How to Save GIFs And Play GIFs on iPhone

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Myra Posted on Jun 09, 2017 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

GIFs are always more interesting than static images. So it's quite common for you to want to save a GIF on your iPhone to share it with your friends or play it as you like. If you don't know how to save and play GIFs on your iPhone, take a look at this article. After your reading, you'll know how to make it in simple steps.

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How to save GIFs on iPhone

When you want to save a GIF, just press and hold the GIF until the prompt appears. Then choose "Save Image" option. You can check the saved GIFs in Photos App on your iPhone.

How to save GIF on iPhone

How to Play GIFs on iPhone

Tip 1: Play GIFs on iPhone via Email

1. Go to "Photos" App on your iPhone and select the GIF you want to play.
2. Tap on Share button (which is an upward arrow) and choose "Mail".
3. Then you'll see the GIF being played.

How to play GIFs on iPhone via Email

Tip 2: Play GIFs on iPhone via Messages

1. Open "Photos" App and go to the GIF you want to view.
2. Choose the Share button and choose "Messages" to send an iMessage to yourself.
3. Check the message on your iPhone and you will see the GIF being played.

Or you can:

1. Go to "Messages" App and create a new iMessage that will be sent to yourself.
2. Tap on the camera icon and add the GIF to the message. Then send the iMessage to yourself.
3. Then you can view the GIF on your iPhone.

How to view GIFs on iPhone via Messages