Smart Sync helps you and your team share content without worrying about overloading your hard drives. Smart Sync team settings are available to Dropbox Business team admins.
When your team starts using Smart Sync, content that’s already downloaded to team member devices remains downloaded. New content is automatically online-only unless you change this setting in the Admin Console. Team members can also chose a personal default for each of their connected computers.
The Smart Sync default applies to new content after the default is enabled and isn’t retroactive. The Smart Sync default applies to:
To set a default for your team:
Note: You don’t need to set a default for team members to use Smart Sync.
While the admin setting is the initial default, team members can change their device settings to a different default.
Smart Sync works on Microsoft Windows Vista and above, and on Mac OSX 10.9 and above.
No, Smart Sync settings are team wide, or set by individual team members. Individual team members can manage their own Smart Sync settings at the device, folder, and file level.
No, the Smart Sync default apply to all folders.
No, team members have the ability to choose the settings for their own content.