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    Darnell Pouncil

    So this still isn't working? How can you be the only keyboard having this problem

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    Jeffrie Scruggs

    Like John Juroe, I also am experiencing this issue currently only with the mobile version of the Discord app. Issue only presents itself on that app and only with the SwiftKey keyboard (I have also used the Google keyboard (GBoard) to add gifs to conversations in Discord) and there is no issue on doing so using GBoard. I have already spoken with Discord about this and they determined it to be an issue with the GIF picker in SwiftKey. I have email conversations with them to attest to this. I also have screen shots of the issue as presented in attempts to send gifs using the SwiftKey GIF picker in Discord.

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    Tom A

    OnePlus 6 on AT&T.  Google keyboard works fine sending the same gifs in the same basic texting app.  Love the features of SwiftKey and find it to be a better general keyboard that I've used for years now, but I will move to something different if GIF pasting keeps only showing a link.  Disappointed to see this issue persist on my new phone and few updates on such an old thread.

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    China M

    Back to iPhone I go
    Had the note 9 for less than a week. There are too many disconnects between the apps and phone
    This stupid gif issue
    Instagram cropping off pictures because of ratio size! These phones are too expensive for such petty errors
    I'm sick of it in out ✌️ less disconnects on iPhone

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    Josh Bice

    Same problem as others. Samsung Galaxy S8+ using Discord app. Gifs do not autoplay in the chat. Others must click the link to play the gif. If I insert a gif using Gboard, the gif autoplay in the chat just fine. Why is this only an issue with SwiftKey??

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    Brendan Anthony

    This is how I resolved this...Your mileage may vary...

    I had the same problem as the original poster, Samsung Galaxy S8 Active on ATT, GIFY app no longer inserting images into the Messages app but the URL instead while using the Swiftkey keyboard.

    1. While typing (so it brings up the Swiftkey keyboard), press the plus symbol ( + ) at the far left of the prediction row.

    2. For me, this brings up a tool bar just above the prediction row... Scroll that bar all the way to the right and click the three dots button ( ... )

    3. This brings up the Customizer screen.  Unselect the GIF icon.

    4. Press the back arrow at the top of the Customizer screen (not the Android back button), then click the three dots again on the toolbar.

    5. Reselect the GIF icon in the Customizer screen and then back out again.

    6. Test inserting GIFs to see if actual GIFs are inserted instead of the URLs.

    This worked for me, hopefully it will help some of you...

    Cheers,

    Brendan

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    Trevor Barker

    I also ran into this issue on my Note 8, Samsung SMS, AT&T. Some GIFs work just fine, others do not. Brendan Anthony's solution worked for some GIFs, but some still post a url. Specifically when I search for a GIF category that is not pre-populated. I love the swift keyboard, but this issue is annoying. Keep up the good work though!

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    Heather Brown

    Brendan Anthony - your trick worked on my S9! Thank you!

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    Jeffrie Scruggs

    I wish Brendan Anthony's trick worked for me on my T-Mobile LG G7! I am still having this issue with both the Swiftkey Keyboard and the beta version of the Swiftkey Keyboard. 😢

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    Mark McCraley

    Hmm, I am on an LG V30 using the LG stock texting app on t-mobile. The trick above doesn't work. I have changed the settings of the texting app to send images and videos of original size without scaling and I still get the http instead of a GIF image. Frustratingly, because I otherwise like this app, gboard adds GIFs perfectly OK so I doubt the problem is exclusively with LG text or T-mobile.

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    Kevin Overlund

    How is this not fixed yet? The stock keyboard for Android sends gifs perfectly. This has been an issue with SwiftKey for over a year based on this thread. No update coming. Time to uninstall and revert back to the stock keyboard.

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    Acea Engen

    When is there going to be an update on this issue? It's still happening, and as others have stated - it's been going on for over a year. GIFs work fine on the stock google keyboard. I love Swiftkey for the most part and don't want to have to revert, however this is a very annoying issue that may force me to stop using your product. Please provide an update on the status of this issue.

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    Michael House

    The only app that I run into this with is Discord. It's my main messaging app with friends, and it definitely supports gifs. Gboard works just fine. It looks like a few others have specifically mentioned Discord, just wanted to throw mine on top of the pile.

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    Bruce

    You would think since they have a regular SwiftKey and a beta version in the Play Store, that at least the regular version would be working fine. Why put out something that would mess up what used to work fine if you have a beta version to test with?

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    Keely Peterson

    @swiftkey can we please fix this?? Love everything about this keyboard except the gif issue. No other keyboards have issues inserting gifs properly.

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    Djmdubb

    Same issue i want to use stock Samsung messenger but i use gifs alot n SwiftKey just puts in links that's so annoying how bout yall fix this asap geez its been over a year for god sakes

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    this has been an on going problem for more than a year! they say it's an issue on your end but not so....its the only keyboard with this issue...I've stopped using and using samsung keyboard plus tried others and all work great gifs! i have a note 8 from note 7 etc...never worked! so swiftkey man up and either fix it or tell us you cant beside blaming everyone and everything else!

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    Roland Babinec

    So two years and still not working? Didn't work on my Note 4, still not on my s8.

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    Lee Vincent

    Hi,

    I'm having this problem using WhatsApp on Samsung S6. Other keyboards like Flexkey work fine with Giphy. Not sure what the problem is with SwiftKey.

    I'm planning to move my keyboard over, I love SwiftKey, but looks like there have been issues with Gifs for plus 2 years. The answer seems to be the carrier doesn't allow, or it breaches a data limit etc.

    But I'm using WhatsApp, and other keyboards work fine, so this is, in my eyes, a problem with SwiftKey itself not other keyboards, the carrier, or the manufacturer.

    Lee

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