Change your photo's license in Flickr
Licenses control how others use your photos. You can restrict others' usage or open it up to them. Flickr gives you a variety of options to choose from.
Manage your photos' licenses
From a computer, change the type of license applied to your photos as often as you like.
- Click on your photo to open it.
- Below the "Taken" date, click on the currently applied license.
- Select your desired license type to apply it.
- Mouse over You | select Camera Roll.
- Select the photos you want to change.
- Click Edit.
- Select your new license from the "Copyright protection level" menu.
- Click Save.
Your default license settings only apply to new photos you upload.
- Click your Buddy icon.
- Click Settings.
- Click the Privacy & Permissions tab.
- Click Edit beside "What license will your content have."
- Select your new license, then click Set Default License.
Licenses supported by Flickr
|License Type||Info about the license|
|All Rights Reserved||You, the copyright holder, reserve all rights provided by copyright law, such as the right to make copies, distribute your work, perform your work, license, or otherwise exploit your work; no rights are waived under this license.|
|Public Domain Work||To learn more, visit: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/|
|Public Domain Dedication (CC0)||To learn more, visit: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/|
|Attribution||To learn more, visit: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/|
|Attribution-ShareAlike||To learn more, visit: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/|
|Attribution-NoDerivs||To learn more, visit: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/|
|Attribution-NonCommercial||To learn more, visit: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/|
|Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike||To learn more, visit: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/|
|Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs||To learn more, visit: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/|
|United States government work||To learn more, visit: http://www.usa.gov/copyright.shtml|
|No known copyright restrictions||To learn more, visit: https://www.flickr.com/commons/usage/|