Live Photos is one of the most popular features Apple has introduced in its latest iPhone 6s/6s Plus. But what if other iPhone users can’t see that live photo shared by you.

iPhone users must have come to know this fact that a live photo captured on iPhone 6s can be viewed only on iPhone 6s. The very basic purpose of taking a photo is killed.

How to Turn Live Photos into Shareable GIFs on iPhone

But there is a way out! You can send your live photo to users of iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus by converting them into GIF files.

Before we go ahead with the procedure to convert Live Photos into shareable GIFs, you need to download either Live GIF (Price: $1.99) or Lively (free) on your iPhone 6s.

How to Convert Live Photos into Shareable GIFs on iPhone 6s or 6s Plus

Step #1. Launch Live GIF or Lively on your iPhone 6s.

Open Lively App on iPhone

Since you are using this app for the first time, it will ask you to access your photo album. Tap on OK.

Allow iPhone Photos Access to Lively App

The app will automatically detect your live photos.

Step #2. Tap on the Live Photo you want to share.

Tap on Live Photo from Lively iPhone App

You can see two options right above your live photo: Movie and GIF.

Step #3. Tap on GIF.

Below the live photo, there is a button: Export as GIF.

Step #4. Tap on the button of Export as GIF (Lively) or Share GIF (Live GIF).

Tap on Export as GIF in Lively iPhone AppTap on Export in Lively iPhone App

Two menu bars will swipe up with several sharing options.

Step #5. You can save GIF to your iPhone camera roll or tap on any one option with which you want to share GIF.

Share Sheet in Lively iPhone App

Step #6. In case of message, type in or select the name of person with whom you want to share GIF.

Step #7. Finally, tap on the Send button.

Share Live Photo as GIF from iPhone

This is done. Your live photo will be sent to your friend in a GIF format. Please note that you won’t be able to share live photos via Facebook and Twitter, hence, you need to share applications like iMessage, WhatsApp or Mail to share live photos as GIFs.

If you want to share your live photos through Facebook or Twitter, you need to select your live photos from Camera Roll.

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