So, how to sync Dropbox account with Mac?

SyncMate offers you numerous sync options available for Dropbox account. Besides possibility to sync music, images, videos and folders, SyncMate offers you unique opportunity to sync contacts, calendars, bookmarks and notes between Mac and Dropbox account!

Keep on reading to learn more about Mac & Dropbox account sync with SyncMate!
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  • Sync flexibly

Sync files to your account without installing Dropbox on this particular Mac and without even opening your Dropbox account in a web browser.

  • Sync multiple accounts

Sync data between Mac and several Dropbox accounts - just add any quantity of Dropbox accounts to SyncMate and sync all of them simultaneously.

  • Sync contacts and calendars

SyncMate is probably the only app which allows syncing contacts and calendars between Mac and Dropbox account!

  • Sync faster

SyncMate will save your time as it syncs only the data, you need to be synced instead of updating the whole Dropbox folder with all files in it.

  • Reach your data from anywhere

Once you synced data from Mac to Dropbox account, it can be reached from any spot on the globe - just log in to your Dropbox account or sync it with the Mac you are currently working on.

Sync Mac Dropbox

Step 1: Download SyncMate Free edition.

Firstly, you will need to download and install SyncMate Free edition on your Mac.

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Step 2: Add your Dropbox account to SyncMate connections list.

After launching SyncMate click "Add connection button". Then choose Dropbox account from the list and enter your Dropbox account details in SyncMate wizard. You are logging in to your Dropbox account via HTTPS channel, so no need to worry that the data you are syncing with SyncMate can be viewed by anyone but you.

*Have any questions? Read this article.

Mac Dropbox synchronization

Step 3: What would you like to sync?

SyncMate Free edition allows you to sync contacts and calendar entries between your Mac and Dropbox account. Just choose one of these plugins and go on!

*Read Step 6 to find what other sync options SyncMate has for you.

Synchronize Mac Dropbox

Step 4: Choose sync direction

With SyncMate you can sync data between Mac and Dropbox account in three directions - Mac to Dropbox (Mac data will be added to the existing entries in your Dropbox account), Dropbox to Mac (Dropbox data will be added to the existing Mac entries) and bi-directional - data will be mutually updated on both sides.

Contacts, calendars, folders, To Do/Reminders, Safari bookmarks, Mail notes (OS X 10.7 or earlier ) and Entourage notes can be synced in three directions; music, images and videos - in two - from Mac to Dropbox and from Dropbox to Mac.

Dropbox synchronization

Step 5. Let it sync!

Now just click "Sync now" button and your data will be updated on both sides (according to chosen sync direction).

Dropbox sync

Step 6. SyncMate Free vs SyncMate Expert

With SyncMate Free edition you can sync Contacts and Calendars in your Dropbox account and Mac.

With SyncMate Expert you can do even more. You can sync To Do/Reminders, Safari bookmarks, favorite music and videos, photos, folders, Mail notes and Entourage notes. Moreover, you can sync Mac with Dropbox account automatically.

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Step 7. Sync your Mac with even more devices!

Make all your devices work in sync! SyncMate can also sync your Mac with Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, Android devices, Nokia S40 phones, other Macs and Windows PCs, Sony PSP, any mounted storage devices, MTP devices, Google accounts, iCloud, Yahoo!, iPhones, iPads, iPods Touch or Nano.

How to switch the mobile device to USB flash drive mode?
Now you can sync your iTunes & Video using USB 2.0 high speed connection. SyncMate 2 allows you to sync faster via USB flash drive mode in case your device features such option.

To switch your mobile device to USB flash drive mode please follow:

Start -> Settings -> Connection Mode (USB) -> (there will be 2 options to select: "Active Sync" and "Removable disk") check "Removable disk".

Finally, connect your mobile device to Mac.