Animated .gifs with Safari on iPhone?

Hondamaker

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I don't know if this has been covered before, but today is the first time I've seen my avatar actually animated on my iPhone. Usually its just a static picture.
 

Hondamaker

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ok, after replying in another thread, no more animated .gif!
WTF? Now my avatar is static on the iPhone again. I don't get it...
 

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I've never seen an animated GIF. In fact, that was almost a deal-breaker for me since all of the weather radar sites I use animate with GIFs. Fortunately, there's iWeathr - Apple can send the commission for my purchase to them.
 
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I have the animated GIFs working on my iPhone. But not EVERY time - sometimes a page requires a refresh!
 

Hondamaker

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I have the animated GIFs working on my iPhone. But not EVERY time - sometimes a page requires a refresh!
Just tried that a few times... Didn't work! I wonder why I could see an animated GIF one time, then static all the other times. This is vexing. I'm very vexed. (what movie is that from)
 

Hondamaker

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OK, I just posted a reply in another thread and there it was---my avatar was animated! But with THIS reply, no more animated GIF. WTF?
 

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So does that guy's with the insect moving around.

Gotta say, that first frame of your avatar is depressing the crap outta me, Honda.
 

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Its animated on my screen right now.
 

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I was looking at the speaker post and saw the guy bang his head on the computer. But just one time.
 

dturner

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Not working for me either. BTW has anyone seen the avatar for a member named buffy? Probably not her but wow,all that.
 

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so its most likly intermittent. Can anyone figure out why?
 

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Your cache may be full, and any extra bells and whistles like animation are just nixxed for the sake of reliable functionality when system resources are low.

Try emptying your cache to see if your avatar is recached this time as animating. I've noticed my gifs no longer animate, even more so now than before. A little disappointing to say the least, I mean my friggen DS' Opera browser will parse the animating gifs on this page without a problem.
 

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Not working for me either. BTW has anyone seen the avatar for a member named buffy? Probably not her but wow,all that.
I'm 99.9999% sure that that is Cameron Diaz......
 

Hondamaker

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Your cache may be full, and any extra bells and whistles like animation are just nixxed for the sake of reliable functionality when system resources are low.

Try emptying your cache to see if your avatar is recached this time as animating. I've noticed my gifs no longer animate, even more so now than before. A little disappointing to say the least, I mean my friggen DS' Opera browser will parse the animating gifs on this page without a problem.
How do you empty the cache on the iPhone?

edit: nevermind.
 

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Your cache may be full, and any extra bells and whistles like animation are just nixxed for the sake of reliable functionality when system resources are low.

Try emptying your cache to see if your avatar is recached this time as animating. I've noticed my gifs no longer animate, even more so now than before. A little disappointing to say the least, I mean my friggen DS' Opera browser will parse the animating gifs on this page without a problem.
yup it worked i cleared my cookies and cache of the iPhone and now the animated gif works