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How To Save Snapchat Photos In Gallery

✎ Key Takes:

» You can save Snapchat pictures in your gallery by going to Settings and selecting ‘Memories.’ Edit the settings and enable the Save button to save pictures to your Camera Roll automatically.
» You can use the automated process in Snapchat’s settings to ensure that all the pictures you take are consistently saved to your gallery without manually.
» Remember to adjust the settings in the Memories section before posting or taking pictures, as previously snapped images cannot be restored, but new ones will be saved for future reference.

How To Save Snapchat Photos In Gallery:

A few changes on your Snapchat account will allow you to save the photos to the Gallery automatically.

You need to first login into your Snapchat account.

To save the Snapchat photos to the gallery automatically,

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Click on the bitmoji option. It might be positioned on the left corner of your screen.

It might be positioned

Step 2: You need to go to the ‘Settings‘ section.

You need to go to your 'Settings' section

Step 3: Find the ‘Memories‘ option. It allows saving pictures on Snapchat.

Find the 'Memories' option

Step 4: Tap on the Save button. You will find the save button under the section of the save destination. One can find it somewhere in the rightmost corner of the snap app. You can also find personal information on this page.

Touch on the Save button

Step 5: Choose the ‘Memories & Camera Roll‘ option, under the save button.

Choose the 'Memories & Camera Roll' option

It can allow you to choose the place to save your photos.

  • Memories: If you want to save it to memories then the auto-save will be applied to the Memories.
  • Memories & Camera Roll: On selecting the Memories and Camera Roll option at once, you will be able to save pictures on both sides.
  • Camera Roll Only: This would save the snapped photos on Camera Roll only if you’re on this option.

Once you click the save icon below the camera screen, it will be saved on the gallery.

Save pics to gallery

You can undoubtedly observe three options Memories, Memories and Camera roll, and Camera roll.

Snapchat by default would select for Memories option, if you changed it to Memories and Camera Roll or Camera Roll both options will enable you to save photos in your gallery.

You will now find all your Snapchat pictures saved in the phone gallery automatically.

Is it possible to save the Snapchat photos to Gallery?

Yes, it will automatically be saved on your gallery but you have to tap on the ‘Save’ button in order to initiate this every time.

save to gallery

You can surely go for it in order to save Snapchat photos on your phone. But you need to change a few settings of the Snapchat account.

Step 1: First, from your profile option then settings, you need to select the Memories option.


Step 2: Make sure it is set up to save to ‘Memories & Camera Roll‘.


Step 3: Also, you have to go to the ‘Apps Settings’ option, and for Snapchat, make sure you allow the permissions for ‘Camera‘.

allowed the permissions for 'Camera'

Once these two settings are active you can save the Snapchat pictures to the mobile gallery.

How To Save Snapchat Pictures Automatically to Camera Roll:

Whether you’re on your Android or iOS device the method is almost the same to save the pictures to the gallery and if you want to make it automatically save then just as an additional feature you have to enable the Auto-save option from the Memories settings on your Snapchat.

You may have seen that the pictures get saved in the Memories while you snap and now it’s time to understand the steps with the camera roll option.

To save Snapchat pictures to the Camera Roll automatically,

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Tap on the bitmoji option. You need to select the menu option first. It will land you on the Discover page. After this, you can find the bitmoji options.


Step 2: Touch on the Settings option. You will also find your information on this page. If you wish, you can modify it.


Step 3: Select the memories option. Scroll down to find ‘Memories‘ from the settings and choose the ‘Camera Roll Only‘ option as Save Button.

choose the 'Camera Roll' option

Step 4: Tap on the ‘Auto-save My Story Snaps‘ from the destination option. The Memories section can help you to observe the save destination option. In it, you can select the Auto-save my story snaps, which will be on the Memories in this case.

Tap on the 'Auto-save My Story Snaps

That’s all you’ve to follow.

How to Save Snapchat Story images to the Gallery:

If you’re wondering about an option to save the stories on your gallery directly from your Snapchat then you can do it after setting up a few steps on your Snapchat settings.

If you want to save the story posted on your Snapchat or you have just snapped a picture, in both ways the picture gets saved with the same settings on your gallery by enabling the Save Button to the ‘Camera Roll‘ option.

Once your settings are set up as saving the Snapchat pictures to the camera roll then proceed with the following steps.

To save the story that is already posted on your Snapchat to the gallery,

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open Snapchat and go to the profile section and from there tap on the ‘My Story‘ section.


Step 2: After that, it will display the story, now just tap on the three-dots icon.

just tap on the three-dots icon

Step 3: Just tap on the ‘Save‘ option to save that story to your gallery.

Just tap on the 'Save' option
save story yes button on snapchat

That’s all you’ve to do in order to save the images to the gallery.

What to Do if storage is full for the Snapchat Folder?

Almost all Android or iOS devices will save your snapped photos in the Snapchat folder. Now, if the internal SD storage is about to get full then you can choose cloud storage to save your images.

iPhone users can use iCloud or increase the storage limit in a few clicks.

On your Android, you can save the files or images to your Dropbox where you get limited free storage to store the data in the cloud.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Firstly, locate the ‘Snapchat‘ folder on your mobile.

locate the 'Snapchat' folder on your mobile

Step 2: Then you find an option in Dropbox for uploading data.

 option in Dropbox for uploading data

Step 3: You need to send your photos to this folder from your android mobile.

Step 4: Under the option, select the file manager option of your choice.

It will automatically save the photos to the cloud that you can access anytime.

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