WhatsApp already has a vast library of GIFs to add creative value to your chats? Sometimes, we end up searching and searching the apt GIF, but fail to get one. This can be annoying to go through several GIFs and not be able to find the right one. What if we told you there’s a way to create your GIFs in a few simple steps without having to leave WhatsApp? The GIF feature, which was introduced last year, is available to WhatsApp users on both Android and iOS.
Remember that you can convert only those videos of yours that are six seconds or less to WhatsApp GIFs.
If you have tried making GIFs on your WhatsApp or looking out ways to do so, here’s a step-by-step guide.
Step 1: Open WhatsApp messenger on your smartphone
Step 2: Select and open the contact or group window to whom you wish to send GIFs
Step 3: Click on the attachment icon in the chatbox
Step 4: Choose the video from your phone gallery that you want to make GIF of
Step 5: WhatsApp shows you a preview of the video. The user also has the option of trimming or clipping a particular video.
Step 6: Tap on the GIF box and WhatsApp will automatically convert the video into GIF
Step 7: You can decrease the size of the video as per your convenience
Step 8: You can also add a text, caption and emojis to the GIF before sending it to your contacts.
What could be better than using some memorable video that you have dug out from your phone gallery to make a GIF? Also, today being Valentine’s Day, you can surprise your partner by making GIFs of videos that feature your cherished moments. WhatsApp is also expected to introduce many other features including animated stickers pack.