How to Use Dropbox Selective Sync on Desktop?

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Dropbox has a feature 'Selective Sync' which allows you to select only the folders that you want to be synced to your computer. If gives you the control to ensure you have only the files you need on any computer. You can enable the Selective Sync feature to select only folders to sync to computer. To enable Selective Sync, download and install 'Dropbox Desktop Application' on your computer. Click 'Dropbox' icon located at the system tray or menu. Click 'Gear' icon and select 'Preferences...' from the menu and then click 'Account' tab. If you are a Dropbox for Business user and you have connected you personal and work Dropboxes, then you need to select the Dropbox for which you want to change settings. Click 'Selective Sync' button and tap 'Ok' button. This is how you can use Selective Sync on your Desktop.

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