Help needed to get Dropbox Timelapse backup to work

What is the problem?

I am trying to backup my timelapse videos using the Dropbox Time-lapse plugin. However after each print I get the following:

What did you already try to solve it?

Repeatedly tried different settings in Dropbox and the plugin.

Have you tried running in safe mode?


Did running in safe mode solve the problem?


Additional information about your setup (41.6 KB)

Totally new to Raspberry Pi and Dropbox for this type of thing so please bear in mind when suggesting things :slight_smile:

There are these errors:

2022-02-18 20:19:38,597 - octoprint.plugins.dropbox_timelapse - ERROR - There was a problem authenticating to your Dropbox account.  Either the token is invalid, or it is not in the correct format.  Cannot Upload Timelapse Body_V4_SwSpeed_0.15mm_PETG_MK3S_3h37m.aw_20220218163814.mp4!
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/pi/oprint/lib/python3.7/site-packages/octoprint_dropbox_timelapse/", line 146, in upload_timelapse
  File "/home/pi/oprint/lib/python3.7/site-packages/dropbox/", line 5793, in users_get_current_account
  File "/home/pi/oprint/lib/python3.7/site-packages/dropbox/", line 329, in request
  File "/home/pi/oprint/lib/python3.7/site-packages/dropbox/", line 479, in request_json_string_with_retry
  File "/home/pi/oprint/lib/python3.7/site-packages/dropbox/", line 593, in request_json_string
  File "/home/pi/oprint/lib/python3.7/site-packages/dropbox/", line 636, in raise_dropbox_error_for_resp
    raise AuthError(request_id, err)
dropbox.exceptions.AuthError: AuthError('99b7a9ec30234169a97d177a5a320fc0', AuthError('expired_access_token', None))

You may check your dropbox credentials

Thanks for the rapid response but what does it mean?? Remember you are talking with a total newb!!!


You may compare your ID and password you use for Dropbox with what you have typed in into the Dropbox plugin in OctoPrint

thanks, I will check that

Also look for the token

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