Make GIF on Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung Galaxy S7 is one of the best phones of 2016. It was loved and adored by many. It has a magnificent design and the looks make it one of the most stylish phones ever seen. Galaxy S7 is running on latest operating system Android Nougat. Soon it will get Android Oreo update. Even after the release of Galaxy S8, users are quite contented with S7 and don’t want to upgrade. It has an amazing camera, which gives out beautiful pictures and you can even make GIF on Samsung Galaxy S7 or S8. Another notable thing is its battery life, Samsung Galaxy S7 has great battery life and one charge gives almost full day.

Samsung Galaxy S7 has a graceful super AMOLED 5.1″ display screen. On the backside of the phone, there is corning gorilla glass 5 panel and the sides are made up of Aluminum. It’s running on Samsung Exynos 8 octa along with 4 GB of RAM. Internal storage capacity is 32 or 64 GB. Apart from that, it also has an external card slot which supports a card up to 200 GB of space. It has 12 megapixels back camera and the battery is of 3000 mAh. Now enough of the praise of this beauty lets move on to our guide.

Make GIF on Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge:

There is a feature in Samsung Galaxy S7 named as Animate. It is present in the galley, most of you might have noticed it. Using this feature you can compile a number of pictures in a sequence and create a GIF on S7. Once you have made a GIF using a video or number of pictures you can upload it on different social media networks or you can even send it via email or message.

You can create a GIF from the gallery of S7 Edge. Following the steps below to make GIF on Samsung Galaxy S7:

  • First of all, go to the Gallery on your S7.
  • Now, open any Album.
  • Tap on More.
  • Select Animate.
  • Select the pictures you want to compile and make a GIF.
  • Tap on Animate option on the action bar.
  • Now select the playing speed of GIF.
  • Select Save.

Now your GIF will be present in the gallery. You can find it using the File Manager in the DCIM folder.

You need to have Android Marshmallow or Nougat on your Galaxy S7 in order to make use of this feature. making a GIF is really a great feature. Instead of uploading a number of pictures of the same event or trip. You can just compile the best ones make GIF on Samsung Galaxy S7. And share it with your friends and family on social networks. It saves you from uploading dozens of pictures of the same trip. It is also a good way to keep memories in one place. Often it is troublesome to have so many pictures of the same event in your gallery but you are reluctant to delete them. It is better that you make a GIF out of them and save it in your phone or PC.

If you are using Google Photos as the default app for storing and managing your pictures, it can also be used to create gif on S7 or any Galaxy smartphones that came after the S7 series. Google Photos has a built-in assistant. That works on Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning to compile a number of pictures that are related to making gif on Samsung Galaxy S7.

Another app that can be used to upload and store pictures on the cloud on Samsung Galaxy devices is Samsung cloud. On the latest smartphones like Note 8, Galaxy S8 and S9. You can get 15 GB of free cloud space from Samsung to store all your data and backup your phone that can be useful if you intend to factory reset your phone.

There are also a number of apps on the google play store which allows you to create GIFS. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • GIF Camera.
  • Video to GIF.
  • GIF creator.
  • GIF maker.


That’s all on how to make GIF on Samsung Galaxy S7. If you have any questions or query, feel free to ask me in the comments. Your feedback will be greatly appreciated. You can also write to us if you want to make a request to solve some issue on your phone.

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Is it possible to share a gif i have created on my s7?? Cheers

Jessica Wilshusen
Jessica Wilshusen

How do you make a gif from a four second video? Not a sequence of pictures but a video clip_m

Debbie Randle
Debbie Randle

When you push animated in gallery what happens to your photos on your Galaxy S7