I am using QGIS 3.4.5 (Madeira) alongside with QField 1.0.3 (Matterhorn) with the QField Sync 3.1.3.

Everthing worked fine. I made my Project, made it to a QField-Project (with QFiledSync), then to my Tablett, worked in it an then I try to resynchronise it back with my PC. I copied it back from the Tablet to my PC and try to use the Qfield Sync tool to synchronise with my QGIS Project, but every time it gives me the error: FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: D:/import Qfield Milan 19/export 8015SW\\data.sqlite.

I never saw that File data.sqlite. What is that for? Why should it be there? Where is my error?

Even when I pack my Project freshly for QField and directly try to resynchronise the new made QField Project (with no new data) the error occurs.

The full log is:

Ein Fehler trat bei der Ausführung von Python-Code auf: 

FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'D:/import Qfield Milan 19/export 8015SW\\data.sqlite' 
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "C:/Users/Fabia/AppData/Roaming/QGIS/QGIS3\profiles\default/python/plugins\qfieldsync\dialogs\synchronize_dialog.py", line 65, in start_synchronization
    current_import_file_checksum = import_file_checksum(qfield_folder)
  File "C:/Users/Fabia/AppData/Roaming/QGIS/QGIS3\profiles\default/python/plugins\qfieldsync\utils\file_utils.py", line 89, in import_file_checksum
    with open(path, 'rb') as f:
FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'D:/import Qfield Milan 19/export 8015SW\\data.sqlite'

Python-Version: 3.7.0 (v3.7.0:1bf9cc5093, Jun 27 2018, 04:59:51) [MSC v.1914 64 bit (AMD64)] 
QGIS-Version: 3.4.5-Madeira Madeira, 89ee6f6e23 


I dont know what to do. Do you?


I think after you finished with QField, you have to take the file and copy it in your pc and then open it in QGIS. If you connect you phone to the pc and try to open it from the phone doc it will not open, so try to send it to your pc first and then open it in QGIS.

I hope it will help

  • Hey, hx for the answer. – eBiosk Apr 13 at 12:12
  • hm, thats basicly what i did. I copied it back to my PC, opend the project in GIS and tryed to syncronise with the QFIELD Sync Plugin. Then the error occours... – eBiosk Apr 13 at 12:14
  • Damn, everytime i hit enter, it doesnt change the line - it sends my Comment instandly :/ – eBiosk Apr 13 at 12:14

Seriously i dont know what it is but try to reinstall qgis sometimes they are python error because you update library of python, so my guess would be to reinstall qgis I hope it will help this time


It would be useful to know which type of data are you working with. In my case i'm working with shapefiles and when I want to sync the data that I have edited with QField app I just copy the shapefile from the tablet to the PC and overwrite that same file in the QGis PC project.

Probably that Sync button does something else with some other type of data or maybe it's not working fine.

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