What is The Sync Center?
The Sync Center is a portion of your Operating System that allows you to manage a local computer copy of your documents. The Sync Center also manages the synchronization between the local copy of your documents and the server copy.Note: Any documents located within your My Documents folder on your computer is synced to the server.
Accessing The Sync Center:
You may also click on Sync All to start a sync of your documents.
Using The Sync Center:
When opened, the Sync Center should look like this:
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The Sync Center will show the status of your document datasync. Your Offline Files corresponds to the local copy of your documents on your comouter. When a sync is running, the progress bar will animate. Once the sync is finished, you will see a Sync Sucessful next to Status.
Here, you may use the Sync Center for the following:
Sometimes, you may encounter sync conflicts or errors. To minimize risk of data loss, errors and conflicts should be resolved immediately. Please see the Common Problems section below for instructions to resolve errors and conflicts.
Resolving Sync Conflicts:
When presented with this window, please click on a version that you know is the latest version that you want to keep. Indicators that help determine which file to keep include:
If both the server and local copies of the document appear the same and you are sure that the document has not been edited recently, then go ahead and choose the version of the document that is on the server.
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