Do you use Lightroom Classic and Lightroom 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 Ecosystem's Images in your syncing client's settings. Alternatively, in the Lightroom Sync preferences of Lightroom Classic, you can specify another folder location for downloading Lightroom ecosystem's images that is not marked for uploading to your syncing service's online storage.
Launch Lightroom Classic. Enter your Adobe ID and password on the sign in screen, if prompted, and then click Sign In.
On the Sign in screen, you might get an option to choose between a personal or an enterprise account. For more information, see Sign in with an Enterprise ID.
To sync Lightroom Classic photos with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom apps, the photographs must be in synced collections or in All Synced Photographs collection . Photos within a synced Collection are automatically available in Lightroom on your desktop, mobile, and web. For more information on collections, see Work with photo collections.
In the Lightroom Sync tab of the Preferences dialog box, you can specify the settings for syncing photos between Lightroom Classic and Lightroom ecosystem of apps. To access the sync preferences in Lightroom Classic, choose Edit (Win)/Lightroom Classic (Mac) menu > Preferences > Lightroom Sync tab.
In the Account area, you can view information about your account: Adobe ID, Name, Status, Subscribed, End Date, Uploads. You can click More Account Info Online to access your Adobe ID account online, and sign in with your Adobe ID (your email address) and password.
Delete All Synced Data removes all the image data and synced information from Creative Cloud, including previews, metadata, and develop settings. Original photos stored on your computer aren't affected. All the collections are also preserved, but their sync settings are reset.
You can select Prevent System Sleep During Sync option to stop your computer from sleeping while Lightroom Classic desktop is syncing images with Lightroom ecosystem of apps.
By default, Lightroom Classic desktop syncs your Lightroom 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 ecosystem images and also specify a folder structure.
Specify Location for Lightroom Ecosystem's Images
Use Subfolders Formatted By Capture Date
Select this option to choose a preferred subfolder format for downloading Lightroom ecosystem's images within the location specified above.
Photos within the synced collections in Lightroom Classic on your desktop are automatically available Adobe Creative Cloud mobile app.
To access your synced Lightroom Classic Collection photos in the Adobe Creative Cloud mobile app, do the following: