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 5 ways Adobe Stock will revolutionise your motion graphics work Photoshop tutorial: Create cosmic art How to create the perfect 3D, VFX or games art showreel Photoshop tutorial: Create realistic lens flares 86 Best Photoshop tutorials 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!!!!