Photoshop Elements lets you upload your media to Online Account and access it from any device. Media already present in your Online Account libraries is downloaded into Elements Organizer, so that you can work with it.
You can also sign in by selecting File > Sign In To Online Account.
All My Photos And Videos
Uploads all media in your Elements catalog to Online Account. Local albums are not automatically uploaded.
Specific Photos And Videos
Uploads only the media you select in your Elements catalog to Online Account. You can drag and drop local albums onto a mobile library to upload them to Online Account.
You can drag and drop a mobile album onto a local category. Media in the mobile album is downloaded as it exists in Online Account and stored locally. Subsequentally, the downloaded media is deleted from Online Account.
Download media from Online Account in a folder on your computer different from the default folder
The library to which you want to upload media when Sync All My Photos And Videos is selected. You can choose to upload your media to any available library.
Choose the default behavior when media is deleted by another Online Account client:
Turns on the Elements agent, which keeps your Online Account and Elements Organizer catalog updated in real time
Upload Videos Only On System Idle
Upload videos to the Online Account only when your computer is idle
Once you've turned on the Online Account agent from the Preferences dialog, you can manage the agent from the system tray.
Once you stop the Elements agent, you can turn it on again from the Preferences dialog box (Edit > Preferences > Online Account).
Elements Organizer initially downloads lighter preview versions of photos (upto 1440 x 960 px in resolution) from your Online Account. When you modify a downloaded photo, the high-resolution original version of the photo is downloaded and presented for editing.
Photoshop Elements downloads the original, high-resolution photo and opens it in the Editor workspace.
You can choose to hide all assets in a mobile album from the All Media view. The media becomes visible when you apply any search operation.
Deselect Allow Downloads if you want these friends to only view the photos rather than download them.
You can add other users to a library. A typical use case for adding users to a library is when several people contribute photos of the same event.
Other users can add photos to the library. However, they cannot delete your photos or add more users to the library.
When somebody invites you to contribute to a library, you receive an email notification as well as a notification in Elements Organizer. The icon appears next to Mobile Albums when you have pending notifications.
Do the following to accept an invitation in Elements Organizer:
If you have multiple Online Accounts, follow these steps to log in to the Elements catalog as a different user:
If only a preview copy of the image was earlier downloaded to the Elements catalog, the edits you make to the image are reflected in Elements Organizer. However, if the original image was earlier downloaded to the Elements catalog, a version set is created. The original copy and the modified copy of the image are added to the version set.
Media downloaded from the Online Account is backed up exactly as it is available in the Elements catalog.