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How To Send A Picture As A Snap

✎ Key Takes:

» To send a picture as a Snap, apps like OVF editor can be used to edit and send snaps to friends on Snapchat when you’re using an Android.
» For iOS users, there is an app like LMK that allows the user to connect Snapchat to the app to send any picture from the camera roll as a snap.

How To Send A Picture As A Snap:

You’ll be able to see the chat section flashing on your screen with the name of the contact to whom you just sent the snap at the top of the list.

When you send a snap and not a picture, the delivered page next to it will have a red icon.

As soon as it comes delivered to your screen, the receiver will receive a message of New Snap as a chatbox notification from you as a sender.

1. From Snapchat Lens

Pictures from the camera roll can be sent as snaps, but sending the snaps directly from the camera roll won’t work, instead, the Snapchat lens itself helps the user to do it.

🔴 Follow The Steps:

Step 1: Open the Snapchat application.

Step 2: You need to make sure you’re connected to a strong internet or WiFi connection.

Step 3: As you’re on the camera screen, tap on the emoji icon next to the capture button to proceed.

Step 4: Now you’ll be provided with all the lenses available on Snapchat.

Step 5: Swipe up the screen and then you’ve to search for Upload using the search box.

Snapchat Try Lens

Step 6: As the option appears, click on Try Lens and you’ll be back on the camera screen with the gallery images displayed in a row.

Step 7: Choose the picture and then zoom it.

Step 8: Then click on the yellow capture icon which you’ll find in the middle.

Step 9: Next, you need to click on the blue Send button and then select the contact to send it by clicking the Send icon.

blue Send button

Now the person would receive it as a snap, not as a picture.

2. Using OVF Editor App

If you’re willing to send pictures from the camera roll on Snapchat using an Android, you need to first edit your picture using the OVF editor application and then share it on Snapchat.

But this needs you to follow some exact and particular steps to move ahead with the process correctly.

The guiding steps have all the details to know the correct procedure to do it:

Step 1: Install the OVF editor App.

Step 2: After granting the permissions to the application, you’ll find the option Photo | Video. Click on the option to choose a picture.

OVF option to choose a picture

Step 3: Next, click on the option Select Image and then choose the gallery option to open it.

OVF gallery option

Step 4: Then choose and click on one picture which you want to send as a snap. Then after editing, click on the Tick in green color at the top right corner of the screen to proceed.

Green Color

Step 5: Next, you’ll find the prompting Share option in yellow. Click on it.

Share Option

Step 6: Choose the Snapchat icon by clicking on it.

Step 7: Then click on the Send icon in blue, and check the circle box next to the name of the friend whom you want to send. Then click on the blue send icon at the left corner of the screen.

Blue Send icon

Step 8: You’ll be able to see the red send tag placed in the Delivered option and you’re done. The picture is sent as a snap to the receiver.

Delivered tag snap

3. Using LMK App iOS

This is another useful technique that you can use to send photos as a snap from the camera roll.

This procedure requires an application called the LMK app which will help you to send the picture as a snap.

🔴 Follow The Steps:

Step 1: Open the Snapchat application.

Step 2: Now that you’re on the camera screen, swipe up to the camera roll and click & select the picture that you want to send as a snap.

Step 3: Then click on the photo and from the prompting set of options, you need to click on Edit Photo to make it look like an original snap.

Step 4: Now click on the Share icon sighted as an upward arrow at the bottom left corner, and then you’ll find a set of flashing options.

shear icon

Step 5: Click on the option Save Image.

Step 6: Next, you need to download and install the LMK- Let Me Know application. Then connect it to your Snapchat account.

LMK app

Step 7: Next, you need to click on the + icon.

Step 8: Then you’ve to click on the camera icon to select pictures to send.

Step 9: You need to select the edited picture that you just saved.

Step 10: The next step is to click on Post to Snapchat.

Post to Snapchat

Step 11: Next, you’ll be taken to Snapchat, you can remove the sticker if you want, then you need to click on the Send icon from the bottom right corner, select whoever you want to send, and then click on the Send button to send it as a snap.

Send icon
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