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 Community Professional ,
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, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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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?

 

Thank you

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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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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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