How to Save and View GIFs in iOS 11 on iPhone/iPad

Summary

Want to save and view GIFs on iPhone/iPad in iOS 11 but don’t know how? Read on this post, which will tell you how to save and view GIFs in iOS 11 with no effort.

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Aug. 07, 2017

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iOS 11 comes with a number of new features that improved user’s overall experience on iPhone/iPad. And GIFs enhancement is among those handy features. In iOS 10, when you save a GIF on your iPhone/iPad, it will automatically turn into a still image and weren’t playable. In iOS 11, all your saved GIFs will remain in its original form. You don’t have to use third-party app to make your GIFs any more.

Apple also offers users a native Animated album in the Photos app in iOS 11, especially for storing GIFs so that users could manage all the GIFs just like photos. And now, we would like to guide you with the detailed steps to save and view GIFs in iOS 11 on iPhone/iPad.

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Part 1. How to Save GIFs in iOS 11 on iPhone/iPad – from Website

Step 1. Go to a web and find the GIF you want to save on your device > Tap the GIF and play it.

Step 2. Touch and hold on the GIF until a window appears on the phone screen, and then tap on Save option.

How to Save and View GIFs in iOS 11 on iPhone/iPad – Step 2

How to Save and View GIFs in iOS 11 on iPhone/iPad – Step 2

Part 2. How to Save GIFs in iOS 11 on iPhone/iPad – from Messages App

Step 1. Open Messages app on your iPhone/iPad > Choose the conversation that contains the GIF(s) you want to save.

Step 2. If your device is iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s or iPhone SE, touch and hold on the GIF, and the Save option should appear, tap on Save. If the model you are using is iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, or iPhone 7 Plus, simply 3D touch on the GIF, and then tap on Save option.

Part 3. How to View GIFs in iOS 11 on iPhone/iPad

Step 1. Launch Photos app on your iPhone/iPad > Go to Albums on the bottom right corner of your phone screen.

Step 2. Choose Animated album to view your GIFs. Now, you can enjoy the animated GIFs you saved on your iPhone/iPad.

The Bottom Line

With above detailed tutorial, you may have got the main point on how to save and view GIFs in iOS 11 on your iPhone/iPad. At last, just a friendly reminder: you’d better transfer your favorite GIFs and other important files from device to computer for a backup in case you might lose them eternally one day. And AnyTrans can be your best choice. Get more from AnyTrans >

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