Cloud Drive Sync DOES NOT BACKUP FILE CONTENTS

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Cloud Drive Sync DOES NOT BACKUP FILE CONTENTS

Postby wkearney99 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:58 pm

An important note to anyone using the Cloud Drive Sync app.

When sync'ing to Google Drive it DOES NOT sync the actual contents of a Google docs file. Not at all. The file that gets created locally does not contain the data. It contains only a URL pointing back to the online file.

If you have any gsheet, gdraw, gdoc or other files be aware you DO NOT HAVE LOCAL BACKUP OF THEM.
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Re: Cloud Drive Sync DOES NOT BACKUP FILE CONTENTS

Postby OneCD » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:46 am

This is (and has always been) true of any Google Drive backup/sync app.

Google only provide a link for each of the Google docs file-types. But "regular" files are backed-up in-full.

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