Snapchat is the viral new app that everyone is using to have real-time conversations by clicking pictures and editing them. But did you know that you can also upload a picture on Snapchat that you have clicked before or one that you have downloaded?
Sure, you can instantly click with the app and send a photo, but what if you want to send a photo that you had previously clicked. This is possible with the Snapchat app, but one needs to know how to enable the right options. Once you learn how to do this, the possibilities of the usage of this app are endless.
So, in this article, we provide you with a step by step breakdown of how to upload pictures on your Snapchat app from your camera roll.
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Step 1 – Allow Storage in Snapchat
The first thing you need to do is to make sure that the Snapchat app has access to your gallery. Sometimes this access is denied due to internal factory settings. So, head to your ‘Settings’ menu and find the ‘App Management’ tab. Now within it find the Snapchat app, click on it and go to the ‘Manage Notifications’ tab and turn the ‘Storage’ option on by clicking on the slider next to it.
Step 2 – Choose Picture from Camera Roll
Next, you need to head over to your ‘Camera Roll’ and select a photo that you want to upload to Snapchat. You can do this by clicking on the photos icon below the camera button, and then clicking on the ‘Camera Roll’ tab. Alternatively, you can select a photo saved in your gallery as well. Once you have selected the photo, click on the upload button, and find the Snapchat app icon and click on it. This will automatically open the Snapchat app with your photo now being uploaded to it.
Step 3 – Edit and Upload Picture
Now use the Snapchat app to modify the photo using the ‘Edit Snap’ option. Choose between filters, emojis, stickers, etc. Once you are done editing, you can simply upload the picture to your story like any other picture you had clicked and share it with your friends.
You can also upload a photo from your gallery or camera roll directly into a particular chatbox. This is an easier way to share photos with a singular individual with whom you are already chatting.
To do this go to the snap option and instead of clicking a photo, the gallery option will now be available as well. So click on that to access the gallery and upload a photo. The photo will be uploaded to the particular chatbox and you will also be able to access the editing tools before sending it.
So, now that you know how to use the Snapchat app to send pictures from your camera roll or your gallery, use this trick when you are chatting with your friends. Snapchat has a lot of such hidden features and tricks that can increase the possibility of this app.
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