2 Simple Ways to Overlay Images on Android

Have you ever come across an image with multiple pictures placed on top of it? Not collages, but images where single or multiple pictures are randomly added to the main image. This can be done by overlaying one picture on another. It’s useful for adding watermarks, logos, or simply combining images. In this article, we will explore two methods to overlay images on Android phones, including Samsung Galaxy devices.

Method 1: Using Samsung Gallery App

If you own a Samsung Galaxy phone, you’re in luck! You don’t need to download any third-party apps to overlay images. The pre-installed Samsung Gallery app offers a native feature to place one image over another. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Launch the Samsung Gallery app on your Samsung Galaxy phone.
  2. Open the background image on which you want to add another image.
  3. Tap on the Pencil (Edit) icon at the bottom.
  4. The editing screen will appear. Tap on the Smiley icon.
  5. Choose Stickers from the options.
  6. To add a picture, tap on the Gallery icon.
  7. Select the photo you want to add.
  8. Crop the image if necessary, then tap Done.
  9. Adjust the position and size of the added picture by touching and dragging it. To delete the picture, tap on the remove icon.
  10. When your final image is ready, tap on the three-dot icon and select Save as copy to download the newly created image as a separate file. Alternatively, you can use the Save button, but that will replace the original background image.

Method 2: Using Third-Party Apps

If you don’t have a Samsung Galaxy phone, you can still overlay images using third-party apps. Let’s explore two popular image editing apps: Picsart and InShot.

Using Picsart

Picsart allows you to add multiple images to one picture and provides various editing tools. Here’s how you can use Picsart to overlay images:

  1. Download and open the Picsart app on your Android phone.
  2. Create an account or skip the sign-up process.
  3. Tap on the Add (+) button at the bottom and select Edit a photo.
  4. Choose the background photo.
  5. Scroll through the editing tools and tap on Add photo.
  6. Select the photos you want to add, up to 10 photos.
  7. The images will appear on your main picture. Adjust their position and size.
  8. Use the editing tools to further enhance the foreground pictures, such as adjusting opacity, cropping, flipping, adding effects, and more.
  9. When you’re satisfied, tap on the checkmark icon.
  10. Finally, tap on the Download icon to save the image to your phone.

Using InShot

InShot is a versatile photo editor that also works as a video editor. Here’s how you can use InShot to overlay images:

  1. Download and open the InShot app on your phone.
  2. Tap on the Photo button.
  3. Choose the background picture.
  4. Scroll through the editing tools and tap on Sticker.
  5. Tap on the Gallery icon and then the Add button to insert an image from your phone.
  6. Select the foreground picture.
  7. Adjust the position and size of the foreground picture.
  8. When you’re done, tap on the checkmark icon to close the sticker window.
  9. Finally, tap on the Save button to download the final image.

Now you know how to overlay images on Android using both the Samsung Gallery app and third-party apps like Picsart and InShot. Feel free to explore these methods and unleash your creativity!

Combine Pictures on Android

If you’re interested in more image editing techniques, you can also add a picture on another picture on an iPhone. Additionally, learn how to put two images side by side on Android phones. Enjoy creating stunning images on your Android device!

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