Snapchat is one of the most popular social networks, and it’s known for being ephemeral. Users can share videos and photos that will disappear in a matter of seconds. You can upload your photos and videos to Snapchat Story. By doing so, you extend the lifespan of your content, and allow your followers and friends to share their favorite memories. We’ll show you step by step how to upload photos from your camera roll onto your Snapchat Story. Here we explore step-by step guide to uploading your camera roll on Snapchat..
1. Snapchat App
Install the Snapchat application on your phone and, if necessary, sign into your Snapchat account.
2. Access your Camera Roll
In order to upload videos or photos from your Snapchat camera roll, you will need to go to your app’s camera roll. You can do this by following these steps:
a. The camera viewfinder is located on the Snapchat home screen. To access your Bitmoji profile, swipe down the Bitmoji or tap it in upper left.
b. On your profile page, click on the icon “Memories”, which is located beneath your Bitmoji.
3. Import media from camera roll
Snaps and Stories are stored in “Memories”. You can import photos and videos from your Camera Roll.
a. The “Camera Roll”, usually at the very top of the screen allows you access to your gallery.
b. Use your camera roll menu to select the image or video that you would like to post to your Snapchat Story.
4. Select and Edit your Media
Snapchat has a set of creative tools you can use to enhance your content before uploading it. With these tools, you can add filters, captions and stickers to your content. This is how you do it:
a. You can upload media from your camera’s roll.
b. Click the “Edit&Send” button located at the bottom left of the screen.
c. Create your own media with the Snapchat tools.
5. Your Story can be shared on the Internet
Post your Snapchat Story after you have edited the media (if necessary).
a. Once you’ve finished editing the document, click on “Send” to send it.
b. You will see a list of choices. The “My Story’ option will appear.
Click on the “Send” blue button to upload the images to your Story.
6. You can choose privacy settings (optional)
Snapchat lets you control the privacy of your Story. You can choose to make your Story public (visible to all your friends) or private. Choose whether to make your Story visible to the public (all your friends), or to limit it to a list of selected friends. You can set privacy preferences in the following ways:
a. The option “My Story” will appear after tapping on the blue “Send”. It has a lock symbol next to its name. Click this option.
b. You can choose your preferred privacy option from the list of options. Choose “Everyone” to make your Story visible for everyone or select a specific list of friends.
c. Verify your privacy settings using the “Done”, “Save” or “Saved” buttons.
7. Confirmation of Upload
Snapchat confirms the uploading of media into your Story. Your Story can be viewed by either swiping to the right on the main viewfinder of the camera or by selecting the “My Story” option by tapping the Bitmoji icon at the top left.
8. Watchers and Interactions
The audience that you select (either the entire world or just your friends) will see Your Story. Your friends can watch your Story any number of times they wish during the 24-hour period it is live. They can send you Snaps or reactions to your Story, as well as messages.
9. You can manage your story
Manage your Story using:
Add additional photos or video to the existing one.
Select Snaps or Stories can be deleted.
You can save your whole Story by saving it before the expiration date.
If you want to manage or delete your Story, tap the three vertical dots that appear next to My Story (from the viewfinder of the camera).
10. Story Expiration
Snapchat Stories will disappear automatically after 24 hour period. If you would like to save your Story for later use, it can be saved as a collection.
Final thoughts: Uploading photos from your camera to Snapchat Story allows you share the best moments with your followers and friends. Use Snapchat’s creativity tools and be mindful of your privacy setting to make sure your Story is memorable and engaging. You can use this to add an extra dimension to Snapchat, whether you are sharing your daily life or celebrating a particular event.