How To Add Text to Snapchat

December 2016

This quick tutorial will explain how to add a text overlay to photos or videos taken on Snapchat. These text overlays can either appear linearly, in small text, or in large block letters.

Add Text to Your Snaps

Enable the text option by opening your Snapchat application, and tapping on the Settings menu (represented by a gear icon):

Scroll to the section labeled Additional services, and tap on Manage. Then check the Special Text option:

Once enabled, you can add text to your image by simply tapping on the T icon displayed in the upper-corner of your screen:

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