How to Save GIF on your Iphone

Are you an iPhone user who is consistently trying to save a gif on his phone? Well, we understand the struggles you go through while doing the same. But, you know today, we are here to get you familiar with two simple methods that will help you to save a gif on your iPhone.

In case, you are not so much familiar with the moving picture that comes on a loop over Facebook, Twitter & Tumblr then, we will help you to name it. It’’ nothing other than gif!!

How to Save GIF on your Iphone

Yes, that is so funny and popular on social media platforms. People often refer it as “Moving meme” and iPhone users just try hard to share it with their friends later. Mostly, iPhone users mistook live photos with gifs but in actual both are totally different!

Without entertaining further delays, we are going to tell you two simple methods stating How to save gifs On You iPhone instantly!

If you are using iOS 11 or any upgraded version after this update on your iPhone then, below mentioned two ways are for you which will help you to download Gifs to your iPhone effortlessly.

  1. If carrying 3D Touch Feature on your iPhone
  • Press into the gif for a moment and activate 3D Touch feature.
  • A slight pop out occurs over the screen, swipe up immediately to open the menu.
  • Click on “Save Image” from the menu.
  1. If not carrying 3D Touch Feature on your iPhone
  • Hold the image for some time
  • Click “Save Image”

Follow steps according to your iPhone features and enjoy seeing gifs in your Photos App just the way they were at the time of downloading. You can share gif with your friends once downloaded properly.

To save gifs on iPhone having iOS 10 or later installed, you can use any method depending on the type of model of iPhone you are using.

  1. If carrying 3D Touch Feature on your iPhone
  • Press into the gif for a moment and activate 3D Touch feature.
  • A slight pop out occurs over the screen, swipe up immediately to open the menu.
  • Click on “Save Image” from the menu.


  1. If not carrying 3D Touch Feature on your iPhone
  • Tap on gif image showing on screen and hold for sometime
  • Click on “Save Image”

After following steps given above, you can see the gif in image form in your Photos App. The saved gif will be seen as a simple picture in your iPhone gallery which will later turn into the same gif when shared with friends via Message or Mail.

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If you are not running out of space then, you can also use any Gif Downloader App to save beloved gifs to your phone. GIF wrapped & GifPlayer is two most liked Apps to save a gif on your iPhone. We hope that this instant guide will help you to share various funny gifs with your friends that too at the right fun time. As many times we caught up in finding the right gif to share and time passed away. And, you see later are not too okay for fun in life! Right?

How to save a gif on Mac?

If you have a GIF file and suppose you want to save on mac. The Mac OS X operating system includes a utility function is known as the preview that can open various types of digital files.  Below steps should help you to save a GIF file on Mac –

  • Step 1- Click on the “preview” icon in the dock at the bottom of Mac Screen. If preview has previously been removed from the dock, navigate instead to the applications folder of Mac and search for “Preview” of GIF file, then double click on the icon when it appears to open the program or file.
  • Step 2- Go to the file menu and click on “Open” button.
  • Step 3- Select the GIF file that you want to convert or save to the JPEG file and click “open” button.
  • Step 4- Go back to the file menu and click on “save as” button.
  • Step 5- Open the format drop-down menu and click on “JPEG” option.
  • Step 6- Then Use the quality slider bar to adjust the quality of the exported image. Remember that the higher the quality of the file, it higher the file size and file size appears in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  • Step 7- Next click on “where” to select a location where you want to save the JPG version of the GIF file. If you are choosing “save as” option, then enter the new name of the file and then save it.
  • Step 8- Click on the “save” button to save and convert the GIF file on Mac.

So, I think above steps will be very useful to save the GIF file on Mac.

How to Save a Gif On iPhone From Twitter?

Once in the time, surely you’ve noticed that saving gif from twitter is exactly opposite to saving gif from any other portal. On most of the websites, right click on the image and then save it works but on Twitter, the process is not the same.

So, here I have few steps that can help you to save a GIF on iPhone from Twitter. Let’s see those steps –

First, you have to install a free app called GIFWrapped on your iPhone. How to use this app to save GIFs on iPhone-

Step 1- Launch the Twitter application; find the GIF on twitter that you want to save.

Step 2- Tap the tiny arrow button to open the menu.

Step 3 – Select “Share tweet via….”, then tap on “Copy link to tweet”.

Step 4- One flash notification will be prompted and inform that the link has been copied to the clipboard.

Step 5- Now. Open the GIFWrapped app and select the search tab.

Step 6 – Select the “Use the Clipboard” option. Wait a few seconds and you will see the resulting GIF file.

Step 7 –Then save this GIF file to the library for future use.

Step 8 – To use your selected GIF file, select Library and open it. To see more sharing options, tap on the share button.

Step 9- You can save GIF files in your camera roll, select “Share image” and then “save image”.  One important note is you cannot see the animations of the GIF file in camera roll as it is not supporting to this file type.

If you are a GIF Lover then this app must be one of your favourite applications.

How to save gifs from the tumblr?

Browsing some gifs on tumblr can be a lot of fun for all of us. You have found many GIFs in the tumblr that will make you laugh all day long. Problem is created when wifi data doesn’t exist or cellular data plan is limited. In this situation, you cannot use tumbler anywhere.

In this article, I will suggest you some steps to save GIFs from the tumbler to an iPhone.

Step 1- First, you have to install “Tyblr” application which is freely available.

Step 2- Open the “Tyblr” app.

Step 3- Login to Tyblr app using your tumbler app.

Step 4 – Scroll through your feed in the application. Under each post shown in feed, there will be a “save” button on the bottom right-hard corner in the application.

Step 5- Tap on it and it will start downloading the selected GIF post.

Step 6 – This GIF media file will be transferred directly to your camera roll.

After downloading it, now check it is properly working or not.  For this, open your photos app and you should see the GIF file downloaded from the tumbler.

In this way, you can save GIF file from tumbler on iPhone.

How to save a gif as a video?

GIF animation is trending now but the problem occurs when social networking sites are not supporting to GIF file and they are supporting to video files only. In order to share favorite GIF animations, you have to convert gif in video file format. Below steps should help you to save a GIF as a video-

Step 1- Go to

Step 2-Upload the animated GIF you want to convert to video file.  There are three ways to do so – upload from your hard drive link, entering a link and uploading it from Google Drive or Drop box.

Step 3- Click on “Convert File” at the bottom of the form.

Step 4- After a little while, you will be redirected to the download page. After this, the download of your video that is converted from GIF file will be started automatically.

Depending on your browser and setting, it will immediately download it or ask you for permission and a download location for the video file. You can find it in the format of Video file.

Now you have your video that is converted from GIF!!!!!


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