How can I know if my library sync?


I thought Zotero syncs automatically with my OneDrive, but I now see in my OneDrive Zotero folder that the last file is from 2019... how can I make sure my library is safe outside my computer? (in case it gets ruined)

Thanks in advance
  • edited 13 days ago
    I'm not sure what kind of syncing you're referring to here. Zotero doesn't know anything about OneDrive, and your data directory absolutely can't be in a cloud storage folder.

    You can use Zotero syncing — which wouldn't have anything to do with OneDrive — to sync your data with Zotero servers, which can help you make sure you have it if something happens to your computer.

    And you should always have a backup of your entire computer, which would include Zotero data and all other important data. If you don't want to do that, you can make sure you always have a backup of your Zotero data directory, which could be in OneDrive, but you can't store the active data directory itself in OneDrive.
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