A few words of thanks would be greatly appreciated.

How To Create a Snapchat Account

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 limited period before being permanently deleted from Snapchat. Creating a Snapchat account is easy and straightforward, and this article will show you how.

Download and Install the Application

First of all, you need to download the application for either Android or iPhone.

Create Your Account

Open the newly installed application and click SIGN UP:

Then, enter your name, and click Sign Up & Accept:

Now, enter your birthday, and click Continue:

Register a Username

Pick your desired username, then click Continue. You need to make sure you don't choose one that already exists in the system:

Set your password, then click Continue:

Finally, enter your phone number so that you can receive an SMS to validate your account, then click Continue:

How To Add Your Friends on Snapchat

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 person icon in the top-left corner of the middle screen of the interface:

Next, click Add Friends:

From this screen, you can choose to add your friends by syncing your phone's contacts or by searching for them directly in the app with their usernames.

Image: © Shutterstock.com


A few words of thanks would be greatly appreciated.

Ask a question
CCM is a leading international tech website. Our content is written in collaboration with IT experts, under the direction of Jean-François Pillou, founder of CCM.net. CCM reaches more than 50 million unique visitors per month and is available in 11 languages.
This document, titled « How To Create a Snapchat Account », is available under the Creative Commons license. Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be sufficiently credited to CCM (ccm.net).

Subscribe To Our Newsletter!

The Best of CCM in Your Inbox

Subscribe To Our Newsletter!