5 Snapchat Tips That You Might Not Know
Snapchat, the favorite app of the year are making an improvements on it’s update. It also added some new feature that you might not know. That’s why we are here to help you get updated of the popular photo-sharing app we all know and love. Here is the ten tips that you might not know about Snapchat.
1. Activate cool features in your settings.
First, to make everything work, make sure you have an updated version of SnapChat installed on your device. To download the latest version of SnapChat visit your Google Play for an Android user, and iTunesStore for an iphone user.
Once you already have an updated app, open it. Tap the setting which is the small gear icon on the top-right corner of your feed, and then navigate and tap “Manage” under “Additional Services.”
To use Snapchat’s bonus features, you must activate them in “Settings.”
In this section, you can enable bonus features such as filters, front-facing flash, replay and special text, and also choose the number of best friends you want displayed on your “Send To” screen.
2. Use special text.
Special text is useful if you want to overlay your snaps with larger text and emoji. Tap the letter “T” next to the pencil icon in the top-right corner of your snap draft. The characters you type will now be magnified.
The special text feature will magnify your captions and emoji.
3. Draw with secret colors.
One of the most popular feature of SnapChat is the Doodle art. We all know can pick a color by sliding the rainbow color bar. But there is something that you might not know, you don’t have to limit yourself to the color palette on the rainbow slider. Check out the next steps to find out how to draw with secret crayon colors.
Follow the directions below to unlock hidden colors.
Draw in the color white.
Draw with a white crayon by touching the rainbow color slider and dragging your finger to the top-left corner. Android users already have the white crayon built into their rainbow slider.
Draw in the color black.
Similarly, you can draw with a black crayon by touching the rainbow color slider and dragging your finger to the bottom. Android users already have the black crayon built into their rainbow slider.
Draw in hidden colors.
You’ll notice when you drag your finger from the rainbow slider to the left or to the bottom of the snap, you’ll be able to use a bunch of in-between colors that aren’t available on the palette.
Draw with a transparent color (only on Android devices).
If you have an Android device, you’re in luck. Snapchatters using Androids can draw with a see-through color. Press down on the rainbow slider until the full color palette appears, and then select the transparent color.
The see-through color can only be used on Android devices.
4. Add fun filters.
Snapchat’s latest upgrade allows you to add Instagram-like filters, art and other data labels to your snap. Just swipe your finger left or right to preview each filter. Here’s a rundown of all the filters offered.
Another Snapchat feature that catch the user interest is the filter. Snapchat’s latest upgrade allows you to add Instagram-like filter, art and other data labels to your snap. To enable it, swipe your finger left or right to preview each filter. Here’s a list of all filters offered.
Geolocation. This filter allows you to overlay art and other labels on your snap based on the location.
Time. Use the time filter to display what time you took your snap.
Temperature. If you want to display what the temperature was when you captured the snap, use this filter. You can tap the temperature to change it from Fahrenheit to Celsius.
Speed. This filter captures the speed at which you’re moving when you take the snap. However, the feature can be a bit buggy, and doesn’t always work.
Black and white, saturated and sepia filters. The old version of Snapchat used to have codes for three secret filters. But the latest version of Snapchat makes it easy to find them, and the codes don’t work anymore. Continue to swipe your finger left or right to preview these filters.
- Front-facing flash
Taking selfie in the dark is no hassle now. SnapChat allows you make your screen as a flash for taking selfie on a darker scene. It simply flash the into screen white to brighten your photo during capture. To make the feature enable just tap the lightning icon in the top-left corner.