How to Get More Filters on Snapchat (with Pictures)

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How to Get More Filters on Snapchat (with Pictures)
How to Get More Filters on Snapchat (with Pictures)
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This article will teach you how to apply emoji filters, lenses, and all sorts of other filters to your snaps.

Steps

Part 1 of 6: Enabling location services for Snapchat on iPhone/iPad

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Step 1. Open your iPhone's Settings

This is a gray gear app and is usually on your home screen.

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Step #2. Press Snapchat

This is somewhere between your other apps.

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Step #3. Tap Location at the top of the page

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Step 4. Press While Using the App

Snapchat will now be able to access your location while using the app.

Part 2 of 6: Enabling location services for Snapchat on Android

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Step #1. Open Settings on your Android device

This is the app in the form of a gear (⚙️) on your home screen.

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Step #2. Scroll down and tap on Apps in the 'Devices' section of the menu

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Step #3. Scroll down and press Snapchat

The apps are listed alphabetically.

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Step #4. Tap on Permissions near the top of the menu

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Step 5. Slide the button next to 'Location' to the 'On' position

The button will turn blue-green. Now Snapchat will be able to access your device's location to enable specific filters for your location.

Part 3 of 6: Enabling filters

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Step #1. Open Snapchat

This is a yellow app with the outline of a ghost. This will take you to your camera.

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Step #2. Tap a ghost's button at the top left corner of the screen

This will take you to the user screen.

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Step #3. Tap the gear in the top right corner of the screen

This will take you to Settings.

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Step 4. Press Manage Preferences under Additional Services

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Step 5. Slide the Filters button to the 'On' position

Now you have access to all of Snapchat's available filters.

Part 4 of 6: Using multiple filters

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Step 1. Press the unlock button to take a photo snap

It's the big circular button at the bottom of the screen. The photo will be displayed on your screen.

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Step #2. Swipe right or left

This will take you to the filter menus. Swiping to the right takes you to the filters that depend on your location; swiping left reveals Snapchat's traditional filters.

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Step #3. Press and hold the snap

You have to hold down the first filter so that it stays on the photo.

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Step 4. Slide your finger left or right

Keep your first finger on the snap while you choose another filter.

You can add up to three location filters, time stamps, temperature icons, or colored filters

Part 5 of 6: Using emoji filters

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Step #1. Take a photo snap

Pressing the large circular button at the bottom of the screen will take a photo. The photo snap will be displayed on your screen.

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Step 2. Press the 'Sticker' button at the top right corner of the screen

This looks like a piece of paper with a folded corner.

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Step 3. Tap the smiley face icon at the bottom right corner of the screen

This will take you to the emoji menu.

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Step #4. Press an emoji

Choose an emoji that has the color you want as a filter. This will place the emoji in the center of your screen.

The outer edge of the emoji will eventually be the filter

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Step 5. Drag the emoji to a corner of the screen

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Step 6. Spread two fingers apart above the emoji to make it bigger

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Step 7. Drag the emoji to the corner again

Keep alternating between resizing and dragging the emoji to the corner of the screen until the outer edge is over the snap, creating a color filter from the pixelated, semi-transparent edges of the image.

Part 6 of 6: Using lenses

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Step 1. Tap the rotating icon of a camera to switch to camera view

It's in the top right corner of the screen. You need to make sure your camera is looking in the right direction before applying a lens.

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Step #2. Press on the center of the camera screen

This will open the Lenses menu.

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Step 3. Scroll through the lenses

You get a preview of each lens so you can see what your snap will look like.

Some effects will require you to take an action, such as raising your eyebrows

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Step 4. Press the unlock button while the filter is active

It's the big circular button at the bottom of the screen. Now a picture is taken with the lens.

To record a video with the lens, press and hold the release button for up to ten seconds

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Step 5. Edit the snap. Add stickers, text, drawings, emojis or filters

You can save the snap to your device by pressing 'Save' in the lower left corner of the screen

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Step 6. Hit Send To to send your snap

It's in the lower right corner of the screen.

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