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Two years ago I setup Sync to so that I could share about 50 documents (word, Excel , PDF) and cell phone pictures between my PC (w7) and Cell phone (Galaxy S7). I created 2 Folders “Sync Documents” and “Camera”. It worked ok but I had a feeling that I either don’t have it setup correctly or I don’t understand how properly use Sync. On my PC in the Sync app I could select the “Sync Documents” folder, the File explorer would display the list of 50 files. I could select any of the files and edit them on my PC and then the updated file would sync to my cell. However on my cell in Sync app if I would select the “Sync Documents” folder, it would display the list of 50 files. I could select any of the files and edit them on my Cell however the updated file would never sync back to my PC. I believe I had both PC and Cell folders all with read/write capabilities. So I am not sure if I should be accessing the files through the folder in the Sync App on my cell? I am thinking I am getting caught up in looking in a “emulation” type folder and not correct folder???? I have now upgraded both my PC and Cell recently. I am now running w10 on PC and my cell is a Galaxy s10. So I am starting over. I was going to take this time and figure out what is the best way to setup and use the Sync. Sync 2.6.4 is on my PC Sync 2.6.3 is on my Cell (I don’t see an update is available) This is what I want to accomplish; 1. I want to sync my pictures/videos from my cell onto my PC. 2. I want to be able to view pictures/Video on either of my cell or PC. If I delete an image file on one device I want the other device to do the same deletion. 3. I want to sync about 50 documents in a folder between my cell and my PC. 4. I want to be able to open and or edit these 50 documents in a folder on either of my cell or PC, If I edit a document on one device I want that document to sync with n other device to do the same edit/delete. Q1. How should I start the process, should I put all the Document files and pictures on my Cell first or on my PC first? Q2. How exactly should I create the “Camera” sync folder on the cell(example hit the + in sync window and select “Create Folder” and the point to DCIM on SD card or do I “Add a Backup”). Q3. How exactly should I be accessing these image files? (must I access through the Sync app or can I still access through the android apps “my files” app or “Gallery” app and still have deletions sync?). Q4. How exactly should I create the “Document” sync folder on the cell(example hit the + in sync window and select “Create Folder” and the point to DCIM on SD card or do I “Add a Backup”). Q5. How exactly should I be accessing these image files? (must I access through the Sync app or can I still access through the android apps “my files” app or “Gallery” app and still have deletions sync?). Sorry for lengthy post. If it would be more convenient to reply via a phone call I could provide my phone number. Thanks again for your time. Daryl
Hello everyone, I really like the BT Sync application and have very ambitious future plans for the software. Right now I am using it as an integral part of our backup solution. Our office consists of several workstations and Linux servers. No issue on the Linux side of things, but there may be some setup or misunderstanding on the Windows side. I have BT Sync installed on our Windows Server to sync (one-way, read only) the Users folder of all workstations. This is setup and all of the files have synced perfectly, everything was great. Until I did some tests. I logged into one of the accounts on a workstation and created a blank text file on the desktop. Within a few moments, the file appeared on the server, great. I then deleted the file from the server, hoping that it would reappear (because this is one-way). This never happened, is this intentional? I decided I would remove write access to the sync folder on the server so that only the admin (bt sync user) can create/modify files. After doing this, I created a new text file. Within a few moments, it appeared on the server. I then opened the text file on the workstation and made a small change, saved the file. After a few moments, the file was no longer on server, it just vanished completely. It does not appear in the sync archive, and strangely enough the History shows nothing when the file is created but shows that the file was 'added' once changed (and removed from the server). I feel like I must have it setup incorrect, any suggestions where to look for the potential problem? Also, is it by design that if a file is removed from the read-only synced server that it won't be copied over again from the source?