- Google Photos or simply "photos" is not a part of Android. It can be used as an alternative for the default Gallery App.
- You can also use the app to view GIFs.
- But since the Google Photos App displays a mix off all photos stored offline, it may be difficult to find GIF files specifically unless you chose to save GIFs separately in a folder.
Use File Manager to open the GIF file with browser like Chrome etc.
- Yes, browsers on your phone can play GIF files.
- It may be a tedious way to type the location of the file in the browser address bar, so if you intend to open them in browser, simply open a file manager, explore for the GIF files and do "Open With", then select the browser intended.
- You can also want to try dedicated GIF players such as Animated GIF Player.
- They usually have a nagivation feature and integated browser to play the GIF images.