Why does camera uploads show a “Waiting to upload” error?

If you see a “Waiting to upload” error when trying to use camera uploads, try keeping the Dropbox app open for a few minutes. It may just take a while to connect. 

If that doesn’t work, the source of the problem is probably one of the following:

This troubleshooting guide for general issues with camera uploads will address both of those problems, and will most likely resolve the “Waiting to upload” error message.

If the error message doesn’t go away after trying these steps, then we recommend that you contact Dropbox Support.

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