How To Add GIFs To Snapchat: A Comprehensive Guide
How To Add GIFs to Snapchat: Snap Story And Chats
Snapchat truly is an art form. You want to inspire FOMO in your friends, all while slowly realizing that your life isn’t nearly as exciting as your story makes it out to be. To hide this pain, Snapchat has added a Giphy keyboard. GIF stickers are available on Snapchat. So, how do you add GIFs to Snapchat? Here we’ll cover how to add GIFs to your Snapchat story and why can’t I add GIFs to Snapchat?
Spoiler alert: I personally cannot add GIFs to Snapchat because I have apparently “abused” the social media app by posting 147 ten-second long clips of me crying.
Anyway, click through the slideshow to become an absolute pro at adding GIF stickers to Snapchat. Figure it out while you can, before Kylie Jenner destroys Snapchat! Meanwhile, I’ll be here crying. So, without further adieu, here's how to add GIFs to Snapchat!
How To Add GIFs To Snapchat Story
First thing’s first.
The first step to adding a GIF to Snapchat is to take a Snap.
After that, on the right side of the screen, you will see the Sticker icon. It looks like a post it.
Click on that.
While inside the Stickers menu, click the “Giphy” section. Here you can enter keywords to find an ideal GIF sticker to add to your Snapchat.
When you see the GIF you want to add, click on it and it will appear on your Snap.
Once your ideal GIF appears on your Snap, you can then move it around the screen by dragging it.
You can also pinch it to resize it.
To delete the GIF, you can drag it to the garbage icon. “Garbage Icon” was my nickname in High School, but when I type “garbage icon” now it is referring to the trash can on the bottom right of your screen.
The final step is to then send your Snap! Just hit the blue arrow on the bottom-right corner.
Why Can’t I Add GIFs To Snapchat?
You probably haven’t updated your app yet. You will noticed, if your app is up to date, the GIPHY tape as soon as you click the little post-it note icon I mentioned earlier.
How To Update Snapchat
Should you need to update Snapchat because the thrill of posting GIFs on your face will not be lost on you, head to the App Store. There you can check for updates and get the latest version of Snapchat.
If that still doesn’t work, try logging out and then back into Snapchat. You can find this option on the Settings section inside the Snapchat app.