Recently updated my WhatsApp app and seen new feature of send GIFs in WhatsApp on android phone or tablet device. We already send emoji, text, photo and videos in WhatsApp. But in this new GIFs feature, you can send animated GIFs, live photo and short video as GIF in WhatsApp on android device. This short video you want to send must be shorter.
You can add your most like GIF into the star (Favorite) section in WhatsApp on android phone. Also send short video as GIF in WhatsApp, send live photo as animated GIF in Whatsapp on android and save GIFs on android. But in this tutorial I will show you step by step guide to send GIFs in WhatsApp on android nougat 7.0 & 7.1 and marshmallow device.
How to send GIFs in WhatsApp on android phone or tablet device
First of all check latest version of WhatsApp installed in your device. If not then download latest version of WhatsApp for your android device to send GIFs in WhatsApp on android.
Step 1: Launch WhatsApp on your android device
Step 2: Open any conversation
Step 3: Tap “Emoji” icon from below left side corner
Step 4: Tap on the “GIF” button at bottom middle
You can see a number of GIFs on your device screen.
Step 5: Tap on GIF you want send
Step 6: Touch “Send” button to send GIFs in WhatsApp contact
It’s easy to send WhatsApp GIFs on android and iOS devices.
How to send live photo as GIFs in WhatsApp on android phone or tablet
Step 1: Open “WhatsApp” app in your android device
Step 2: Tap any conversation
Step 3: Open Gallery from WhatsApp app
Step 4: Select live photo from gallery you want to send as GIF
How to save GIFs into star in WhatsApp on android device
Step 1: Open WhatsApp & tap any conversation
Step 2: Tap & hold any GIF or animation GIF
Step 3: Select the star button to add your favorite GIF
That’s all. This latest version of WhatsApp is more enjoying then other messaging experience.
We hope this makes it clear how to send GIFs in WhatsApp on android phone or tablet. Let me know in the comment section if you have any kind of trouble to share GIF images in WhatsApp and send animated GIFs on WhatsApp in android.