iOS 17.3.1: How to Send Live Photos as GIF From iPhone, iPad Pro in 2024

Send Live Photos as Gifs from iPhone is not a direct option available in iOS that’s Apple recommending to iPhone users officially. But we can do, and apple support it via the different app. And it’s easy to use and share on other Platform Devices (Android, Windows) and Mac/PC. 3D touch compatible device easy to play live photo but what for other not-compatible iOS devices. More you will see how to Upload live photos as a Video on FaceBook Profile or Upload Live Photo as a Facebook Status. also, we can send Live Photo in Facebook Messanger.

New Live photo effects are Long Exposure, Loop, and Bounce effect can convert into Gifs.

Use Device that compatible with Live Photo: iPhone 11 Pro, Max, iPhone 6S/6S Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, XS, XR, & XS Max, iPad Pro, iPad 4 Send on iPhone 5S/6/6 Plus.

1 Send live Photos as Gifs on iPhone Withouth Third-Party App

How to send Live Photos as Gifs on iPhone, iPad?

1: Want to take a new Live Photo then Open Camera app and Turn on the Live photo by tap circle at the top center of the camera app screen. or We can Open Photos app Find separate live photos album under Albums.

0 See Other Live Photo effects for Photo in Photos app

2: Tap on Photo and check it working correctly by tap and hold on the photo. Convert and use other Cool New Live photos effects, Slide up finger on Live Photos,

0 See Other Live Photo effects for Photo in Photos app

Select Live Photos effects,

2 Convert Live photo to Other Photo Effect and Make Gifs

3: See, Sharing box icon. [Square Box with upper arrow icon]

3 Share Live photo as Gif from Camera app in iOS 11

For you know, you need to only choose Gifs supported format.

I am suggesting to you for covert Live Photos to Gifs use Mail App, WhatsApp, FaceBook, Messanger [Explained in last of this article] and any other supported iOS app.

4 Send Live photo as Gifs in mail app on iPhone in iOS 11

Let’s see with an example how to do!

Inside the sharing popup icon, Find “Mail” and Tap on it.

Next, Enter the Mail address to send on the email address. Select Size of the image before sending in Mail Attachment as a Gif image. Here’ we don’t need to select or convert Gif before send. It will automatically send as a Gif.

5 Send Live photo as a gif in Mail Attachment in iOS 11

Now on another device, you can download, play and Share Gifs on Supported apps and Web page.

Send Live Photos as Gifs using WhatsApp

Open WhatsApp, Add Media from Photos app, Tap on “+” icon near to conversation text box.

6 Browse and Send Live photo in WhatsApp Conversation

Select Photo & Video Library, to launch album pane.

7 Browse Live photo from Photos app on iPhone

Find Live Photos album and Tap on hold live pictures, after that slightly swipe the finger up to see more options for convert “Select as GIF”.

8 Select as Gifs

That’s it.

9 Play Gifs on App before send crop if you want

Enjoy live photo effect yourself on compatible iPhone and Share the moment with your Friends the same photo but in Gifs format.

10 Gif send in WhatsApp conversation from live photo in iOS 11

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Karly Wood

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