How to Make Dropbox Sync Faster on Mac OS X?

Making Dropbox sync faster on Mac OS X is easy. You can manually adjust the bandwidth settings to make Dropbox sync faster. To make Dropbox sync faster, select the radio button next to 'Limit to' located under 'Download rate' or 'Upload rate' sections and entering the rates you prefer in the fields provided. The rates are set in kilobytes per second.

Here are the steps to Make Dropbox Sync Faster on Mac OS X:

  1. Go to https://www.dropbox.com/ & sign in to your account.
  2. Install "Dropbox Desktop Application" on your computer. It creates a folder on your systems hard disk. The folder is named "Dropbox".
  3. Click "Dropbox" icon from the menu bar.
  4. Click "Gear" icon.
  5. Select "Preferences..." option from the menu.
  6. Click "Network" tab.
  7. Click "Change Settings..." button located next to "Bandwidth".
  8. Select the radio button next to "Limit to" located under the "Download rate" or "Upload rate" sections.
  9. Select the radio button next to "Don't limit" to make Dropbox sync faster.

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