How to Add GIF Keyboard to Your iPhone and Android

By Liam Published July 5, 2023

How to Add GIF Keyboard to Your iPhone and Android
How to Add GIF Keyboard to Your iPhone and Android

In the vibrant world of digital communication, GIFs have emerged as the perfect visual language to add a touch of life and humor to our conversations. If you're eager to join the GIF party and infuse your messages with animated delights, look no further! In this guide, we'll show you how to effortlessly add a GIF keyboard to both your iPhone and Android devices, opening up a world of endless creativity and expression.

How to Add GIF Keyboard to iPhone

For iPhone users, the process is a breeze. Simply follow these steps to unlock the GIF keyboard on your device:

  1. Open your iPhone's Settings and navigate to "General."
  2. Scroll down and tap on "Keyboard."
  3. Select "Keyboards" and then "Add New Keyboard."
  4. Look for "GIF" in the list of available keyboards and tap on it to add it to your device.
  5. You can now access the GIF keyboard by opening any app that uses the keyboard. Tap the globe icon to cycle through your enabled keyboards, including the newly added GIF keyboard.

How to Add GIF Keyboard to Android

Android users, fear not! You too can embrace the wonders of GIFs on your device. Follow these steps to install a GIF keyboard on your Android:

  1. Visit the Google Play Store and search for a GIF keyboard app of your choice, such as Gboard, GIF Keyboard by Tenor, or SwiftKey.
  2. Once you've found your preferred app, tap "Install" to download and install it on your device.
  3. After installation, open any app that uses the keyboard, like messaging or social media.
  4. Tap on the text input field to bring up the keyboard. If you're using Gboard, long-press the comma key and select the GIF icon that appears.
  5. For other GIF keyboard apps, follow their specific instructions to access the GIF library within the keyboard and start browsing and sending animated GIFs right away.

Now that you have your GIF keyboard at your fingertips, let your creativity run wild. Express yourself with hilarious reactions, share heartwarming moments, or sprinkle a dash of pop culture references into your conversations. The possibilities are endless. Happy GIF-ing!

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