How to improve the upload speed of camera uploads in Dropbox?

You can use the Dropbox desktop application to make camera uploads faster. Enabling camera uploads from the desktop app means your photos and videos will upload whenever you plug your mobile device into your computer. This should also increase your upload speeds.

To enable camera uploads from the desktop app:
  1. Make sure you have the most recent version of the desktop app installed.
  2. Click the Dropbox icon in your system tray or menu bar.
  3. Click the gear icon in the Notifications pane.
  4. Select Preferences.
  5. Click the Import tab.
  6. Check the box that says Enable camera uploads.
  7. You can set it to upload only photos, or both photos and videos.
  8. The next time you plug in your phone, you will be asked whether you want to import your photos and videos from that device to Dropbox. Click yes, and camera uploads will run. From then on, any time you plug that device into your computer, Dropbox automatically uploads new photos and videos.

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