How to Add or Remove Favorites in Photos app in Windows 10

The Photos app is included in Windows 10 by default. You can use the Photos app to view and edit your photos and videos, make movies, and create albums. You can use video remix to instantly create a video from photos and videos you select. Use the video editor for fine-tuned adjustments change filters, text, camera motion, music, and more. You can even add 3D effects like butterflies, lasers, or explosions that magically appear in your video.

A new Favorites feature has been added to the Photos app. You can now mark your images as a favorite to make sure you can quickly find them later in your Favorites album.

When you mark an image as a favorite, it gets added to your Favorites album in the Photos app. The Favorites album will automatically be created if it doesn't already exist.

Only images from within an added folder in the Photos app Folders area will get added to the Favorites album, even if marked as a favorite.


This tutorial will show you how to add and remove images as Favorites in the Photos app for your account in Windows 10.


Contents

  • Option One: To Mark Image as Favorite in Photos app
  • Option Two: To Remove Image from Favorites in Photos app
  • Option Three: To Remove Image from Favorites in Photos app Favorites Album



EXAMPLE: Favorites feature in Photos app
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OPTION ONE

To Mark Image as Favorite in Photos app


1 While you have an image open in the Photos app, click/tap on the outlined heart button to Add to favorites. (see screenshot below)

The heart button will turn to solid black (dark mode) or white (light mode) to indicate you have added the image to favorites.

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OPTION TWO

To Remove Image from Favorites in Photos app


1 While you have an image open in the Photos app, click/tap on the solid black (dark mode) or white (light mode) heart button to Remove from favorites. (see screenshot below)

The heart button will turn to only being outlined to indicate you have removed the image from favorites.

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OPTION THREE

To Remove Image from Favorites in Photos app Favorites Album


1 Open the Photos app.

2 Click/tap on Albums at the top, and click/tap on your Favorites album. (see screenshot below)

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3 Right click or press and hold on an image you want to remove, and click/tap on Remove from favorites. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn