How to Unlock Layers in Photoshop Elements

In this video tutorial we will show you how to unlock layers in Photoshop Elements.


Launch the Adobe Photoshop Elements. In the startup window, click on the “Photo Editor” tab. Go to the “File” menu and click “Open”. In the appeared dialog box, select the image file you want to edit and click on the “Open” button.

Select the image

Then click on the “Expert” button to switch to the “Expert” mode.

Switch to the Expert mode

Navigate to the “Window” menu and select “Layers” option to open the “Layers” palette.

Open the Layers palette

Then double click on the “Lock” icon to unlock the layer.

Unlock the layer

In the following window, click the “OK” button and replace the background layer.