How to Use Canva on PLANOLY

    June 28 2021

    We’re always looking for new ways to help simplify your social planning process – and save you time scheduling content for Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter. We’ve received hundreds of requests from our users for access to various design tools to make creating and uploading content with PLANOLY even easier. This integration seemed like a no-brainer!

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    Canva fans rejoice! We’re excited to announce you can now access your Canva designs directly from PLANOLY. This new feature puts an end to the laborious processes of downloading, saving, and re-uploading your Canva files.  We’ve created a seamless connection with Canva that allows you to access any existing content for the IG Planner or Pin Planner in as little as five clicks – all from your PLANOLY web dashboard. (Please note: Uploading from Canva is a paid feature.)

    Now, let’s get to the most important part. Here’s how to access Canva on PLANOLY!

    How to Access Canva on PLANOLY
      1. Log into your account on
        Note: Canva is not currently available in the PLANOLY Mobile App.
      2. IG Planner Users: Click “Add to Grid” or “Add Story”
        Pin Planner Users: Click “Add to Library”
      3. A Canva pop-up screen will appear where you can log in or create an account with Canva.
      4. Once you’re logged in, you’ll be able to access existing designs.
      5. After you’ve selected your image or video content, simply click the “Save to PLANOLY” button in the top right corner.
      6. Once the content is on PLANOLY, you can schedule the content immediately or save it for later.

    Here’s a quick video tutorial to show you how easy it is to use:


    Edit Your Canva Content When Scheduling in PLANOLY

    Good news - we don't just stop at uploading Canva content to PLANOLY. You can also edit or swap out your Canva designs when scheduling your content! Here's how you do it.

    • Click on any unscheduled post in your PLANOLY grid that you uploaded via Canva
    • Choose on the 'C' icon at the bottom left of your screen
    • Make your respected changes in Canva and then click on 'Save to PLANOLY'

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    We’re so excited to provide you with another tool for simplifying your social planning, and hope it leads to more efficient workflows! Cheers to spending less time uploading, and more time strategizing.

    For more information on how to use Canva on PLANOLY, visit our help guide here.

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    Reilly Purl

    Reilly Purl is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at PLANOLY. She has a passion for helping people understand how products work & the best ways to use them.

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