Make a banner for YouTube on your mobile phone possible with Canva, a free editor with versions for Android and iPhone (iOS) that allows you to create artwork to use as a background image on channels. The application has a gallery with a multitude of ready-made templates that can be used as inspiration. The images of template they have ideal dimensions for the video site, preventing the photo from being cut or edged.
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In the following tutorial, learn how to use the Canva app to banner YouTube on your phone. The procedure was performed on a Moto G7 Play with Android 9.0 (Pie), but the tips also apply to users of the Apple system.
Learn how to use Canva to make a YouTube banner on your cell phone Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetc
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Step 1. Install the Canva app on your phone. When opening it for the first time, you will need to log into your account or create a free registration. You can use your Google or Facebook account data to continue. On the Canva home screen, tap the search bar and search for "YouTube";
Canva app introduction screen; app allows you to make a banner for YouTube Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. In the search results, tap "YouTube channel art". Then, open the template you want to use and tap "Edit";
Search for art for YouTube channel in Canva Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. By tapping on a text, you can change the font, alignment, color and spacing. Use the buttons that appear around the phrase to rotate or change the size of the box. If you want to edit the content, just touch the text again to open the keyboard. After making the desired adjustments, touch the button in the upper right corner to apply the changes;
Editing text from the YouTube banner template in Canva Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. You can change the color and opacity of the figures, background, margins and other elements. To do this, just click on the desired item and use the options at the bottom of the screen. Touch the pencil icon to edit the color. The buttons that appear around the object serve to move and rotate. After making the desired adjustments, touch the indicated confirmation button to apply the changes;
Editing elements of the banner template for YouTube in Canva Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 5. If you want to add new texts, elements, photos, other elements or pages, touch the "+" button in the bottom right corner of the screen, and select the desired item;
Adding new objects to the YouTube banner in Canva Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 6. When you finish editing, touch the download button in the upper right corner of the screen to save the edited photo in the gallery. If the chosen model has paid items, you must buy credits or use the option "Download draft with watermark" to save the photo for free with the watermark of Canva.
Saving YouTube banner in the mobile gallery Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Ready! Take advantage of tips for creating a YouTube banner from your mobile using the Canva app.
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