Many app’s best features are either hidden or undiscovered by many of its users. When it comes to snapchat one has to know all its features and hacks to make full use of it and standout among his/her followers. After the update of snapchat on July 2017 it has totally changed how people used it before; a lot of new features are added to the app which are still being discovered by users and are being loved by them.
Quick revelation of Snapchat features
Let’s get started with the exciting Snapchat hacks that will make your stories much colorful and interesting:
Add more than one filter to your snap:
Yes, you heard it right. You can add not up to 3 snapchat filters on your picture. To apply follow the steps mentioned below;
- Take a snap
- Add the first filter by swiping left or right
- Keep holding a thumb on the screen with one filter and swipe for the second filter with the other finger
- Now remove your thumb once two filters are applied
- Now again repeat the process to apply the third filter
By using this feature you can see a drastic increase in your Snapchat Scores. There are several Snapchat numbers meaning which you can get an idea by keeping a check on your score thoroughly, writes Herald Club.
Identify the song using snapchat:
This amazing feature by Snapchat identifies any song playing around you even if you don’t have Shazam or any other music identification app in your smartphone. To identify the song you need to keep the bottom of the scree pressed with the thumb while the song is playing. It Shazam dialogue box with identifies music and artist will open on the screen. You can also follow the artist and share the identified song with your friends.
Get more from the ‘info’ filters
The ‘info’ filters have many variations and options which you can use. The temperature, time, location, altitude, speed filters have variations which you can get by tapping of them. The Fahrenheit change into Celsius and you can also get hourly or even weekly weather filters by tapping on it. The time into date and altitude from meters to feet. The Speed also changes from miler per hour to kilometers per hour.
Color for each letter of the word
You can have each letter with a different color. Write a caption by using the ‘T’ option at the right upper corner of your snap. Highlight the specific letter and change the color by selecting the color from the color palette. Do the same for other letters in the caption. Just to bring one more thing in your notice is that the snapchat color does not have the black and white in it. But you can still get it. The question is how? So on palette by dragging your finger on the top right corner will bring the white color and dragging on the bottom right will bring the black color.
Pin an emoji on moving object
You can pin an emoji on the video now on a moving object. By doing this the emoji will move along with the object in the video you have pinned it on. To pin the emoji you must follow few simple steps; select and emoji or a sticker from the sticker sections. Drag the emoji on the object and keep it pressed on the object for few seconds and leave. The emoji will be pinned and you can see it moving along the object.
Just press once to record a video
Now there is no need to keep on holding the button to record the video on snapchat. You can create your own gesture and just press it for once to record. For it apply the following settings:
- Go to Settings
- Press General setting
- Click on Accessibility
- Turn on the Assistive touch from there
- Tap Create New Gesture from there
- On the page, press the finger on the screen and let the blue bar reach the max
- Tap Stop
- Save and Name it
- Open snapchat and before you start recording tap the small icon on the screen
- Select Custom and a circle would be visible on the screen
- Now click the capture button and the video will start recording on its own.
Easy zoom in and Zoom out gesture
Now the awkward pinching in and out during a video recording on snapchat has been fixed. Now you can just drag your finger upward for zoom in and downward for zoom out on your screen. And you can also switch the front and rear camera view with by double tap on the screen.
Record continuous 60 seconds video
60 seconds video on SNAPCHAT?! Yes you read it right. You can now record a continuous 6 videos of 10 seconds each and later remove the ones to trash which you don’t like. While recording the long video the 6 different clips of 10 seconds each will be separately saved that can be edited then.
Hide from SnapMap
The new feature introduced by Snapchat about SnapMap scared the shiz out of few people but you don’t need to worry. You can hide yourself from the people on the SnapMap. Go to the snapchat settings, under WHO CAN, click see my location. Turn on the Ghost Mode. This way only you can see your location but you can keep an eye on the rest of the people.
These were the few quick tips and tricks of snapchat which are very helpful for a better snapchat experience. You should even know about the Snapchat numbers meaning in order to improve your scores on Snapchat and be on top from your other friends. So keep snapping and keep using these snapchat hacks. Thank me later!