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Send GIFs via GIPHY Follow

NoteTo ensure strong privacy protection for the users of GIPHY on Zoom Chat, Zoom is disabling the GIPHY integration on May 21, 2020. Once additional technical measures have been deployed, we will re-enable the feature.


Find and send GIFs via GIPHY, without leaving the Zoom chat window. Search for GIFs that match a keyword and click on the one you want to share in your chat.

Note:  Account owners or Admins can enable or disable sending GIFs via GIPHY from within IM Settings.  


  • Zoom Client for Windows or Mac, version 4.1.8826.0925 or higher


  1. Open the chat window.
  2. Click the Smiley face icon  at the bottom right of the chat window.
  3. Click GIF.
  4. Type a word to search. Up to 8 GIFs will display.
  5. Click on the GIF to send.
  6. Once the GIF is sent there are several options.
    • Collapse: Collapse the GIF by clicking the arrow above the GIF
    • Click on the arrow to the right of the GIF to access the following options:
      • Copy: Copies the GIF to your clipboard.
      • Delete:Deletes the GIF for everyone in the chat.
      • Save as...: Saves the GIF to a chosen location on your computer.
      • Add to Emojis: Adds the emoji to your favorite emojis.