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Different cloud storage values in LrC, Lr and Assets Adobe


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Oct 28, 2021
Germany, Greater Frankfurt
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Lightroom-Version: 5.0 x64 [ 20211012-0002-a1240ed ] (Oct 12 2021)
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  1. macOS 11 Big Sur
Hi All,

you may say that's not a big deal and I agree. But still drives me nuts, because I do not know why... here is my little problem

On the road, I usually import my files to Lr on my iPad (photography plan 20GB). If my files go beyond the 20GB cloud storage, I clear the cloud at home by downloading to LrC on my iMac and sync back some smart previews via collections to Lr mobile. After complete clearance I usually have s some 50 - 100 MB cloud storage still left, no problem. Now this is getting more and the indication differs by app.

This is what happened. After clearing Creative Cloud last time, it showed about 1gb storage consumption although only smart previews in the cloud. No cloud documents in Ps or elsewhere. Also no documents in asset, document and creative cloud, at least I do not find. All trash emptied. I have some files in mobile spark apps, but adobe states this does not count against the cloud. Checked again for original files in the cloud, nothing. Also, no adobe scans anymore which would count against cloud storage.

After all I decided to clear the catalogue in Lr web and here is what I see now:
LrC: 20 GB available as expected
Lr (mobile): app. 900 MB consumed
assets.adobe.com: 340 MB consumed

Does anyone have a clue where these differences may come from and where I could search for these files, or is this maybe a known problem?