Syncing on two computers

I have DT3 on two laptops. I haven’t used it on one of them for a long time. I’d like to sync them so that I have the same data on both of them. Where do I begin to do this? Thanks.

Read the user manual
Sync settings are set in Devonthink > Preferences > Sync
I have iCloud sync enabled on both devices; it syncs Mac <> store <> Mac
Bonjour is another option; it syncs Mac <> Mac


Before you set that all up: have the two devices previously been synced? Is there a sync store set up (e.g. on iCloud, Dropbox or wherever)?

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No, they’ve never been synced before, so no sync store. That makes me think, though, of another question. If there’s a sync store (I have to look up what that is :grinning:) does that mean that my data is in the cloud, too? The main reason I came back to DT was because having my data on other servers (Evernote) was beginning to make me nervous. Thanks for the response.

As @DTLow hinted at…
Sync is covered in the Help for each application:

  • For DEVONthink, sync is covered in the Help > Documentation > In & Out > Sync, Preferences > Sync, and Troubleshooting > Sync Issues.
  • For DEVONthink To Go, sync is covered in the ? > Help > Sync your databases section.

Also, there is a forum post on syncing: Sync Types Explained