What is Background Uploading in Dropbox Carousel?

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Dropbox Carousel allows you to backup photos and videos using Wi-Fi and cellular data, or restrict it to only use Wi-Fi network. You can choose the Wi-Fi only setting to save some bandwidth and backup photos. If you are using Android device, then Carousel backs up your photos in the background without open the Carousel app.

If you are using iPhone or iPad, then you have to open the Carousel app to start backup process. It will pause after a few minutes when your iOS device becames dormant. If you are backing up a bunch of photos on your iPhone or iPad, then you can re-open the Carousel app at any time and check the progress of your photo backup. This is due to a time limit iOS puts on apps running in the background. With background uploading, Carousel will automatically resume uploading for a few minutes whenever it detects a change in your iPhone's location.

If you choose Wi-Fi only option for Camera Uploads, then background uploading will not use your cellular data. It will resume when your device connects to a Wi-Fi network again.

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Kip Roof testimonial Kip Roofgoogle photos flickr
PicBackMan does exactly what it's supposed to. It's quick and efficient. It runs unobtrusively in the background and has done an excellent job of uploading more than 300GB of photos to 2 different services. After having lost a lot of personal memories to a hard drive crash, it's nice to know that my photos are safe in 2 different places.
Julia Alyea Farella testimonialJulia Alyea Farella smugmug
LOVE this program! Works better than ANY other program out there that I have found to upload thousands of pictures WITH SUB-FOLDERS to SmugMug! Thank you so much for what you do! :) #happycustomer
Pausing Motion testimonialPausingMotionsmugmug
I pointed PicBackMan at a directory structure, and next time I looked - all the photos had uploaded! Pretty cool. I use SmugMug and while I really like it, the process of creating directories in is pretty laborious when you need to make 80+ at a time. This was a breeze. Thank you!
Gavin Whitham testimonialGavin Whithamflickr
PicBackMan was really easy to setup and has been running for 3 days now backing up all my locally saved photos to Flickr. My photos are really valuable to me so it's great to be able to have them easily backed up to a secure location.
 Jim Griffin testimonialJim Griffinsmugmug
It's AWESOME!! I have tens of thousands of pictures...and they are now successfully uploaded to SmugMug, where they are safely backed up, and I can edit and organize them. If you are hesitating about using PicBackMan, hesitate no longer...try it...and you'll be glad you did!!