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Help Can anyone explain to me about sync?

markyboy81

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Oct 8, 2012
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I'm a bit confused about what having sync on actually does. I normally have it switched off, yet I still receive WhatsApp messages, email etc.
The times I have had it activated I've received Gmail emails, even though I rarely use the account.
So what are the benefits of having it activated, and what are the drawbacks?
 
I'm a bit confused about what having sync on actually does. I normally have it switched off, yet I still receive WhatsApp messages, email etc.
The times I have had it activated I've received Gmail emails, even though I rarely use the account.
So what are the benefits of having it activated, and what are the drawbacks?

Wonder the same thing .. as far as I can read it seems syn is indeed for things like mail / dropbox / chrome etc.

Basically anything which syncs in the background. I do think so that there is a difference in "sync" and "push" in email .. I THINK push doesn't count as sync .. But don't know .. hope someone can answer that properly .
 
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