In Short Viral: Snapchat is just like other popular social media apps, including Instagram, and many more accounts are created daily. When using Snapchat on your smartphone, it is good, but when you have to use a computer, that is where the problem comes from since they do not have an official Windows PC, or Mac software. iTechviral will teach you the working method I use to log into Snapchat on my Computer. Snapchat login on computer 2022 has been made easy and you do not need to look for any other methods except there is official software made for computers.
Every day, new social media app ideas are being created by developers because we live in an age where we chat with family and friends easily. Social media apps come with their own unique features and we can see that on platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Snapchat, and the list goes on. Like me, I have accounts on these platforms and I use them for different purposes, and I know you have on at least two mentioned. For this reason, we spend time on these platforms, interacting with friends and uploading funny videos, memes, and chatting.
According to Statista, it has been estimated that at least 2 Billion people use social media and that in 2022, the number will increase to 3.09 Billion active users. This shows how important social media is to people. In Addition, 70% use these social media on their smartphones to handle all these platforms, which is why progressive social media platforms all have Apps for phones. The remaining 30% use computers to access their accounts, by doing this, makes chatting faster, loading of photos, and accessibilities handy.
These are not the only reason they refuse to use their smartphones, sometimes it is not intentional, their smartphone battery might be dead and needs some time to charge, while others might have lost their device and need to stay in touch with friends and what’s the latest happening in the world. So this is where you need an alternative since most popular platforms don’t have an official app for computers.
One alternative is to use applications of these platforms from their smartphones on their PC. Don’t worry, it is not stressful and I am discussing this method which you’ll use for Snapchat Login on Computer.
Why Use Snapchat?
In brief, Snapchat is a social media app that allows users to add pictures called “Snaps” on their accounts for other users to view. Just like Facebook & Whatsapp Status, these Snaps automatically delete themselves after 24 hours have passed. Although you can delete them anytime you want manually if you uploaded an image mistakenly.
That’s not all, Snapchat has various image customizations such as filters that beautifies your Snaps before uploading for others to see. Snapchat is widely used by teenagers because of its’ features relative to face recognition which adds an accurate face filter for a perfectly captured Snap.
The app was developed by Evan Thomas Spiegel and was born in Los Angeles, California, U.S. America on June 4, 1990. He’s now a 27-year-old internet entrepreneur. It also supports over 20 languages which makes it easy for people around the world to enjoy the application in their own dialect since the translation is very accurate.
Can you Login to Snapchat on a Computer?
Android and iOS users can make use of this social platform, while another OS has not been launched such as Windows/MAC. Thus, you need to make use of an app player on your PC to run Snapchat on it, which has been discussed in this article.
Speaking of security, when you lost your password, you can easily use the ‘Forgot Password’ option on the app, here you will be asked to enter the registered email account – without this, you need to contact support. Once you have the email, input it and then you will receive a new link through it which you need to click to set up a new password for your registered email id.
If you forget your password, you can use the ‘Forgot Password‘ option where you will be asked to enter the registered email id and you will receive a link from where you can set a new password. Thus, only the person who has access to the registered email id can change the password.
Remember when I mentioned we will make use of App Player, well here we are going to know what it is and how we can make use of it.
What is an App Player?
This is software that allows users to run applications from various operating systems like Android on it for Free. This software works just like Bluestacks app Player by creating a virtual environment on a computer – the oldest and most popular app player for Windows PC to run Android applications on. If you still do not know what an App Player is, see it just like an Android emulator that makes PSP gameplay like Android Games such as PPSSPP Emulator or a media player that helps run various video files.
For macOS, they can make use of these app players – Nox Player, KO Player, and Bliss. These are the Android emulators that are able to run on macOS devices.
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Other useful app player for macOS users is Bliss, Nox Player, KO Player, etc. These Android emulators can run on macOS devices.
Now we have known the meaning of App Player, which is the method we are using, let’s see how to use Snapchat Account on Computer.
How to Log into Snapchat on a Computer?
Before we begin, download and install Snapchat on your phone and create an account. Or simply head to their website and create an account online. This is done so you can access all the features of Snapchat on your PC.
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Step 1 – Install an app player on your PC (Bluestacks) is recommended. Doing this helps you run Android and iOS on your operating system. Bluestacks App Player can be downloaded HERE for Free. Make sure you have enough MB and strong internet to complete the download.
Step 2 – Now, click on the file to begin installation and run it to get the app player on your PC. Make sure you follow the on-screen tutorials to successfully install the app player on our computer.
Step 3 – Now, Download the latest version of Snapchat Apk Here for your PC which will be used to install Snapchat on your PC via the app player which we have currently installed on your Windows/MAC.
Step 4 – After the APK has been installed, head to the download path you choose as default and right-click once found. Now, select the ‘Open-with…’ option from the drop-down menu.
Step 5 – You will then search for the app player you installed (Bluestacks) from the dialog box and once found, tap it and select ‘Open‘ from the option located at the bottom of the dialog box to proceed with the installation.
Step 6 – After the APK of Snapchat has been installed on your PC through the app player, launch the app player o your PC and locate the Snapchat icon. It will be easy since you do not have any Android or iOS app APK Files on your computer.
Step 7 – From the option on the home screen, you should be seeing ‘Login‘ and ‘Create a new account. You have already created an account before we began the steps, so choose Login.
Step 8 – Enter the required details, or create a new account ‘Signup‘ if you wish. Next, provide accurate info and verify your email address sent via the one you provided. Once you are done doing these prerequisites, you will be asked to log in to your account, write your username and password, then click login to be logged into your Snapchat account on your PC.
Step 9 – Now, you can access all features which are available on the smartphone versions. Remember this needs your PC to be connected to the internet to use the platform. But the app Player works offline.
Methods #2: Snapchat Login through Browser 2022
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This method is the best for people who don’t want to install any software. This method works just like Twitter Login on Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari browsers. The downside of using this method is that it consumes more data and it loads slowly.
Step 1: Open: https://accounts.snapchat.com on any Browser.
Step 2: You will see ‘Username/Email’ and ‘Password’.
Step 3: Simply enter your Snapchat Account details and click “LOG IN“.
From now, you will get full access to the web version of Snapchat on your PC.
So far, we have learned what Snapchat is and how we can make use of an App Player on our computer to run iOS and Android apps on it. We have also learned that we do not always need to install software, rather we can login to your Snapchat account using your computer. This is a straightforward tutorial you can execute to get the best use of any App on your PC.
I cannot know it all, so you are welcome to share any suggestions or better methods in the comment sections below.
im still confused do we have to do it on a certian type of copmuter?
The first method works for the Windows Operating system.
The second #2 method works even on macOS too.
i don’t know why my snapchat is still not running
Hi Sarda, did you try using BlueStacks, the method on the post recommends that if opening on a web browser doesn’t yield any result.
how do u get it to work on macos the second method just takes me to control my snap not be able to text or anything. So how do I do this
Hi Chloe, you need to login via the web browser on your macOS.
it just says “oops, something went wrong” when i try logging in. I got bluestacks and the latest apk via the links.
Download directly from Playstore on Bluestacks and it will work, so sorry for the late reply.
Heyo, you definitely just found this method and copy pasta’d it. Bluestacks hasn’t worked with snapchat for years.
It doesn’t work for bluestacks. Do you have any other recommendations?
Did you try downloading Snapchat from Bluestack’s Playstore App?
It says “oops, something went wrong” when i try using bluestacks, if it still works for you, can you check if it still works for you
Are you using the latest version of Bluestacks?
the web version you can’t see messages
it says oops something went wrong when i try to log into snap and yes i did use playstore to download snap and yes i am using the latest version of bluestacks sooo….
the web version you can’t see messages
Try some older versions of Bluestack, latest version has a few bugs
Hi i have tryed all of the steps they do not work what should i do?