Edit photos

Add filters, crop photos and more on your mobile device or computer.

Tip: If you have Back up & sync turned on, your edits will sync to your Google Photos library.

Adjust, crop or rotate a photo

  1. Open the Google Photos app .
  2. Open the photo that you want to edit.
  3. Tap Edit . At the bottom, choose what to do:
    • Tune : Automatically adjust colour and exposure, manually change lighting, manually adjust colour or add effects.
    • Filter : Add or adjust a filter.
    • Crop : Crop or rotate.
    Tip: While you're editing, you can touch and hold the photo to compare your edits to the original.
  4. In the bottom right, tap Done .
  5. In the top right, tap SAVE.

Your edits will be applied to the photo, but you can undo them at any time.

Change the date & time stamp

You can change the date or time stamp for a photo or video using a computer.

  1. Using a computer, go to photos.google.com.
  2. Open the item that you want to change.
  3. In the top right, click Info .
  4. On the right, click the date.
  5. Change the date or time, then click SAVE.

Undo edits

  1. Open the Google Photos app or go to photos.google.com.
  2. Open the photo that you want to remove edits from, then Edit .
  3. Tap or click More , then Back to original.
  4. Tap or click SAVE.

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