How To Gif On Whatsapp

WhatsApp, the widely used messaging platform, is loved for its simplicity, ease of use, and the broad range of functionalities it provides. One such fun and expressive feature it offers is the ability to send GIFs. Whether for expressing your emotions or for adding a bit of humor to your chats, GIFs can make your conversations more lively and engaging.

In this blog post, we will guide you on how to send GIFs on WhatsApp.

How to Send Pre-existing GIFs

WhatsApp comes with a built-in GIF library from which you can choose a wide array of GIFs. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Open the chat where you want to send the GIF.
  2. Tap the emoji button on the bottom left (Android) or bottom right (iOS).
  3. Select the GIF option located at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Browse or search for the GIF you want to send.
  5. Once selected, you can add a message with the GIF if you wish. Hit send when you’re ready.

How to Create and Send Your Own GIFs

WhatsApp also allows you to create your own GIFs. Here’s how:

  1. Click on the camera icon or the attachment icon and select ‘Gallery’.
  2. Choose the video you want to convert into a GIF.
  3. On the right side of the video timeline, you’ll see a video and GIF option. Select the ‘GIF’ option.
  4. Crop the video to the part you want to turn into a GIF. Remember, it must be 6 seconds or less.
  5. Click ‘OK’ or ‘Done’ and then hit send.


GIFs are a fun way to express yourself and bring life to your conversations. With WhatsApp, sending and creating GIFs is straightforward and simple. So, start GIF-ing and make your chats more engaging and entertaining!