I accidentally deleted a preset and it won’t let me import again

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My Lightroom won’t let me import a preset again after I accidentally deleted it, stating that I’m attempting to upload a duplicate.
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Jess Drady

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Greetings Jess,

How did you delete it? Which Lightroom client did you use to perform the deletion? 
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You can't import a preset into Lightroom Mobile, so I assume you are trying to import a DNG again. That is how preset authors distribute presets for Lr Mobile. They distribute a DNG that you import, and then you create a new preset from the (embedded) settings of that DNG.

So that is what you need to do to restore your preset: Find the DNG in Lightroom Mobile and create a new preset from the settings.
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Actually, Android just added the ability to import a preset from a file.