How to Install Snapchat on PC (Working Method)

Among social media apps, Snapchat is pretty unique with its disappearing messages and fun content creation tools. Also, you cannot take a screenshot on Snapchat without notifying the sender, which adds an extra layer of security. But unlike Facebook and Twitter, Snapchat is not available on the desktop, which is a big problem for its ardent fans. However, running Snapchat on PC can be difficult, but not impossible. In this article, we will take a look at various methods to install Snapchat on PC. We talked about Android emulators and other possible ways to use Snapchat on PC. So, without further ado, let’s examine our article and learn the installation steps in detail.

Install and Use Snapchat on PC in 2020

Previously, there was a surefire way to run Snapchat on PC using the BlueStacks emulator. But recently Snapchat updated its app to block emulators and now BlueStacks can’t run the app. Sure, you can successfully install the app, but then you can’t log in because the app crashes. There is another emulator called Andy Android that somehow bypasses detection by Snapchat, but there are some major concerns with this emulator. Many reports suggest that Andy Android emulator drops a bitcoin miner on your system running in the background and consuming GPU resources. Frankly, I wouldn’t really recommend this emulator. However, if you have an urgent need to use Snapchat on your PC, you can try it, but still be careful.

1. Open this connection and click ondownload” button.

2. After that, install the emulator on your computer. Next, Open Play Store and login to your Google account.

Install Snapchat on PC

3. Now download Snapchat like any other app in Play Store. After installation, Sign in to your Snapchat account and you will be able to get past the login screen.

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4. Now you can use Snapchat on your PC, but there are some limitations. You cannot use the camera function and sometimes the app freezes. Anyway, head over to our article and learn some cool Snapchat tricks to stay on top of your Snapchat game.

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Other Ways to Use Snapchat on PC

If you don’t want to use Andy emulator, you can try other Android emulators on your PC. We have compiled a list of safe-to-use Android emulators, so check this out and try LD Player, Nox, MEMU, etc. on your computer. The installation process is similar to the above method. Other than that, if you want a foolproof method to run Snapchat on PC then you will have to. Install Chrome OS on PC with Android app support. We recently wrote a detailed article on how to install Chrome OS on PC with Play Store support, so check this out. But remember, you’ll have to migrate completely from Windows to Chrome OS, which is pretty tough. But on the other hand, you get all the features like DM, stories, camera and more without any performance issues.

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Other Ways to Use Snapchat on PC
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Enjoy Snapchat on PC with Some Restrictions

So these are few ways to install Snapchat on PC. We’ve added a working method, but keep in mind that it comes with a major problem and if you don’t have the expertise to deal with such an application, you’d better not install it. Having said that, you can try other Android emulators I mentioned above. Anyway, that’s it for us. If you run into any issues, comment below and let us know. We will definitely try to help you.

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