1. Sharing files and folders
  2. Payments and billing
  3. Security and privacy
  4. Dropbox Business
  5. Syncing and uploads
  6. Sign-in help
  7. Desktop app and dropbox.com
  8. Manage account
  9. Space and storage
  10. Photos and videos
  11. Mobile
  12. Dropbox Paper

Check uploading/syncing progress

You can check the sync progress of your Dropbox by clicking the Dropbox icon in your system tray or menu bar. You'll also know when the files and folders in your Dropbox are finished uploading when the rotating blue sync marker turns into a green check mark.

On Mac OS X

The Dropbox icon is in your menu bar:

During Syncing
Finished Syncing

Click the Dropbox icon during syncing to see if your Dropbox is uploading or downloading and monitor the transfer speed, the number of files remaining, and the estimated time until completion.

On Linux

The Dropbox icon is in your System Tray:

During Syncing
Finished Syncing

Right-click the Dropbox icon during syncing to see if your Dropbox is uploading or downloading and monitor the transfer speed, the number of files remaining, and the estimated time until completion.

On Windows Vista, 7, 8, or 10

The Dropbox icon is in your System Tray:

During Syncing
Finished Syncing

Right-click the Dropbox icon during syncing to see if your Dropbox is uploading or downloading and monitor the transfer speed, the number of files remaining, and the estimated time until completion.