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Photo Prints
Overview
Order Prints From an Album In Your Photo Library
Order Prints From Photo View
Order Prints From a Group Room
True Digital Sizes for Prints
Refine Your Print Order in the Photo Cart
Color and Quality Differences Between Prints and On-Screen Images
Place Your Order
Estimated Delivery Times for Prints
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Photo Prints - Overview
You can order high-quality, professionally-developed prints of any photos in your Walmart Photo account, whether from film you've sent in, digital pictures you've uploaded or albums friends have shared with you.

Print Sizes: Prints are available in 4 x 6,True Digital, 5 x 7, 8 x 10, wallet size (wallet size prints come in uncut sheets of two prints per sheet). Posters are also available. When you add a photo to your cart, it will be added as a single
4 x 6; use the cart page to adjust the size and quantity.

Note: If you order 8 x 10 prints, you'll have to review them before checkout to ensure that you're happy with how they're cropped.

Print Finishes and Paper: Prints are available with a glossy finish or a matte paper finish (matte paper is a textured finish with brighter colors than standard matte finishes and resists fingerprints). If you are using the 1-Hour service, only the matte paper finish is available. All photo prints are printed on high-quality, archival photopaper.

You'll find the Order Prints button in the upper right of the photo library, album view or photo view pages under the Photos tab, and on the top left of the Walmart Photo Homepage in the "Get Started" area.

When you're ready to check out, click "Photo Cart" at the very top right of the page to see all the items you have added to your cart, change print sizes and quantities, preview how your photos will look on different print sizes, and place your order.

Important: Before you place your order, click the Preview Photo button next to each image in your cart to see how your prints will be cropped for different print sizes.

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Order Prints From Your Photo Library
  1. Click "Order Prints" on the right side of the page.
  2. Click the album you'd like to order prints from. Then, click Open This Album.
  3. Click each photo you'd like to order. To select the entire album, click "Select All."
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 above to select images to print from other albums.
  5. When finished selecting images, click Add To Cart.
  6. Single 4 x 6 prints will be added to your prints pre-cart where you can easily adjust the finish, size, and quantity of the prints in your order.
  7. When you're ready to check out, click "Add to Cart" at the very bottom left of the page.

Important: Before you place your order, click the Preview Photo button next to each image in your cart to see how your prints will be cropped for different print sizes.

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Order Prints From Photo View
If you are viewing an individual photo, you can add prints to your cart without leaving the page. Your order information will be saved in your cart until you're ready to check out. Here's how to add prints to your order from an individual photo view:
  1. From an individual photo page, click "Order This Print," the top item in the "Get Started" menu at the top right of the page.
  2. Continue to use the Photo Center site until you're ready to check out.
  3. When you're ready to check out, click "Photo Cart" at the very top right of the page.

Important: Before you place your order, click the Preview Photo button next to each image in your cart to see how your prints will be cropped for different print sizes.

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Order Prints From a Group Room

You can order prints of any of the photos in any group room to which you belong.

  1. First, navigate to the group page. To do so, go to your account's homepage and then click the group room's name under the "Your Group Rooms" menu.
  2. From the group page, click "Order Prints" in the menu at the top right of the page.
  3. To open the album that contains the prints you'd like to order, click the album and then click Open This Album.
  4. Click each photo you'd like to print. To switch to a different album, click the album name on the Photo Library menu. Click Add To Cart when finished selecting images.
  5. In your cart, select the sizes and quantities of your prints. You can also choose between a glossy and matte paper finish.

    Please note: The finish you select will apply to all prints in your order.

  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your order.

Important: Before you place your order, click the Preview Photo button next to each image in your cart to see how your prints will be cropped for different print sizes.

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True Digital Sizes for Prints
During checkout, if you have images from a digital camera that uses a 3:4 aspect ratio (height to width ratio), you will have the option to order True Digital prints instead of a standard 4 x 6 prints.

True Digital prints match the 3:4 aspect ratio of pictures taken with many digital cameras, The final prints will be a smaller size (4x5.3) but the final print to will show the entire image with no cropping.

The price for True Digital prints is the same as for our 4 x 6 prints, so your order total will not change. Note: True Digital Prints do not qualify for tiered pricing of 4 x 6 prints.

Changing to True Digital will only change those pictures with a 3:4 aspect ratio. If you have images that are from a DSLR, or scanned from film they will probably be the 2:3 ratio and can not be changed, since they best fit the 4x6 print size. If you have cropped an image or added a border, we resize these adjusted images to a 2:3 ratio and the True Digital print size is not an option.

Changing to True Digital will only change the print size for the 4 x 6 prints in your order. We will not change 5 x 7, 8 x 10, or wallet-sized prints, or any other items in your order.

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Refine Your Print Order in the Photo Cart
Your photo cart holds all of the items you have selected to purchase during your visit to the Photo Center. Any merchandise you add to your cart is saved there until you check out or remove the items from your cart. This cart page is separate from your Walmart.com shopping cart.

Use the Photo Cart to:

Important: You should always preview your prints before you place your order to check how they will be trimmed to fit the different print sizes.

Choose a Paper Finish
At the top of the photo cart, choose the paper finish for all prints in your order. The matte paper finish has a soft texture and sheen that doesn't show fingerprints as much as glossy. Glossy prints are shinier and colors may appear brighter; glossy is not available for 1-Hour processing. All photos are printed on archival quality photo paper.

Photo Extras: Index Prints and Photo CDs
Use the checkboxes at the top of the cart to order these photo extras:
  • Index Print: 4 x 6 prints that show thumbnail-size pictures of each print in your cart.
  • Index Photo CD: This CD contains the high-resolution version of all the prints in your cart.
Print Sizes and Quantities

Near the top of the cart, you will see boxes where you can set the number of copies of 4 x 6, 5 x 7 and 8 x 10 prints. This will apply to all of the prints in your order.

To set quantities for wallet size prints and to order packages of prints, enter the quantity next to the thumbnail picture of each photo in the "Individual Prints" section of the cart.

To remove a print size from your cart, enter zero as the quantity. To remove a picture from the cart, click "Remove Photo" next to the thumbnail (this will only remove the photo from your order; it will still be available in your account for viewing and future orders).

Tip: After adjusting quantities, click "Update Total" near the bottom of the cart page to see your updated subtotal.


Preview Photos

It is important to preview your prints before placing your order to see how the different print sizes will crop or trim your photos. If you notice that someone's head or another important part of the picture is getting trimmed off in the photo, then you can adjust what part of the picture is cropped.

Why Crop Photos? Automatic cropping is necessary because the aspect ratio (height to width ratio) of the different print sizes is usually not the same as your original image, and the cropping will change for different print sizes because their aspect ratios also change. For example, 4 x 6 prints are skinnier than 8 x 10s (to have the same aspect ratio, it would need to be an 8 x 12).

Please note: The thumbnail image displayed on the cart page does not reflect any automatic cropping or trimming that will be necessary to print your order.
  1. Open a preview of all the prints in your cart by clicking Preview Prints Order near the top of the cart, or preview an individual photo by clicking Photo Preview next to the thumbnail image.
  2. At the top of the preview window, mark the checkboxes for all the print sizes you are going to order.
  3. If you need to adjust the cropping, click "Crop" to open the Crop Prints window.
  4. In the Crop Prints window, you can click and drag the image to adjust what part of the picture is cropped, as well as rotate the picture, or zoom in or out on a specific part of the photo.
  5. Click Save Changes in the Crop Prints window.
  6. Repeat for each photo and print size.
  7. When you are satisfied with all of the previews, click Save Changes to return to the cart.
Place your Order

When the correct sizes and quantities of all the prints are displayed in your cart, and you have previewed and checked the cropping for your photos, click "Update Total" to view your subtotal.

Once you are satisfied with your cart, click Proceed to Checkout to begin the checkout process.

Please note: You can change your order at any point before you click Place Your Order at the end of checkout. You will not be charged until you click Place Your Order.

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Color and Quality Differences Between Prints and On-Screen Images
Computer monitors have various light and color saturation levels - a photo may look great on one monitor and only okay on another.

Your prints may look different than they appear on your monitor. When printed, we use image-enhancing technology to make sure your prints will be the very best they can be.

To make a good print, your photo also needs to have a high enough resolution for the selected print size. If your photo doesn't meet the minimum resolution recommendation, you'll see an orange triangle next to the print size in the Photo Cart.

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Place Your Order

All Walmart Photo products, can be delivered to your local Walmart store with free shipping on Site to Store, or mailed to your home. All print sizes and packages can also be ordered through our 1-Hour photo service.

  1. In your shopping cart, check the quantities and sizes for all the items in your cart.
  2. For each print, you should click Photo Preview to see how your selected print sizes will affect the cropping of your photos.
  3. If you need to adjust the cropping of your photos, use the cropping tool directly on the preview.
  4. When you are satisfied with the items in your cart, click Proceed to Checkout.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to choose your payment and delivery options, and finalize your order.

After placing your order, you'll receive an email from Walmart.com confirming your order.

Please note: The pay-in-store option is only available for 1-Hour and Site to Store orders under $25.

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Estimated Delivery Times for Prints

Estimated arrival time varies by product and the shipping method selected.

To see an estimated arrival date, please click the "Estimated Arrival Date" link in the Shipping and Additional Information grid on the page before placing your order.

You will also see the estimated arrival time when you select a delivery method during checkout, and we will send you an e-mail when your order ships.

Once your item has shipped, typical delivery time for Standard Mail delivery is 3-5 days (for deliveries in the 48 contiguous states). If you select free shipping with Site to Store, your package will arrive to the Walmart Photo Center of the store you selected within 2-5 days.

Factors outside of our control may affect delivery. Therefore we recommend calling the Photo Center at your selected Walmart store to verify that your order is ready.

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Still Have Questions?

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