How to Brighten Underexposed Photos on Android Phone

By Elsie Wesley, Thursday, April 07, 2016

In the previous article, we've shown you a few tips to take great pictures at dark surroundings or at night. If it still turns out dark, you can brighten it on your Android with ease. Here are several tips provided to help you brighten underexposed photos on Android phone.

1. Before Taking Photos: Find Light

Before you take the photos, you can find somewhere that sunshine are not blocked by tall building or trees. If it's indoor, you can try turn on the light or lamp to brighten the room. The light of the lamp will also add a warmer tone to the photos and make us feel comfortable.

Before Taking Photos: Find Light


2. When Capturing Photos: Adjust Brightness

After finding the best place and best angle to take photos, if the objects still get really dark, you can try adjusting brightness of your Android camera. Go to "Setting" and find the "Exposure Value" and just slide right on the option bar to add brightness and slide left to reduce brightness.

When Capturing Photos: Adjust Brightness


3. After Photo Capturing: Use Photo Editing App for Android

If the pictures are still underexposed, then you should rely on some photo editing apps for your Android for post-processed and beautify your Android photos with LINE Camera, Snapseed,  and more.

After Photo Capturing: Use Photo Editing App for Android


4. Efforts In Vain: Transfer Photos to PC and Turn to Photoshop

If the photo editing apps for your Android phone still can't help you, you'd better transfer your Android photos to computer and turn to Photoshop for help because Photoshop is the really powerful software that excels at photo post-processing.

Transfer Photos to PC and Turn to Photoshop


That's four simple tips and tricks I would love to show you when you take photos in dark and want to brighten the underexposed photos on your Android. If you have any advice or suggestions on adding brightness to underexposed photos on your Android, please leave your comments below.

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