The Canva app is a free editor with versions for Android phones and iPhone (iOS) that allows you to create Christmas cards in a simple way. The tool can be useful to produce Christmas messages with personalized phrases and share on social networks, such as Instagram and WhatsApp, or even to print and distribute to friends and family. The application offers a gallery with several ready-made templates that can be edited and used.
In the following tutorial, learn how to use Canva to make a card with a Christmas message on your phone. The procedure was performed on a Moto E4 with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, but the tips are also valid for users of the Apple system or other versions of Google software.
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Learn how to use the Canva app to create a Christmas card on your phone Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo
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Step 1. Install the Canva app on your phone via the TechTudo page. When opening for the first time, you will need to log in to your account via email, Google or Facebook account or create a free account. The templates will be displayed shortly after access. Tap the search bar to find Christmas options;
Log in or register with Canva Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. In the search field, type "christmas" and tap "Christmas cards". Models related to the Christmas theme will be presented. Click on the desired one to edit it;
Search for Christmas card templates in the Canva app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. When touching a text, the user can change the font, alignment, size, color and spacing. Use the buttons that appear around the text to rotate or change the size of the box. If you want to edit the phrase, just touch the text again for the keyboard to be displayed;
Edit template text available in Canva Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. To edit the background color of the card, click on the background. It is also possible to change the transparency of the figures by touching them and changing the level displayed in the bar below the image. In the case of objects such as drawings and texts, it is allowed to move freely on the screen by clicking and dragging;
Change the colors of the Christmas card in the Canva app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. After making the desired edits, go to the share button in the upper right corner of the screen. The image will be automatically saved in the photo gallery of the phone. The card can be shared on social networks and messengers, such as Instagram and WhatsApp.
Save and share the Christmas card made in the Canva app Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Ready. Take advantage of the tips to create a Christmas card with the Canva app and send it to all your friends.
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