How to Turn Your Live Photos into a GIF with iOS 11 on iPhone

 

Before iOS 11, you could turn your Live Photos into a gif using a third-party app, but you couldn’t simply turn your Live Photos into a gif from within the Photos app. With iOS 11, however, you can! And it’s incredibly simple to do. There are two gif options on iPhone: Loop and Bounce. We’ll go over both options below. Here’s how to turn your Live Photos into a gif with iOS 11 on the iPhone.

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How to Turn Your Live Photo into a GIF with iOS 11

  • Open the Photos app.
  • Find the Live Photo you want to turn into a gif and tap on it.
  • Swipe up to reveal Effects.
  • You’ll see Loop and Bounce.

  • Tap on each to see what it looks like. Choose the one you like best.
  • You can then share your new gif however you’d like.
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Conner Carey holds a bachelor's in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and resides in Fairfield, Iowa. When she's not writing, you can find her singing jazz or watching anime. Her personal blog can be found at connerleecarey.com; you can also follow her on twitter @connerleecarey.