The article will illustrate you with the step-by-step procedure to use Canva App on mobile.
How to install Canva App on mobile?
You can install Canva App (for free) on your mobile from either Play Store or App Store respectively for Android or iOS. To start using the app, you will need an account as described below in the screenshot; you can sign up with any of the three channels. The app is ready to use after signing in.
Before beginning with the Canva App, let us have a look at a wide range of categories:
You can create designs according to the categories; you can search from 60,000+ templates in Canva. If you are a social animal, you can create posts for WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and more.
Step 1: Choose a Template
You can use the search box to find a specific template or you can find one in all categories. My search for ‘Travel’ appeared in plenty of options. You can also choose from ‘Gallery’ and ‘Image.’
Gallery: Allows you to choose an image from your device or snap a picture on your phone’s camera to be added to the design.
Image: You can type a keyword and search through Canva’s expansive library.
You can add customized text to your image with different fonts and size, by clicking on ‘add text’; you can also choose the colour of the text.
Color: Choose a solid color as a backdrop.
Step 2: You can also select ‘Colour’ to have a colour background and ‘Filter’ options help you to select varieties of background effects. If you click on ‘Advanced filters’ option, it will show settings for Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Colourise, Blur and more.
Filter: Apply custom filters and adjust image settings for the selected image.
Step 3: Customize your template
Once you have finalized the right template for your design, you can edit or add additional elements by clicking on ‘ + button.’
You can adjust transparency by clicking on the transparency icon at the top.
You can also crop the image, by clicking on crop icon at the top right corner. To crop the image pinch and drag.
STEP 4: Choose a Right Template
You have to choose the right template for the available social media platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and more. To enable these templates, you have to click on ‘+ button’ at the bottom right of your screen and it will show you the options. You can select the required template and can add image, text, colour etc.
STEP 5: Image Editing Features
You can edit your image with many features available in Canva. The features are described below:
- Text: It will add text to your image with different style and fonts. You can choose to add text from the Canva or you can add your own text
- Image: It displays saved images from your gallery and other images from Canva.
- Illustration: It displays animated images which you can add it to the text.
- Shape: It shows geometrical shapes/images, you can add these shapes to your image.
- Template: It allows the user to select a template available from Canva library
- Page: It will allow the user to create multiple pages with different texts and templates.
STEP 6: Sharing Your Images/Templates
Once you finish editing your image with all the necessary features, you can share with your friends or colleagues via social media platforms like WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook etc. You can also create your team and Invite them for free to easily access your images, design, pictures, templates. You can sync your team’s designs across mobile and desktops from your phone.
Technical Details of the Canva App:
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Canva App is very useful for creating designs, images, templates with ease. You can also edit the images with filter options which will enhance your design/images.
You can share your designs/images in most of the social media platforms, and moreover its free to download on your mobile from Play Store or App Store.