There are several ways to check the progress of files uploading or syncing to Dropbox.
- Unlike the Dropbox desktop app, which constantly checks your files for changes, the mobile app usually syncs on demand only.
- Learn more about the syncing status of Dropbox files on a mobile device.
To check the progress of syncing files on the Dropbox desktop app, right-click the Dropbox icon in the system tray or menu bar during syncing (or single-click, on a Mac). You can also monitor the transfer speed, the number of files remaining, and the estimated time until completion.
- To know when files and folders are finished uploading, view the status icons.
- Learn more about syncing with Dropbox—what it is, and how it works.