How to Use Snapchat on Windows Laptop?

In our daily busy schedule, we avoid long calls, and always find a fast and interactive way to communicate with our loved ones like family and friends. There are lots of messaging apps already available in the market but some of them are very famous and highly usable in communicating with each other’s like WhatsApp, WeChat, Snapchat, etc, but as you know snap chat has its own benefits and features which attract more fanbase.

What Is Snapchat And Why Is It Famous?

Snapchat is a Multimedia messaging/chat application just like WhatsApp, WeChat telegram, etc. People use it to send pictures and messages to their loved ones just like any other messaging app out there.

But there is the best thing or we can say it a great feature that makes Snapchat really very unique from others that is “Short time availability

Confused? Ahh! Let me explain it better. Snapchat provides us a feature to manage message availability duration, it can be like for 24 hours or delete just after seeing received message.  It also a great feature that provides security from both ends. Snapchat also provides many security features like “my eyes only” that allows user to keep photos in me yes only that help them to keep their media in a password protected environment it has also reportedly incorporated limited use of end to end encryption. You can also deactivate your Snapchat account anytime you want also reactivate by simply login back with your old details.

If we talk about its active usage there is on average more than 4.5 billion Snaps (images that called snap-in Snapchat) are sent on a daily basis. As per the last report of March 2020, Snapchat had more than 229 Million Active users.

Snapchat is also known because of its filters that allow you to apply real-time effects into your snaps by using its own face detection technology to use filters on your own live photo, video with the help of AR technology.

How to Install and Use Snapchat on Any Windows Device?

Snapchat officially made for available only on android and iOS for mobile phones, it has no desktop version. But many of you want to enjoy your snaps on a big screen and want to break the limitation of small screens.

Yes, this is possible! You can use it in any Windows device with the help of an emulator on PC. It will help you to use your own Snapchat account on your desktop or laptop. You just need to follow these below steps.

Step 1: you need an emulator on your PC, we highly recommended Bluestacks, which is free and easy to use. Visit the official website of Bluestacks

Step 2: At the website, you need to download the given installer. Go to the download folder or where your default downloading file stored and double click to run it. If it required any admin privilege then give it and continue the installation.

During the installation or after installing you must provide it your own google account so you can download and install any android application from google play store.

Step 3: After googling sync completed you need to install the Snapchat application from google play store. For installing you need to follow the same steps you follow in your android to install any application on your mobile.

Step 4:  After installing Snapchat you have to visit My Apps section in the Bluestacks and click on Snapchat to start running the app.

Step 5: Now your Snapchat is ready to go it will work the same as your mobile screen on your computer or laptop.

Step 6: You will get a welcome screen of Snapchat and it will ask you to login or signup. If you already have a Snapchat account, then you can log in with your credentials or you can register your new account.

Step 7: We’d advised using a device with a built-in webcam so you can laptop that would be great, or connecting any external camera hardware to use it flawlessly.


Always remember you should have a decent internet connection on your system so you will be able to views others’ snaps and stories of your contacts without any buffering. If you will use any device without a camera will prompt you with an error that is a requirement of Snapchat but you can skip or cancel to use Snapchat.

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