How to upload photos

  1. Open the app and tap  Screen_Shot_2020-11-03_at_12.56.30_PM.png  to begin posting an item (For more info, see: How to post an item)
  2. Tap Take photo or Select photo
  3. You can choose to take a new photo (Take photo) or select an existing photo from your library (Select photo). First, you will need to select a cover photo.
      • Use a cover photo that shows the whole item by itself. (Cover photo tips)
      • Add at least 2 more photos, up to 12 photos total. (Tip: items with more photos sell faster)
  4. If you’ve chosen to take a photo of your item, center the item in the white box on the screen.
  5. To edit (crop, rotate), tap any of the photos.
  6. To change your cover photo, tap the photo you want as the cover and select Set as cover photo.
  7. To change the order of your images, tap and hold the image, then drag to rearrange the photos.

Product photo tips:

  • Set your best photo as your cover photo to attract buyers.
  • Try having a variety of photos of your product from different angles.
  • Make sure your image has plenty of light. We recommend taking a photo near a window with natural light with a clean background.
  • Take photos with different angles of your product. Try to include details, such as tags (if it’s a new item), scratches or marks if it’s been used, or what the item looks like when it’s turned on if it’s an electronic device.
  • Make sure you use crisp, clear photos. If your photo turns out blurry, we recommend using a solid surface to stabilize the camera (such as a table).

Having trouble accessing your photos?

To allow the app to access your photos:

iOS Android
  1. Open Settings
  2. Tap Privacy, then Photos
  3. Tap OfferUp and toggle the setting to Read and Write

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