Want to take your Snapchat game to the next level? Follow these tips and uncover some of the lesser know features of snapchat. Also, feel free to rank your favorites and submit any hacks we missed out.
You can add multiple filters to your snapchat pictures and videos. After selecting your first filter, tap and hold on the screen and then swipe again with a second finger to add another filter.
Did you know that snapchat has lenses for your rear-facing camera? World Lenses are similar to the well-known selfie lenses on Snapchat. You can try them out by taping on your screen while using rear-facing camera.
For this hack, you need to have Shazam downloaded on your phone. When you want to identify a song playing around you, hold your finger down on the Snapchat camera screen. After a few seconds, Shazam will pop up with the song's name and artist. You can send that snap to your friends and add that artist to your Snapchat.
After you've recorded your video, you can access these features just like filters. Swipe sideways to find a rabbit icon for fast-forward, snail icon for slow motion, and backward facing arrows for rewind.
You can use emojis as colorful filters. All you need to do is choose an emoji you want to use and move to a corner of the screen. Then, you need to increase the size until it covers your entire screen. You can also try layering several emojis to create a filter.
This will require a little bit of timing, if you want to use a specific part of a song. Open a music app on your phone and play your chosen song. Then, go back to Snapchat and start recording.
If you love to doodle, then this hack is for you. In order to draw details, you need to change your settings.
For iOS, go to settings and select general. Tap on accessibility and under vision select enable zoom. Then, select show controller and choose your zoom region preference. Also, make sure you have your maximum zoom set to 15x.
For Android, go to settings and select accessibility. Tap on vision and tap on magnification gestures. Then, select enable zoom.
Characters such as "0" gives a good oval frame. To create a frame, first you need to take your picture. After that, create a one letter caption with the largest size. Secondly, you need to enlarge and position it to create the frame that you are happy with.
In order to use this hack, you need to record a video with a moving object. Select an emoji from the preview screen and resize it. Drag the emoji over the moving object and hold it for a few seconds. Snapchat should reload the video. Now, your emoji will follow along the moving target.
This hack is for all the iOS users. You may have noticed that the color palette on Snapchat doesn't offer black and white. You can still access black and white, even though they are not on the color palette. To access black, you need to drag your finger toward the bottom of your screen. To access white, drag your finger from the right to left.
Did you know you can delete single snaps from your stories on Snapchat? Simply go to your story and swipe up on the snap you would like to delete. Hit the delete button at the top of the screen.
This tip is for all the marketers out there. To add a link to your snaps, tap the paperclip on your sidebar after taking a picture or video and add your url. Your viewers do have to swipe up to visit your link.
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