How to Resize an Image on iPhone in a few Easy steps

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How to Resize an Image on iPhone

You have options for resizing images on your iPhone. You could make the image bigger or smaller without modifying its basic shape. You could also change dimensions, flip, or rotate images.

Key Takeaways

  • To resize an image on your iPhone, use the crop tool in the Edit menu of the Photos app.
  • You can crop an image using a range of dimensions: Original, Freeform, and Square.
  • You’ll have to use a third-party app like Image Size to change the image’s resolution.

The following guide takes you through the process of resizing an image on an iPhone.

How to Resize an Image on iPhone to Print

You might have some photos on your iPhone that you need to print out. It shouldn’t be difficult. To begin, you need to be aware of photo print sizes.

You are likely to use another company to print your images. Therefore, there are standards for the images they print. You will need to resize your pictures if they do not meet these printing sizes.

Standard print sizes include:

  • 4 x 6 inches
  • 5 x 7 inches
  • 8 x 10 inches
  • 8.5 x 11 inches
  • 12 x 18 inches
  • 18 x 24 inches
  • 24 x 36 inches

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You can resize using your Photos app.

Follow these steps to resize images to preferable print size:

  1. Open the image you want to edit using the Photos app.
  2. Select Edit.
  3. Tap on the crop icon on the screen’s bottom.
  4. Select the resize icon on the top right.
  5. Select your preferred ratio to go with the print size you want.
  6. Move the photo within the frame until you find the best-looking version.
  7. Tap on Done when you are finished.

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 How to Resize an Image on iPhone for Email

You probably want to send an image through your email, but it is too large. Please note that Mail will attach images in their actual size. 

You can select your preferred size for the menu on the right.

Follow these steps to resize:

  • Locate the markup toolbar. If it is not showing, click on the Show Markup Toolbar button.

Locate the markup toolbar. If it is not showing, click on the Show Markup Toolbar button.

  • Tap on the Adjust Size button 

Tap on the Adjust Size button

  • Enter your preferred width and height. Alternatively, you could use the pop-up menu to choose a predetermined size.
  • You can make the image retain its initial proportions by tapping Scale Proportionally.
  • To reduce your image’s dimensions without losing detail, uncheck the Resample Image button before adjusting the width and height.

You can resize more than one image simultaneously by displaying them in the same window. Select the images in the window’s sidebar and then go to tools > Adjust Size.

How to Resize an Image on iPhone for Wallpaper

Resizing your image can help you set it as wallpaper and make it fit on your screen perfectly. 

Follow these steps to resize an image for wallpaper:

  • Go to Settings and select Wallpaper.
  • Click on Choose a New Wallpaper.

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  • Select your preferred image.
  • Use your thumb and index finger to zoom in or out and position the image where you want it on the screen.
  • Disable the Perspective Zoom to include the edges of your image easily.

Disable the Perspective Zoom to include the edges of your image easily.

  • When you finish resizing the image, click on Set and choose whether you want the image on either the Lock Screen or Homescreen.

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How to Resize Photos on iPhone Without Cropping

Image Size is an essential photo-resizing app on iPhones. It is a free app, except for a few ads. Install the app and follow the following steps:

  1. Please tap on the Image Size app to open it.
  2. Select the photo icon in the app’s upper left corner.
  3. Permit the app to access your photos.
  4. Select the image you want to resize.
  5. Select Choose at the right corner below.
  6. Key in the values for your photo’s width and height.
  7. If satisfied with your image transformation, click on the download icon.
  8. Exit the app. You will find the resized image on your Camera Roll. 

You could also use the Photo app to edit your image without cropping:

  1. Select your image on the Photo app.
  2. Tap on the format button and set it to format proportionally.
  3. Exit the controls and drag the corner selection handle to resize.
  4. You could also enter your dimensions by tapping the W or H and entering specific values.

How to Resize an Image on iPhone for Instagram

iPhone allows you to resize your image to post it on Instagram. You can crop the image to your preferred dimensions. 

Follow these steps to resize your image for Instagram:

  1. Open the Photos app.
  2. Select the image you want to resize.
  3. Tap the edit button.
  4. Select the crop icon and then click on the rectangle icon at the bottom right.
  5. Select an aspect ratio of your choice.
  6. Make adjustments to the image and click on Done.

You might want the entire image to appear on your Instagram. Go to the Instagram app and select the picture you want to upload. 

Traditionally, Instagram will crop your image so that it is square. However, you can use the expand arrows to fit the full image. Alternatively, pinch the image to make it fit.

How to Reduce Photo File Size on iPhone 11, 12, and 13

You can change the file size of an image on your iPhone. The process is the same for your iPhone 11, 12, and 13.

Follow these steps to reduce an image’s file size:

  1. On your Photo app, go to Tools.
  2. Tap on Resample Image.
  3. Key in your preferred value in the Resolution field.
  4. The image’s new size will be displayed at the bottom.

It is possible to reduce the file size of more than one image. To do so, display them in the same window. Select the images on the window’s sidebar and go to Tools. Then click on Adjust Size.

How to Resize an Image on iPhone to 2Mb

You can change the file size of an image on your iPhone.

Follow these steps to reduce an image’s file size:

  1. On your Photo app, go to Tools.
  2. Tap on Resample Image.
  3. Enter 2 MB as your preferred value in the Resolution field.
  4. The image’s new size will be displayed at the bottom.

You can reduce the file size of more than one image. 

  1. Display them in the same window. 
  2. Select the images on the window’s sidebar and access Tools. 
  3. Then click on Adjust Size.
  4. You can see the resolution of your image at the bottom of the screen as you edit.

Conclusion

You now have an idea of how to resize images on your iPhone. Please note that there are third-party apps like Image Size that help you edit images. You do not have to confine yourself to the default photo app.

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