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How to Get White on Snapchat?

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Snapchat has released its new version in the recent past, and assuredly the updates are huge!

The new features released in the new version of Snapchat is the ability to make an audio or video call, various Snapchat camera effects, replay, birthday celebration, more than 200 new emojis for the chat and a lot more, all in just one app!

This new version of snap chat lets you add countless effects on your pictures and make them look extraordinary. In one of our previous articles, we have given detailed instructions on how to use the Snapchat new update.

Now you might wonder, why this tutorial now?? The previous article was dedicated to giving you an overview of the Snapchat new updates, but this guide is specifically designed to teach you how to get white on Snapchat!

By white I meant the white effect! The tutorial won’t only teach you getting the white and black effect on pictures on Snapchat but all the effects!

So are you ready to learn how to get special effects on Snapchat??  Read along!!

How to Get White on Snapchat:

The Snapchat effects are so great that it makes the images look surprisingly incredible. Let’s see how to add such amazing effects on photos and make them look ultimate!

Trust me; you will go crazy when you see those effects, filters, and lenses taking place on your face. The Snapchat uses face recognition technology to let us put such lenses


Step 1. The first step to getting started on how to do the effects on Snapchat is to update the Snapchat version on your phone. This is a very important step hence you can’t skip it until you already have an updated version of Snapchat. For this, you have to go the relevant app store and update the app. Also, you need to have the latest model of Android in order to make full out of the app and use the crazy effects.

If you are done with both of the above-mentioned things, you are good to go!

Step 2. Okay, so it’s time to add the filters to the images. Remember, the lenses come turned On by default and we can use them directly to enhance the images, which we will learn to use later in the guide. But the filters come disabled by default!

So in order to use the various features on our images, we need to enable them first. For this, open the Snap chat app on your Mobile and Go to Settings by tapping the gear icon on the homepage.

Now navigate to the Manage and then Additional Services. There you will see many options along with the Filters. You need to toggle this option ON in order to enable the filters. Once the filters are enabled, you can use them on your images.

Step 3. Now you need to click an image in orde to add effects on it. Trust me adding filters is far easier than you think! The Snapchat helps you add several filters on your images apart from the basic effects. The filters like weather, current date, temperature and more filters are there to add.

But to add these filters, you need to keep the location ON. So make sure you have turned on the location on your phone.

To see how filters work, you better click a beautiful picture with the camera on your phone. Tap the large white circle on the Snapchat app and click a picture or record a video. Now swipe the picture left or right with your finger to see the different effects on your Image. Once you see the appropriate filter on your image, you better save it. Or you can share the image on various social mediums if you want to!

Step 4. Now coming to the Lenses. As I told you, lenses come enabled by default so you don’t need to enable them manually. But to use the different lenses on your images, you need to have the front or rear camera ON! This is a really important step to add the special effects on your pictures!

So the first and only step, to use lenses is to keep your phone into the selfie mode. Because the Snapchat lenses only work when they recognise your face as Snapchat uses the face recognition technology. Without that, You can’t add lenses to your image!

Step 5. Once your phone is in the selfie mode, you can click the crazy pictures with lenses. But unlike the filters, you don’t need to click the picture first and then add effects. Instead, with lenses, we add the lenses first, and then click the picture!

To use the lenses, open the selfie camera and position it on in a way to show your full face. Now long tap your face and you will see a number of lenses loading at the bottom of the screen.


Just tap on any of the lenses and follow the onscreen instruction to get the best results. For instances, if you are using the puking rainbow effect, you need to open your mouth, or to showing tears, you need to do different kinds of expression.

Don’t confuse yourself much. Just read the on-screen instructions carefully and give the desired expression.

You can load more lens by swiping horizontally in the left and right direction! Once you finalise any image, you can save it and share on the social platforms or can simply keep on your phone gallery.


Bonus Tip: While using lens or clicking picture, make sure there is decent lighting to make the pictures look more appealing! Also, while using the lenses, your full face should be shown.

So take care of these things and give astonishing effects to your images.

Have more queries on how to get white on Snapchat??? 

If so, drop us a comment below! We will reach out to you as soon as possible. Also, if you found the tutorial helpful, share it with your friends and help them get lovely effects on their pictures.


A graduate of the IIMC, Diksha enjoys testing out new tech products and services. Her goal is to help others make more informed purchases of tech products and services. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, watching movies, and listening to music. An ardent reader loves to be surrounded by technology.

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