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view folders from an external drive

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Nov 14, 2022 Nov 14, 2022

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Hi everybody,

folders and files on the external drive cannot be displayed in Bridge, after last Bridge update. So far it has always worked.

 

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[Note: if you are on Ventura, the look of this has changed. But what I show below is sufficient for you to figure out what you need to do.] Go to your System Preferences and select Security and Privacy (found in the top section). Now click on the Privacy setting (last tab). Now click on the lock on the bottom left and provide your Administrator code. Now select the Full Disk Access option and click on the "+" symbol. This will bring up the standard Mac Open window and let you add any application

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Nov 14, 2022 Nov 14, 2022

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Folders and files on the hard disk are displayed.

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Nov 14, 2022 Nov 14, 2022

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Are you on Mac? If so, you need to give Bridge permission in System Preferences/Settings to access external drives.

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Nov 15, 2022 Nov 15, 2022

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Hi, it works, thanks.

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[Note: if you are on Ventura, the look of this has changed. But what I show below is sufficient for you to figure out what you need to do.] Go to your System Preferences and select Security and Privacy (found in the top section). Now click on the Privacy setting (last tab). Now click on the lock on the bottom left and provide your Administrator code. Now select the Full Disk Access option and click on the "+" symbol. This will bring up the standard Mac Open window and let you add any application you want or need to have full access. Look for Bridge, and select it; it will now appear in that window, and make sure it's checked. Next, go to the Files and Folders option and do the same thing as above (although there's nothing to check, just add. Close everything down and see if that makes it all work.

Please let me know

[Note: these images are from an older OS, the process is the same.]

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Close everything up and you should be good to go.

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Hi, it works, thanks!
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Hi @67martin Glad it worked.

 

Since this could help others, could you please tap the "Correct Answer underneath my answer. That makes it easier to find for others with the same issue. Thank you!

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