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how do I turn off auto sync


New Member
Jan 5, 2011
Lightroom Experience
what a pain in the you know what..can anyone tell me how to turn off auto sync..please!
Feb 1, 2010
West Sussex, UK
Lightroom Experience
Lightroom Version
First of all you need to have two or more images selected for the Auto-Sync switch to become active. When you've done that the quickest way to disable it is to press Ctrl+Alt+Shift+A....this works when you're in Library or Develop.

Alternatively, you can use the menu bar: in Library go to Metadata menu and uncheck Enable Auto-Sync. In Develop, the Enable Auto-Sync option is in the Settings menu.

Finally, when in Develop you can click the small switch immediately to the left of the Auto-Sync button at the bottom of the right-hand panel.