How to Resize Pictures with Your Android Phone

1.First things first, go to Google Play Store and search for “ Photo and Picture resizer” and download.

(Note : to view the size of picture on your android phone, click to select photo, then look to the top right of your screen and click the 3 dots(vertical), then click; Details)

2.Start the Photo and Picture resizer app you just downloaded.

3.Click, Select Photos.

4.Navigate to and click on the photo or photos you want to resize.

5.Click on Resize.

6.You will be presented with several resizing options including percentage, width & height and pixel resolution options.

If the preset picture sizing is not listed, click on Custom to set picture size to the one you want exactly.

7.In this example I will reduce the picture using the percentage option.

8. For instance click 75% to reduce the picture to 75% of its original dimension. Note the new reduced dimensions in pixels is stated.

9.To view the resized picture, click; See in resized photos

How to give a picture a transparent background using photoshop

Making the background of a picture transparent may become necessary if you want to place that picture within another picture. If the picture you want to place within doesn’t have a transparent background, the whole image may not look nice. Below is a short video on how to remove the background of a picture and make it transparent.

The steps are as follows;

Create a copy of the photo and use the copy for editing. 

Open the image with photoshop

To make the image editable, double click on its layer and click ok

Use the quick selection tool to select the part of the image that is not background.

Save the selection.

Next , with your selection still active, select the inverse.  This will select the background portion of the image.

Use the eraser tool to erase the background portion of the image to transparent.

Export the image as png with transparency enabled.

Watch the video for detailed process