forom left to right to turn ON the "Camera Upload" and "Background Uploading" options.
  6. Launch the "Settings" app.
  7. You will see the list of applications. Tap "Dropbox" app.
  8. Enable "Background App Refresh".
  9. Tap "Privacy" option.
  10. Move slider from left to right to turn ON "Photos" to access your photos.
  11. Tap "Location Services".
  12. Choose "Always".
  13. This is how you can enable background photo uploading with Dropbox on iOS.

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