How to Create a Snapchat Account

September 2016

Snapchat is a free mobile application that allows you take photos or videos and instantly share them with contacts using the same application. Media shared via application is only be visible for a maximum duration of 10 seconds, they are then permanently deleted from Snapchat. Creating a Snapchat account is easy and straightforward, just follow the below instructions

Download and Install the application

The mobile application is available for the following operating systems: iOS andAndroid.

Create your account

Open the newly installed application and click on SIGN UP:

You will then be asked to enter your email address, a password and your date of birth (it is mandatory to be at least 13 years old to create a Snapchat account):

Register a username

Choose a username that can be easily be identified by your contacts through the application. Choose wisely as the username can't be changed later!

Tap on Continue to proceed to the next Step.

Add your friends

Finally, you need to register your phone number. Snapchat will verify your phone number via an authentication code sent via SMS or a phone call. Once the authentication procedure is completed, you can add your contacts. The application search for all the contacts in your phonebook who are on Snapchat and provide you with a list of people with whom you can connect!
To add a contact, click the "+" to the right of your contact's nickname, and wait for the validation. If the person you want to add is not in your contact list, you can add him using his Snapchat username.

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