Learn How To Use Canva App

Canva app is a free design and graphics platform that offers an easy-to-use interface to create designs of your choice. Anything from Instaposts, instastories, YouTube thumbnails, resumes, book covers, logos, invitation cards to Posters, and much more.

Canva app allows you to create limitless graphics. It eliminates the financial burden of hiring a professional graphics designer by providing ready-to-use templates, illustrations, fonts, and free stock photos. 

Create content for your business

Want to make a quick announcement on your Instagram business page? Communicate new information? Or just make quick content to keep your audience engaged at relatively zero cost? Canva app is flying in, all cape and tights to your rescue.

Of course, there are special in-app purchases and you can upgrade to access these advanced tools. For the additional features, you can subscribe to a range of affordable plans depending on your specific needs.

Notwithstanding, there is still a wide range of designs you can create without paying or upgrading.

Get started and create your first design.

First, you would need to download the Canva app on your phone or PC. Go to your phone’s app store, search for “Canva” and click install. It’s available on iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. You can also click this link to sign up.

The mobile app functions the same way as the desktop version. The only difference is that the mobile app is navigated by touch instead of clicking a mouse on your PC.

how to use Canva App
Canva App

Secondly, sign up and create an account. Once this is done, the minimalist Canva homepage greets you. The home page shows a variety of template categories that you can use to create your first design, ranging from logos, animated social media, and photo collages, to posters and many more.

For this guide, a simple social media template would be chosen to show you how to create a social media post for your business using Canva App.

how to use Canva App
how to use canva app
how to use canva app

However, you can change the pre-set image by uploading your preferred image or choosing from the available variety of stock images. Tap on the plus diagram at the bottom right, click on images, and conduct a quick search by typing in the keyword for your desired image using the search bar.

Afterward, this would produce a gallery of similar images for you to choose from. Go ahead and drag the image of your desire to the template and scale it to size. You can also move the image backward so the preset texts can show. 

In order to do this, click on the image, then tap on the three dots (ellipses) on the taskbar. It would unveil square-like diagrams with upward and downward arrows.

To take the image to the back layer, click on the downward-facing arrow, to take it to the front layer, click on the upward-facing arrow.

Canva App
Canva App

In addition, you can upload your company logo and position it on the image when you’ve edited it to suit your purpose. You can also explore other features such as illustrations, shapes, colors, filters to spice up your graphics on the Canva App.

Finally, click on the export button (downward-facing arrow on a straight line) to save your image or send it directly to the social media page of your choice.

Canva App
Canva App
Canva App

And there you have it! you’ve created the first image post for your business using the Canva App; easy and accessible!

Canva App