I am using OS 12.3.1 Error says "write access was not granted

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Apr 21, 2022 Apr 21, 2022

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From Photoshop, I am using up to date Monterrey 12.3.1, and I cannot save a .psd or .jpg file, rather I get an error message "could not save because write access was not granted".  I can 'save as' but...  And "Finder" has nothing to do with it.  

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Apr 21, 2022 Apr 21, 2022

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In System Preferences, >Security & Privacy, >Full Disk Access, do you see Photoshop listed? If not, do add it and try again.


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Apr 21, 2022 Apr 21, 2022

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When I go there (thank you for the suggestion)  the apps and the + - signs are greyed out, they will not respond.  I should mention that I'm saving to an external hard drive.  I'm using PS 2022, it is updated as is the OS.  

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Apr 21, 2022 Apr 21, 2022

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Did you unlock it (with admin password)? See the "Click the lock to make changes"? 


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Apr 22, 2022 Apr 22, 2022

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Yes, thank you very much:


Quit Photoshop. >System preferences (under the Apple, the whole computer not PS) >Security and Privacy >Full disc access. Click the lock to unlock. Apply check mark to Adobe Photoshop


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Apr 28, 2022 Apr 28, 2022

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This worked, after unlocking.  Thank you, problem solved.  The exact and complete sequence is:  

Quit Photoshop. >System preferences (under the Apple, the whole computer not PS) >Security and Privacy >Full disc access. Click the lock to unlock. Apply check mark to Adobe Photoshop

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