Automatically enhance your photos

When you add new photos, Auto Enhance makes subtle adjustments (like removing red-eye and improving lighting) to help them look great. Auto Enhance is on by default, so if you want to turn it off:

Turn Auto Enhance off

Android app
  1. Open the Photos icon Photos app.
  2. Touch the menu button or icon menu and select Settings.
  3. Touch the account name.
  4. Uncheck the box next to Auto Enhance.
Computer

Turn Auto Enhance off

  1. Open your Google+ settings.
  2. In the Photos section, uncheck the box next to "Automatically enhance new photos."

Go to my settings

Change Auto Enhance for an entire album

  1. Open the album you want to adjust.
  2. Click the drop-down arrow to the right of the album title > Apply Auto Enhance. Select:
    • ​​Normal to apply a normal level of Auto Enhance
    • High to increase effects
    • Off to remove all Auto Enhance effects
Mobile browser
This setting is not available using a mobile web browser.
iPhone or iPad
  1. Open the Google+ icon Google+ app.
  2. Touch the menu icon.
  3. Touch the gear icon at the top right and then Camera and Photos.
  4. Switch the Auto Enhance setting off.

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