How do I relink folders in Lightroom?

Relink folders with Marek Mularczyk - day to you! 🙂

If you have been working in Lightroom for a bit, you know that when working with your images, you should do everything in Lightroom, meaning you should avoid making any changes outside of Lightroom, i.e. renaming folders or images, deleting images etc.

If you decide that you want to remove any image or rename it, do it in Lightroom instead of using your file browser in your operating system.

However, if you do that, here’s what you’re going to see – a question mark as an indication of a missing folder in this case:

Relink Folders with Marek Mularczyk -

So, what’s the solution to this issue? It’s actually quite simple (providing you know what happened). If it is a matter of a folder that’s been moved somewhere else, you right-click on the folder name and choose Find Missing Folder… in the drop-down menu as shown on the screenshot below:

Relink folders with Marek Mularczyk - you’ve clicked on Find Missing Folder, you just point Lightroom to the folder on your hard drive with the images that were imported into Lightroom Catalogue and you’re done!

I hope you enjoyed this “quick tutorial” 😉

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