Lightroom is taking 20GB or memory in my iPhone, how can I stop it?

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My iPhone is full , iphone storage list Lightroom as the biggest app with about 20GB as document and data .

how can I delete the locally stored docs and data and leave everything in the cloud storage without loosing mybpjotoes and videos?

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Adobe Community Professional , Sep 28, 2021 Sep 28, 2021
Assuming that you have an Adobe cloud subscription, make sure that "Only Download Smart Previews" is enabled on the Cloud Storage & Sync tab of the Lightroom Settings. Then make sure that your sync status is up-to-date, i.e. when you tap on the cloud icon it shows "Synced and Backed Up", then try the Clear Cache option on the Settings>Local Storage tab.  That should reduce the footprint on the phone to as small as it can reasonably be. But do you have any albums for which you've selected the...

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Assuming that you have an Adobe cloud subscription, make sure that "Only Download Smart Previews" is enabled on the Cloud Storage & Sync tab of the Lightroom Settings.

 

Then make sure that your sync status is up-to-date, i.e. when you tap on the cloud icon it shows "Synced and Backed Up", then try the Clear Cache option on the Settings>Local Storage tab. 

 

That should reduce the footprint on the phone to as small as it can reasonably be. But do you have any albums for which you've selected the "Store Locally" option? That obviously has an impact on how much space is used. 

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Another option you can use to reduce space is the [Clear Cache] found in Settings>Local Storage.  Not knowing how dire your storage situation is, you may want to consider this as well. 

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