How to Put 2 Pictures Side by Side on iPhone

Do you want to put two photos side by side on your iPhone? It’s easy to do, and there are a few different ways you can do it. This article will show two methods to help you combine pictures.

1. Using a Third-Party App

Several third-party apps are available on the App Store that you can use to combine multiple photos on your iPhone. Some popular options include PicMerger, Canva, and Instagram.

Option 1: Using PicMerger

PicMerger is probably the easiest way to merge your photos together. The free iPhone app lets you stitch photos together vertically or horizontally and only takes a few seconds. PicMerger has many different photo editing tools, filter effects, and cropping, and there are hundreds of photo collage layout templates to choose from that allow you to piece your pictures together super easily. PicMerger is one of our top favorite photo editing apps.


Option 2: Using Canva

  1. Download and install the Canva app from the App Store.
  2. Open the app and select the option to create a new design.
  3. Add the two photos that you want to combine into the design.
  4. Edit the image as desired.

Option 3: Using Instagram

  1. Open the Instagram app and swipe to the right to open the camera.
  2. Then, tap on the Layout icon.
  3. Tap on the Change grid icon and select the desired layout.
  4. Tap the “+” icon with an image preview at the screen’s bottom left corner.
  5. Select the first image.
  6. Repeat Step 4 and select the second image.
  7. Pinch to adjust each image and tap on the checkmark button.
  8. To save the image, tap on the three dots on the top-right and Save.

2. Using the Shortcuts App

Two side-by-side images can be a great way to showcase a project’s before and after or compare two similar photos. With the Shortcuts app, it is possible to do this quickly and easily. Here are the steps to take to put two pictures side by side on your iPhone:

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Step 1: Create the Shortcut

  1. Open the Shortcuts app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap the “+” icon in the top right corner. This will open the Shortcuts Creator.
  3. Tap on the search bar at the bottom of the screen and search for Select Photos.
  4. Tap on Select Photos from the search results.
  5. Tap the blue arrow next to Select Photos to change the photo settings.
  6. Turn on the toggle next to Select Multiple.
  7. Now, tap on the search bar again and type Combine Images.
  8. Tap on Combine Images from the search results.
  9. Tap on the current field mode and select Horizontally from the list of options.
  10. Then, tap on the blue arrow next to Combine Images. Here, you can change the spacing between the two images. If you don’t want the spacing, you can skip this step.
  11. Again, please tap on the search bar, type Save to Photo Album, and tap on it.
  12. To rename your shortcut, tap on the name at the top of the screen and tap Rename.
  13. Then, tap Add to Home Screen.
  14. Tap on Add on the top right.
  15. Finally, go back to the Shortcuts app and tap Done.
  16. Voila, you have now created a shortcut to put two images side by side.

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Step 2: Use the Shortcut to Create Side by Side Images

Once you’ve added the Combine Photos action to your shortcut, you can select the two photos you want to combine.

  1. Tap on the Home Screen shortcut you just created.
  2. Select any two photos and tap Add.
  3. Then, open the Photos app on your iPhone for a few seconds.
  4. You should see the desired photo there.

Summing Up

This article has provided an easy guide on how to put two pictures side by side on an iPhone. We outlined the steps necessary to use the Shortcuts app to create a collage with two images. Additionally, we had discussed using third-party apps to create a side-by-side image. With these simple steps, you can easily create a collage to share with friends and family.

Mehtab is a tech writer at DealNTech, where he covers PC and mobile-related guides and news. He is passionate about helping people understand and use technology to their advantage. In his role at DealNTech, Mehtab focuses on creating informative and engaging content on a variety of PC and mobile-related topics, including Windows, CPU, GPU, and Android. Email: [email protected]. Follow him on X(Twitter)

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