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Saving Snaps from Snapchat on Camera Roll – A Guide

Liza Brown
Liza Brown Originally published Nov 11, 22, updated Nov 29, 22

Snapchat is the most popular social media platform that is enjoyed by youngsters. The main reason lies in their unique filters that allow you to capture vibrant snaps. Moreover, the features of Snapchat, like emojis, drawings, and bitmojis, help you chat with your friends in an exciting manner. Hence, it's an excellent app for taking interesting and vibrant snaps flawlessly.

If you are a regular user of Snapchat and want to learn how to save snaps to the camera roll, this article will help you. By applying the suggested methods, you can save your snaps to the smartphone.

In this article
  1. Part 1: Save Snaps to Camera Roll or Gallery Instead of Memories
  2. Part 2: Manually Export Snaps to Camera Roll
  3. Part 3: Save Multiple Snaps to Camera Roll at Once
  4. Part 4: How To Change Where Photos Are Saved in Snapchat

Part 1: Save Snaps to Camera Roll or Gallery Instead of Memories

If you want to share your snaps on other social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, you should save your snaps on your phone's gallery. The saved snaps in your phone's gallery can be located and shared on other platforms without hassle. Read the following instructions on how to save snaps to the camera roll or gallery quickly:

Step1 Navigate to your Snapchat and tap on your Bitmoji icon displayed in the top left corner. Afterward, select the "Settings" icon displayed at the top right corner.

choose settings

Step2 On the Settings menu, head to the My Account section and tap "Memories." In this new menu, tap on the "Save Button," where you can choose to save your snaps on either Camera Roll and Memories or Only Camera Roll. Tap on your preferred choice to export your snaps to your phone's gallery.

select camera roll option

Part 2: Manually Export Snaps to Camera Roll

If you don't want to alter the settings of Snapchat, you can still export snaps to the camera roll manually. In this solution, you can manually select a specific snap and export it directly to the camera roll. For this, the process is simple and quick, as described below:

Step1 Open your Snapchat and tap on the "Snaps" icon given below. This will open all the captured snaps on your phone.

access your old snaps

Step2 Among all the snaps, select any snap that you want to send. Then, tap on the three-dot icon given at the top right.

tap on three dots

Step3 After selecting the three-dot icon, tap on the "Export or Send Snap" option. Now under the heading of "Share Elsewhere," tap on the "Download" icon, which will instantly export the snap to your camera roll.

choose export or send snap option

Part 3: Save Multiple Snaps to Camera Roll at Once

Many people like to capture pictures of a particular event on their Snapchat. However, if your taken snaps are not saved in the camera roll, you may have difficulty sharing the images with others on other social media apps. You can save time by saving multiple snaps to the camera roll all at once. Through the following steps, you can learn how to save snaps to the camera roll all at once:

Step1 Open your Snapchat and swipe up from the bottom using your finger. This will open all the captured snaps on your screen.

Step2 Now tap and hold any specific snap that will allow you to select multiple snaps. You can see the "Tick" icon on the snaps that you have selected. Once you choose all the snaps you want to save to the camera roll, tap on the "Export" button displayed below.

select your snaps

Step3 Under the heading of "Share Elsewhere," tap on the "Download" icon. This will quickly start exporting the snaps to your camera roll smoothly.

tap on the download icon

Part 4: How To Change Where Photos Are Saved in Snapchat

Some people like to save the phone's storage by saving the snaps to memories. If you prefer saving the snaps in memories instead of the camera roll, you can save the phone's storage space. Conversely, some people like to export their snaps to the camera roll if multiple people use their Snapchat.

For privacy matters, people like to save the snaps to the camera roll only. If you want to change the location where the photos are saved, you can check the below instructions:

Step1 Head to your Snapchat and tap on the Profile icon displayed in the top left corner. From there, select the "Settings" icon to proceed.

open snapchat settings

Step2 On the settings menu, locate the option called "Memories." Now on the new menu, select the "Save Button" given under the section of "Save Destinations."

choose the save button option

Step3 In the Save Button menu, you can easily choose to save your photos to Camera Roll or Memories only. Or you can select the "Memories and Camera Roll" option to save the snaps on both memories and camera roll. Through these settings, you can change the location of saved snaps effortlessly.

select your snapchat snap location

Conclusion

Are you fond of using Snapchat regularly? If you take pictures from Snapchat frequently, this article will help you how to save snaps to the camera roll with multiple methods. Using the suggested methods, you can easily save your snaps to the camera roll without hassle.

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Liza Brown
Liza Brown Nov 29, 22
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