3 amazing tips to edit photos in Google Photos

Google Photos is an outstanding tool that can act as a gallery and a cloud storage service to store pictures and videos. Unlike the regular storage services, Google Photos lets you edit pictures.

Although it doesn’t offer advanced and high-end editing tools such as masking, layering, and so on, it is an excellent choice for regular editing.

Now, if you want to edit pictures in Google Photos but can’t figure out how or the best tools to help you enhance your picture’s appearance, then we are here to help.

In the article, we are listing three amazing ways you can use to edit your pictures in Google Photos.

Note: The tips mentioned in this article are only applicable for Android and iOS devices.

Tips to edit photos in Google Photos

All available editing tools are under the ‘Edit’ option. Browse any image in Google Photos and tap on the Edit icon and follow the tips below to edit your photos.

Using suggested edits

Let’s say you don’t want to get into details but also want to create a remarkable difference in your pictures. In that case, you can rely on the auto-generated editing suggestions by Google Photos.

  • Open Google Photos
  • Click on the picture to open it
  • Tap ‘edit’ from the choices below
  • Click on the ‘suggested’ tab
  • Choose the effect you want to apply
  • Press ‘save copy’ to save the pictures after editing

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Note: You can’t apply two filters simultaneously to the same pictures.

Add color effects and lighting

It is the most beneficial tool that Google Photos offers as it can make a substantial difference to your picture.

The app offers plenty of color tools and lighting features like contrast, brightness, warmth, denoise, tint, and a lot more.

You can tap on any tool to activate it and use the slider to adjust it. You can also add any effect through the tool automatically.

  • Open the Google Photos app.
  • Choose the picture you want to edit and click on it
  • Tap ‘edit’ from the options at the bottom
  • Once the tools load, click on ‘adjust.’
  • It will display all the effects that you can add
  • Choose the desired ones as per your requirements
  • Use the slider to adjust the effect
  • Press ‘save copy’ to save the edited photo

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Add filters and adjust their intensity

Google Photos offers plenty of filters that users can opt for, including playa, honey, isla, desert, etc. To apply any filter, follow the steps below:

  • Open the Google Photos app and click on the photos you want to edit
  • Choose ‘edit’ from the list of choices that emerge below
  • Select ‘filters’ from the list of editing tools
  • Find and apply the filter you want
  • Double click on the chosen filter to adjust its intensity
  • Tap on ‘save copy’ to save it.

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This concludes our article on some amazing tips to edit photos in Google Photos. To read more informative content on Google Photos, click here.

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