How to Download GIFs from Twitter on iPhone, Android

How to Download GIFs from Twitter iPhone, Android, and Computer

GIFs are always in demand when it comes to bringing loads of fun into communication. They have become indispensable for me as I can’t help unleashing them on Twitter as they instantly create huge sensation. To never let my ever-growing library run out of options, I make sure to save those hilarious clips whenever my eyes have an interface with them. Though there is no official way, you can overcome the roadblock to download GIFs from Twitter on your iPhone, Android, and computer.

Do you also have a liking for the sidesplitting GIFs and want to save them on your device? Head over to find how it’s done the right way!

How to Save GIFs from Twitter on iPhone, iPad, Android, and Computer

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How to Save GIFs from Twitter on iPhone and iPad

First and foremost, you have to download GIFwrapped on your iOS device. The app works pretty well in letting you download GIFs from the micro-blogging app.

It’s available for free and requires iOS 9 or later. Besides, it also has an iMessage app to let you spice up your messaging time with fun-loving GIFs.

Step #1. Launch the Twitter app on your iOS device and then head over to the GIF you wish to download.

Step #2. Now, tap on the tiny downward arrow button and select “Share Tweet via…”

Tap on tiny downward arrow, select Share Tweet via in iPhone Twitter App

Step #3. Next, tap on “Copy link to Tweet.”

Tap on Copy link to Tweet in iPhone Share Widget

Now, you will get the confirmation that the link to tweet has been copied to the clipboard.

Step #4.  Open GIFwrapped on your iOS device. Then, tap on the search tab and select the “Use the Clipboard” option.

Go to GIFwrapped Search Tab then Select Use the Clipboard option

Step #5. Up next, you should see the GIF file.

Tap on the file and select Share button at the top right corner. Now, a menu will appear with multiple options, tap on “Save to Library.”

Tap on GIF file, Select Share button and tap on Save to Library in iPhone GIFwrapped App

Step #6. Now, tap on the Library tab and select the video you have just saved. Then, tap on the Share button again.

Go to GIFwrapped Library, Select GIF and tap on Share button

Next, tap on Save to Files → Select the folder and tap on Add at the top right to confirm.

Tap on Save to Files in iPhone Widget then Select folder and tap on Add

That’s done! Now, whenever you wish to play that GIF, open Files app → head over to the folder where you have saved it and then play it.

How to Save GIFs from Twitter on Android

There are quite a few apps that let you save GIFs from Twitter on your Android device. But the one that has impressed me a lot is Tweet2gif. The app is compatible with Android 4.0.3 and later. Besides, you can get it for free. Download it now to go ahead with the process!

Step #1. Open the Twitter app on your Android device.

Open Twitter app on Android

Step #2. Now, find the GIF you want to save. Then, tap on the tiny arrow at the top right corner of the tweet and select “Copy Link to Tweet.”

Tap on tiny arrow and Select Copy Link to Tweet in Twitter Android App

Step #3. Next, launch Tweet2Gif and tap on “Paste.”

Launch LTweet2Gif Android App and tap on Paste

Step #4. Next up, tap on “Download.” You have the option to download it either as a GIF file or as the MP4 video file. I’m going to save it as GIF. Now, open your Google Photos to access the saved GIF.

Tap on Download to Save GIF from Twitter on Android

How to Save GIFs from Twitter on Computer

Saving GIFs from Twitter is not as simple on the computer as it’s on the mobile device. There is a site called that allows you to download Twitter GIFs as videos on your computer.

Step #1. Open any web browser and open Twitter.

Step #2. Now, go to the GIF you wish to download and then click on the downward arrow at the top right.

Find GIF in Twitter and then click on downward arrow

Step #3. Next, you need to select “Copy the link to Tweet.”

Select copy link to the Tweet in Twitter on PC

Step #4. Next up, head over to and then paste the tweet link in the “Paste Image URL” field. Up next, click Upload.

Open and paste tweet link then click on Upload

Step #5. Now, the video will be downloaded into the mp4 video.

You have multiple options for adjusting frame rate or size of the video. Click on Save button to save the video on your computer.

Click on Save option to save GIF video on computer

That’s pretty much it!

Over to you

Now, make the most of these tricks to cash-in-on all the rib-tickling videos you come across on Twitter. Have any feedback? Feel free to toss it up in the comments.

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of, who has a keen eye for news, rumors, and all the unusual stuff around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting content on social media.

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