Lightroom Mobile Tutorial: How to Load and Use DNG Presets (Without an Adobe Creative Cloud Subscription)

Step 1

Download the Lightroom presets on your mobile device.

Step 2

Open the file with a file management app. Many phones have a file management app built in. If you do not have one, we recommend using:

Extract the files.

Step 3

Switch back to the Lightroom app. We recommend storing the presets in a new album. Tap on the New Album icon.

Enter the product name as the album title then click OK.

Step 4

Open the newly created album then click on the Add Photos button.

Step 5

Select all of the DNG presets (you can checkmark the date to do this quickly). Click the Add button.

Step 6

Once the images have been added, sort it by file name.

Step 7

Tap on a preset that you’d like to use. Tap on the menu at the top right then tap “Copy Setting”.

Step 8

Open the photo that you’d like to edit. Tap on the menu then tap on “Paste Setting”.

Note: DNG presets do not support the opacity setting. To use this feature, you must have an active Adobe Creative Cloud subscription and sync the presets to your phone.

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