How to Edit a Picture on iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

iPhone, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will learn how to edit a picture on your iPhone. With the powerful editing tools available on your iPhone, you can enhance your photos and make them look even better. Whether you want to adjust the lighting, crop the image, or add filters, we will guide you through the process step by step.

Step 1: Open the Photos App

To start editing a picture, open the Photos app on your iPhone. You can find it on your home screen.

Step 2: Select the Picture

Browse through your albums or tap “Photos” at the bottom to view all your pictures. Once you have found the picture you want to edit, tap on it to open it in full view.

Step 3: Tap Edit

At the top right corner of the screen, you will see an “Edit” button. Tap on it to enter editing mode.

Step 4: Adjust Tools

Once you are in editing mode, you will see a variety of tools at the bottom of the screen.

  • Lighting: Use this tool to adjust brightness, exposure, shadows, highlights, and more.
  • Crop: Crop your photo by dragging the edges or selecting from preset ratios like square or golden ratio.
  • Filters: Apply pre-built filters to change the overall look and feel of your photo instantly.
  • Adjust: Fine-tune specific aspects like contrast, saturation, and sharpness using sliders.


If you are not satisfied with any changes you make, you can always tap “Cancel” to revert to the original photo. Alternatively, tap “Revert” to undo all changes made during the current editing session.

Step 5: Save Your Changes

Once you have made all the desired edits, tap “Done” at the bottom right corner of the screen. This will save your changes and update the photo in your library.

Step 6: Compare with Original

If you want to compare your edited photo with the original, simply tap and hold on the photo in editing mode. This will show you a side-by-side comparison.

You have now successfully learned how to edit a picture on your iPhone! With a few simple steps, you can transform your photos into stunning masterpieces. So go ahead, unleash your creativity, and enjoy capturing and editing beautiful moments.

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