The primary way to reduce the file size of an image is by increasing the amount of compression. In most image editing applications this is done by the selections you make in the “Save As” or “Export As” dialog box when saving a PNG, JPG, or GIF.

How do I reduce the MB size of a photo?

The Photo Compress app available at Google Play does the same thing for Android users. Download the app and launch it. Select the photos to compress and adjust the size by choosing Resize Image. Be sure to keep the aspect ratio on so the resizing doesn’t distort the height or width of the photo.

How do I reduce the file size of a JPEG photo?

If you want to compress JPEGs quickly on your Android device, Photo & Picture Resizer is a great choice. This app allows you to easily reduce JPEG file sizes without losing quality. You don’t have to manually save resized pictures, because they are automatically saved in a separate folder for you.

What do I do if my photo file size is too big?

On an android phone change the phone resolution to 1:1 in the settings area. Use the front facing camera on your phone. Try emailing the picture to yourself – your email provider may give you the option to reduce the file size automatically. Try taking a larger picture and then cropping it on your phone prior to upload.