How To Remove Background From Canva

Welcome to our tutorial on how to remove backgrounds from your Canva designs. Canva is a great tool for creating professional-looking designs quickly and easily. However, there may be times when you need to remove the background from an image to make it blend in more naturally with your design. Let’s jump straight in and learn how to do this.

Step 1: Upload Your Image

First, you need to upload the image from which you want to remove the background. To do this, click on the Uploads button on the left-hand side of your screen in Canva. Then, select Upload an image or video button and choose the image from your files.

Step 2: Open the Effects Panel

Once your image is uploaded, click on it to bring it into your design. Next, click on the Effects button at the top of your screen. This will open the effects panel.

Step 3: Remove the Background

In the effects panel, click on the Background Remover button. Canva will then automatically remove the background from your image.

click on Effects
select Background Remover

Step 4: Adjust the Image

After removing the background, you might want to adjust your image further. To do this, use the adjustment options provided by Canva. You can resize, flip, or rotate your image as per your needs.

click on image 
select Adjust
resize / flip / rotate as needed

Step 5: Save Your Design

Once you are happy with your image, don’t forget to save your design. To do this, simply click on the Download button at the top-right of your screen and select the appropriate format for your needs.


That’s all there is to it! With these simple steps, you now know how to remove a background from an image using Canva. Remember, practice makes perfect, so don’t be discouraged if it takes you a couple of tries to get the hang of it. Happy designing!