Here’s complete Snapchat Guide to how to use Snapchat including face swap, lenses, filters and more. Currently, one of the best social media success stories is Snapchat. It looks like the simple ideas really are the best with the ability to send photos and video that are only available for a few seconds a real hit. Here’s we provide Snapchat Guide and how to use Snapchat including face swap, lenses, filters and geofilters and on PC.
If you are not sure about the Snapchat’s success then fact is has more than 100 million daily users globally. Even if it begun with just photos, it now records 8 billion video views per day and Snapchat’s also has launched its own smartglasses called “Snapchat Spectacles”.
After its success, Snapchat gave the iOS and Android apps a makeover with an improved, cleaner user interface and the introduction of a handful of new feature.
In this article, we’re including how to do all of things in Snapchat.
How to update Snapchat
For Snapchat update, so you’ll need to ensure first you have the latest version of the app.
Snapchat update: What’s new in the redesigned Snapchat?
After a Successful 2016, Snapchat released an update in January 2017 that repaired the Snapchat UI, and introduced a new feature to the app. Finally, Snapchat update in design on the Chat and Story Pages, there’s a new Search bar available on the Camera section of the app. Click on the Search bar to get up a Quick Chat window that displays the people you’ve recently spoken to using Snapchat.
Simply do the click on the profile icon of the person or your friends you want to speak to, and you’ll be taken to the relevant Snapchat chat.
With the Quick Chat menu, there’s also New Friends, Quick Add and Contacts menus. The New Friends menu is easy to follow your recently-added friends, while the Quick Add menu suggests Snapchatters that you might know, and finally, Contacts displays Snapchat users via your Smartphone’s address book.
There’s also a new feature same as the clone tool on Photoshop. As soon as you’ve taken your snap, simply tap in the top-right hand corner there’s a scissors and outline the area you’d like to clone. Once the selection has been cloned, simply move it and release to place it. You can do it many times as you want.
Screenshot without them knowing
With only a maximum can be seen for 10 seconds, many users will take a screenshot to celebrate images- potentially to post them on other social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
Snapchat got a picture, then screenshotted they sent to notify users created in a system, however, there they don’t know one way to do this is so how to screenshot in Snapchat without them knowing here.
How to use new Snapchat Playlists
Again Snapchat has been updated and now sets your friends first. Before , Auto Advance complete it difficult to select which friend’s story you wanted to watch, automatically playing one after the other. Now using this new Snapchat update you can select the friend whose story you want to watch, and even create playlists of various friend’s stories. You just click on the thumbnails next to your friends’ names in the order you want to create your playlist, then press play at the bottom of the screen.
How to use Snapchat lenses
One of the most popular features of Snapchat is Lenses- once the ability to send videos/photos that expires after 10 seconds, obviously. It looks that Snapchat has also noticed this, with the photo-sharing giants offering the ability for its customers to buy lenses to be used at any time. If you did buy any lenses, these will still be permanently available to you.
Nowadays, one of the most confusing things to new Snapchat users is how to access these lenses.
- If you were to take a selfies ,Turn the camera so your face is on the phone’s screen.
- Then , until the mesh appears tap and hold on your face.
- Now release
- Snapchat will load several lenses to the side of the capture button, which you can slide during to access.
Many of lenses will require you to open your mouth to get the full effect.
How to face swap in Snapchat
Presently, Face Swap is one of the most popular filters, which you guessed it, swaps faces. There’s a number of new feature in Snapchat from 22 April that introduces the capability to face swap with a photo from your phone’s photo library.
How to delete Snapchat messages
Snapchat also has a messaging section of the app where you can type text and also send stickers. Snapchat is also allows the deleting messages in Snapchat. See below steps for the How to Delete Snapchat messages:
- By long pressing on individual messages Delete saved threads
- Via the settings menu Clear conversations
- Stop photos saving to device by unticking ‘Auto-save Stories’ under ‘Memories in the settings menu.
- By tapping the icon under the shutter button Delete existing photos. Go to camera roll then select and delete the photos you want to get rid of.
Geofilters are special filters that you only have access to in certain locations.
How to make and submit a Snapchat geofilter
- Design your Snapchat geofilter on a program of your choice
- Head to the Snapchat geofilter website and click ‘Create now’ then Click Next.
- The next step is to outline the location where you’d like your geofilter to be available.
- Once you’ve outlined the geotag area, the next step is to upload and submit your geofilter by clicking the Upload Image button.
How to add Emoji to Snapchat Video
If you’re running the latest version of the Snapchat app you can add emoji stickers to your videos. These can be attached to anything in the video, and also will move with that thing. Also Stickers are resizable.
- Just tap the add sticker icon to add emoji stickers to a Snapchat video and
- Choose an emoji
- Then press and hold to pin on your Snapchat video
How to use new Snapchat Chat 2.0
Here’s list of all the new changes in Chat 2.0:
- 200 Stickers available in private chats.
- Video Notes that let you record 10 seconds of video that’ll loop when your friend watches.
- Audio Notes that let you record audio if you fancy replying in song or can’t type right now.
- Video and Audio Calls that turns Snapchat into a phone alternative and brings it closer to rivals like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.
- Using Chat 2.0 you can send multiple photos at once.
- Send photos during video and audio calls.
To use Chat 2.0, swipe right on a contact you want to talk to. This’ll open a Chat window with that contact.
On the left side see the symbol of the one image, using that you can send multiple images, the phone icon to start an audio call, In the center there is a one circle to open camera, the video icon to start a Video call or the smiley face to access stickers.
You can also send audio message for doing tap and hold on the phone icon, and the same goes for the video icon for a video message.
How to download Snapchat videos
You also download a video in Snapchat. So how to download Snapchat video see the below steps:
- Install screen recording software.
- Open AZ Screen Recorder – No Root
- Open Snapchat
- Finish the recording.
- Head to the Gallery.
- Edit and export
How to reply to Snapchat stories
With the latest Snapchat update, Snapchat has officially added story replies. When watching a friend’s Snapchat story, you can reply to a specific photo or video by swiping up from the bottom of the display, opening a new chat window. Simply type your message, click on to send button, and your friend will receive the message with a snapshot of the photo/video you’re replying to.
How to use Snapchat Slo-mo and rewind filters
Once you shoot a video in the latest version of the app, simply swipe left or right until you see three arrows or a snail symbol (slo-mo).
If you want to make ‘magic’ effects such as impossible catches for that rewind filter is useful.
How to use new Snapchat Force Touch
Force Touch integration is currently attractive basic. On the Snapchat icon do the long press and get option to start a new chat or add a new friend.
How to use purchase extra Snapchat replays (in-app purchases)
In anticipation of 22 April, you’d have to pay for replays via an in-app purchase that was 79p for three, but now you’ll get one replay for free after which you’ll have to pay.
What are Snapchat Trophies?
From the main screen swipe down to bring up your personal Snapchat code and you’ll see a new trophy icon above it. hit it and you’ll see what trophies you’ve managed to unlock they-re basically achievements like you get on computer games.
How to skip a story or snap
You can also skip a story or snap just holding one finger on the screen to view a snap, simply tap anywhere else with another finger to skip to the next one.
How to use Snapchat filters
Snapchat has also filters feature which you can add to your photos. But, they’re not switched on by default so here’s how to use filters in Snapchat.
After you’ve taken a photo, simple swipe left or right and you’ll see a message which says ‘ turn on filters’. Then click the ‘I want filters’ button at the bottom of the screen. In the Settings Menu >> additional services >> Where you can tick the filter box.
Note: You’ll need to enable location to be able to switch them on and for some to work properly
How to use multiple Snapchat filters
You can add multiple Snapchat filters at once by hold your finger or thumb down on the image, if possible in the lower right side of the display, then at the same time swipe in from the left with another addition. Now you can see second filter show and you can sequence through using them the normal technique of swiping from the left.
How to get Snapchat Replays
Go to additional services settings you can switch on replay. Once you’ve switched it on, you can replay one snap every 24 hours.
Permission for others to replay your snaps is there by default and can’t be switched off.
How to use Snapchat front-facing flash
If you’re in the dark then it’s your rear camera which has a flash. Well you can now switch on front facing flash in the additional services menu.
This turns your screen white to provide some extra light for your photo when you take it. You can turn the front flash on and off in the top-left of the screen.
How to use Snapchat special text
If you like adding captions to your snaps then switch on ‘special text’ in, you’ve guess it, the additional services menu. Now when you add a caption, there’s a ‘T’ at the top of the screen which you can tap to change the look.
How to change Snapchat number of best friends
Go to additional services menu, you can tweak how many friends appear in your best friends menu. Simply select it in the menu and choose how many you want it to be. There’s a maximum of seven – we’re not sure why.
How to delete Snapchat account
If despite all the above, you just want to get rid of Snapchat and go further than just uninstalling the app. Click here for full specification of how to delete Snapchat account.