How to Use Snapcodes

Snapchat has made it simple and easy to capture a Snapcode using one of three methods:

Scan a Snapcode Around You
Snapcodes can be scanned from posters, brochures, computer screens, friends’ devices and much more!
To scan a Snapcode around you…
  1. Open Snapchat and point your camera at a Snapcode
  2. Press and hold on the Snapcode on your screen to scan it

Try it here!

Scan a Snapcode from your Camera Roll
You can save a Snapcode image to your camera roll for future use!
To scan a Snapcode from your Camera Roll…
  1. Tap the Profile icon in the top-left to go to your Profile screen
  2. Tap the Settings icon in the top right
  3. Tap ‘Scan from Camera Roll'
  4. Select a picture with a Snapcode in it!
Open From a Link
Snapcodes can also be shared via a link!
To scan a Snapcode using a shared link:
  1. On your device, tap the link.
  2. When prompted, tap the Open Snapchat button to launch the app.
Re-accessin a previous Snapcode
To Re-access a Snapcode Item Once You’ve Scanned it:
  1. Open your Snapchat camera and ensure that it’s in rear facing mode (opposite of selfie mode!)
  2. Touch and hold on the screen to reveal “lenses”
  3. Once the lenses appear at the bottom of the screen, select the first one!


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