How To Save A Picture On Pixel And Pixel XL

If you have a Google Pixel or Pixel XL, it’s a good idea to know how to save a picture on Pixel and Pixel XL. The process to save a picture on Pixel and Pixel XL is very easy and we’ll explain how to do it below.

Even though you can use several different messaging apps like WhatsApp or Kik, this guide will explain how to save a picture from a text message when using the default Messages app that Google includes. If instead you use another text messaging app, the process will be a little different compared to our instructions.

When it comes to saving a picture on Pixel and Pixel XL, the saved picture will be saved in your photo gallery. Once you have saved the picture on Pixel and Pixel XL, you can then share it on Facebook, Instagram, email or set it as your new background image. But before you can do any of that, follow the instructions below to learn how to save a photo from a text message on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone.



How to save a picture on Pixel and Pixel XL

  1. Go to the text message with the photo you want to save.
  2. Select on the picture, the photo will go into full screen.
  3. Select on the small disk icon in the upper right corner of the screen. (If you can’t see it, tap anywhere on the photo to bring up the menu)
  4. Select Save and the photo will save in the Photo Gallery under Downloads.


How to Save Multiple Images from Text Messages

Instead of saving each photo individually, there is a way to save all photos from a text message at the same time. This will save you time and allow you to make sure that all images have been saved.

  1. Go to the text message with one of the photos you want to save.
  2. Tap and hold on the picture, a small menu will open up.
  3. Select on Save attachment.
  4. A small menu will appear allowing you to select the attachment(s) you want to save.
  5. Select the images that you want to save and tap on Save.
  6. Name the new file before it is saved to the gallery on the Pixel and Pixel XL, so you know where to find the pictures


After a photo has been saved to the Gallery app on the Pixel and Pixel XL you can now share it using others app on your smartphone. All you need to do is open an app to edit the photo or print it to a wireless printer.




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