Lightroom mobile: Add color labels

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I'd strongly suggest to add color labels and star ratings to Lightroom mobile.

For me this app is wonderful for sorting through pictures - but just using the reject/pick flag is not precise enough for my purposes.

I could imagine easy to use interfaces for this: e.g. scrolling in the left of the screen through color labels, in the center through reject/pick flag, on the right through the star ratings. Or add just one additional control to choose between the different rating/labeling systems.

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Tom Hogarty, Lightroom Product Manager

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We're working on star ratings for a future update. However, color labels are more complicated. Color labels can be assigned to different values or names which can be difficult to reconcile across devices.

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Thanks for the quick reply and the heads up! I'd welcome star ratings very much.

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Geoffrey Cusick

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Star ratings are the most important omission from the initial version
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Matthew O Brien

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Lightroom MOBILE: want rating included.

Please add rating to the iPad app.

Ipad app looks like a good basecamp, but select / reject is not enough. Minimum is to also include the rating stars.

I could then at least trial the ipad app. In its current form I will wait until we get the next release of functionality.
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Hanel Choi

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lightroom Mobile Sort By Color Tags.


I'm not sure why the Sort By menu in LR Mobile (app & web) doesn't have a Sort By Color Tags (or whatever they're called, the yellow/green/red/etc. highlights that you can categorize your photos by).

Please add this. I use this feature all the time on my desktop version and losing this option on Mobile makes it difficult to sort through my photos.

Thank you
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Star ratings were implemented. Made this request to be Color Label specific.
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Robert Morris

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Why can't people see star ratings when I send them the shared link to the Lightroom Mobile collection? Can this feature be implemented to allow them to see star ratings, and also rate photos by star ratings?!?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I can't locate how to use the COLOR flags on my Ipad LR Mobile app.

Perhaps I'm just missing it, but I can't seem to find a way to color code my images via the Ipad LR Mobile app.  Is there a trick I'm missing?
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Peter Aylward

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lightroom mobile color tags.

I use colored labels in my selection process to narrow down my shot list. Lightroom mobile is great but the ability to add colored labels would really improve it for me
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Pickled Ramps

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Please add color labels to Lightroom Mobile and Lightroom CC
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Dmitry Repkin

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Color labels is a good feature to use in Lightroom workflow. The absence of it in Lightroom Mobile does not allow to seamlessly work on the road. Please add color label support to Lightroom Mobile.
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I too would find color labels very useful. I find it difficult to do all my edits on mobile, so I prefer a hybrid workflow between lightroom mobile and desktop. Color labels would make it much easier to distinguish the editing stage such as "no edits", "mobile edits only" and "fully edited".