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  1. Bg260

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    Has anybody found a reliable way to sync files from their Android device to Drive? I've tried a couple apps but have had limited success.
     

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    I upload everything to drive.. ive never had an issue, works great
     
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    Yeah, I do that to, but sometimes I just want to throw a file in a sync folder and forget it.
     
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    if you have Google Photos it can auto sync. But if it can keep them in their separate folders, I don't know youd have to try it out
     
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    It's so baffling that none of the cloud services' mobile apps do general file syncing; other than photos. I used to use FolderSync for this.
     
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    That's the reason I started this thread. To see if anyone had a good way to do this.
     
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    Not really needing backup. I would like to, for example, sync my download folder with drive. That way whenever I download on one device, it is synced with all my devices. :)
    I'll give folder sync a try.
     
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    It is not exactly syncing but I use ASUS File Manager to move stuff from my phone direct to my PC or laptop via WiFi.

    For me, it is so much easier because I can immediately select the target folder for that file/pix/document.... whatever it might be. And I do it "right now" at the time I am thinking of what those files are for.

    * File Manager ASUS - Android Apps on Google Play
     
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    Yeah. I have 4 Android devices and two computers. I get really confused about what I downloaded on which device. It would be nice to have a Common folder, instead of spending 1/2 an hour digging through them all.
     
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    Have you tried Sync?
     
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    just now reading up on that app, and I am going to have to give that a real whirl....

    EDIT: this is something I have been needing for a very long time.
    Thanks for the tip on this.... now I can sync my Linux laptop, to my PC, to my cellphone.

    that is, as soon as I get it all figured out.... but I'm getting there.
     
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    If we are talking about straight-up file transfer, this is the greatest I have ever found. Try it.

    Send Anywhere
     
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    SYNC is not easy to set up, I am still working with it, going to take a fresh start tmw in the daylight.... zzzzz
     
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    Tomorrow my friend, zzzzzzz, I'm all frazzled out for tonight.... saving this thread.
     
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    I think you'll like it. Really easy to use.
     
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    I have absolutely no idea why my Note 5 Literally wont do anything when I plug it into my Laptop to sync or back it up.. Its running Windows 8.. Is there a trick I'm missing.. this is driving me insane...
     
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    Sounds like a driver issue. Post a question online in Android Questions. I'll look for it.
     
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    if it has MM on it, you have to give it permission to transfer media files.

    pull down the notification bar from the top to see that.
     
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    Thought you were zzzzz:D
     
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    when you get to 73 y/o, you sleep in spurts.... 2 or 3 hours and "eyes open", then you get sleepy eyes again and drop your Kindle in your lap again.... happens to me everyday.....

    as an aside, I have a "Sleep Study" scheduled tonight at the hospital, to see if I have "apnea" and need a 'cpap' machine.... I wake up tired and have dropped off asleep while driving the car or riding my motorcycle....
    not a fun thing to hear the Tires rumbling on the rumble strips and realize that "HEY!!! asshole, you just went to sleep ijit!!!"
     
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    Thanks, still not quite what I'm looking for though. Folder sync seems to be OK.
     
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