Ever since its release, Snapchat has taken the entire social media world by storm, with the crazy snaps that people share on the platform to brief speeches that politicians send to worldwide users. The service has received such a great response from users across the globe over the last few years that it seems a decent alternative to Facebook. Whatever be your purpose to use it, it’s always easy to enjoy the social media app on your smartphone. When it comes to using Snapchat on PC using BlueStacks, some people might be left dumbstruck. Here’s a detailed guide to help you use Snapchat on Windows PC.
Snapchat for Android and iOS is already available, but if you are scratching your head looking for the Windows app, here’s a quick way to get Snapchat on Windows.
The app lets you share your current location, the mood in pictures and videos to your friends. Though the pictures are viewed on short term only, videos are played from start to end, unless your friend/contact has had enough seeing you rage about bus time in the US.
According to Snapchat Coe Evan Spiegel, the app has over 100 million daily users, who on an average spend at least 25-30 minutes every day on it. Sadly, the app was initially restricted to mobiles only, until the introduction of BlueStacks. The software came around like a lifesaver for PC users and as a result, now you can use Snapchat on Windows PC using BlueStacks. The free Android emulator has made it possible. And it’s easy!
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This easy step-by-step tutorial will surely come handy next time you want to use Snapchat on Windows PC. Let’s get started now.
How to get Snapchat on Windows PC: Install BlueStacks on Windows
It’s very easy to download BlueStacks for Windows. Simply download the file (which is hardly 300mb) and run the installer. You can now enjoy your emulator installed on your computer.
Just go through the setup process and sync the BlueStacks application to your Google Account. You will need this while setting up any Android device. Once you are done with the setup process, go to the Play Store and download Snapchat.
You are halfway to use Snapchat on Windows PC. Read on to get done with the procedure.
How to use Snapchat on Windows PC (or on your laptop)
To use Snapchat on Window PC, the final thing you will need is a camera on your computer. Remember that you will be able to view other people’s snaps, stories, and videos even if you don’t have a camera, given that you are connected to the Internet. Also when you don’t have a camera, the computer might annoy you with multiple errors and similar notifications. All you need to do is just cancel all error messages popping up and you should be able to use Snapchat, without needing a camera. The only catch is that you won’t be able to take any snaps.
In case you have got a camera, just click on the center icon on the app to click a quick snap of yourself. You can also hold it down to record a video. During this, you will also need a microphone, but given that it’s easy to get a camera with inbuilt microphone these days, it shouldn’t be a pain in the neck.
Once finished, you are all set. Go ahead and use Snapchat on your system to tease your friends and family with pictures and, stories, and videos.
Hope this guide on how to use Snapchat on PC using comes handy to you. Enjoy snapchat’ing!
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