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Experience a totally new way to share today. Snap a photo or a video, add a caption, and send it to a friend (or maybe a few). They'll view it, laugh, and then the snap disappears from the screen - unless they take a screenshot! If you want to share a Snap with all of your friends, add it to your Snapchat Story, where each Snap lives for 24 hours until it disappears, making room for the new.

The images might be a little grainy, and you may not look your best, but that's the point. It's about the moment, a connection between friends in the present, and not just a pretty picture.

The allure of fleeting messages reminds us about the beauty of friendship - we don't need a reason to stay in touch.


Please note: even though Snaps are deleted from our servers after they are viewed, we cannot prevent the recipient(s) from capturing and saving the message by taking a screenshot or using an image capture device.

What's New in Version 6.1.2

Bug fixes and Improvements

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Customer Reviews

Improving App

The bugs of previous versions have started to get tackled by the Snapchat team and the app grows every update. The "My Story", the newest major feature the app boasts, is an interesting idea that grows Snapchat from a simple timed picture display to a larger social media function.

The new filters, smart filters, and extra text are all enhancer of what the actual "Snaps" look like.

The forward facing flash option is a testament to the developers' ingenuity and creative use of the display to mimic a flash enables photo with the camera on the front of the phone.

The "replay" option is somewhat troublesome because is begs the question, "Do my snaps get deleted"? The replay function lets users essentially undelete what seems to be a permanently deletable file. Think twice about what kind of pictures you want to be sending, because the app may not be as secure as users think.

In conclusion, the app is fun, witty, and a new form of social media. This app is simple, straightforward, and is an enjoyment to use with friends.

- add a flipping option for a picture taken with the forward facing camera so users can read text that would normally be flipped.

booo update

I can't write text on my pictures anymore. it's dead when I try swiping for the little bar to add text.

Aside from this, u guys have grown soooo much in the last year. It's ridiculous!! we all love you, but you guys really need to step up your game. you might have started off low budget, but I doubt that's the case nowadays. Why can't I choose my own notification sound, or better yet, why doesn't it have a sound if it's own? i don't want the concept to change, and I don't want the formatting to change either. The simplicity of snapchat is what captivated me. but really guys? crashes and bugs?? that's a thing for the amateurs. pick up your game. give it some twist before it starts dying down and another source source of communication starts taking your place. make it easier for people to use and not get frustrated when using it. look at the reviews and tally up what people want. don't just make a small hidden improvement, blow it out of the ballpark!!

so to put my 2 cents about what I want improved/added:
-ability to have a preset group that I can just pick when it comes to sending mass snapchats.
-distinct notification alert, not old, generic iPhone dings.
-ability to take more that one picture and choose from a couple before editing and sending to friends
-no more crashes while I'm working on a picture/video!!!

Good app..minor below

I love snapchat but on my iPad I don't have the new updates. Like the cool text. This is really a bummer because all my friends have cool text and what not. But overall this app is amazing and I think that you should get it if you haven't already. To be honest I only have two complaints:the point that I already made about mot getting the new updates and that sometimes I don't get notifications and my friends also have the same issue. Even if we go to the settings and make sure that we set it to notifications so,entires we don't get them. Which can be a problem because quite often I don't check my social media unless I get a notification (why would you?) so I accidentally ignore people. But those are small problems and I do get notifications sometimes, just not all the time. Either way o do suggest he app

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  • Free
  • Category: Photo & Video
  • Updated: Jan 18, 2014
  • Version: 6.1.2
  • Size: 8.7 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Bokmål, Norwegian, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
  • Seller: Snapchat, Inc.
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPod touch (4th generation), and iPod touch (5th generation). This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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