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Turn off local storage with creative cloud?

New Here ,
Nov 22, 2017 Nov 22, 2017

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I have CC on two computers: a macbook and a desktop pc. My pc has a huge amount of storage, and its where I do most of my work. My laptop is for when I'm in class or in the studio, and it has only a small amount of space which is constantly running out. For this reason, I try to keep all of my large files on my PC. However, whenever I save a file to the creative cloud, it stores the file locally on both my pc and laptop. To be clear, I love having access to my files on my laptop, but I much prefer the way icloud works, where you have access to all of your files but they only download to your computer when you tell them to. Is there any way to set creative cloud to not store files locally on a single computer?

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Adobe Employee , Nov 30, 2017 Nov 30, 2017
I agree with Design GGOCC's suggestionIf you had sync turned on on your PC, it would sync the contents of the Creative Cloud Files folder to your Creative Cloud storage but keep sync turned off on your Macbook and just download any files you wanted or need via a browser from Adobe Creative Cloud

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 22, 2017 Nov 22, 2017

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 29, 2017 Nov 29, 2017

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Wouldn't using the Creative Cloud Desktop app solve your problem? Turn sync off in the preferences of the app on your laptop, but keep it on for your PC.

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New Here ,
Nov 17, 2019 Nov 17, 2019

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I haven't been able to find such option on latest version of CC, OS X (Mojave)... All i find in the syncing options is the folder and speed, but no chance to turn it off.

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LEGEND ,
Nov 17, 2019 Nov 17, 2019

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You need to start a new discussion and explain in detail the problem you are having.

you have replied to a 2 year old discussion and your problem may not be the same. 

 

Click the link on the topic list to "Post to Community".

 

 

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Adobe Employee ,
Nov 30, 2017 Nov 30, 2017

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I agree with Design GGOCC's suggestion

If you had sync turned on on your PC, it would sync the contents of the Creative Cloud Files folder to your Creative Cloud storage but keep sync turned off on your Macbook and just download any files you wanted or need via a browser from Adobe Creative Cloud

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New Here ,
Jul 11, 2018 Jul 11, 2018

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If you turn off the sync and work on a file on your laptop, do you then have to manually upload the change back into the Cloud?

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Explorer ,
Mar 24, 2019 Mar 24, 2019

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If you turn off the sync and work on a file on your laptop, do you then have to manually upload the change back into the Cloud?

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New Here ,
Dec 06, 2020 Dec 06, 2020

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What you guys are suggesting is to actually pause the syncing, right?
Because there is only Pause and resume, or is there any other way to turn it off?  

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jan 24, 2021 Jan 24, 2021

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pause is off.

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New Here ,
Jan 24, 2021 Jan 24, 2021

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Hi! You found a solution for your issue? 

 

My problem: 

 

Hi, I have CC enabled on my PC and I just bought a Mac and connected it to the cloud as well. What I just realized is that all my files that I have on the pc are not only in the cloud but have been saved on my laptop and are taking up a ton of space.
If I delete the files from my laptop are they deleted from the cloud or from my pc?
Is there a way to delete all the files on my pc from the cloud saved on my laptop at once? How can I avoid that the new files that I will be saving on my laptop are also saved on my laptop and leave me without space? Thanks in advance

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jan 24, 2021 Jan 24, 2021

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please see your duplicate post where your question is addressed.

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New Here ,
Jan 31, 2021 Jan 31, 2021

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Hi! No yet....

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