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    How to create GIFs using WhatsApp? How to Create Animated GIFs for WhatsApp. WhatsApp, how to create and send animated GIFs? Animated GIF Whatsapp Android. We've already said this a million times that GIFs are amazing. Okay, not a million times, but we've done a ton of GIF posts, proving our love for GIFs.


    Likewise, who doesn't love WhatsApp? WhatsApp is awesome. It is the most used messaging application in the world. Go on. What happens if we combine WhatsApp and GIF?



    If you don't live alone on a mountain, you already know that WhatsApp has been supporting GIFs for a long time. Meaning? And that you can share GIFs from WhatsApp's embedded GIF library or even upload a new one from your gallery.

    But you may be unaware that WhatsApp allows you to create your own custom GIFs using your videos. Yes, you read that correctly. However, WhatsApp does not have the features available in powerful GIF editors such as selecting frames, adding text and stickers.


    How to create GIFs using WhatsApp

    You must also read: How to send GIF files with WhatsApp

    • How to create GIFs using WhatsApp,
    • how to Create Animated GIFs for WhatsApp,
    • WhatsApp, how to create and send animated GIFs,
    • GIF animate Whatsapp Android.

    Here is a step by step guide on how to create a GIF using WhatsApp.

    1 Phase. Install WhatsApp in PlayStore.

    Step 2. Tap the link icon that looks like a pin and then select the gallery.




    3 Phase. Tap on video at the top and select the video you want to create a GIF from.

    4 Phase. The video will open in the WhatsApp video editor (type of video editor). At the moment there is no mention of GIFs in the editor, however, adjust the time and length of the video with the sliders to be less than 6 seconds or equal to 6 seconds. Doing this displays a small video icon in the upper right corner of the screen.

    Step 5. Tap the new video icon and it will change to GIF. Woahh !! Magic. Now adjust the length / time and portion of the GIF using the slider according to your needs. However, remember, the GIF cannot be longer than six seconds. It must be less than or equal to 6 seconds.



    Step 6. When you're happy with your GIF you're ready to share it with your friends, tap the Send icon at the bottom.

    This is all you need to do to create a GIF.

    Bonus tip: to share the newly created GIF on other platforms like Facebook, Twitter, etc. Open your device File Manager; Go to internal archive - WhatsApp - Media - WhatsApp animated GIFs - Sent folder.


    You will find your GIF. You can share the GIF to other platforms from the same folder or move it to an easily accessible folder.

    That's all!

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