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After an intensive period of editing photos in Lightroom on my IPhone I got a message that my storage was almost full. I went into Lightroom and cleared the cache which recovered about 12GB. But under Local Storage it still says that there are 33,554,432.00 TB of Cached Files :eek: This sounds quite a lot to me (if these are Terra-bytes !). See attached. My IPhone itself tells me that Lightroom is taking up around 9GB.

Any ideas what is going on with these cached files and is there anyway to reduce the 9GB.
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Did you just use the global "Clear Cache" option in the Settings menu? If you've got "store locally" enabled for any of your albums, they won't be affected by that option unless you disable the store locally option and then do the Clear Cache again. If you know which albums you were editing it, trying using the local album-specific clear cache option as you would have downloaded originals for those images.
 
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Did you just use the global "Clear Cache" option in the Settings menu? If you've got "store locally" enabled for any of your albums, they won't be affected by that option unless you disable the store locally option and then do the Clear Cache again. If you know which albums you were editing it, trying using the local album-specific clear cache option as you would have downloaded originals for those images.
None of the Albums have the "store locally" button activated and I used the global "Clear Cache" initially and then checked the "local cache" against each album. However, the global one seemed to clear everything out.

So assuming the Cache is really cleared and no albums are stored locally what is taking up the 9GB.
 
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