How to make a GIF on Samsung's Galaxy S10, S10 Plus or S10e without downloading any apps

How to make a GIF on Samsung's Galaxy S10, S10 Plus or S10e without downloading any apps
The Galaxy S10 series come with a bunch of features in its Samsung One UI, but this one is our favorite: did you know that you can create animated GIFs without downloading any additional software, just by using the stock camera application?

The results turn out perfect for sharing and you can even tweak the results by removing individual frames or reversing the action.

We have had a lot of fun with it here in the office, so here is how you can also take your GIF game to the next level with the built-in GIF creator on the Galaxy S10 series.

First, open the camera app

And get yourself or your friends ready for some GIF action

How to make a GIF on Samsung's Galaxy S10, S10 Plus or S10e without downloading any apps

Tap on the gear icon to access the camera settings 

No need for other applications

How to make a GIF on Samsung's Galaxy S10, S10 Plus or S10e without downloading any apps

Change the role of the shutter button and you're done!

Find the "Hold shutter button to" option and change it so that it is "Create GIF"

How to make a GIF on Samsung's Galaxy S10, S10 Plus or S10e without downloading any apps

And here are a few GIFs we created

Now, every time you hold the shutter key, the result will get saved as an animated GIF, easy as that!

How to make a GIF on Samsung's Galaxy S10, S10 Plus or S10e without downloading any apps

And you can simply tap the edit button in the gallery to delete frames or reverse the GIF for a more interesting look.

How to make a GIF on Samsung's Galaxy S10, S10 Plus or S10e without downloading any apps

So... what GIFs will you create?

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5 Comments

1. Godlymansean

Posts: 263; Member since: Apr 14, 2017

lol nice GIFs. Wish it was that easy on my iPhone

2. RangoX

Posts: 77; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Be careful Victor, you're enjoying Samsung a bit too much, your Apple overlords won't be happy.

3. talon95

Posts: 975; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Have you guys down a review of using the Google Pixel camera sideloaded on the S10? I mostly wast testing it with night mode, to compare to the regular camera. I wish Samsung would provide more manual control and let users decide how long they want night mode captures to last. It's supposed to detect if a tripod is being used but it's hard to force it to take the long exposure. The Google camera images were brighter but seemed to have a lot less detail.

4. Blazers

Posts: 698; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

This feature is available on all Samsung's on Android 8 and higher. You can also create gifs from any downloaded video with the built-in editor.

5. luke22

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 07, 2019

Yeah. People should have known about this if they explore their own phones a little bit.

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