Many iPhone user are facing issue with downloaded gif files. The downloaded gif files in the iPhone are saved as normal photo. Any GIF file downloaded from browser only save a photo of it and not the actual gif with multiple frames.
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The issue in happening on the latest iOS 14 as well. The issue is with only downloaded gif in the iPhone from internet using a web browser. There is no problem in downloading the GIF to google chrome but the problem is downloading a gif from chrome to your photo album on iPhone. In the iPhone Gif Animation is not playing. This can be issue with iOS version or with the GIF file itself.
If you are also facing this issue than we have listed below workaround for the issue. Please try these and let us know if it helps to fix the issue.
How to fix iPhone GiF Animation not playing : iOS 14/ iPhone 12, 11 Pro Max, XS,XR,8/7/6s Plus
If Gif in the iPhone album is saving as normal photo then this could be issue with the Chrome as other browsers are working just fine. In iPhone if a GIF are saving as normal photo then try changing the browser to download the GIF file. Like in Bing Browser or , Aloha browser etc works well. The GIF downloaded from these browsers opens normally in the iPhone album.