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Three Solutions to Save Snapchats to Camera Roll

Alice MJ

Jun 14, 2024 • Filed to: Manage Social Apps • Proven solutions

Presently, Snapchat has been reported to be most popular messaging app among teens. The popularity of Snapchat isn’t without any strong reason. It’s an unusual application that vanishes snaps after a set amount of time. You can send a photo, a video or a text on Snapchat and the message expires after a short span of time or once the receiver has viewed it.

Now, let’s get to know the ugly (and still unknown to many) truth. Did you know that you can actually save the photos, videos and stories shared on Snapchat permanently? Yes, you can. For those of you reading this article are unaware of this fact, this article on how to save Snapchats to camera roll then this is the perfect one for you. Just keep on reading it to know everything related with Camera roll Snapchat.

So, let us begin!

Solution 1. How to save Snapchats to camera roll in Settings

Snapchats can be saved directly to the Camera Roll through the Snapchat settings. Follow the Steps Given below to know how to save Snapchats to camera roll through Settings.

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• Step 1: Launch Snapchat application. This is the yellow box with a white ghost icon on your Home screen, or in a custom folder (that you might have created) on your home screen.

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• Step 2: Snapchat always opens up by launching the camera window, and swiping down will bring up your Snapchat Home screen.

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• Step 3: Tap on the gear icon that will be displayed in the upper-right corner of your screen. This will take you to your Snapchat Settings menu.

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• Step 4: Tap on the Memories option. This option will be present under My Account drop-down options, towards the upper-middle section of the settings menu.

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• Step 5: Tap on the ‘Save To’ option. This option should be present under ‘Saving’Menu at the bottom of the Memories menu.

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• Step 6: Select ‘Camera Roll Only’ option that will be present among other options. Selecting this option will allow you to change your snaps directly to your phone's camera roll before you send them out. Now the Snaps will no longer be saved in the Memories.

NOTE:-Select Memories & Camera Roll if you want to save to both your Memories and your phone's Camera Roll. Also this solution only works if you want to save your own snaps to camera roll. It does not save snaps sent by others.

Solution 2. How to save Snapchats sent by others to camera roll on iPhone?

There is an incredible toolkit that helps to save Snapchat sent by others on an iPhone. It is known as the Wondershare Dr.Fone . It can be downloaded for free from the official website of Wondershare. This toolkit comes from a very trusted and genuine developer. This toolkit has a very simple and easy to use interface.

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Step 2. To ensure a successful installation, we need to trust the app developer on your iPhone. This will not bring ang risk to your iPhone since drfone is a trustworthy software developer.

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Step 3. Once installation is successful, open Wondershare Dr.Fone. Before the recording, we can customize the recording settings, such as video resolution and audio source, etc.

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Step 4. Then tap on Next to start recording. When Wondershare Dr.Fone minimize its window, open Snapchat and play whatever you want to record. If you want to end the recording, just tap on the red bar on the top of your iPhone.

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2.2 How to save Snapchats with Wondershare Dr.Fone software?

• Step 1: Download and launch the iOS Screen recorder on your computer. Now you will see a pop up of Wondershare Dr.Fone.

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• Step 2: Connect your device and computer in the same network. You can do this by setting up a Wi-Fi network on your computer and connecting your Phone to it.

• Step 3: Mirror your iPhone on your computer

For iOS 8 and iOS 7: Swipe up on your device screen and select “Airplay”. Select Dr.Fone and enable “Monitoring”


For iOS 10: Swipe up on your device and choose “Airplay Monitoring”. Here you have to choose Dr.Fone to allow your iPhone mirror to your PC.

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For iOS 11 and 12: Swipe up from the bottom to open the Control center. Select "Screen Mirroring" > "Dr.Fone" to mirror your iPhone to the computer.

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• Step 4: Click on the red Record icon to start to record your Snapchat videos.

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You can click the circle icon that will be present on the bottom of your of the screen to start recoding your iPhone screen. The device will export HD videos once you finish the recording by clicking that same button again.

Solution 3. How to save Snapchats sent by others to camera roll on Android

There is a one click toolkit available that helps to save Snapchats to camera roll on Android that has been sent by someone else. It is known as the MirrorGo Android Recorder and comes from leading end developer Wondershare. It is available for free on the Wondershare official website. Anyone who doesn’t know anything about screen recorders, can also use it. It’s simple and helpful interface is just the one that has been made for rookies.

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Follow the simple steps given below to save Snapchats sent by others on your Android device.

• Step 1: Download the application on your computer. After the download is over install it and then finally launch the application.

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• Step 2: Connect your mobile with your PC using an USB cable. Your device must be detected by your computer, for this the appropriate drivers must be installed on your PC.

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• Step 3: Find the option ‘Android Screen Recorder’, it will be located on the right, now click on it. The system will show you the above window now.

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• Step 4: Check the recorded video that has been saved with the file path (that you have specified as default) once the download has been completed.

These were the steps to save Snapchats to camera roll sent by someone else, using the Android Screen Recorder.

So, through this article, we discussed about the top three solutions to save Snapchats to camera roll on both iOS and Android platforms. All the discussions have been kept in the simplest of forms to allow anyone to learn this process. The screenshots given in the perfect positions which help to enhance the understanding of this article. For Solutions 2 and 3, we talked about toolkits that come from Wondershare. Wondershare has been awarded by many top tech websites for its genuine and trust worthy toolkits. Both the toolkits have simple to follow steps and easy user interface which also enhances the user experience. Wondershare has millions of users worldwide with lots of positive reviews. Anyone who doesn’t know how to save Snapchats to camera roll or has any doubt about camera roll Snapchat must use these toolkits. I hope that this article was really interesting and helpful to everyone!

Alice MJ

Alice MJ

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