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Sync from Dropbox to Android not working?
Think of the sync feature as having a MobileSheetsPro library sitting up in the cloud folder you pick. When you merge to that folder, it's going throuigh that library and comparing it to the one on your device. So if you just drop files into the folder, the MobileSheetsPro library that is stored in the cloud folder will not have information about those files (there is a database file in the cloud folder that tracks everything).  This was done so that more than just files can be tracked when merging. If I just tracked files and did file comparisons, it would be no different than a file sync to a folder, or a batch import of the cloud folder with "Avoid duplicate songs" enabled.

The sync feature is meant to allow multiple different devices to use a cloud folder to sync changes to so that each device can share/receive changes when necessary. What this means is that the first device should import files and create songs that it wants to share before synchronizing to the folder, then sync the library to the cloud folder (updating the library/database stored in the cloud folder) and then a different device can sync to the folder and get those new songs and files. 

I should note that if you check the "Search for new files and create songs in both libraries (slow)" option on the sync screen, then MobileSheetsPro will go through and scan for new files, import them into the library to create new songs, and then update the cloud folder library to account for those new files. This happens at the end of the sync, and it will take a very long time, especially if you have a lot of files/folders. So while I do support what you are trying to do, I think you will like it much better if you import the files on the device first, then sync to the cloud folder after.


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RE: Sync from Dropbox to Android not working? - by Zubersoft - 12-14-2019, 03:10 AM

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