Crop photos with the Google Photos app, the native image manager on Android phones. The app also has an iPhone version (iOS) and unlimited free cloud storage. The crop function is useful for removing unwanted people and objects or adjusting the photo frame.
In the following tutorial, check out how to use Google Photos editing tools to crop images from your smartphone. The procedure was performed on a Moto E5 Plus with Android 8.0 Oreo, but the tips also apply to Apple phone users.
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Here's how to crop photos with Google Photos Photo: Raquel Freire / TechTudo
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Step 1. Open Google Photos and locate the image you want to crop. That done, tap on the edit button at the bottom of the screen;
Open the photo you want to crop Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. Still at the bottom of the screen, tap the third button. Now use the four dots in the corners of the photo to adjust the area to crop;
Cropping Image on Google Photos Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. If you want, you can use the first button on the bottom bar to choose a preset aspect ratio, rotate the photo or rotate left 90;
Adjusting image Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. After making any desired adjustments, tap "Done". Finally, click "Save Copy" at the top of the screen.
Saving copy of edited photo Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Ready! Take advantage of tips on using the Google Photos app to crop images on your phone.
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