How Do I Change the Order of Photos in an Album?

By Ryan Casima

Changing the order of photos in an album will make them appear in different succession during a slide show. Arranging the photos in different order is a simple process and there are many ways to do it. You can manually arrange photos by dragging and dropping them to different locations in the folder. Or, you can use a tool to change the order of the pictures for you.

Step 1

Open the folder where the album is stored.

Step 2

Change the folder view to "List." You can do this by right-clicking the screen, selecting "View," and then clicking on "List."

Step 3

Drag and drop the photos to your desired positions in the folder. To drag and drop, click on a photo and hold the mouse button down. While you are holding the mouse button down, move the cursor to a different position and then release the button.

Step 4

Right-click the screen and open the "Arrange Icons By" tab. Now you can choose the order in which you want to change the folders. You can change the order of the photos to the data they were added with the "Modified" option; you can change the order of the photos to the date they were taken with the "Picture Taken On" option. There are many more ways you can arrange the photos through the arranging tool.

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