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Adobe automatically uninstalling fonts

Community Beginner ,
Feb 12, 2021 Feb 12, 2021

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Adobe has decided that if I don't use a font within a given (arbitrary) time period, I must no longer need the font and have (without asking my permssion or even notifying me) uninstalled certain fonts. WTH?!

 

How can I turn off the "helpful" feature I neither asked for nor want?

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Adobe Employee , Mar 25, 2021 Mar 25, 2021

Fonts that have not been used in over 150 days will be uninstalled from your system. However, the fonts will remain in your active fonts list unless you choose to deactivate them. More information here:

 

https://helpx.adobe.com/fonts/using/managing-fonts.html#reinstall

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Community Expert ,
Mar 02, 2021 Mar 02, 2021

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I suspect you may have a problem with syncing Creative Cloud desktop app.

Have you updated the CC app lately?

 

Nancy O'Shea, Product User & Community Expert
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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New Here ,
Mar 11, 2021 Mar 11, 2021

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I had this same issue. My fonts were disabled without asking, now I don't know which font is needed for a specific project. How do you disable this?

 

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Adobe Employee ,
Mar 25, 2021 Mar 25, 2021

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Were you using the fonts in updated Creative Cloud apps, or only in third party apps?

 

Fonts that have not been used in updated Creative Cloud apps in over 150 days will be uninstalled from your system. However, the fonts will remain in your active fonts list unless you choose to deactivate them. More information here:

 

https://helpx.adobe.com/fonts/using/managing-fonts.html#reinstall

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New Here ,
Jun 08, 2022 Jun 08, 2022

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this is not true for me. it uninstalls fonts ive used in the past few days. please rid of this pointless feature of uninstalling fonts altogether!

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New Here ,
Nov 29, 2022 Nov 29, 2022

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Probably shouting into the void here, but I have the exact same experience... every single font gets uninstalled, regardless if I used it a long time ago, or just yesterday.

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Adobe Employee ,
Mar 25, 2021 Mar 25, 2021

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Fonts that have not been used in over 150 days will be uninstalled from your system. However, the fonts will remain in your active fonts list unless you choose to deactivate them. More information here:

 

https://helpx.adobe.com/fonts/using/managing-fonts.html#reinstall

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