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Changing backup locations in Lightroom Classic CC


Jun 23, 2014
Lightroom Experience
Lightroom Version
Lightroom Classic version: 8.0 [ 1193777 ]
Operating System
macOS 10.14 Mojave
So sorry if this has been answered somewhere else.

I am trying to change the location for my Lightroom catalog backup. The default seems to be my Mac. I want all my catalog backups to be on an external hard drive. I went into Preferences and did not find a place to change catalog backup locations, so then I went to Catalog Settings and I see where the catalog backups are going, which is my internal hard drive, but I did not see a place to change that.

Any help you can give me will be greatly appreciated.
Feb 1, 2010
West Sussex, UK
Lightroom Experience
Lightroom Version
It's not in either of those places. Instead it's actually in the dialog box when you initiate a catalog backup, there's a "Choose" button alongside the current backup folder location. Clicking that allows you to specify a new location.