How to Use Snapchat on a Laptop

Snapchat is among the most downloaded and trending applications these days and has over 347 million daily users. This application is all about sharing your moments with your friends and family from your phone’s camera and maintaining the streaks, but what if you don’t have your phone and want to use it on your laptop? Well, you can access your Snapchat account on your laptop.

Note: The Snapchat web can only be accessed on Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge Browser, as it does not support all browsers.

How to Use the Snapchat on a Laptop

You can easily access the Snapchat web on your browser and simply log in with your account’s username and password. Follow these steps to use the Snapchat web:

Step 1: Next, select the appropriate action, i.e., SNAPCHAT FOR WEB:

Step 2: You will receive a notification on your mobile phone click Yes:

Step 3: You will have all your chats on the left side of the screen, and your camera and bitmoji will be on the right side:

How to Install Snapchat Application on Your Laptop

After the successful login of the Snapchat web, follow these steps to get Snapchat on your laptop:

Step 1: Open your profile from the top right corner of the Snapchat web and Click on the Create Desktop Shortcut from the displayed menu:

Step 2: A pop-up will be displayed on the screen; click on the install option to install Snapchat on your laptop

Enjoy the Snapchat app on your laptop.


Snapchat is the most used app these days, almost every user uses Snapchat daily but sometimes you want to access Snapchat on your laptop and continue the chats sending streaks where you left them on your phone. You can also download the Snapchat application on your laptop after you set up the Snapchat web in your browser. Follow the above-mentioned steps to use snapchat on your laptop.

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