Set Default Camera Orientation on Snapchat

December 2016


By default, the Snapchat app records videos in portrait mode. However, if you would prefer to record your snaps in landscape mode, the application offers a quick solution to change your default video format.

Change Default Camera Orientation on Snapchat

Open Snapchat and tap on the Settings menu in the top-right corner (represented by a gear icon):


Next, scroll to the Advanced section and tap on Video Settings:
Tap on Camera Orientation and select your preferred default camera option. The Standard option will keep your videos in portrait format, while the Rotate 180° option will record videos in landscape format:

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