Lightroom CC: Add photo button greyed out. I cant import photo

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lightroom cc 2019 add photo button greyed out. I cant import photo
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Are you selecting your source folder first? It is normal for "Add" to be grayed out if all images in the source folder selected are already part of lightroom.
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Lightroom does not have a version called CC2019. Can you go to Help>System Info... and get us your installed version number?
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Mawuli Kristodem

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Lightroom CC version: 2.0.1
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Please update to 2.1.1 via the Creative Cloud Application. There were several bug fixes in this version that may affect your issue. 
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Lars Kannenberg

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Hello Rikk Flohr, I have exactly the same problem, that the Plus Sign to add photos is not working. I have the latest Version 2.1.1 of LR CC and reinstalled it a couple times. Login and Logout did not help. What to do?
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Michael Corrigan

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1.5 worked! I tried installing other previous versions, but didn't go this far back! Thanks!
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Laura M

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Installing 1.5 and using that instead of 2.2 worked for me as well! Thank you so much, Polly!
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Lars Kannenberg

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I can confirm: 1.5 works for me as well. Thanks a lot !
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Andre Lourenco

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1.5 is not working for me. No version is working for me. any tips?
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Andre Lourenco

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1.5 is not working for me. No version is working for me. any tips?
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For those on this thread for whom the Add Photos Button is grayed out can you confirm your account status by going to www.adobe.com and logging in with your Adobe ID. Click on "Manage your Account" under your name.   Make certain you are showing an active account and that your expiration date has not passed.  Example: 
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I just did this and my account is active (I just got it this month) and the expiration date hasn't passed. I can use my Adobe ID to log in to stuff like Spark online and I can use Photoshop and Premiere. I have Adobe for Teams, a plan that is managed by my organization. 
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I see at least one of you is on Windows. Is anyone hitting this on a Mac?

Also, do any of you have other devices attached that we might be trying to scan for photos? Examples include: a phone that's plugged into your computer, an external hard drive, a network drive (NAS) or camera card?
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Laura M

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I'm on Windows and I don't have other devices plugged into my computer. 
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Hello Rikk Flohr, I'm having exactly the same problem, that the Plus Sign to add photos is not working, it's grayed out. I just bought it yesterday, I have the latest version installed nd updated. AND IT DOES NOT WORK!!! wHAT SHOULD i DO??
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled The Plus Sign to add photos is not working, it's grayed out. I just bought it yes....

I'm having this problem, that the Plus Sign to add photos is not working, it's grayed out. I just bought it yesterday, I have the latest version installed and updated. What should i do?
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I have been using Lightroom Classic for about a year (my account is active) and just tried Lightroom CC only to discover the same problem--plus sign grayed out and unable to add photos. I am using Lightroom CC version: 2.2.1 [ 20190312-1546-e438717 ] (Mar 13 2019); Operating system: Windows 10  OS Version: 10.0 [17763].  Lightroom CC mobile on iPad Pro seems to work OK.  Does anyone at Adobe have any ideas?
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Greetings,

For all those on this thread, first: thank you for your patience. We've been, as of yet, unable to reproduce this behavior in-house. For those of you who still see a grayed-out Add Photos button we'd like to collect diagnostic logs from you.

In Preferences>Account hold down the [Opt/Alt] key and click the [Diagnostic Log] button. Send that log to me at:



Thanks for your help.
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Just sent you my diagnostics as I'm having the same issue, but with my corporate account.
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Dajun Wang

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I have the same problem on mine for a while.
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Greetings all,

I have a question for those of you who still experience this issue.  Can you drop a note and describe your license? Is it a normal Photography Program License? Educational? Corporate (Enterprise)?  We've discovered at least one instance of a Corporate license where the issue turned out to be the Corporate Admin controls.  Please reply in to this comment with your license type. 

Thanks!
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Greetings again, 

We are still investigating this issue.  For those of you who are on Corporate/Enterprise licenses, if you log in to http://lightroom.adobe.com can you see images there? Can you import images in the web interface?
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Hi Rikk, I can see the images I've imported and worked on when I click on that link. I can also import images to it and download images from it. 
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jason

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I am able to see the images that I import/upload
thanks
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Thanks for the info Jason and Laura, 
We'd like to get diagnostic logs from you. Go to Preferences>Account and hold down the {Alt/Opt] Key and click the [Diagnostic Log] button. 
Send the logs to:


Also go to Help>System Info... and grab a screenshot of what's there too!
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windows 10
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Can you see this file: `<USERNAME>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Lightroom CC\lrcc_console.log` 
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jason

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yes - email this log?
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Yes, Please.
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jason

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great just sent
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Dajun Wang

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I change my computer (Mac) language system from Chinese to English, then it works.