Please restore the import by date option into Lightroom import.

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In the latest versions of lightroom allowing selection of photos for import by date has been lost. Please restore
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LR CC 2015.3 (the latest version) has that option:



Which version are you on? Do Help > System Info to verify.
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No this is not what I want.
I the older versions of lightroom you could group select photos by date.
This features does not select it simply organizes by time/date.
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In the Import dialog choose "Copy" as the method and in the Destination Panel, set as shown-
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You may be thinking of the Destination Folders option, which is still available in LR CC 2015.3:



In general, it groups the photos by the destination folders to which the photos will be imported, if you've selected the Copy or Move options. If you've also selected the Organize: By Date option, then the folders will be named by the dates of the photos.

I think this may have been removed in CC 2015.2 and added back in CC 2015.3. Again, which version of LR do you have? Do Help > System Info. The Adobe updater is flaky and often fools users into thinking they have "the latest" version.