Lightroom Ecosystem: Ability to bulk rename files

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Lightroom CC - Renaming in bulk. This is another important feature from Lightroom which appears not to have made it (yet) to Lightroom CC.
Everyone has there own renaming strategy (don't they?). Once I have  applied keywords and corrected location details, I bulk rename to include date, location and primary keyword in the file title. OK - that may be overkill, but does help people I am selling images to.
Bulk renaming - for whatever reason and using whatever system - is an important tool for DAM and support for it in Lightroom CC would be appreciated.
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Mike Creighton

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This is a useful workaround, indeed. However, it is intended only for those who have Classic in their subscription. If you have opted for the CC - 1 TB subscription, you have only Lightroom CC and you can't use Classic to batch rename.
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Neil Hulse

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Apologies, I didn't realise, I have the Photography 1TB plan which includes Classic
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Dawn Heller

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lightroom CC for mobile: Ability to batch rename files.

I would love it if some batch processing features were added to LR mobile such as the ability to rename groups of files at the same time in a similar manner as you are able to do in the desktop version. Even if it is simply the ability to set the initial part of the name and then to have an automatic serial number added.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Rename files after they have been uploaded into albums ???.

I very much want a way to rename files after they have been uploaded into albums. I see that this was a valuable feature in the non-cloud versions, but it is missing from the cloud version. Help, please!
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Can't believe LR doesn't have a rename feature.  First step would be to rename individual files, but better yet a way to batch rename a subset.    Classic case of the conflict between users who always want more features and developers who hate to add them.   
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lightroom Mobile: can we please rename our files like we can in Lightroom Classic....

Love Lightroom Mobile but we have been waiting a very long time for the ability to have the option to rename our files. Funny how we can edit the date and time in Lightroom Desktop but we are unable to change the file name. Would love to have this functionality much sooner than later.