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37 Best Snapchat Hacks and tricks (2022)

Snapchat is one of the most innovative social media platforms in the market for sure. However, after updating its new user interface layout and design, Snapchat has seen a drastic decrease in its growth. But it is not as bad as it seems to be from critics’ point of view. Many social media platforms keep on copying Snapchat’s most prominent features like disappearing stories that you have seen on Instagram first and then on Facebook. There are many hidden Snapchat hacks and tricks that many users have no idea about. In this article, we will see lots of hidden Snapchat hacks and tricks and how to get optimal use of these hidden features on Snapchat.

37 Best Hidden Snapchat hacks:

Below are some of the best hidden Snapchat hacks and tricks.

1. Pin stickers or emojis to a moving object in a video On Snapchat

You can easily attach any emoji or sticker to a moving object by following these easy steps

  1. Record your video
  2. Tap on the memo icon to access the stickers
  3. Choose and then shrink it to the required size
  4. Hold down the sticker which also freezes your video, now attach the sticker to the moving object in your video.
  5. This feature can also be used for text

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2. Customize your Snapchat experience

There is one thing that Snapchat users find extremely annoying sometimes, this I Snapchat’s discover page. However, there are some very informative and entertaining posts on Snapchat but with this, the discover page is full of rumors and some uninteresting posts. Don’t worry, you can customize your discover page on Snapchat

  1. Go to Snapchat’s viewfinder page.
  2. Tap on your profile
  3. Now tap on settings
  4. Then search for an option called Administration to find two other options Advertising preferences and lifestyle and interests.
  5. Now unlock the category you want to see.

3. Share your Stories outside the Snapchat app

Snapchat now allows you to share your Snapchat stories outside the Snapchat app.

Follow these easy steps.

  1. Instead of tapping on your story to be shared hold on it to make options appear.
  2. Now click on the option share story to share your story outside the Snapchat app.

4. How to add an audio track to your Snap

Adding soundtrack to your track comes in handy but it requires a little sense of accuracy and timing in order to capture the specific part of that song.

  1. Go to a music application on your device
  2. Play the song that you want to add
  3. Now go back to Snapchat and start recording.

5. You can send money using Snapchat

Snapcash feature was launched by Snapchat just a few months back. This new Snapcash feature allows users to send money using this app. Unfortunately, the Snapcash feature is limited to users living in the United States only.

If you are a Snapchat user living in the USA follow these easy steps to transfer your money but within USA.

  1. Tap on the profile icon in the camera app
  2. Now tap the gear icon
  3. Now scroll down to find the Snapcash option
  4. Tap to set it up.
  5. Enter your credit or debit card details
  6. Open the chat of the one you want to send money to
  7. Type the amount you want to send with $ sign
  8. Now your send button automatically converts into a Snapcash button
  9. Tap on it and confirm your transaction.

6. Make your Snapchat profile’s shareable link

You can promote or flaunt your Snapchat account by creating your Snapchat’s Shareable link by which anyone can easily access your profile.

  1. www.snapchat.com/add/username

7. Find a product

You can also find products that you want to shop using Snapchat’s camera just like Pinterest’s new shop through lens feature.

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Follow these easy steps to know how it works.

  1. Tap on the smiling face that appears on your camera screen
  2. Now click on the scan icon that appears at the bottom.
  3. Then swipe left and click on the shopping bag item
  4. Snapchat will show you the list of similar products but only those which are available on amazon.

8. Solve the Math problem

Yes, you are reading it right. Snapchat is not only for entertainment you can use it to get help in your mathematics homework too.

Follow these easy steps Get the most out of this Snapchat hack.

  1. Open your camera
  2. Tap on the scan icon
  3. Next to the product finder you will there appears a calculator icon
  4. Now press and hold so that camera will scan your question
  5. You will see the answer through Photomath

9. Context Card

Among many features, this newly launched Snapchat feature is one of its own kind. It allows users to share contextual information on Snapchat stories by swiping up them as there will be an upward arrow indicating the context card. It can be used to share the address of the venue, contact details, reviews from critics. However this feature is limited to some selected countries for now, but who knows it will roll out for each of the users across the world.

10. Bitmoji deluxe edition

Snapchat releases the new Bitmoji deluxe edition a few months back using this feature you can create your almost look-alike replica, as this new update offers plenty of new skin tones, facial features, expressions, hairstyles, colors, and much more.

Follow these easy steps to get your desired bitmoji.

  1. Tap on the Bitmoji icon that appears on the camera screen of your app
  2. Now tap on the edit Bitmoji icon
  3. Snapchat will open the Bitmoji app where you will get all the updates

11. Decorate your Snap with Bold Italic and Underlines

Developers have added a new formatting feature in the new Snapchat. Now, you can edit and format the text you have added to your snapshots. Using this option you can make your text creative by formatting text in Bold, Italic, and underline.

Here’s how to do it:

  1. After you finished taking a snapshot, press the T icon to add text to your snapshot and type what you want.
  2. Select the text by tapping and holding the text, a menu will appear at the top. B I U which states Bold, italic, and Underline respectively.
  3. Now, tap on the option you want to apply to the highlighted text. You can also change the color of the text using this trick.
  4. Now, tap on done after you are done with formatting.

12.  Create multiple lines of text in a Snapshot

If you are a Snapchat user you know what it means to add multiple lines of text in a snap. As there is no enter button available on the keyboard. Don’t worry, with this hack you can easily add multiple lines of text in just a few clicks.

Follow these simple steps:

  1. First, head to the app and write a new message.
  2. Click on enter or Return button on your keyboard to add multiple lines of text.
  3. Now, add a period or full stop on each of the lines so you can copy it easily.
  4. Once done, tap and hold Pause.
  5. Then select all text and click on Copy.
  6. Now, take a new snapshot, and add text by tapping in the T icon.
  7. Once you are done adding text, now press and hold the square and click on paste so the copied text will be pasted.
  8. First, head to the app and write a new message.
  9. Click on enter or Return button on your keyboard to add multiple lines of text.
  10. Now, add a period or full stop on each of the lines so you can copy it easily.
  11. Once done, tap and hold Pause.
  12. Then select all text and click on Copy.
  13. Now, take a new snapshot, and add text by tapping in the T icon.
  14. Once you are done adding text, now press and hold the square and click on paste so the copied text will be pasted.

13. Add Snapchat Face Lenses after a picture is taken

A newly announced Snapchat’s Beta feature allows users to use Face lenses even after they have clicked a photo. However, this feature will only work when your full face is clearly visible.

  1. When you click a picture, a “Smiley” icon will appear under the paperclip link icon.
  2. Once you recognize it, press it to access all of the face lenses that were visible to you before taking a picture.
  3. If this photo does not show your face clearly you will not see any Smiley icon.

14. Recognize songs Using Shazam integration

Many people do not know about Snapchat’s Shazam integration. Although it is not a newly added feature, many users have no idea of it. This feature can identify which song is playing. Out of those who know about this feature, have no idea how to use it. You just have to launch the app and Tap and hold the viewfinder to recognize which song is playing.

15. Disable Snap Map

The Snapchat map feature lets your friend know your location so they can accompany you. However, privacy-conscious people have criticized this new addition.

To do this follow these easy steps

  1. First, launch the app
  2. Now, drag in with two fingers to access the Snap Map Mode.
  3. Then, tap on the gear icon (settings) and enable Ghost Mode.
  4. This Ghost Mode will make ensure that none of your friends is able to see your location.

16. Use the Zoom feature to Draw creative details

If you think you are creative enough and can create some amazing details then you should turn the zoom feature on. Below are the steps for both Android and iOS.

For iOS:

  1. Head to Settings and tap on General.
  2. Now, Click Accessibility
  3. Enable Zoom in / Zoom out appears, under the Visibility section.
  4. Now, tap on Show Console
  5. Select your Zoom Area Preferences (Window or Full Screen)
  6. Set the max zoom level to 15 times (15x).

How to do it on Android

  1. Head to Settings and select Accessibility.
  2. Now, click on visibility.
  3. Now, tap on the zoom gestures.

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17. Turn an emoji into a colorful filter

You can easily turn an emoji into a vibrant and colorful filter.

How it works!

  1. Select an emoji in the color you want.
  2. Now, place it at the corner of your screen.
  3. Minimize it further and push it to the corner.
  4. Here dotted translucent edge acts as a filter.

18. Change the color of individual words and letters

How it works:

  1. Take a snapshot and type your caption.
  2. Now, click on the T symbol.
  3. Choose a color you want from the palette to start.
  4. Now, highlight any word in your text by clicking on the flag option.
  5. Then, highlight any word or character you want to change the color of.
  6. Now, select the text color for your next word or letter using the same procedure.

19. Access to a wider range of color options

First, follow these steps to access a wider range of options

  1. Slide your finger down the color slider for every color you want, in the rainbow.
  2. Now, select the color you want.
  3. To get white, tap the rainbow color palette and drag your finger to the upper-left corner of the screen
  4. To draw black, tap the rainbow and take your finger to the lower screen
  5. To find darker or lighter shades, tap the desired shade and then drag your finger across the screen to find the perfect shade.
  6. If you want to save that combination or shade for future use you can drag your finger to the upper left of your screen and lock it.

20. Change Color of an object Using Tint Brush

Tint Brush is not very commonly used by Snapchat users as it is an unknown feature to many. Using this feature you can easily change the colors in your Snaps.

How to use this Snapchat trick

  1. First, take a picture
  2. Now, tap on the scissors icon then on the paintbrush icon
  3. Select the color you want and the shape you want to change the color
  4. The object’s color will change the moment you lift your finger.

21. Get Access to old community geofilters

Whenever you save your Snap to your Snapchat’s memories, a number of goofy filters available at that time are saved too. Later when you return to edit that Snap, you can swipe to find those community Geofilters easily. If you have saved a Snap in your memories from some other city or country and now you want to edit that picture you will get access to those filters easily.

How to do it

  1. Head to memories by swiping up from the camera screen.
  2. Press and hold on to your Snap.
  3. Now tap the pencil icon and edit the Snap.
  4. Once you are done editing, now, swipe left to access the community geofilters.
  5. Now, click on Done to save your changes
  6. Simply swipe down to return to Memories

22. Find out if your friend has blocked or removed you

If you wonder how you know if someone unfriended you on Snapchat’s friend list, we have listed some best tricks to discover who has blocked or removed you, just follow these steps:

  1. First, log in to your Snapchat account
  2. Now, swipe down to open your Profile Settings.
  3. Now, tap on the “My Friends” option.
  4. Search your friend who you think might block or remove you under the friend’s tab. Now, click on their name.
  5. Once you are done clicking, you will see a popup showing their profile information having a Snapchat username, Snapchat display name, and Snap score.
  6. If you see the Snap score, it means that your friend has not blocked you, else, if they have blocked or removed you.

23. Save mobile data usage with travel mode

Snapchat users know that this app consumes so much data. It will automatically download stories for you when you open Snapchat. But, there is an option available that stops the application from pre=downloading the stories. Using this trick you can save up a lot of Mobile data.

  1. Now, go to settings by tapping the ghost icon at the top and then the gear icon in the top right corner.
  2. Now under Additional Services, tap “Manage”
  3. Now, finally, toggle “Travel Mode” on.

24. Replay snaps

Yes, you can replay the Snap you already watched. Snapchat allows you to replay the snaps you last watched. But you are only allowed to do it once a day. It also notifies the person that, you replayed his/her snap. To do this follow these easy steps.

  1. First, enable replay in your settings.
  2. Now, tap on Snapshot to replay.
  3. You will see a popup asking “if you want to replay? Select yes.

25. Create your own stickers.

Yes, you can create your own customized stickers on Snapchat. You can also decorate your snaps using these stickers. You have to use the Scissor tool.

26. Apply up to 3 filters in one shot

You can add 3 filters simultaneously in one snapshot or story. It could be some effect on the site you are on with Temperature and time filters and if you don’t love the combination you can simply swipe right to discard these filters on your image.

27. Draw using emojis

Make your image or video Snaps amazing by drawing with emoji on it. You can select from 8 rotation options.

  1. First, take a picture
  2. Then tap on the pencil icon
  3. Click the color selector for a full set of options.
  4. Now, choose an emoji and swipe.

28. Switch front and back cameras with recording

You can do this trick with very ease/ Just double tap on the screen to swipe from view mode to selfie mode.

29. Distort the sound with a filter

Follow these steps to distort the audio with an audio filter

  1. First, capture the video
  2. Now, tap on the speaker button that appears in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  3. Select the filter you want and add it to your Snap

30. Slow down, rewind and make your videos fast.

Snapchat’s newly added feature now lets you fast forward, rewind, or slow down your video. It is very easy to use this feature as it works just like other filters.

  1. First, record your video.
  2. Now, swipe sides and find it.
  3. You can tap on the Snail symbol for slow motion
  4. Tap on Arrows and point backward to rewind
  5. Tap on Rabbit for Fast forward motion

31. Create your groups on Snapchat.

Snapchat allows you to create your groups on Snapchat to share your snaps with your friends or to chat with them.

Here’s how you can create a group.

  1. Go to the chats section and hit on the new chat icon.
  2. Now, select your friends whom you want to make your group with and create a group.

32. Search the Desired Stories

Do you want to watch something unique in your area of interest? Search for any topic you want. Just follow these easy steps:

  1. First, swipe left from the screen to access the stories.
  2. Head to the search bar next to the magnifying glass at the top of the screen.
  3. Type the topic you want.
  4. Now click on the keyword or topic option to view the topic of your choice.

33. How to unlink the username with the phone number

There are many users who are concerned about their privacy. You might hear of Snapchat’s recent data hack which results in the leakage of around 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers from their servers. If you want to unlink your username with your phone number just follow these simple steps.

  1. First head to “Settings”
  2. Now, tap on the phone number you want to unlink your username with.
  3. Finally, untick the Link username to the mobile phone number option.

Important: Unlinking your username with your phone number does not mean that you can use the Snapchat account without a phone number. However, you can replace it with another phone number.

34. Change your favorite emoji

Snapchat allows users to mark their Super BFF, BFF, and besties using special emoji. You can make this thing more creative by customizing the emojis and keeping what is best. To know how to use this awesome Snapchat hack by following these easy steps.

  1. First, head to the app and go to Settings.
  2. Open Personalize Emojis appear under Additional Services.
  3. Now, set new emojis – Super BFF, BFF, Besties, and so on.

35. Lineup your Stories

Snapchat returns you to the story page once you watched stories from one account, unlike Instagram and Facebook play stories one by one. This is one of the most amazing Snapchat hacks.

  1. Go to the stories page.
  2. Now, tap and hold the stories icon that appears at the bottom.
  3. Once you are done, all stories will be selected and a play button will appear in place of your camera button.
  4. Finally, tap on the play button to play all stories.

36. Frame your Snapshots with characters

This creative and amazing Snapchat hack allows you to frame your amazing snapshots with characters.  Here is, how it works!

  1. First, take a picture on Snapchat
  2. Select “T” and add a Character in your caption.
  3. Now choose the largest text size for the character in your caption.
  4. Next, zoom in on the snap.
  5. Now, animate the text just the way you want.

37. Enable Snaps to appear Longer

Once you are in capturing your snap, tap the Edit button. You will see a Timer that probably reads 10 or 3. Tap on it and swipe down till the infinity icon appears. Enable this, so that your snap will not disappear after a certain period of time.

I hope you will find some best hidden Snapchat hacks and tricks in this article. Share your experience and queries with us in the comment section below.

Thank you.

Usama Sarfraz

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