#images is available in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, India, Singapore, Philippines and Japan.
Add a GIF from #images
Use #images in the Messages app to find and share GIFs with your contacts. Here’s how:
- Open Messages, tap and enter a contact, or tap an existing conversation.
- Tap .
- To search for a specific GIF, tap Find images, then enter a keyword, like birthday.
- Tap the GIF to add it to your message.
- Tap to send.
GIFs from #images animate only in the Messages app on Apple devices.
Save a GIF
You can save a GIF that you receive in a message to the Photos app on your iOS device. Here’s how:
- Open Messages.
- Open the message that has the previously sent GIF that you want to save.
- Tap and hold the GIF, then tap Save. If you have an iPhone 6s or later, you can use 3D Touch to save a GIF. Just press firmly on the GIF, swipe up and tap Save.
Report a concern with an image
If you find an issue or have a concern with content found in #images, you can report it:
- Tap and search for the image that you want to report.
- When you find the image, touch and hold the image to see a larger preview.
- Take a screenshot, then tap the thumbnail to open the preview.
- Tap , then tap Mail.
- Email the screenshot to firstname.lastname@example.org with a description of your concern.
If you have a copyright infringement claim or question, please report it here.
If #images is missing from app drawer
Make sure that the #images app is enabled:
- From the app drawer, swipe left, then tap .
- Tap Edit, then tap to add the #images app.
Make sure that your keyboard is set to a supported language and region. Go to Settings > General and tap Language & Region.
The #images app is available in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, India, Singapore, Philippines and Japan.
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