How Do I Edit an Uploaded Image in Canva?

Editing an uploaded image in Canva can be a great way to customize and personalize your designs. Whether you’re creating a poster, flyer, or social media post, adding a unique touch can take your design to the next level. With Canva’s user-friendly design tools and tools, it’s easy to edit an uploaded image with just a few clicks.

The first step is to upload the image you want to edit onto Canva. To do this, click on the “Uploads” tab at the top of the page, and select “Upload Image”. You can then select an image from your computer or device to upload. Once you have uploaded your image, it will appear in the uploads folder on Canva.

After you have uploaded your image, it will appear on a canvas.

To edit the image, click on it and then select “Edit” from the menu that appears on the left side of the screen. Here you will find all of Canva’s editing tools for images. From here you can crop or resize your image as well as adjust its brightness and contrast.

If you want to add text or graphics to your image, simply click on the “Text” or “Graphics” tabs at the top of the page. You can then select from dozens of fonts and graphics that are available in Canva. Once you have added text or graphics to your photo, you can adjust their size and position using drag-and-drop tools.

When you are finished editing your photo in Canva, simply click “Save” at the top right corner of the page and it will be saved as a new file in your uploads folder. You can then use this new file for any other project that requires an edited photo.


Editing an uploaded image in Canva is easy and straightforward thanks to its intuitive design tools and user-friendly interface. All you need to do is upload an image onto Canva, click “Edit” from its menu bar, adjust brightness/contrast levels as well as add text/graphics if desired before saving it as a new file.