A new function of Giphy for iPhone (iOS) allows you to open the collection and the GIF creator of the platform directly on the keyboard. Through an extensive free of charge, users can obtain images of the service or create on the spot to share on social networks, such as WhatsApp. The tool does not require account creation for you to use. However, the app plugin works only on devices with iOS 12 or higher installed.
The feature is useful, as it optimizes the user experience on the platform, which starts to do the entire application process within Apple software. See how to activate the feature that integrates Giphy to the iPhone keyboard, create exclusive GIFs and send stickers to your contacts.
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Giphy lana extensive for keyboard on iPhone Photo: Paulo Alves / TechTudo
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Step 1. Download Giphy for iPhone on the TechTudo page. Then, access the iOS "Settings", search for Giphy in the list of installed apps and access the keyboard settings;
Access Giphy's keyboard options in iOS "Settings" Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Turn on the keys next to "Giphy" and "Full access" to allow the application to download content from the Internet. Confirm the release of access in the pop-up window that appears.
Grant the accesses requested by Giphy Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Sharing GIFs and Stickers
Step 1. By activating the Giphy extension on the keyboard, the app becomes a writing language option. Press and hold the globe cone button and select "Giphy" to open the program instead of the alphabet keys;
Access Giphy on the iPhone keyboard Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Search for GIFs by themes and touch the desired image to copy the content. Then, paste the GIF in the text field to send by message;
Copy a GIF and paste it into the message to send on the iPhone cell phone Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 3. Switch to the stickers tab to find sticker options. In the same way, I need to tap to copy the image and then paste in the message to send in the conversation.
Send Giphy stickers by message Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
How to create GIFs and stickers
Step 1. Giphy also allows you to create your own GIFs and stickers. When opening the extension, touch the button with camera icon and grant access to the application;
Grant permission for Giphy to access the iPhone camera Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Capture a photo or video to create a custom sticker or GIF. It is also possible to select a file from the cell phone gallery, just touch the photo icon next to the capture button and click on the desired image or video. Right after, use the toolbar to apply colored filters or stickers that help to enhance the look of your creation;
Make video or photo to transform into GIF or sticker on iPhone Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 3. When the image is ready, touch the send button in the lower right corner to return to the keyboard;
Finish the GIF or sticker on Giphy and return to the keyboard Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 4. Finally, the content is already copied, just paste and send it in the chat.
Paste your GIF or personalized sticker by Giphy into the conversation and send it using the iPhone keyboard Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Ready. Take advantage of the tip, explore Giphy and send GIFs and personalized stickers to your friends.
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