How to Sync My Documents to Dropbox

Getting confused and thinking that you are unable to sync My Documents to Dropbox? Don’t get upset, here we will show you how you can you sync all your files in My Documents to Dropbox.

By iMobie | Posted: Jul. 23, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 23, 2018
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As we know, Windows will put our documents into one folder named “My Documents” in which we can easily find and access. However, as a default folder which is quite fragile to be attacked, the files in My Documents may need some extra protection like syncing them to Dropbox. As one of the most popular cloud storage, Dropbox can help you access files at any time and devices.

Once you create an account on Dropbox, then you can access your Dropbox accounts from multiple devices. This is possible due to sync. Moreover, it also makes sure that only authorized user can access data in Dropbox. It provides a great security to your data. Until you have internet access, it automatically syncs the documents. To avoid your confusion on how to sync My Documents to Dropbox, here, in this article, we will show you several methods to achieve it in detailed steps.

Method 1. Sync My Documents to Dropbox in Properties Panel

To sync “My Documents” folder to Dropbox, you can try this method which gets rid of the repetitive actions of drag files and drop at the Dropbox folder on your PC. Get this method by following the steps below:

Step 1 Install the Dropbox App on your PC > Create an empty folder with a name like “My Documents” in your Dropbox folder.

Sync My Documents to Dropbox in Properties Panel - Step 1

Sync My Documents to Dropbox in Properties Panel – Step 1

Step 2 Open the original “My Documents” folder in your computer > Right click the folder and select Properties.

Sync My Documents to Dropbox in Properties Panel - Step 2

Sync My Documents to Dropbox in Properties Panel – Step 2

Step 3 Click on the Location tab > Click on Move > Choose the new folder you created in Dropbox folder > Click Apply, then all your files in “My Documents” folder would be directly synced to Dropbox.

Sync My Documents to Dropbox in Properties Panel - Step 3

Sync My Documents to Dropbox in Properties Panel – Step 3

Method 2. Sync My Documents to Dropbox Manually

Step 1Install the Dropbox on your desktop or PC > Sign-in to Dropbox account.

Step 2Sited at your “My Documents” folder > Right Click on the folder > Select Copy > Paste it at your Dropbox folder on PC to sync “My Documents” to Dropbox.

Sync My Documents to Dropbox Manually - Step 2

Sync My Documents to Dropbox Manually – Step 2

Step 3 Now you can view your files in “My Documents” folder in your Dropbox account.

 Method 3. Sync My Documents to Dropbox via AnyTrans for Cloud

To sync My Documents to Dropbox, there is another good way to achieve it – AnyTrans for Cloud. As a powerful one-stop FREE tool, AnyTrans for Cloud enables you to sync documents and other files directly from your computer to Dropbox simply and quickly. Take a look at its main features below:

  1. Sync and transfer files at a fast speed from computer to cloud storage and vice versa.
  2. Manage multiple cloud storage accounts in one tool. No matter your different accounts of one cloud storage or diverse accounts for different cloud storage, all the files in your accounts can be managed on AnyTrans for Cloud.
  3. Directly sync files between two cloud accounts. AnyTrans for Cloud supports sync files between two cloud accounts in 3 different modes to choose from.
  4. AnyTrans for Cloud supports managing files of your cloud accounts like Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, iCloud, pCloud, etc.

Sign up for this free cloud manager – AnyTrans for Cloud, and follow the steps to sync My Documents to Dropbox:

Step 1 Install and launch AnyTrans for Cloud on your computer > Login your AnyTrans account on it.

Step 2 Click the “+” plus button in the left sidebar to add your cloud account > Choose Dropbox and give your authorization to let AnyTrans help you to sync My Documents to Dropbox simply.

Sync My Documents to Dropbox via AnyTrans for Cloud - Step 2

Sync My Documents to Dropbox via AnyTrans for Cloud – Step 2

Step 3 Enter your Dropbox account > Click Upload > Choose Upload Folders > Select the My Documents folder > Click OK to start to sync.

Sync My Documents to Dropbox via AnyTrans for Cloud - Step 3

Sync My Documents to Dropbox via AnyTrans for Cloud – Step 3

The Bottom Line

In this article, we have shown you three ways on how to sync My Documents to Dropbox. You can choose one that fits your need most. As you can see, once you have tried, AnyTrans for Cloud would be a great cloud manager to solve your problems on transferring files from computer to cloud, cloud to computer and between two cloud accounts. Sign up for AnyTrans for Cloud now and have a try!

iMobie

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