Photoshop tutorial: How to lock and unlock layers in Photoshop There may be times when you want to protect the contents of a layer to ensure that it does not get changed accidentally. In order to do this, you can lock layers. By Ashleigh Macro | on March 30, 2015 Share Share Read next Adobe Illustrator tutorial: Master dynamic gradients 86 Best Photoshop tutorials Photoshop tutorial: Create an epic digital matte painting Visual Trends 2017: These are this year's must-know colour, design, branding and photography trends Photoshop tutorial: Create an surreal portrait mosaic illustration Design trends 2017: 24 leading designers & art/creative directors tell us what’s inspiring them for the year ahead Comments Enamul Hoq said: wonderful and helpful Photoshop learning tut. part here .thanks for sharing with us ..go ahead Scarlett said: Thank you Tom Collins said: How can unlock picture in Photoshop? enamul hoq said: Very nice and also very simple,thanks//background remove Max said: Hey in case anyone checks back here -- this method also isn't working for me. any other workarounds available? ktappe said: OMG, so simple, yet so crucial! Thankyouthankyouthankyou!!!!