Photos

Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1

Sharing and printing photos

You can share and print photos directly from the Photos, OneDrive and Camera apps.

How to share

  1. From the Start screen, open the Photos, OneDrive or Camera app.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • In the Photos or OneDrive app, go to the folder with the photos you want to share, then swipe down on or right-click those photos. You can also choose Select all.

    • In the Camera app, go into the camera roll and find the photo you want to share.

  3. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, then tap Share.
    (If you're using a mouse, point to the top-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, then click Share.)

  4. Tap or click the person or app you want to share with, then follow the on-screen instructions.

Tip

  • If your files are stored in OneDrive, you have the option to send invitations that give specific people permission to see the files or get a link to share with a wider audience. For more information, see Photos app for Windows: FAQ.

  • Tick the Windows Store on your PC for more apps that post to photo sharing sites and social networks.

How to print from Windows Store apps

You can only print one picture at a time when printing from the Photos, OneDrive or Camera app. To print multiple pictures at once or to print from a desktop app, see Printing a picture.

  1. From the Start screen, open the Photos, OneDrive or Camera app.

  2. Find a photo you want to print, then tap or click it to open it.

  3. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Devices.
    (If you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Devices.)

  4. Choose a printer from the list. If you don't see the printer you want, you'll need to add it. For more information, see Installing a printer.

  5. You’ll see a preview of what you're printing, along with the number of copies and the page orientation on the preview pane.

  6. To see what else you can do, tap or click More settings.

    The options you see in the More settings section come from the printer manufacturer, so your choices will vary depending on the printer.

  7. When everything is set up, tap or click Print.