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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. On your Android device, open the Google Photos app Photos.
  2. Open the photo that you want to edit.
  3. Tap Edit Edit.
    • To add or adjust a filter, tap Photo filters Photo filters. Tap to apply a filter and then tap again to adjust. 
    • To change the lighting or colour, or to add effects manually, tap Basic adjustments Basic adjustments. For more options, tap the Down arrow Down arrow
    • To crop or rotate, tap Crop & rotate Crop & rotate.
    Tip: While you edit, touch and hold the photo to compare your edits to the original.
  4. In the top right, tap Save.

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

Change date and time stamps

To change a photo's or video's date and time stamps, open photos.google.com, and tap Computer above to follow the steps. 

Undo edits

  1. On your Android device, open the Google Photos app Photos.
  2. Open the photo with edits that you want to remove.
  3. Tap Edit Edit and thenMore More and then Undo edits. 
  4. When you're done, tap Save.

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