Sync over Wifi?

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Steve Jordi

25 Aug, 2019 10:17 AM

Is there a way to sync Mac and iOS devices over wifi (local network device to device)?
I totally exclude a 3rd party sync server.
Thanks for any clarification

  1. 1 Posted by derekkent23 on 25 Aug, 2019 02:33 PM

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    I am not support staff, just a user.

    Moneydance does not support syncing over wifi.

    The only method for syncing computes to mobile devices is using Dropbox.
    When Moneydance uses Dropbox, it uses end to end symmetric AES256 encryption. As used by governments and banks for example. Keys (syncing encryption passphrase) are not held in the cloud, only on your devices. So, if Dropbox was to be hacked they would only get an encrypted set of files with no way to find the key to open the encrypted files.

    Hope this helps.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Maddy on 25 Aug, 2019 03:44 PM

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    Hi Steve,

    I can see you’ve received a reply from one of our knowledgeable Moneydance customers.
    In addition to this useful information, you can refer to these articles, where the syncing process is outlined in detail:

    "Syncing with Other Computers" here

    "Syncing with Mobile App" here

    I hope this information is helpful. Please let me know if you have further questions or need any assistance.

    Maddy, Infinite Kind Support

  3. 3 Posted by Steve JORDI on 25 Aug, 2019 03:49 PM

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    Thanks Maddy,
    I will investigate the Shared Folder option. It looks like it should be able what I'm looking for.

    Thanks for your help
    You can close the ticket in the meantime


  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Maddy on 25 Aug, 2019 04:07 PM

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    You are welcome Steve!
    As requested, I'll close this discussion for now, but do not hesitate to contact us again, if you need further assistance.

    Maddy, Infinite Kind Support

  5. Maddy closed this discussion on 25 Aug, 2019 04:07 PM.

  6. derekkent23 re-opened this discussion on 28 Aug, 2019 04:06 PM

  7. 5 Posted by derekkent23 on 28 Aug, 2019 04:06 PM

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    I am not support staff, just a user.

    Be aware Shared Folder only works if you are syncing computers but not if you are trying to sync to mobile devices, Android or iOS.
    You have to use Dropbox as the Moneydance mobile device software uses a Dropbox API to sync to your Dropbox account in the cloud.

    Hope this helps.

  8. 6 Posted by Steve JORDI on 28 Aug, 2019 05:52 PM

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    Important info. Thanks for it.
    I'll try soon.

  9. System closed this discussion on 27 Nov, 2019 06:00 PM.

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