Change Sync Folder Location

The FileCloud Sync app stores synchronized files at the following default locations:

  • Windows: C:\users\<user>\Documents\FileCloud
  • Mac OSX: {HomeDir}\FileCloud
  • Linux: {HomeDir}\FileCloud

To change the Sync folder location:

  1. In your system tray, right-click the Sync icon, and choose Open.
    The mini-dashboard opens. 
  2. At the bottom of the mini-dashboard, click Settings
    The main dashboard opens to the Settings screen.
  3. Across from Sync Folder Location, click Change.

    Your content explorer opens.
  4. Choose a new Sync folder.
    At the bottom of the Settings screen, the following message is shown: 
  5. Restart Sync.

You can also change the Sync folder location in the syncclientconfig.xml file

The file is available at one of the following locations:

  • Windows: %APPDATA%\FileCloudSync\syncclientconfig.xml
  • Mac OSX: {HomeDir}\syncclientconfig.xml
  • Linux: {HomeDir}\syncclientconfig.xml

To change the default location:

  1. Stop the FileCloud Sync App.
  2. Open syncclientconfig.xml file, and modify the value key of syncfolderlocation entry to the path you want.
    For example, if you want synchronized files to store at H:\data change: 



  3. WARNING: If you set incorrect paths, sync might not work properly.

  4. Make sure to copy all the files (if you had synced files earlier) from the old sync folder to the new location, e.g. H:\data\FileCloud
  5. Restart the Sync app.