Snapchat welcome screen on an iPhone X

Snapchat’s updates often bring new features, fix existing bugs, and improve the overall app experience. If you have not already, here’s how to update Snapchat on your iPhone or Android phone.

Snapchat updates are quick, easy, and free to install. You need an active internet connection to download updates, though.

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Update Snapchat on iPhone

To get Snapchat updates on your iPhone, use the Apple App Store.

Start by launching App Store on your iPhone. At the bottom of the app, tap “Updates.”

Tap "Updates" at the bottom of App Store.

The “Updates” screen shows the available updates for your installed apps. Here, find Snapchat and tap “Update” next to it.

If Snapchat is not listed on this page, your app is already up to date and you do not have to do anything.

Tap "Updates" next to Snapchat.

If you tapped “Update,” wait for App Store to download and install your app updates. This shouldn’t take too long. When that’s done, you will be running the most recent version of Snapchat on your iPhone. Enjoy the most bug-free version of the app on your phone!

In addition to Snapchat, make sure to keep your iPhone up to date as well.

Update Snapchat on Android

On Android, use the Google Play Store to download and install Snapchat updates.

To do so, first, launch Google Play Store on your phone. At the top of the Store, tap the search box and type “Snapchat” (without quotes).

Type "Snapchat" in Play Store's search box.

In the search results, tap “Snapchat.”

Select "Snapchat" from the search results.

Snapchat’s app page will open. Here, tap the “Update” button to update the app on your phone. If you do not see “Update,” your app is already up to date.

Tap "Update" to update Snapchat.

And that’s it. Make sure you are also running the latest version of Android on your phone.

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