How to Save Gif on iPhone

Alicia Santos

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you a fan of GIFs? Do you often come across a hilarious or relatable GIF that you want to save on your iPhone?

If you’re wondering how to save a GIF on your iPhone, look no further! In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process step by step.

Method 1: Save GIFs from Safari

If you stumble upon an interesting GIF while browsing Safari, here’s how you can save it:

  1. Tap and hold your finger on the GIF until a menu appears.

  2. Select “Save Image” from the menu options.

  3. The GIF will now be saved to your Photos app!

Method 2: Save GIFs from Messages or Email

If someone sends you a GIF via Messages or Email, follow these steps to save it:

  1. Tap and hold the GIF in the message or email until a menu appears.

  2. Select “Save Image” from the options that appear.

  3. The GIF will be saved to your Photos app for future enjoyment!

Method 3: Save Animated GIFs from Social Media Apps

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter don’t allow direct saving of animated GIFs. However, there is still a way to get around this limitation:

  1. Saving Animated GIFs from Facebook:

    • Find the Facebook post with the animated GIF that you want to save.

    • Tap on the post to open it.

    • Tap on the GIF to play it in full screen.

    • While the GIF is playing, tap and hold on it until a menu appears.

    • Select “Save Video” from the menu options.

    • The GIF will be saved as a video in your Photos app.

  2. Saving Animated GIFs from Twitter:

    • Locate the tweet that contains the animated GIF you wish to save.

    • Tweet that contains animated GIF you want to save

    • Tap on the Share button (the upward arrow).

    • Select “Share Tweet via..” and then choose “Save Video” from the options.

Congratulations! You’ve now learned different methods for saving GIFs on your iPhone.

Whether you come across an interesting GIF while browsing Safari, receive one via Messages or Email, or find one on social media platforms like Facebook or Twitter, you can easily save them to your Photos app for future enjoyment. Happy GIF hunting!

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