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“Failed to load development version.” Lightroom Mobile

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May 21, 2019
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Huawei P30 Pro....I have about 7000 images and the photos in just one folder show this msg when I try to open images. As a result I cannot edit them. Any thoughts? No problems on other pix. Thx.
Hi gilgarci, welcome to the forum!

I've seen other intermittent reports about a year ago, but then the reports seemed to disappear, so first job is to double check that the app's up to date.

If you go to the web interface (on a desktop would do fine), are they editable there?

How did these photos get into Lightroom mobile? Synced from another device? Or added on this one?
Thanks for the reply.......yes, app is up to date. Yes, editable on the Ipad and desktop. I loaded them from a portable hard drive into LR on my desktop, but I loaded many others the same way and no problem with them.
If it was me, I might try deleting the app and reinstalling.
This is happening to me now. My app is completely up to date been uninstalled and reinstalled multiple times. Tried uploading them on 2 seperate computers I can see the images fine on the computer any accessible computer works once uploaded. But the web cloud access of my account mirrors my phone in that I can't see all the images I have uploaded. I think it's an issue with my cloud space or something this needs to be fixed.


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Hi Tyler, is it my imagination or have I seen you report that on the bug report forum?
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