How to add filters to Snapchat

How to add sepia, old-fashioned and black-and-white filters to your Snapchat photos.

So, you want to learn how to add filters to your Snapchat photos? Well you've come to the right place, here's were we show you exactly how to add filters to your Snapchat filters, so you can make those selfies and other ephemeral images look cool to your friends for a painstakingly short 10-seconds. (See all Android tutorials.)

The first thing that you are going to need to do to add filters to your snapchat photos is download the latest version of the app. This can be done in by going to either the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store – depending on whether you have an Apple or Android smartphone, obviously. (See all smartphone tutorials.)

Once you have done this you're good to go.

How to add filters to Snapchat: Step one

Open the Snapchat app and swipe left to bring up your activity feed. In this window there will be a settings cog located in the top right of the screen. Select this cog. (Take a look at How to get plain Android on any Android phone.)

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How to add filters to Snapchat: Step two

Now that you are in the settings menu you need to select the Manage button filed under the Additional Services heading. Once you are in the Manage page, you have to check the box next to Visual Features.

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How to add filters to Snapchat: Step three

Go back to the camera screen and take a photo of what you want to send as you normally would. Once you have taken the photo you well be presented with the usual editing screen. Now you can add sepia, old-fashioned and black-and-white filters to your Snapchat photos by simply swiping left.

How to add filters to Snapchat

How to add filters to Snapchat: Step four

When you have the filter you want, all you need to do it stop swiping left and send your Snapchat photo.

Too easy really.