How to Make a Photo Collage on iPhone

Whether you want to create a scrapbook page for a recent trip or simply gather snapshots of everyday moments with loved ones, it’s easy to pull images from your iPhone’s photo album and create a collage right on your device.


So, if you are interested, read on as we will see the two easy ways to make a collage on your iPhone!


How to make a collage on your iPhone with Canva

Canva is one of the most popular and free graphic design software. Its simple interface makes it easy to use for everyone.

Canva has thousands of photo collage templates for you to choose from. But in this article, we will tell you how to create a collage on your iPhone from scratch. This way you can have full control over the end result.

You need to download Canva first from the App Store. Launch it and follow the on-screen instructions to create an account. Then follow these steps to create a photo collage on your iPhone:

  1. In the House tab, search Bonding in the search bar. Press on photo collage.
  2. Select Create a void.
  3. Now select the Elements tongue. Scroll to Grids category and press See everything.
  4. Choose your favorite grid.
  5. Once loaded, press Spacing from the bottom menu at adjust the edges of the grid.
  6. Tap a part of the grid, then tap Replace from the bottom menu to start adding photos from your iPhone’s camera roll. Repeat this step for the other parts of the collage.
  7. To reposition a photo in the collage, double-tap and drag it.
  8. When you are done, press the To share icon (arrow coming out of a box). You can save it to your iPhone Pictures app or share it on social media.

To download: Canva (Free in-app purchases available)

The steps above are the basic steps to create a collage on your iPhone using Canva, but there are other ways to get the most out of the Canva app. For your photo collage, you can apply filters, edit each photo and add other elements like text, stickers, graphics, etc. The majority of these features are also free!

How to Make a Collage Using an iPhone Shortcut

Shortcuts is a free built-in app on your iPhone that offers various handy iPhone shortcuts to automate your daily tasks. If you’re wondering how to create a photo collage on your iPhone without a third-party app, there’s a shortcut called Photo Grid to help you get the job done.

First, download Shortcuts from App Store if you can’t find it on your iPhone. Next, launch the app and follow these steps:

  1. In the Shortcuts the app, go to Gallery tongue.
  2. Look for Photo grid and press it.
  3. Press on Add Shortcut.
  4. Go back to Shortcuts tab and press the new Photo grid shortcut.
  5. Select the photos you want to create a collage with on your iPhone, then tap To add.
  6. Wait a few moments. When done, your iPhone will show you a preview of the collage.
  7. If you’re happy with the collage, tap Image to select your preferred destination to save your photo.

To download: Shortcuts (Free)

Finally, press Do to get out of the window. Now head to your selected destination file to access your collage.

If you’re up for a little challenge, you can keep trying to create your own shortcut to combine two photos on your iPhone!

Stitch pictures and create a collage on your iPhone

A photo collage is a great way to showcase multiple images in one image. When you create a collage on your iPhone, Canva offers the most customization options.

However, if you just want to combine photos quickly, just use an iPhone shortcut and you’ll get your finished collage in seconds.

Jack C. Nugent