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All of your Logos resources are stored in the cloud allowing you to easily manage which ones are downloaded on your local device, saving space on your computer while still allowing you to access the resources you want.


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Configure on First Login

View Cloud Resources

Remove Local Resources

Download Resources

Automatic Download


Configure on First Login

Your first exposure to Cloud Resources may occur when doing a fresh installation of Logos or signing into an account on your device for the first time.

When you initiate either of these processes, Logos will display a new configuration screen allowing you to select sets of resources to download before the software opens for the first time. Your options include:

  • Minimal: includes datasets and a few resources
  • Recommended: includes all items from the Minimal option plus a curated list of resources in your Library and any resources you have added to your preferred resources list
  • Everything: includes all resources in your library.

Each option will provide an estimated install size to help determine which set to download. Through your library, you can always download Resources that weren’t included in the resource set you selected.

After selecting your resource set, tick the box to Automatically download new resources if you would like Logos to automatically download any new resources you add to your Library in the future. You can change this setting later through Program Settings.

Click Start Download when you’re ready. While your resource set is downloading, you can select your preferred Bible translation if you haven’t done so already.

You can also visit the Logos web app to get started right away, browse the Logos Help Center for articles and videos on how to use your new Logos software, or make changes to your account.

The download time depends on the size of the resource set you have selected and the speed of your internet connection. Once the resources have been downloaded, your local installation of Logos will be ready to use.


View Cloud Resources

To view Cloud resources in your Library:

  1. Open the Library.

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  2. Display your resources in Tile View to reveal the download icon Download
icon next to resources that are not yet stored on your device.

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  3. Filter your Library to display only those resources that are not locally stored by clicking the navigation menu icon Hamburger icon and expanding the Devices filter to reveal the Not on this device facet.

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Remove Local Resources

Remove resources from the Library using any of the following options:

  • Right-click a resource and select Remove from device.
  • Open the Library's information pane by clicking the Info icon on the upper right, then click Downloaded > Remove from device.
  • In Tile View, click the panel menu icon Kebab Vertical icon for any resource and select Remove from device.

Note: While removing a resource deletes the file from the hard drive, it does not delete it from the Library Index. To reclaim hard drive space from the Index after removing a large number of resources, type rebuild index in the command box. This may take some time depending on the size of your library.

Right-click to Remove

  1. Open the Library.
  2. Filter the Library to display the resources you want to delete. This is especially helpful when seeking to remove a large number of resources at one time.
  3. Select the resource(s) to remove by clicking near, but not on, the resource title.
  4. Right-click and select Remove from device. This option is also accessible by clicking the resource menu iconKebab
Vertical icon.

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Remove from the Information Pane

  1. Open the Library.
  2. Filter the Library to display the resources to be deleted.
  3. Display Resource Information by clicking the Information icon Info icon, or by pressing Cmd+I (macOS) or Ctrl+I (Windows).
  4. Select the resource(s) to remove by clicking near, but not on, the resource title.
  5. In the Resource Information pane, click Downloaded > Remove from device.

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Download Resources

You can download titles by clicking the download icon Download icon for each individual title, or you can download multiple resources at one time.

  1. Open the Library.
  2. Filter your Library to display only those resources that are not locally stored by clicking the navigation menu icon Hamburger icon.
  3. Expand the Devices filter.
  4. Click Not on This Device.
  5. Select the resource(s) to download and repeat one of the options described above (using the Library context menu, Library panel menu, or Resource Information pane).

    Note: To select and download all of your cloud resources, click one of the resources in the list. Press Cmd+A (macOS) or Ctrl+A (Windows). Then right-click to open the context menu, and select Download.

  6. Click Download.


Cloud Resource Preview

Cloud resources provide limited functionality within Logos. Download these resources for complete functionality, but you can still preview the content from your cloud resources.


Cloud Results in Everything Search

Your cloud resources will also appear in the Cloud Results section of your Everything search results. This section displays results from all licensed resources that aren't hidden or downloaded on your device.

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Automatic Download

You can control whether Logos downloads new resources automatically or stores them in the cloud through Program Settings. The setting to Download New Resources is found in the Internet section and is set to Yes by default.

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