Edit photos on a mobile device

Edit your photos on the go with the Google+ app for Android or iOS. You can crop, add filters, automatically enhance your photos, and more.

Edit a photo

Android app
  1. Open the   Photos app.
  2. Touch the menu button or icon  and select Edit photo.
  3. Swipe the editing icons along the bottom to choose an editing tool.
  4. Touch an editing tool to open it.
  5. After you make an edit, touch the  check icon to save it. If you make an edit you don't like, touch to undo it.
  6. Touch  Done to save your edited photo.
iOS app
  1. Open the Google+ app   > touch the menu icon  at the top > Photos.
  2. Touch the photo you want to edit > gear icon  > Edit.
  3. Swipe the editing icons along the bottom to choose an editing tool.
  4. Touch an editing tool to open it.
  5. After you make an edit, touch the  check icon to save it. If you make an edit you don't like, touch to undo it.
  6. Touch  Done to save your edited photo.
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Editing tools

Auto
Automatically adjust color and exposure with one touch. You can choose between Off, Normal, & High intensity of adjustments.
Crop
Resize or remove parts of your photo. Choose from Free (drag the edges of the crop shape to resize), Original to preserve the original aspect ratio, or Square to save a square photo.
Rotate
Straighten an uneven photo or to rotate a photo 90° left or right.
Looks
Choose from 15 filters to give your photos a new look, like a golden glow, higher contrast, or vignette edges.

More adjustments

  1. Swipe the editing tool icons from right to left to see the rest of the editing tools.
  2. Choose a tool, then:
    • Swipe your finger up & down to choose a setting.
    • Swipe your finger left & right to adjust that setting.

After you make an edit, touch Apply to save it or Cancel to discard it >  Done to save your edited photo.

Tune image
Adjust brightness, contrast, saturation, shadows, & warmth.

Selective
Change parts of your photo without affecting the rest of it by using control points. Touch Add to place control points.

Details
Enhance the details & improve the sharpness of your photo.

Vintage
Make your photo look old or vintage. Touch Style to choose from 12 styles.

Drama
Stylize your photo with effects which range from subtle texture & detail enhancements to over processing effects that mimic the look of HDR images. Touch Style to choose between preset Drama styles.

Black & white
Convert your photo to black & white. Choose a style ranging from vintage and grainy to modern and clean.

HDR scape
Use this tone-mapping tool to open up shadows and pull out detail for a dream-like, evenly-exposed image.

Retrolux
Make your photo look older and more dreamy with light leaks & multiple film styles. Touch Style to choose from 13 styles.

Center focus
Draw attention to the subject of your photo by adjusting the brightness of & blurring the surrounding background.

Frames
Add stylized borders to your photo for the perfect finishing touch.