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Change photos in your design (Android)

With Canva for Android you can replace images in a template with photos or videos of your own or from Canva’s library.

Upload from Gallery

To use photos or videos from your device’s Gallery:

  1. Create or open an existing design.
  2. Tap on an image in the design. This will bring up the photo editor menu.
  3. Select the Gallery tab and scroll through it.
  4. Tap on the photo or video you’d like to use. This will automatically replace the selected image on your design.
  5. Alternatively, you can tap the Photos icon beside the Camera icon to upload from other apps where you’ve stored your photos.
note: You have to allow Canva to have access to your Gallery. If you’re having difficulties accessing your Gallery from the app, check the permissions settings from your device’s Settings.

Take a photo or video from your phone’s camera

You also have the option to take a photo or video directly from your device’s camera. To do this:

  1. Create or open an existing design.
  2. Tap on the image in the design. This will bring up the photo editor menu.
  3. On the Gallery tab, tap on the Camera button. It’s the first tile in the photo display.
  4. Select which camera app you wish to use to take a photo or video.
  5. Take a photo or video. This will automatically replace the selected image on your design.

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