How to Group Layers in Photoshop


This wikiHow teaches you how to add multiple layers to a group in Adobe Photoshop. While you are unable to do this with a mobile device, you can use the tools for layers and groups in the desktop application, which works for both PC and Mac.

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You can find this in the Start menu on Windows, or in the Applications folder on macOS.

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The document's layers will appear in the Layers panel, which is usually on the right side of the screen. If you don't see the Layers panel, press F7 to toggle it on. To create a new layer, click the Layers menu at the top of the screen, select New, and then select Layer. For more information about creating layers, see this wikHow.

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You'll do this on the Layers panel. To select more than one layer, press ⌘ Command (Mac) or Ctrl (PC) as you click each layer.[1]. The Background layer cannot be grouped with other layers. Make sure you don't select it for your group. To deselect a layer, press ⌘ Command or Ctrl and click that layer again.

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It's at the top of the screen.

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The selected layers will be moved to a small folder that now appears in the Layers panel. You can view all the layers in the group by clicking the triangle next to the folder icon. To ungroup the layers, select the group folder on the Layers panel, click the Layers menu at the top of the screen, and then select Ungroup Layers. To add another layer to the group, drag the layer from its position in the Layers panel to the group folder.