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Moving Lightroom (cloud) catalogue to external drive

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Dec 22, 2020 Dec 22, 2020

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I want to move my 300+ gb Lightroom (cloud version) catalogue containing original files to an external drive. I already did that, but when I startup LR it doesn't show any photos while the sync is paused. If I turn it on, it starts downloading the photos again to the old location and creates a new Lightroom library.

Screenshot 2020-12-23 at 0.37.35.jpg

I have setup in the preferences the new folder of the external drive under Local storage - Storage location for originals. However I notice in the upper part of the same window it counts the internal HD storage.

Screenshot 2020-12-23 at 0.37.01.jpg


What to do? Why it defaults to the internal HD again? I have restarted the app multiple times. It's latest version 4.1

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