How to Save a Video on Snapchat

If you’re an avid Snapchat user, you know the importance of saving your snaps. As a result, you probably have a number of apps in your toolbox to help you save your favorite pictures and videos. However, while the app makes it easy to save your most cherished memories, it also makes it easy to forget about your snaps.

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For starters, you can save videos to your phone’s camera roll. This is a smart move, as videos can take up a lot of space on your phone, especially if you like to watch them on a regular basis. To do this, simply swipe up from the bottom of your screen. You may then want to consider swiping up again.

Another way to save videos on Snapchat is by using the built-in screenshot function. In the app, tap the download icon. From there, you’ll be able to save your video to your phone’s gallery. Alternatively, you can long-press on a video to save it. The app will display a message that the video has been saved.

Lastly, you can save videos using a third party app. A quick search for “Snapbox” on the Google Play Store will turn up a number of results. Once installed, log in with your Snapchat credentials. You’ll be rewarded with a number of options, but you can’t save videos to your device directly.

One of the best things about the Snapchat app is its ‘Memories’ section. Located in the lower left corner of your screen, this area is where you can save your’snaps’, as well as view them. There are a few different ways to save a video in this part of the app, but one of the best is the ‘Saved Snaps’ folder. This is where you can keep track of all the videos you’ve taken in the past, as well as transfer them to other locations.

Among all of the ways to save a video, you should only save a video that you’ve created yourself. That’s because if you save someone else’s snap, you could get into hot water with the social network. Fortunately, you can avoid this by recording your own footage and saving it to your device. Whether you’re saving a selfie or a friend’s snap, the app is designed to protect your privacy.

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Finally, the most basic form of saving a video is by simply capturing a screenshot. With this method, you’ll only be able to see the picture if you open it in a separate app. But if you don’t mind doing so, the app will let you save it to your camera roll, and even to your gallery.

Although the aforementioned features are the most important, there are some lesser known tricks up your sleeve. Firstly, the app can show you a preview of the upcoming video before you record it, which is helpful if you’re in a hurry. It can also show you a number of other cool features, including filters that can help you make your photos and videos stand out.