Once the files have safely synced to the Cloud you can delete from the Camera Roll.
As it understand it, Lightroom iOS will manage its storage over time as you access different photos, it will discard local originals after a while, in favour of others.
However, if you Clear Cache, you should be able to reduce the local storage of originals, leaving Smart Previews and Thumbnails of the device, leaving the Originals in the Cloud.
Thank you selondon for your answer. I have deleted them from the camera roll. My question is about the handling in LR CC. They are still stored in full resolution on my iPad in LR CC after upload in the cloud. And I can‘t adjust this. I‘m only able to clear the cache, nothing else.
There is a couple of ways of Clearing Cache. One at Album level, one at All Photos level and one in Local Storage under the Lr logo I think.
Try all three and maybe log in and out to see if that helps.
Also check that you don’t have any Albums set for Offline Editing/Store Locally.
Other than that I have read threads where re-install helps... but you don’t want to keep doing that all the time!
But clearing the cache is not the same as adjusting the local storage. So I will do some tests to see how lightroom will adjust this storage itself.
Dear Miraoede, and what did you find out? When I import raw photos the originals are synced automatically to the cloud and the desktop, that works great. But on the ipad the originals remain in lightroom cc. Of cause originals on the ipad in the photos roll I deleted aswell.
If you add a lot of photos the used space get quit a lot. Did you found out that lighroom cc indeed deleted the orignal in the app after a while? Appreciate your reaction.
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After a while the original raw files will be replaced to a smart preview. So I think it works pretty good.