Adobe Lightroom has become an indispensable tool for photographers of all levels. One key feature that makes Lightroom so useful is its ability to utilize presets—pre-defined editing settings that can significantly enhance and simplify the editing process. Whether you want to give your photos a vintage feel, enhance the colors, or create a moody vibe, Lightroom presets allow you to achieve your desired look with just a few clicks.

Presets in Lightroom are essentially a collection of editing adjustments saved into a single file. These adjustments can include changes to exposure, contrast, color temperature, saturation, and more. By applying a preset, you can instantly change the look of your photo to match a particular style or aesthetic.

How To Install Lightroom Presets

Installing presets in Lightroom is easy, though the steps can differ a bit depending on the version of Lightroom and the device you’re using. Here’s a step-by-step guide for installing presets on different platforms.

Installing preset in Lightroom on Moblie (Android)


Lightroom Presets
Lightroom Presets

Here’s how to install Lightroom Presets for mobile on Android:

**Steps to Import Presets in Lightroom for Mobile**

1. **Download Presets**: Download the preset or preset pack you want to use. If you’re practicing, you can use sample preset files, which include Adobe stock assets. To use them publicly, you’ll need to purchase a license from Adobe Stock.

2. **Open Lightroom**: Launch the Lightroom mobile app and open an image.

3. **Import Presets**:
– Tap on the Presets button.
– Go to the three-dot menu in the top-right corner and select Import Presets.
– Select the preset file from your device. (You can import ZIP files without unzipping them.)

4. **Access Presets**:
– Go to Presets > Yours > User Presets.
– You’ll find all your imported presets under User Presets.

Import DNG Preset in Lightroom for Mobile


Import DNG Preset


### Unzip Presets Folder:
– **On Mac:** Double-click the zipped file.
– **On Windows:** Right-click the zipped file and select “Extract All.”
– **On Mobile:** Use any app that lets you unzip a downloaded file.

### Save Files:
Save the unzipped DNG files to your mobile device or cloud storage.

### Add Photos:
1. Open the Lightroom app on your mobile device and tap “Add Photos.”
2. Navigate to where you saved the DNG file and select it.
– **On iOS:** Tap “From Camera Roll.”
– **On Android:** Tap “Gallery/Folder.”
– **If on cloud storage:** Tap “From Files” on iOS or the specific cloud storage folder on Android.

### Import DNG Preset:
1. If you see a “Cannot Load File” error, continue with the steps.
2. Open the imported file and tap the three-dot icon at the top-right.
3. Tap “Create Preset” and name your new preset.
4. Add the new preset to a Preset Group of your choice and tap the checkmark icon to save it.

Apply the New Preset in Lightroom for Mobile 

### Open Photo:
Open the photo you want to edit.

### Access Presets:
Tap the Presets panel at the bottom of the screen.

### Select Preset Group:
Tap “Yours” and choose the Preset Group where you saved your new preset.

### Apply Preset:
Select the preset and tap the checkmark icon to apply it.

### Additional Information:
For details on importing XMP presets in Lightroom for mobile (Android), see “Edit Photos.”

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