How do I enable or disable Camera Upload?

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Camera Upload will automatically upload the photos and videos from your phone, camera, SD card, or many other media devices whenever you connect it to your computer. The feature depends on Windows AutoPlay to work correctly. You can find your AutoPlay settings in Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > AutoPlay.

Windows Vista or Windows 7 On Windows

To enable Camera Upload, you'll need the latest version of the desktop application.

  1. Click the Dropbox icon in the system tray
  2. Click the gear icon and select Preferences... from the menu
  3. Click Change AutoPlay Settings from the Camera Upload section
  4. AutoPlay settings will appear in a new window
    • To enable Camera Upload, click the menu next to the media devices and select Import pictures and video using Dropbox
    • To disable Camera Upload, click the menu next to the camera, phone, or other media device and select Take no action

Dropbox for Business users:

The Camera Upload feature is only available for personal Dropboxes to help you keep your personal photos separated from work files. However you can connect a personal and a work Dropbox on a single device, making your Camera Uploads folder accessible anywhere, any time.

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