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SyncToy Alternatives for Android

SyncToy is not available for Android but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android alternative is Syncthing, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to SyncToy and five of them are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to SyncToy are SyncBack, GoodSync, rsync backup for Android and BFileSync.

SyncToy alternatives are mainly File Sync Tools but may also be Backup Clients or Diff Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SyncToy.
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  1. Syncthing icon

    Syncthing

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Cloudron
    117 alternatives to Syncthing 

    Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored.

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    1.  DecentralizedSyncthing is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionSyncthing has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  LightweightSyncthing consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Dark ModeSyncthing supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Command line interfaceSyncthing either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Syncthing vs SyncToy opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Syncthing is still a legitimate alternative to SyncToy, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    unlike sync toy folders on the same machine cannot be synced and this is by design .

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    SyncThing cannot synchronize on the same machine.

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    SyncBack

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    86 alternatives to SyncBack 

    SyncBack is a tool to backup, synchronize, and restore data files.

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    1.  Schedule BackupSyncBack supports scheduling of your backups at specific times or intervals.
    2.  AES-256 EncryptionSyncBack has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
    3.  File VersioningSyncBack has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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    SyncBack vs SyncToy opinions
    Almost everyone thinks SyncBack is a great alternative to SyncToy.
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    It's an FTP client, not a folder sync client.

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    Powerful, reliable, and easy to use, with excellent licencing options.

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    GoodSync

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    118 alternatives to GoodSync 

    GoodSync syncs files between your computer, mobile devices, FTP, SFTP, Amazon S3, Google Drive, OneDrive, WebDAV, Azure.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionGoodSync has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  PortableGoodSync can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Most users think GoodSync is a great alternative to SyncToy.
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    rsync backup for Android

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    31 alternatives to rsync backup for Android 

    rsync backup is a tool that will, in essence, allow the user to copy data back and forth between the user’s computer and their Android device remotely. It uses SSH for the communication with the server, but users that are not familiar with this should probably read a bit before...

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    1.  Support for Rsyncrsync backup for Android supports rsync, a free and open source file synchronization software.
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    BFileSync

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    67 alternatives to BFileSync 

    ** IMPORTANT NOTE: This app may not work properly on Android Oreo because of a new change Google has introduced causing a critical feature to fail. I am currently in the process of looking for a fix. Apologies...

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