10 best Snapchat hacks you didn’t know about

Snapchat is a fun platform of sharing your pictures and videos with your friends, but is it the most user-friendly app?probably not!

There are a lot of features that aren’t visibly obvious even if you have mastered the basics.

Following are 10 best Snapchat hacks to get the most out of your Snapchat experience:

  1. Want to avoid sending a notification to your friend on a screen shot you took? 
    • Turn your phone on airplane mode.
    • Take the screenshot and immediately log out of the app.
    • Then, turn off airplane mode
    • Log back into Snapchat. Simple isn’t it? 🙂blog 7
  2. Zoom in/out with just one finger: No pinching on your screens now. Just slide your finger up for zoom in and down for zoom out while recording.
  3. Write multiple text lines to your Snaps:
    • Open the ‘Notes’ app on your phone
    • Tap the enter/return button few times to create empty lines
    • Highlight and copy the empty lines
    • Open Snapchat and take a photo/video
    • Tap the “T” icon and paste the empty lines into the caption box
    • Place your cursor on any line and type your textblog 10
  4. Change the color of individual words and letters
    • Type text and tap on “T” icon to get the largest size text
    • Select a color from the color palette to start with
    • Next tap any word in the text and click the ‘select’option to highlight the word
    • Highlight any word/letter for changing its color
    • Choose the color from the color paletteblog 9
  5. Using multiple filters on your snap:
    • Pick a photo on Snapchat.
    • Slide your finger left or right and select a filter.
    • Now, while holding one finger on your Snap, slide left or right with another finger to select other filter.
    • You can add multiple geo-filters, timestamps, temperature, colored filters, and more.
  6. Blow up an emoji: You can change the size of any emoji to your desired size.
    • Insert an emoji and tap the “T” icon on the upper right hand corner of the screen.
    • Then use fingers to drag the emoji to your desired size and position.blog 8
  7. Accessing Black and White colors:
    • To access white color: Tap on the pen icon and without lifting your finger, drag to the upper left-hand corner of the screen.
    • To access black color: Tap on the pen icon and without lifting your finger, drag to the lower left-hand corner of the screen.
  8. Switching between front and rear camera while recording: While filming a video, just double tap the screen to switch between ‘point of view’ mode to selfie mode.
  9. Give a soundtrack to your Snap: Though it’s simple but requires a bit of timing if you want to capture a specific part of a song.
    • Open a music app on your phone
    • Pick and Play your desired song
    • Go back on Snapchat and start recording
  10. Finding out if another user follows you back: Look out if your competitor is keeping tabs on you.
    • Open Snapchat and go to ‘Add Friends’
    • Select ‘Add by Username’
    • Type the person’s username
    • Hold down on their username
    • If you see their Snapchat score, that means they are following you back

Hoping now you are aware of some of the lesser-known features of Snapchat. Try uncovering more….Happy Snapchatting!

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