MacOS Sonoma

How to Turn Off Animated GIFS in MacOS Sonoma

It is the one thing that drives me bonkers. I don’t like moving things in my iMessage window but I also don’t want to delete the entire conversation to get rid of it.

Go into system settings and Go to Accessibility and then Display..

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…and toggle off Animated Images.

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This worked for me.