Best Free Solution to Fix Dropbox Not Syncing Issues

Posted by @Ailsa

March 28, 2017

Trying to sync files or folders to Dropbox but Dropbox does not sync. Fortunately, the AOMEI Backupper Standard will give you the best way to fix Dropbox not syncing problem in Windows 7/8/10 freely.

About Dropbox

Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by American company Dropbox, Inc. It offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and so on. Dropbox will create a special folder on your computer, then synchronize the content of that folder to Dropbox’s servers and to other devices, like your phone, tablets, and computers, etc. That is to say, everything you keep in Dropbox is synced automatically to all your devices; no matter what you use a PC, Mac, Android, iPad, iPhone or Windows Phone. You can sync any kind of files like photos, videos, music and office documents, etc. By the way, other cloud storage devices such like Dropbox include Google Drive, Onedrive, Sugarsync, and more.

Dropbox Not Syncing Issues

With its development, Dropbox owns huge user group all over the world. To be honest, everything is not perfect. Dropbox will disappoint you sometimes, why? You may encounter Dropbox sync issues: Dropbox not syncing, Dropbox not syncing properly, Dropbox sync slow, etc.

Just like Holly said: I have a Windows computer and some of my files are not syncing, I can see them on the website but not on my desktop. The icon is showing a green tick and says it’s up to date. But these files still didn’t show up. At this moment, how to fix Dropbox not syncing problem in Windows 7/8/10?

How to Solve Dropbox Not Syncing in Windows 7/8/10?

In order to repair Dropbox does not sync, you may have to free download the best file sync software-AOMEI Backupper Standard. You can use it to sync files to local hard drive, external hard drive, network share, even the cloud drives, like Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Sugarsync, etc. following words are describe how it works to sync files to Dropbox in Windows 7/8/10.

Launch AOMEI Backupper Standard, on the main window, choose Backup> File Sync in turn.

File Sync

Enter a name into Task Name box to distinguish other backups.

Task Name

Click Add Folder to determine what files or folders to sync in the Step1.


Select the Dropbox folder as the destination to save the files or folders from the source disk in the Step2.



  • You can try Schedule to create file sync with daily, weekly, monthly, etc.
  • You could comment the file-syncing and enable the email notification with the Sync Options.

Click Start Sync to sync files or folders to Dropbox easily.

After a while, you will find the files or folders has been synced to Dropbox successfully. Moreover, AOMEI Backupper Professional offers you the ability to clone system, real-time sync, dissimilar hardware restore, command line backup, and other features.