Hello everyone In this post we will talk about an application which is Snapchat.
If you ever hear about the application but you don’t know what is it and how to use snapchat account
Then it will help you to better understanding.
It has a 210million daily active users and its Alexa rank is 3954,
So you can imagine how much popular is this application
- What is Snapchat
- How to Create a Snapchat Account
- How to Navigate Snapchat Screens
- How to use Snapchat
- How to Delete Snapchat Account
- Frequently Asked Questions
What is Snapchat
Snapchat is a muti-featured social media app lanched in 2011 by “evan spiegel” It is available on android and ios both devices users
The most interesting feature that I like or many people are that
If you send any image, video, message to your friend then you can set that for a period of time on a particular thing after completing it.
That thing automatically disappears and your friend not able to see that image, video, or message.
How to Create a Snapchat Account
For creating an account (or sign up) in the Snapchat mobile application are very easy
You just need to follow some of these steps correctly which is showing in the below
All steps have some images so it will help you to better understand
If you follow these steps you can easily set up your account in Snapchat
Step 2: After downloading open the app and you will see two options
- First one is “login” if you already have an account you can log in
- The second one is “sign up” click on it to create an account
Step 3: After clicking on the sign up it will take you on a next page
Where it tells you to write your First Name and Last Name
Step 4: Next step is users birthday
In this page you have to select your birth date, month or year then tap on continue
Step 5: Then it opens a new page where it tells you to choose a username for your account so your contacts can easily find you. One more thing you should keep in your mind is you can’t change your username
Step 6: Last step is to write password it is mentioned that password should be at least 8 characters
I will suggest you please use some strong password
(like a combination of characters, numbers, signs, etc.)
Verify your Snapchat account
You need to verify your Snapchat account using mobile number or email both options are available so you can use according to you
It will send you a verification code on your mobile phone or email id then put verification code that’s it.
In last it will ask you to verify that “you’re not a robot” by selecting on simple images
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How to Navigate Snapchat Screens
Your camera serves as a home screen of the Snapchat from where you can go any screens like friends screen, profile screen, memories screen, discover screen, etc.
To go to friends screen you just need to slide left from the camera homepage screen
Then friends screen appear where you can see your friends snaps, start chat with friends, & make voice & video calls.
- To open the profile screen, from the homepage
- you have to click on the top left profile icon
- Then it will directly take you on the profile page where you can control, add friends, settings, chats, shares, etc.
It is a screen which appears on the right of homepage where you can see your friend’s stories and see public, popular stories of creators and publishers & even you can subscribe them
If you want to see any particular category stories that also you can do it on this page.
How to use Snapchat
In this, I will explain to you all the different features of this application like snaps, lenses, memories, filters, chat features, etc.
How to create & send snaps
For creating a snap first you open the app then firstly it shows a camera screen use it to create snaps you can create two types of snaps
- First, one captures your photo by clicking in the circle as shown in the camera screen
- The second one is a video you can create a maximum of 10 seconds videos by holding that similar circle shown in the camera screen.
- You can also use the front camera by clicking on the top right corner for selfie or 10-second videos
It has many features to edit your snaps Like text, caption, stickers, doodle icon, paperclip, timer, etc. Many more it has we will discuss next
- If you don’t like or want to cancel captured photo or video then click on the “×” icon and it will be removed
- Then you can try again and if you want to save it then tap on downloading icon and it will be saved in the gallery
- When you completely created your snap then you can send it to your friends those are available in the list to send it to click on the right bottom blue
- Button then it will ask you to choose your contacts where you want to send created snap that’s it the snap is sent successfully.
How to use Snapchat lenses
This is a feature today used in many applications like Instagram
In a Snapchat it is called a Snapchat lens this feature is applied directly on the face and change face in a different look it will apply before capturing the image
It will visible when someone’s face comes in front of the camera screen otherwise it will not visible
Some lenses work when you perform that particular action like open your mouth, put your tongue out, raise your eyebrows, etc.
How to use Snapchat memories
To find the memories screen just slide camera screen in the upward direction
As anyone can understand by its name is memories it showing all the snaps and stories we publish on it
And it provides an option to save any snap
So you can watch that snap later if also has a default feature so all snaps can download together with one click
And even you can save your snaps in memory so you can repost it anytime
How to use Snapchat filters
Using a Snapchat filter is also a tremendous feeling because these filters are very much able to look of the image
For using a Snapchat filter first you have to capture the image
Then you can change the filters for your image by sliding the camera screen to left or right
One more thing that when you use the Snapchat lens you choose the lenses then you capture the image
But in Snapchat filters first, you captured the photo then you change the filters
How to use Snapchat chat feature
In this feature you can communicate with your friends
individually or you can also connect by groups through messages interesting feature of this chat is if you talk individually
Then when you leave the page all messages will automatically remove or if you are talking in groups then it will remove after 24hours
If you don’t want to remove messages then there is an option you can hold that button then all chats will be saved.
How to Delete Snapchat Account
After creating an account If you don’t like or for any other reason you want to delete your snapchat account then this will help you.
One more thing that if you decided to delete your account, for doing it you have to open your account in desktop because it can’t be done in mobile phone.
For deleting a Snapchat account you must follow these steps :
For deleting a Snapchat account you must follow these steps :
First you have to visit on the snapchat account delete page you can find it here To go this page just browse on the Snapchat official website then, Click on support<my account & security< account information<delete an account
After it login with your username and password (which account you want to delete)
Submit your verification code and complete the process of logging in
Again put your username and password and click on continue
Now it’s all done your snapchat account is deactivated
It gives you 30 days time period for reviving/reactivate your account of Snapchat (after submitting the deactivation request If you again revive/reactivate it then you are not able to change your password again)
If you changed your mind then it is a time when you can again activate your account but after completing 30 days time period it will be deactivated permanently
The conclusion is that ‘Snapchat application‘ is also a good option for you to using as a social media as you use other platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, etc.
It all depends on you if your contacts, friends, or friends group have an account on Snapchat then you can use it.
Frequently Asked Questions
Ans: To help your kids so they can stay safe in Snapchat just apply some of the settings in Snapchat account
1.) Who can contact with your kids :
2.) Restrict only your kids friends can see a story
3.) Don’t allow to show your location
Ans: May be it depends on people to people every one have a different point of you to think, but i will tell you that you send photos then only this disappear from that users profile not from Snapchat database.
Ans: Yes, minimum age users requirement for creating Snapchat account is 13, Snapchat decided it through date of birth. But its easy to enter fake date of birth & many youngsters doing it.
Ans: We think that why youngsters like Snapchat because of features of this app, like supercool filters, more privacy, create snaps, memories, chats, map options, dissappear images after some seconds etc.
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