If you have an Android phone, it’s easy and fun to make a quick animated GIF. You can create the animation using between 3 and 50 images from your phone’s camera. It’s best to use pictures with only a slight movement between the shots.  You can take new photos or use some already on your phone. Open the Google Photos app.

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When Photos opens, click the 3-dot menu icon at the top right.

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Select Animation from the drop-down menu.

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Select between 3 and 50 photos to use for your animation. Remember, it’s better if there isn’t too much change between the images. We’re looking for a fluid motion. Just tap the images to select. Tap again to deselect.

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Once you’ve picked the images, tap Create at the top right.

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You can change the speed of the animation and make other changes using the menu at the bottom of the screen. When you’re happy with it, choose Save.

 

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Once the animation is created, you can tap the share button.

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You can send directly to a contact or share with Facebook, email, Twitter, or messaging apps.

 

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Here’s a look at my kitten animation.

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