How to Put Two Pictures Together in Android & iOS

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All of you must be used to clicking your photos, or maybe fond of photography, and uploading them again on social media to get maximum reactions.


You might be following the latest trends, editing them using the finest techniques to give your photos an eye-catching appeal.

One such method is to put two pictures together as Collage or blend them. You can then use it with the “Before” and “After” effects, use these for comparison, put your beloved ones picture with yours and upload it.

But how can you put two pictures together on iOS and Android phones?

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Which Methods Can be Used to Put Two Pictures Together on Your Phone?

You can use the methods mentioned below to put your pictures together. The plus point is that these methods apply to Android and iOS phones. So, you don’t need to worry whether you’re using an iPhone, Samsung, or any other phone. The following apps will help you with the same:

Using Instagram App

You do not need additional third-party applications if Instagram is installed on your phone. The majority of you must be using Instagram.

If you are an Instagram user, then you might have it. But how do you put two pictures together on Instagram without using the Layout Application? Don’t think much, just read on carefully:

  • First, check out that you have your Instagram account logged in on your Android/iOS phone. Update your app to the latest version.
  • Now, open the Instagram app on your smartphone.
  • Press the “Add to Your Story” option.
  • It will display pictures from your Phone’s Gallery/Photos app. Long press on the photo and then on the other and press the “Next” button on the bottom right side of your phone’s screen.
  • Then it will display two options: “Layout” and “Separate”. Tap on the Layout icon to put two pictures together side by side.
  • If you want to resize any of the pictures, then tap on the “Layout” icon on the top right side of the screen. If you wish to make any changes in alignment like “horizontal” or “vertical,” then tap on its icons given on the bottom of the screen in the middle.
  • Press the “Done” button on the top right side of the screen.
  • If you wish to add text, markups, stickers, GIFs, or anything, you will also find an option to do the same. 
  • Then on the top rightmost corner of your screen, you will see an icon consisting of three dots. Tap the icon. You will get two options: “Draw” and “Save,” press on save. 
  • You can then exit from the app, and your picture is saved on your device.
Instagram Story Layout

Using Layout from Instagram

Instagram makers provide the app. It is specifically designed to create layouts and collages from your phone’s gallery, both Android and iOS.


You can download the app to combine upto 9 photos in your favourite Layout. You can also create the layouts by clicking snaps on the spot in a photo booth mode. It’s perfect for spicing up your Instagram and other social media handles.

Let’s see how:

  • Download the app from Google PlayStore/App Store.
  • Keep swiping through the pics until you see a button saying “Get Started.”
  • Select the pictures you want to add.
  • Tap on the Layout you like from the different available layouts.
  • Then you can edit if you need to.
  • At the top-right corner, press “Save.”
  • The picture is now saved in your Phone’s Gallery/Photos app.
Layout from Instagram

Using Adobe Photoshop Mix

Adobe provides the most popular Application software for various purposes. Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop Mix, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop Fix, and Photoshop Express Photo Editor are among the most renowned ones for editing your photos and adding special effects.

Adobe has been in the IT industry for a long time and has a marked influence in the creative sector. One such application, Adobe Photoshop Mix, is valid for combining photos similar to “Snapseed.” The app is available on both PlayStore and Appstore. 

Photoshop Mix

Let’s see what magic it can add to your photos:

  • Download(Android/iOS) and open the “Adobe Photoshop Mix App.”
  • Signup/sign in to the app using your Google Account or Facebook Account.
  • Tap on the “+” sign given at the bottom right corner of your screen.
  • Select your image source as “Device.”
  • Select a photograph.
  • It will show another “+” sign asking to add a second photo.
  • Again choose your image source as “Device.”
  • The second image will be added as another layer.
  • Resize any of your photographs to make them as desired.
  • Use your two fingers and place them side by side on the canvas to resize.
  • Tap the “Share” symbol and select “Save to Gallery” from a list of options.

Using Snapseed by Google

Snapseed is another most popular app for Android. If you wonder how to put two pictures together on an iOS phone, this app works for it.

Its power can be judged by the fact that it’s from the makers of Google. If you are an Android user, then many of you might be having it pre-installed on your phone’s, but not all.

Being one of the most popular photo editors, you can edit minor details. But you can’t just put the two photos side by side. You can use the “Double Exposure” feature to combine your photos and create an attractive picture. If you do not have the app installed, you can download the app from Google PlayStore/App Store. 


Let’s take a tour about how you can combine photos using Snapseed:

  • Download(Android/iOS) and open the Snapseed app on your phone.
  • Tap on the “Plus” icon that is enclosed in a circle.
  • It will display your phone’s photos. Tap on your first photo—for example, a photo of you and your friends.
  • Then tap on the “Tools” option given at the bottom of your photo.
  • Select “Double Exposure” from a wide range of tools.
  • Once you select “Double Exposure,” it will display three icons below your photo. Tap on the leftmost icon having a “Plus” sign on a “photo” icon.
  • Select another photo that you want to combine—for example, a landscape image. 
  • It combines both of your pictures. To add perfection, you can explore the features given below to adjust the opacity of your photographs.
  • Now press on “Apply” at the bottom-right corner showing a “Tick Mark” symbol. 
  • Now, tap on the option that says “Export.” Then from the list, select “Save.”

Using Google Photos

Google Photos is a pre-installed app on Android. It is generally used to backup all your photos, videos, GIFs on your Google Account.

After backup, if you delete the photos and videos from your phone, they will still be saved on your Google Account. Just take any device, log in with your Google account, and you will be able to access all your pictures that have a backup.

However, the app also supports the features of a basic “Photo Editor.” So you can use it to put your photos side by side. If you do not know, then let me tell you how:

  • Download(Android/iOS) and open “Google Photos” on your phone.
  • From the photos, press on the two pictures you want to put side-by-side.
  • Tap on the “+” sign given at the top right side of the screen.
  • Select “Collage” from a list of options displayed from the “Create” drop-down menu. Your pictures are now ready. If you want to make any changes in the layout, filters, text, or anything, you can explore them from the app.

Using PicsArt App

One of the top-grossing apps in Photography, PicsArt has all the features to add a blend of perfection to all your pictures.

Be it glitches, object removals, collages, filters, or beautify, PicsArt has achieved excellence in every aspect of photo editing. Similarly, its Collage feature works. You can quickly put two pictures side by side on your Android/iPhone using PicsArt.


You also have an option to place them side by side in a simple design or put them together in a template. It has it all to suit your prerequisites! Let’s learn how:

  • Download the “PicsArt” app from your PlayStore/App Store.
  • Sign in/Sign up using your Google Account or use your Facebook account for the same.
  • Then click on the “+” sign given in a circle in the middle but bottom part of your screen.
  • Then it will display a list; select “Make a Collage.”
  • Choose your photos to put them side by side.
  • Select the Layout and edit if required. Like you can modify your frame, frame background, resize your image, adjust the photo’s edges, and so on.
  • Tap on the arrow given at the top-right corner of your display screen.
  • Now tap on the Save icon to save the image in your phone’s gallery/Photos App.

Use the apps to put two pictures together on android and iOS phones. Further, for enhancing it, you can add filters, edit them, resize the photos, decorate them with sticks, add text, and you can do lots more to add magic into your photos.


Frequently Asked Questions?

Is it possible to put two pictures together on an Android Phone without using Google Photos and any other app?

It depends on the phone you use. Some company’s phones have an inbuilt feature in the phone’s gallery while others do not.

If I put my photos together using Instagram and save them, will they be added to my story?

No, it depends; if you discard the post after saving it, it will not add to your story.

How can I put the photos together in PDF format?

You can use Xodo and Adobe Acrobat to put them together in a PDF format.

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