Learn how to connect with Photoshop CC from within Photoshop Express.

ملاحظة:

This feature is currently available for iOS users only.

Enable Remote Connection in Photoshop CC

To connect to Photoshop CC using Photoshop Express:

  1. Launch Adobe Photoshop CC on your Windows or Mac machine.

  2. Select Edit > Remote Connections.

  3. Select Enable Remote Connections.

  4. Create your password and click OK.

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    ملاحظة:

    If you're unable to connect to Photoshop CC:

    • Ensure that your machine running Photoshop CC and mobile device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
    • Make sure that your Photoshop CC version is 16.0 or above. To check this:

    1. Launch Photoshop CC.

    2. Choose Photoshop > About Photoshop (in Mac) or Help > About Photoshop (in Windows).

    3. To update to the latest version, choose Help > Updates in Photoshop CC.

    4. Re-launch Photoshop Express app and tap the Photoshop Effects icon in the bottom panel to re-connect.

    • Ensure that Remote Connection is enabled in Photoshop CC.

Connect to Photoshop CC from Photoshop Express

  1. Ensure that your machine running Photoshop CC and the mobile device are connected to the same Wi-fi network.

  2. Open Photoshop Express and tap the Photoshop Effects icon  in the bottom panel of the screen.

  3. Tap the effect that you want to apply. Photoshop Express will then search for the available servers.

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    Select your desired effect from the bottom panel.
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    The app searches for available servers.

  4. Select the server (Service Name) listed in the second instruction screen.

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  5. Enter the password that you created in Photoshop CC and you’re set to work with Photoshop Effects. The selected effect is then applied to your photo.

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    Enter your password. You can also select Save password and auto connect to avoid signing in every time you use the feature.
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    Select a desired effect for your photo and see the change in real time.

    ملاحظة:

    To disable the auto-connect setting in Photoshop Express, disable save password and auto connect. 
    If you have already enabled auto connect, choose App settings > Preferences > Reset Photoshop CC Connections and click Yes.

Enter password

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To disable the auto-connect setting in Photoshop Express, disable save password and auto connect.
If you have already enabled auto connect, choose App settings > Preferences > Reset Photoshop CC Connections and click Yes.

Facing issues while using Photoshop Effects?

Issue: Unable to detect Photoshop CC running on Windows or Mac machine

Solution

  • Ensure that your machine running Photoshop CC and mobile device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Verify that your Photoshop CC version is of 16.0 or above. To do this:
  1. Launch Photoshop CC on your Windows or Mac machine.

  2. Choose Photoshop > About Photoshop (in Mac) or Help > About Photoshop (in Windows).

  3. If you have a version below 14.0, update to the latest version by selecting Help > Updates in Photoshop CC.

Check if Remote Connection is enabled in your Photoshop CC. To do this:

  1. Select Edit in Photoshop CC.

  2. Select Remote Connections.

  3. Select Enable Remote Connections.

  4. Add a service name and password.

  5. Click OK and restart Photoshop.

Issue: Unable to connect to Photoshop CC on Windows or Mac machine

Solution

  • Ensure that your machine running Photoshop CC and mobile device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Re-launch Photoshop Express and tap Connect to Photoshop icon to re-connect.
  • Re-launch Photoshop CC and connect again.
  • Ensure that Photoshop CC is not blocked by your Firewall settings.
  • Reset connection setting in Photoshop Express. To do this, choose App settings > Preference > Reset Photoshop CC Connections > Yes and re- connect to Photoshop CC.

Issue: You receive the error ‘Looks like this image is not open any more in Photoshop CC.’

Solution

  • Reopen the image and try again.
  • Reopen the image in Photoshop Express and tap Connect to Photoshop icon.

Issue: Unable to apply Photoshop Effects

Solution

  • Check if any modal dialog, such as a tool menu, contextual menu, or a selected tool is open in Photoshop CC. If yes, close that dialog and re-apply the effect in Photoshop Express.