When Preset Syncing is enabled, your presets on one device will sync up your Creative Cloud and sync down to any other desktop device you log into using the same Adobe ID.
When enabled, the following preset types will sync to your Creative Cloud:
Currently, the following preset types do not sync to Creative Cloud — Workspaces, Tools, Contours, Sky replacement, and Camera Raw presets or profiles.
Preset Syncing is turned off by default. You can enable or disable Preset Syncing in Preferences > General > Preset Syncing
When you uncheck Preset Syncing you will be presented with a dialog asking whether to keep your currently synced presets so other devices can still access them, or to delete your synced presets from your account.
Caution: When choosing No, any presets that are currently synced will be removed from the Creative Cloud and delete any presets on other systems with Preset Syncing enabled.
Preset Syncing is intended to be used as a secure backup, however we always recommend having a manual backup your favorite presets.
Yes. Preset folders, hierarchy, and order will all be retained across devices with Preset Sync enabled.
If Photoshop has seemed to freeze when you first enable Preset Syncing, please be patient and do not force quit Photoshop. If you have a large amount of presets to sync, it may take a minute or two for the initial sync to complete.
Make sure Preset Syncing is enabled on all devices you want your presets to sync between. Enabling Preset Syncing on one computer does not automatically enable Preset Syncing on your other computers.