How To Upload Photos To Canva

Canva is an incredibly user-friendly online design tool that is ideal for those who are not professional designers. It’s packed with features that allow users to create stunning social media images, presentations, posters, and more. One of the key features includes uploading photos to Canva, which can be used in creating custom designs. Let’s walk you through the process:

Step 1: Sign in to your Canva account

To start with, you need to sign in to your Canva account. If you don’t have an account, create one by visiting

Step 2: Choose a design type

Once you’ve logged in, you’ll be redirected to the home page where you can select the type of design you want to create.

Step 3: Upload your photo

After selecting a design, navigate to the sidebar and click on the “Uploads” button. In this section, you can upload the images from your device by clicking on the “Upload an image or video” button.

Upload button on Canva

console.log("Click on 'Upload an image or video' button");

Step 4: Select your photo

A window will pop up, prompting you to choose the file you want to upload from your computer. Select the desired image file and click “Open”.

console.log("Select the image file and click 'Open'");

Step 5: Use the uploaded photo

Once the photo is uploaded, it will appear in the “Uploaded images” section. You can now drag the photo to your design or click on it to automatically add it to your chosen template.

console.log(“Drag the photo to your design or click on it”);


And there you have it! You have successfully uploaded a photo to Canva. You can now edit and position it as you see fit. The process is straightforward and doesn’t require any technical skills, making it accessible for everyone. Happy designing with Canva!