Article ID : 00122312 / Last Modified : 07/29/2015

How to enhance photos in the Photos app.

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Follow these steps to either automatically or manually enhance pictures in the Photos app.

To automatically enhance pictures when added to the Collection:

  1. Click the Start Start button button.
  2. Click All apps.

    All apps

  3. Select the Photos icon.

    Apps screen

  4. In the Photos window, click Settings.

    Photos Settings

  5. In the Settings screen, under Automatically enhance my photos, click to move the slider to On.

    Settings screen

To manually select the pictures to be enhanced:

  1. In the Photos windows, click to select the image you wish to enhance.
  2. In the selected image screen, on the ribbon bar, click the Magic wand icon.

    Enhance using Magic Wand

    NOTE: After clicking the magic wand, automatic adjustments will be made to the picture as shown below.

    Enhanced image using Magic Wand