Snapchat 12+

Share the moment

Snap, Inc.

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Snapchat is a fast and fun way to share the moment with your friends and family

• Snapchat opens right to the Camera — just tap to take a photo, or press and hold for video.
• Express yourself with Lenses, Filters, Bitmoji and more!
• Try out new Lenses daily created by the Snapchat community!

• Stay in touch with friends through live messaging, or share your day with Group Stories.
• Video Chat with up to 16 friends at once — you can even use Lenses and Filters when chatting!
• Express yourself with Friendmojis — exclusive Bitmoji made just for you and a friend.

• Watch friends' Stories to see their day unfold.
• See Stories from the Snapchat community that are based on your interests.
• Discover breaking news and exclusive Original Shows.

• Spotlight showcases the best of Snapchat!
• Submit your own Snaps or sit back, relax, and watch.
• Pick your favorites and share them with friends.

• Share your location with your best friends or go off the grid with Ghost Mode.
• See what your friends are up to on your most personal map when they share their location with you.
• Explore live Stories from the community nearby or across the world!

• Save unlimited photos and videos of all your favorite moments.
• Edit and send old moments to friends or save them to your Camera Roll.
• Create Stories from your favorite Memories to share with friends and family.

• Every friendship has its own special profile to see the moments you’ve saved together.
• Discover new things you have in common with Charms — see how long you’ve been friends, your astrological compatibility, your Bitmoji fashion sense, and more!
• Friendship Profiles are just between you and a friend, so you can bond over what makes your friendship special.

Happy Snapping!

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Please note: Snapchatters can always capture or save your messages by taking a screenshot, using a camera, or otherwise. Be mindful of what you Snap!

For a full description of our privacy practices, please see our Privacy Center.

What’s New


Bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.5M Ratings

2.5M Ratings

Editors’ Choice

From its humble origin as a fun way to send self-erasing photo messages, Snapchat has grown into one of our favorite social media apps. And not just for the hilarious face filters and cool geographical photo tags. It’s become one of the best ways to share memories, maintain friendships, and stay up to date on news and views from our go-to websites.

ahavsushsisb ,

Love this app, but the new bitmojis have got to go.

I've had Snapchat for about 3-4 years. I have all of my memories and friends on it and it's super easy to chat on which I love! The bitmojis have never been a big problem for me, when they were 2d that is. I loved how they looked and how you could dress them easily, and the bitmoji games were really cool. The first time they changed them to 3d, I was still angry because it really was ugly and I wanted the other ones back. But they changed it AGAIN and this time it's absolutely horrendous. I look like a distorted deceased pig that has been working for 5 months straight. Also when your scrolling through your friends on Snapchat you don't see the 2d nice face anymore, you see the 3d one. I've been seeing a lot of reviews about the AI, which I don't really think has been a problem for me, but the bitmojis have. The bitmojis have always been a fun addition to Snapchat for me. I liked dressing them up and stuff like that, but now they really don't look good anymore and I think a lot of people can agree with me. My friends hate it, and people on TikTok hate it too. Please read this, thank you.

BBLdrizzywasfunnytbh ,

Lying notifications

In the past 2 week I’ve seen multiple notifications that were extremely odd or what ended up to be complete lies as well. The first was extremely upsetting considering it almost caused an incident between my partner and I. We were sitting in the couch and I received a snap notification almost in the form of what look to be be a message from someone (a woman’s name) and a small message stating “they’ve been waiting for me all night”. We both sat there and I was shocked because I had no idea who it was or what it could be about, so we clicked on it then it took us to the explore page. (Almost like reels) with the exact same message yet as the caption, and the creator being the name we saw. In which I was not following or have ever seen. Then last week me and my partner were together she got a notification from snap stating that I “sent a snap just now” yet I was not even on my phone, to then open it and all it bright her to was her conversation list where I snapped her 3 days ago but hadn’t opened it yet. (As we don’t use this app much). The notifications try to grab your attention to pull you into using it, but by lying and saying things that aren’t true. We both soon deleted it and have no intention on redownloading. Scary world we’re living in, who knows what will start to happen next with these social media apps.



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App Privacy

The developer, Snap, Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Contact Info
  • Identifiers

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Contacts
  • User Content
  • Search History
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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