Issue

When you switch to the Map module, a warning message is displayed.

Lightroom version Warning message
Lightroom Classic CC 7.x

Upgrade to view maps on Lightroom Classic.

Starting on November 30, 2018, Map view cannot be accessed on this version of Lightroom Classic. We recommend you upgrade now to Lightroom Classic 8.0 to prevent disruption of service.

Lightroom CC 2015.x / Lightroom 6.x

Map view will be discontinued on this version of Lightroom.

Starting on November 30, 2018, Map view will no longer be supported on this version of Lightroom.

Lightroom 5 and Lightroom 4 Map view is no longer supported on this version of Lightroom.
Upgrade to view maps on Lightroom Classic
Warning message in Lightroom Classic CC 7.x when you switch to the Map module.

Product versions affected

  • Lightroom 4.x and Lightroom 5.x
  • Lightroom CC 2015.x/Lightroom 6.x (Starting on November 30, 2018)
  • Lightroom Classic CC 7.x (Starting on November 30, 2018)

Operating system

Windows and macOS

Reason and impact

A change in Map calls has been made.

Impact on Lightroom Classic CC 7.x and Lightroom CC 2015.x/Lightroom 6.x

Starting on November 30, 2018, Map view will no longer be supported on these versions. This will not be fixed as these versions are no longer supported by Adobe. When you go to the Map module after this date, the screen will appear blank and will not show any map view.

Map view will be supported in Lightroom Classic CC 8.0 and later versions only.

Impact on Lightroom 4.x and 5.x

This will not be fixed as these versions are no longer supported by Adobe. When you go to the Map module, the screen appears blank and doesn't show any map view.

Workaround

To see the location of an image on a map, copy the coordinates from the GPS field in the Metadata panel located at the right in the Map module and do an online search.

To continue using the Map service, it is recommended that you update to the latest Lightroom Classic version. See Keep Lightroom up to date.

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