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Files deleted on desktop won't delete on Android device

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Hello,

 

I clicked the + button and used "Create folder" to add my DCIM directory on my SD card to which my phone's camera saves all of my pictures.

Initial sync made sure that all my photos are on my Desktop. Now that I've got them there, I moved (ie. deleted) them to another directory on my PC so they no longer exist (hence deleted) in the Resilio Sync directory. With Read/Write permissions, I would expect Sync to now delete this pictures from my Android device, but this didn't happen.

 

What might I be doing wrong or did I not understand how Sync should work?

 

Resilio Sync app for Android version 2.5.9 (7471)

Resilio Sync app for Windows version 2.5.9 (1088)

Android version 6.0

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once PC has RW access to the share, this deletion will propagate to the phone. Did you indeed use "create folder' on the phone or "add backup"?
Give more details:

1) is Selective Sync enabled on either device? 
2) Did you check History in Sync? Is there record "PC removed file"? 
3) does the file remain in Sync UI on the phone? 
4) did you try restarting Sync on either device? 
 

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After you've posted these questions, I went back and noticed something else...

The files were actually removed from the SD card, but the problem was that the built-in Gallery app on my Android phone keeps some sort of cache which shows the pictures, but they aren't really there. Perhaps it's just showing my some thumbnails of the photos that were there but I can't open the photos.

I'm just stuck with a Gallery that has lots of thumbnails but I don't really know why they are there if they were deleted from the SD card by Sync (which was expected)

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what gallery you look at? Cannot reproduce it with phone's default gallery app. Try restarting the phone, this will trigger media scanner. 

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