Do you use Lightroom Classic CC and Lightroom CC along with syncing services such as Microsoft OneDrive or Apple iCloud Drive on your computer? To avoid unintentionally consuming your syncing client's online storage, make sure that you exclude the Location for Lightroom CC Ecosystem's Images in your syncing client's settings. Alternatively, in the Sync preferences of Lightroom Classic CC, you can specify another folder location for downloading Lightroom CC ecosystem's images that is not marked for uploading to your syncing service's online storage.
On the Sign in screen, you might get an option to choose between a personal or an enterprise account. For more information, see Switch from Adobe ID to Enterprise ID.
To sync with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC for mobile clients, photographs must be in Collections. Photos within a synced Collection are automatically available in Lightroom CC on your desktop, mobile, and web.
In the Sync tab of the Preferences dialog, you can specify the settings for syncing Lightroom photos between Lightroom Classic CC on your desktop and Lightroom CC ecosystem. To access the sync preferences, choose Edit (Win)/Lightroom Classic CC (Mac) menu > Preferences > Sync tab.
In the Sync preferences tab, you can view more information about your account. You can also delete synced information. Delete All Data deletes all information about your photos from Lightroom CC including previews, metadata, and develop settings. However, it doesn't delete your original photos. They remain on your machine and aren't affected. All the collections are also preserved, but their Lightroom CC sync settings are reset.
You can select Prevent System Sleep During Sync option to stop your computer from sleeping while Lightroom Classic CC desktop is syncing images with Lightroom CC ecosystem of apps.
By default, Lightroom Classic CC desktop syncs your Lightroom CC ecosystem images at:
- (Win) C:\Users\[user name]\Pictures
- (Mac) /Users/[user name]/Pictures
You can use the following options to choose a preferred location for Lightroom CC ecosystem images and also specify a folder structure.
Specify Location for Lightroom CC Ecosystem's Images
Use Subfolders Formatted By Capture Date
Select this option to choose a preferred subfolder format for downloading Lightroom CC ecosystem's images within the location specified above.
Photos within the synced collections in Lightroom Classic CC on your desktop are automatically available in other Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC mobile clients and Adobe Creative Cloud mobile app.
To sync your Lightroom Classic CC collections with Adobe Creative Cloud mobile app: