Snapchat is an image messaging and multimedia mobile application. It’s very famous amongst the youth, people use it to share snaps with their friends and family and the world. You can take a snap or video, add a caption or doodle or filter or sticker or lens over it and then send the decorated snap to a friend. The recipient will be able to see the snap for 10 seconds only and after that, it is automatically deleted forever. You can also set the snap as “Snapchat Story” which will be broadcasted to the selected friends or the public. The 10-second rule doesn’t apply here, the Snapchat Story stay on for 24 hours.
These are the basic features on Snapchat which are commonly known by every user. Today we will tell you 5 Snapchat Tips and Tricks which are very subtle and usually ignored by the users.
Find Celebrities on Snapchat
Snapchat is not only famous amongst the public, celebrities also use it nowadays. Snapchat is a great way to interact with the masses. Therefore, many celebrities are choosing it to share their lives with the fans. Like any other social media platform, Snapchat has kept finding celebrities pretty simple. Just tap on the Snapchat search box and type in “Official” without quotes. You will now see many official celebrity accounts in the search results. You can easily start following your favorite one.
Draw With More Colors
You can draw a doodle over snap very easily. Just tap on the pencil icon in the top right corner to launch the color pallet. You can now draw the doodle with any shade. But what if I tell you that there are more shades in the color pallet that you can see? Yes, that’s right – After launching the color pallet, drag your finger from the color bar toward the edges of the screen. This will give you access to shades like black, white and gray.
Use Night Camera Mode
The mobile cameras are pretty advanced now with a lot of mega pixels and small aperture sizes and fancy lenses. However, still, the photography in low light conditions has not been top notch. People still struggle to click a decent one in low light. Snapchat has a built in night mode feature which improves the image quality in low light conditions. A half moon icon appears in the top right of the screen if you open the app in low light conditions. Sometimes, the night mode doesn’t trigger automatically. So, to turn on night mode manually, simply cover your phone’s camera with your hand. This trick will trigger the night mode in Snapchat.
Add More Than One Filter To a Snap
Sometimes you feel like adding more than one filter to a snap. But apparently, it looks impossible. However, there is a simple trick which will allow you to add more than one filter to a snap. First, swipe and select the filter you like. Then, press and hold the snap with one finger and use the other one to swipe over to the filter and apply it. This means, if you selected color filter first, then you’ll be able to choose from the available banner overlays for your second filters.
Change Emoji That Appears Next to a Friend’s Name
In your friend list, there is an emoji next to each of your friends’ name. For example, you will see a baby emoji next a friend name which you have just added. While a smiley with shades appears next to a friend that you’ve added as the best friend. Interesting this is, you can change these emojis very easily. Just tap on your icon in the upper left corner of the screen. Then press the gear icon in the top right corner. Now, scroll down to Manage option under Additional Services heading. From here, Tap on Friend Emojis and select Emojis for your friends on your friend list.
That’s it! These are the 5 Snapchat Tips and Tricks which you must try.