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Regenerate an Instant Background

Regenerate the background to fix the blur effect when you move an object on a design with an Instant Background.

Elise Petrovic avatar
Written by Elise Petrovic
Updated this week

If you have a design with an Instant Background and you move a foreground object, it can cause a blurring effect. To fix the background, use the Regenerate background feature.

For instructions, select the link for your device:


On iPhone, iPad, and Android

To regenerate an Instant Background on an iPhone, iPad, or Android device

  1. On the Create page, select Your Designs and then select the design you want to edit.

    Alternatively, create a new design and give it an Instant Background. Then edit the design.

  2. Move a foreground object.

  3. Look for the "Content has changed" notification. It should appear as soon as you move the foreground object.

  4. Select the background.

  5. Select Regenerate background. The AI will recreate the background based on the new position, size, and lighting of the object.

Note: If the Regenerate background option is not shown in the Background layer settings, it is usually because your design was originally associated with a template. To avoid this problem, create a new design, import your image, and give the design an Instant Background.


On Web App

To regenerate an Instant Background when using the Web App:

(Video shows Photoroom Web App)

  1. On the Create page, select Designs and then select the design you want to edit.

    Alternatively, create a new design and give it an Instant Background. Then edit the design.

  2. Move a foreground object.

  3. In the side panel, look for the "Content has changed" notification at the top. It should appear as soon as you move the foreground object.

  4. Select the notification to regenerate the Instant Background. The AI will recreate the background based on the new position, size and lighting of the object.


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