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  • Three_Ashling
  • 23-01-2018
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Tip of the Week: Send GIFs in WhatsApp

by 3 Community Manager ‎23-01-2018 10:43 AM - edited ‎23-01-2018 11:02 AM (463 Views)

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GIFs are a really fun and useful way to convey your emotions instead of regular texting, and luckily you can now send GIFs via WhatsApp.


How do I do this?


Sending GIFs on iOS


When sending a GIF on your iPhone, follow these steps when you’re writing a message on WhatsApp:


  • Tap the ‘+’ symbol in the bottom left corner.
  • Tap ‘Photo & Video Library’.
  • You’ll see your own photo library now, but in the bottom left corner you will see ‘GIF’ beside a little magnifying glass image. Tap this.
  • Now you’ll be given access to Giphy’s GIF library (see image below). Simply search for a person, word or feeling and see all the GIFs relating to it.
  • Pick the GIF you want, and then send it like any other image.



Sending gifs on Android


To send a gif on an Android device, here’s what you need to do:


  • When writing a text on WhatsApp, tap the emoticon face on the bottom left corner.
  • At the bottom of the screen, tap ‘GIF’ (see image below).
  • You’ll now have your choice of gifs to add to your message. 


AddingGifAndroid.jpgImage Source: Tech Radar




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