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Sync Interface on iOS devices


Here's an overview of Sync UI on iOS devices.

1. Opens Options (see below).
2. Expands to submenus:
 - Create folder (adds a new share);
 - Scan QR code (opens camera to scan the QR and connect to another share or device);
 - Enter key (lets you enter a share key, for cases when QR code is not available);
 - Camera backup (enables Camera Roll backup);

3. One of the sync shares and its inside expanded.
4. Camera Backup. Note that it's not listed here by default, it needs to be enabled though '+' button. 
5. File or subfolder details (see below).

 

 

Options: 

Helen: opens identity details - username, fingerprint and device name
Folders: opens folders view
My devices: opens the list of linked devices. Has options to unlink current device or rename it (change device name)
Setting: opens general Sync settings. See here for details
Help: opens Sync help Center
Contact Support: lets you write to support  
 

 

 

 Share details:


anc: share name, and the pencil icon lets you rename it. 
Share: lets you share this folder with other peers
Pause: pauses synchronization
Disconnect: disconnects the folder from  Sync. All files from it are removed from this device, but preserved on others
Clear: turns all synced files on this device into placeholders. Available only  with Selective Sync ON
Selective Sync toggle to turn it ON/OFF 
Peers: shows the peers list
Details: displays information about the folder such as permission type,  size, number of synced files
Advanced preferences: explained below

 

Advanced preferences: 
 Use Archive: disables/enables file archive, through which renamed files are processed. It helps to avoid re-syncing of renamed files. 
Overwrite any changed files: option to re-download the files from the source peer if this file gets changed on the mobile. This option is available for Read-only shares. Detailed description on what this option does see here.
Use relay server: enables/disables relay server. Relay servers are used when peers cannot connect directly to each other.
Use tracker server: enabled/disables tracker server. Tracker server is necessary for peer discovery over WAN.
Search LAN: sets Sync to use broadcast packets in LAN for peer discovery. For successful discovery router shall also have broadcasts enabled. 
Add new host: add a predefined host. Put IP and listening port of a remote peer. Phone will be connecting to that peer directly. Can be used with relay, tracker and  search LAN options being OFF.

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