How to enable camera uploads from the desktop app?

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The Dropbox desktop application enables you to customize the application according to your likes. For example, you can turn notifications on or off, choose the language the application appears in, and change the location of the Dropbox folder. To enable camera uploads from the desktop app, make sure that you have the most recent version of the desktop app installed. And if you want to learn to enable camera uploads from the desktop app then, read on.

Here is the step by step process to enable camera uploads from the desktop app:
  1. Make sure you have the most recent version of the desktop app installed.
  2. Click on the 'Dropbox' icon in your system tray or menu bar.
  3. Now click the 'Gear' icon in the Notifications panel.
  4. Select 'Preferences'.
  5. Click on the 'Import' tab.
  6. Check the box that says 'Enable camera uploads'.
You can install PicBackMan's Dropbox uploader for Mac from the website and start backing up photos and videos.

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