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5 Snapchat Hacks to Use the App More Efficiently

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Posted Sep 06, 2020
Article Type: Apps
One of the most popular multimedia messaging or photo sharing app has taken the internet by storm ever since it was launched in the year 2011.

As many of you might very familiar about different features of the app, but there is always a room for improvement.

This app is most popular amongst teenager who are obsessed with Snapchat’s never ending selfie filters.

Not only this the app has many amazing features like the streak, which obviously is very important to maintain.

So, all the Snapchat addicts out there, in this article we are going to present you the lesser known trick about the app.

Also, with the help of these trick you will be able to use the application to the maximum.

So, what’s the wait let us now uncover five Snapchat hacks for users to use the app more efficiently.

1) Drawing, Text and Editing Snapchat Hacks

If you consider yourself an ultimate doodler, then this can be the app of your dreams.

Enhance your drawing, text and editing feature on the app by turning on your phone’s zoom feature.

This is possible for both iOS and Android users.

Follow the below steps on iOS to do so –

Launch Settings app on your iOS device.
Select Associability option.
Next select Zoom.
Now Enable the Zoom option.
Next Select Zoom Region and set preference to either Full Screen or Windows.
Now under Zoom region set the Maximum Zoom Level to 15x.

Follow the below steps on Android to do so –

Go to the Settings app on your device
Select Accessibility option
Click on Vision
Now choose Magnification Gestures
Enable the Zoom option here

In order to create intricate masterpieces on Snapchat simply use the app’s camera on a table where the screen is much larger and even apply different filters.

2) Apply up to 3 Filters on a Single Photo on Snapchat

With the help of this trick you will be able to apply three filter in a single picture.

You can add a colour filter, give your location plus even put temperature or time and all this in a single photo.

Follow the simple steps and apply 3 filter at a time.

Open Snapchat app on your smartphone.
Next click a normal picture that you normally do.
Now swipe as usually and apply the first sepia filter.
Once you have selected the first one, hold your thump and secure your first filter.
Next use your other hand and swipe again and find the other filter that you wish to put on the photo, i.e location, temperature etc.
After you’ve chosen your other filters, simply release your thump off the screen for a moment before tapping and holding it down again.
Now you are done and dusted, after this you can again swipe and choose your third filter.

By the above means you will be able to apply up to three filter on Snapchat on a single photo.

Isn’t that great?

And in case you are not happy with 3 filters, simply swipe right to delete all three filters.

This will unsure that you return to your unfiltered image that was clicked in the first place.

Besides it, check out our guide on how to upload pictures to Snapchat.

3) Try Switching Up the ‘Info’ Filters

The info filters on Snapchat includes speed, temperature, time, and altitude.

But not only this each one of these have different variations.

The speed filter has two options that you can switch from either, miles per hour to kilometre per hour.

Temperature also has two options, Fahrenheit and Celsius.

So, you can switch between them also.

In altitude you can change feet into metre. You can switch time filter to date as well.

Though personally the temperature filter is very attractive, not only you can change from Fahrenheit to Celsius, you can also continue tapping to display three-day forecast or hourly complete with weather icons.

To switch filter options simply tap on each of them and you will switch from, miles per hour to kilometre per hour etc.

4) Change the Colour of Each Words and Letters on Text Option in Snapchat

While using the text feature after clicking a picture, you normal write a text in different font sizes.

But what if I tell you that you can change the colour of each letter in a word.

To be honest that will be really cool, and you will be able to make an impression in front of your friends, which will leave them asking “How did you do that?”

Follow the below means to change the colour of individual words and letters.

Open Snapchat app on your smartphone.
Next click a normal picture that you normally do.
Now type a caption and select the “T” Icon on the top (This will ensure the largest size text)
Next to start with selecting one colour from the colour palette
Now click on any word in the text that you’ve written and click the select option to highlight the word
From here move the highlight over any letter or a whole word and change its colour.
Now repeat this and choose another colour from the palette

5) Apply your Favourite Emoji on a Moving Target or Video

Use this filter to apply your favourite emoji, i.e stuck-out tongue/winking eye to any human face.

Follow the below steps to apply an emoji on a moving target.

Open Snapchat app on your smartphone
Now record a video from the apps camera that focuses on a moving object
After you are done tap the emoji icon at the top of the preview screen and choose the one that you wish to apply
Don’t forget to resize the emoji before you pin it
After that simply tap and hold emoji to drag it over the moving target
Simply hold it over the object for a moment
Now Snapchat will reload the video and the emoji will move along the target or the object you selected


All the above Snapchat hacks are tried and tested. Using these simple tricks will not only impress your friends but also will get them asking how you did them.

So, what’s the wait?

Open your Snapchat right now and start trying these quick and mind-boggling hacks.

(Excluding for the Headline, this article ("story") has not been edited by MiBiz News and is published from a web feed or sourced from the Internet.)

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