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Version: 10.3.2

Editing pictures

Use the picture editor to turn a picture into a masterpiece! The picture editor offers many tools to enhance your pictures, as well as adding unique touches to make your pictures stand out from the rest. You can also use the picture editor to reduce red-eye, increase the contrast of your picture, make it look like a cartoon, and much more.

Tip: When you edit a picture, swipe to see more editing options.

Crop or rotate a picture

Using the picture editor, you can enhance the pictures that you take by rotating, cropping, flipping, or changing the size of the picture.

  1. In the Pictures app, touch and hold the picture that you want to change.
  2. Tap The Edit icon > The Crop icon.
  3. Tap an editing option such as Free Crop or Rotate Left.
  4. When you're done editing your picture, do one of the following:
    • To save your changes, tap Save.
    • To discard your changes, tap The More Actions icon > The Discard Changes icon.

Tip: If you select an editing option and don't like the results, you can quickly discard the changes when you tap the editing option a second time.

Enhance a picture

The picture editor can help you tweak the pictures you take and improve qualities like the brightness, saturation, sharpness, red-eye, and more.

  1. In the Pictures app, touch and hold the picture that you want to change.
  2. Tap The Edit icon > The Enhance icon.
  3. Tap an editing option such as Auto Enhance or Sharpness.
  4. When you're done editing your picture, do one of the following:
    • To save your changes, tap Save.
    • To discard your changes, tap The More Actions icon > The Discard Changes icon.

Tip: If you select an editing option and don't like the results, you can quickly discard the changes when you tap the editing option a second time.

Add a filter to a picture

Use the filters in the picture editor to add a fun finishing touch to your pictures. You can add filters such as black and white, antique, sepia, cartoon, sketch, and more.

  1. In the Pictures app, touch and hold the picture that you want to change.
  2. Tap The Edit icon > The Filters icon.
  3. Tap a filter.
  4. When you're done editing your picture, do one of the following:
    • To save your changes, tap Save.
    • To discard your changes, tap The More Actions icon > The Discard Changes icon.

Tip: If you select a filter and don't like the results, you can quickly discard the changes when you tap the filter choice a second time.

Add a frame to a picture

Use the picture editor to add frames to your pictures. Options include adding a simple black frame, aging the picture, adding a film strip border, and more.

  1. In the Pictures app, touch and hold the picture that you want to change.
  2. Tap The Edit icon > The Frames icon.
  3. Tap a frame.
  4. When you're done editing your picture, do one of the following:
    • To save your changes, tap Save.
    • To discard your changes, tap The More Actions icon > The Discard changes icon.

Tip: If you select a frame and don't like the results, you can quickly discard your changes when you tap the frame a second time.