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How do I measure my package's dimensions?

The simplest way to measure your package is to grab a ruler and start measuring. If you don't have a ruler, you can print one using Ship.com's printable ruler. Just make sure to adjust your printer settings and avoid selecting the "shrink to fit" or "fit to page" option. Fold the printed ruler diagonally for more accurate measurements and remember to round up any partial inches when entering dimensions in the Ship.com shipping tool.

Use a Piece of 8.5”x11” Paper as a Guide

Another option is to use a standard sheet of 8.5" x 11" paper as a guide. Fold the paper in half to get smaller measurements of 4.25" or 5.5".

Use a Tape Measure or Yardstick

If you don't have a ruler or paper, you can use a tape measure or yardstick as alternatives.

Use a Measuring App

Alternatively, you can download measuring apps for your smartphone. These apps utilize your phone's camera to measure objects. Search for "measuring tools" in your app store and choose a reliable app like AirMeasure for iOS or Ruler for Android. While these apps can provide fairly accurate measurements, it's important to note that they may not be as reliable as an actual ruler.