Snapchat tips and tricks you should be trying right now

Snapchat tips and tricks you should be trying right now

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1. Access hidden Snapchat settings
Swipe down and tap the Settings icon. Scroll down to Additional services > Manage and check out the hidden Snapchat options. These include front-facing flash, friend emojis, permissions and filters. You can even reduce Snapchat’s data consumption when you’re traveling.
Snapchat’s hidden settings let you control location filters, friend emoji and travel mode. / © ANDROIDPIT
2. Switch between front-facing and main camera during Snaps
This feature doesn’t work for everyone (unless you’re on iOS, ahem) but it is possible to double tap the screen to switch between the front-facing and main camera while recording a video Snap. This is great for capturing your reaction to what’s in front of you for your friends. 
3. Use multiple filters
Once you’ve taken a Snap you can swipe left to add color filters and more. But did you know you can also layer filters? Say you’ve taken a photo, and you want to make it black and white, but you also really want to put the time on it. Just swipe to the black and white filter, then hold the screen with one finger and keep swiping to the time filter. Done.
Hold down a finger on one filter and keep swiping to add a second. / © ANDROIDPIT
4. Set up login verification
Login verification is basically two-step authentication for Snapchat. Add a phone number to your account and hit up the settings to enable Login verification. You’ll receive a code via SMS whenever you (or someone else) tries to log into your account on an unfamiliar device.
5. Add a soundtrack to your video Snaps
If you’d like some audio accompaniment on your video Snaps, just open your music player app,

Article originally published at: Droid Life