How to Use Snapchat on Your iPhone: The Ultimate Guide

BY Khamosh Pathak

Published 28 Dec 2016


Snapchat has come a long way. It morphed from an easy way to send self-destructing messages to a legitimate social network of sorts. I feel like Snapchat tries every single day to shed its previous image of being a platform for sexting. And of course, Snapchat of today is much different. It’s fun, useful and basically for everybody.

But if you’re over 19, you might have real problems figuring out the app, and the figuring out why to use it. We hear you, this guide is to help you out.

How to Get Started


Snapchat can be confusing to get started with. The user interface isn’t doing anyone any favors.

So we break everything down for you. In this guide, you’ll learn how to use Snapchat, and more importantly, why you should give it a shot.

How to View Stories


Snapchat can be a blast even if you don’t post anything there, ever. We get you familiar with the Stories screen and show you how you can never run out of entertainment from this one screen.

How to Start Posting Snaps


Now that you’ve understood what Snapchat is all about, you might have an idea of what you want to post on there. We tell you about all the tools Snapchat offers to make this process fun for you.

How to Get Those Fun Lens Effects


Snapchat is nothing if not for the filters. The dog face filter singlehandedly defined 2016 for us (well, among other things). So if you’re curious how exactly the filters where, where and when they’re available, this guide is for you.

How to Chat


Chatting in Snapchat is the last thing you want to do. Which is why it’s our last guide. And it’s the worst part of the Snapchat app. Still, we try to explain it to you in this guide.

How Do You Use Snapchat?

Everyone’s Snapchat experience is slightly different. How do you use the app? Share with us in the comment below.