How to create and send a GIF in WhatsApp

Here's a step-by-step guide for you to turn your video into a GIF.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 16:19 IST
WhatsApp (Pixabay)
WhatsApp (Pixabay)

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps on the planet. It enables users to share their views and wishes in a variety of ways including images, videos, doodles and voice notes. In addition to these, WhatsApp users can also share their views using GIFs.

Now, WhatsApp for long has offered a special store wherein users can search for a GIF as per their requirements and share them with individual users or even in groups.

So, here's how you can create and share a GIF in WhatsApp:

Step 1: Record a short video on your smartphone.

Step 2: Open WhatsApp and then open the chat where you want to share the GIF.

Step 3: Tap on the Plus icon at the bottom left corner of the app.

Step 4: Now, tap on the Photo & Video Library button to access your phone's Gallery.

Step 5: Select the video you want to share.

Step 6: At the top cut the length of the video keeping only the part that you want to use.

Step 7: On the top right corner, toggle the button to GIF.

Step 8: Type a message in the chat bar at the bottom of the page.

Step 9: Tap on the Send button.

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First Published Date: 02 Apr, 00:12 IST