Send and save GIFs on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
With Messages, you can find hundreds of trending GIFs in #images to add to your messages.
#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.
To search for a specific GIF, tap Find images, then enter a keyword, like birthday.
Tap the GIF to add it to your message.
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 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 deeply 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:
Tapand 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 email@example.com 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 tapto 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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