How to use Snapshot, add friends and apply effects
Today, there are a lot of applications for phonesand tablets of all types and brands. The most popular stores where you can buy or download them for free are the App Store and Google Play. Unsurprisingly, Android and iOS are the most popular operating systems for compact devices.
Today by the number of downloads, one of the top positions is taken by the new Snapchat application. What is it? How to use "Snapchat" on "iPhone 4S" and tablets? Let's consider in more detail
What is Snapchat?
"Snapchat" is another messenger. Its name is literally translated as a "snapshot". By and large, its main function is to transmit messages with attached photos or videos. In this case, the user can include unusual effects to give a short video or a picture of a "new look". The key function of this application is instantaneous self-destruction of received or sent files. Thanks to this you can not be afraid that in 5 years someone will start to mock you, remembering old photos.
If we talk about how to use "Snapchat"on the "Aipad", "iPhone" or any other phone, then everything is extremely simple. The functions of the application are the same, regardless of the device on which it was installed. The only difference is where Snapchat will be downloaded from. Accordingly, users of android devices must download it from Google Play, and iPhone and iPad owners can use the App Store. Further work with the application is no different.
How to use Snapchat?
First of all, you need to download the application itself. To do this, just go to the appropriate market. After that it is necessary:
- Open the program and register in it. To do this, you need to come up with an interesting nickname that will stand out from the general mass of the names of other users. You will also need to come up with a password to log in and specify an email address. The application is activated using the mobile phone number.
- After confirming the account, the application will automatically turn on, an image from one of the smartphone cameras will appear on the screen.
- To make your photo, you just need to press the big round button located at the bottom of the screen. If you squeeze it a little longer, then a video recording of up to 15 seconds will begin.
That's all. Now it became clear how to use Snapchat. However, in addition to regular snapshots and videos, other interesting functions can be used in this application.
In "Snapchat" you can photograph both yourself andand his interlocutor. After that, you can apply additional effects to the captured image, which will result in a very unusual or funny image.
The standard Snapchat editor includes:
- Various lenses. These tools are partially interactive, so that some elements of the image will move along with the picture. To activate them, you need to move a little or change facial expressions. To turn on the lens, you need to take a picture, and then pinch your finger on the image. If the picture is of good quality and the facial features are recognized, a white mesh appears in the picture, and at the bottom is a list of all the lenses that can be used. Interactive options do not work on iPhone phones below version 4 and on the OS "Android", released earlier 5.0.5.
- Filters. Thanks to this option, you can also give an unusual effect to the picture. After creating a photo, it's enough to start scrolling the picture to the right or left. Filters will be superimposed automatically.
- Additional processing. Completely accustomed and figuring out how to use "Snapchat", you can go to more interesting effects. For example, a user can add text to a photo, draw a funny face by hand, or figure out how to combine several photos. In this issue everything depends on imagination.
Speaking of how to use Snapchat, it is worthwhile to say a few words about adding other users to contacts.
How to add friends to Snapchat
To do this you need:
- Press the button in the form of a cast that is at the top of the screen.
- Go to the "Add friends" tab.
- Click "Add by name".
- Specify the name of the person of interest.
- Click "+".
Thus, knowing how to use "Snapchat" on "Android" or "iPhone", you can get a lot of fun from communication and photo editing.