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Question and answer on Lightroom presets 

How to install a preset in the mobile version of Lightroom


Step 1: Download the ZIP file to your phone.
Most mobile presets you purchase (including ours) will come as ZIP files that you can download directly to your phone.

Step 2: You should find the downloaded ZIP file in the downloads.

Step 3: Unpack the ZIP file by clicking on it. A folder with presets should appear.

P.S. For older versions of android and ios, you may need third-party software (for example, the izip application) to unzip the zip file.

Step 4: Open the Lightroom app and create a new album. In this case, I'll give the name of the album "new".

Step 5: Go inside the created album.

Step 6: Add the downloaded preset.

Step 7: Create and save your Presets.

Next you will see the New Preset screen (shown below) which contains all the options you can use to customize your preset. You can give your preset a name (highly recommended) and add it into a Preset Group in Lightroom. You can save it in User Presets or you can create a new preset group and name it however you like. We recommend this if you have a lot of presets and want to keep them organized.

The checkboxes below determine which picture settings you’d like to save with this preset. Only the settings you choose here will be applied to the pictures you edit with this preset in the future.

I personally check all boxes except for Tools, Optics and Geometry. That’s because those parameters vary from picture to picture and I will probably never need to crop or tilt a picture exactly the same way as the preset for example.

Step 8: Using Lightroom Mobile presets.

To use your new presets just go back into your library and open any photo you’d like to edit.

Find the Presets icon in the menu at the bottom of the screen and tap on it. Make sure the Preset Group that’s selected is the one where you saved your new presets. If you saved them in the User Presets group, select that.

Now you can edit the photo by tapping on a preset from the list and then tapping on the checkmark. You can still continue to edit the photo and make adjustments if you like, after you’ve applied the preset.

Now you know how to install, save and use your Lightroom Mobile presets!


Installing Lightroom Presets on Lightroom CC 2018-2020

1. Open Adobe Lightroom CC 2018
2. Navigate to left sidebar and find "Presets" tab.
3. Click the "+" icon.
4. Select "Import Preset".
5. Navigate to your downloaded preset files and voila!

Installing Lightroom Presets on Older Versions

1. Open Adobe Lightroom.
2. Navigate to Edit > Preferences > Presets.
3. Open the folder named “Lightroom” and navigate to the "Develop Presets" folder.
4. Copy your downloaded Lightroom presents into the "Develop Presets" folder.
5. Restart Lightroom.

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