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How to Resize a Photo on Android

Sometimes in order to preserve storage space it is necessary to resize photographs. This increases the ease with which images may be shared or satisfy the file size requirements of different platforms. In this tutorial, we will discuss the many ways in which you may resize a photo on your Android smartphone including the use of some of the built-in utilities as well as some third party applications.

How to Resize a Photo on Android

How to Resize a Photo on Android

Method 1: Using Built-in Gallery App

Numerous Android smart phones come pre-installed with a Gallery application that gives you the ability to resize photographs. Depending on the Android version and device you are using the steps may be somewhat different.

  1. Open Gallery app on your smartphone.
  2. Choose the picture that you wish to resize.
  3. Select Edit from the menu, which is often shown as a pencil symbol by default.
  4. Tap on the crop and rotate option.
  5. Adjust the size of the picture by dragging the corners or using the slider to make the necessary adjustments.
  6. Once you have altered the size to your liking, you can make the changes by tapping the Save button.

Tap on save

Method 2: Using Google Photos

  1. Launch Google Photos application on your Android.
  2. Select the picture you want to resize.
  3. Select the Edit button, which is shown by three sliders, and then tap on it.
  4. Click on the Crop option.
  5. To change the size of the picture, use the Resize option from the pull-down menu.
  6. Tap on the Save copy button.

Tap on save copy | How to Resize a Photo on Android

Method 3: Using Third-Party Apps

You have the option of using third-party applications that are available from the Google Play Store if your device does not come equipped with a built in resizing option or if you want more extensive functions.

1. CrocPhoto

  1. Install the CrocPhoto app from Google Play Store.
  2. Launch the application and provide it with the required permissions.
  3. Click on Resize image.
  4. From your gallery or camera roll, choose the picture that you wish to enlarge.
  5. Click on Add.
  6. Select either the predetermined size or the custom size.
  7. Tap on the Share option at the top.
  8. Tap on Save photo.

Tap on save photo

2. Pixlr

  1. Go to Google Play Store and  install the Pixlr app.
  2. Launch the application and choose the photos option.
  3. Choose the picture from the gallery on your smartphone that you wish to enlarge.
  4. Click on the Toolkit option on the bottom left corner.
  5. Select the Crop option and make the necessary adjustments to the size of the picture.
  6. Tap the Tick button.

Tap on toolkit option

3. Resize Me!

  1. Download and install Resize Me! from the Google Play Store.
  2. Launch the application and tap on Crop and Resize.
  3. Choose the picture that you wish to enlarge.
  4. Select the Resize option and make the necessary adjustments to the scale of the picture.
  5. Tap the Tick button.

Tap on tick button | How to Resize a Photo on Android

Method 4: Using Online Tools

Image resizers that are available online, such as Simple Image Resizer or Reduce Images and provide a solution that is both speedy and simple for individuals who would rather not install extra applications.

  1. Go to Simple Image Resizer website.
  2. Tap on Select Image.
  3. After an image is uploaded you will have two options to resize: By Percentage or by Dimensions. Choose one as per your need.
  4. Tap on Resize.
  5. Tap on Download and save your image to the desired folder on your Android device.

Tap on Select Image on Simple Image Resizer website.

Method 5: Use Paint App Alternatives

Image resizing is one of the features that can be found in a number of Android applications that allow users to experience the same level of simplicity as Microsoft Paint. The tools necessary for basic picture editing and resizing may be found in applications such as Pocket Paint and MediBang Paint.

  1. Install Pocket Paint app from Google Play Store.
  2. Open the app and tap on Tools.
  3. Then tap on Import image and then Select image.
  4. Now, go to Tools section again and select Transform option.
  5. Enter the required dimensions or just the percentage.
  6. Tap on Apply.
  7. Select three-dots in top-right corner and tap on Save image.

Also Read: How to Uninstall System Apps on Android

By using these techniques and suggestions, you will be able to effortlessly resize images on your Android smartphone to fulfill your requirements while maintaining the highest possible level of image quality. If you have any queries or suggestions do let us know in the comments section below.


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