Useful tips

Why are the Snapchat filters not working?

Why are the Snapchat filters not working?

Snapchat filters might not appear within the app if you are running an outdated version of your phone’s software. The Settings app widget will also have a red notification icon if there is an update available. After you finish updating your device, launch Snapchat to see whether you can use the filters.

Why is my Snapchat not working at all?

If Snapchat is up and it still isn’t working for you, close the app and reopen it. If the issues persist, try logging out of your account and logging back in. This will resync your local snaps with the server and may fix the problem. Also, while the app is closed, it might be worth checking for updates.

Why don’t I get all Snapchat filters?

Inside settings, scroll down through the menu until you reach the “Additional Services” category. Tap “Manage Preferences” to open up your Snap options. Ensure that “Filters” is enabled with a checkmark. If you do not see the option, it means your filters are enabled by default and cannot be disabled.

How do you enable Snapchat features?

For Android devices:

  1. Open your device’s Settings.
  2. Tap ‘Location’
  3. Tap ‘Turn on’

What should I do if my Snapchat is not working?

While the app is closed, it might be worth checking for updates. Open up the Google Play Store or App Store and check for updates. When you log back into Snapchat, any snaps you missed will be waiting for you. Like many tech problems, the simplest solution is to restart the device. When Snapchat isn’t working, the same logic applies.

Why are my permissions not working on Snapchat?

If your internet connection is strong and works in other apps, Snapchat may not have the correct permissions to function. Necessary permissions can include Phone, Location, Storage, and others. There is a simple way to check Snapchat’s permissions from inside the app. Missing permissions will display Tap to enable.

What to do if you can’t send snaps to your friends?

If you’re not able to send snaps to your friends even though your network is fine, there are a few options left. First try restarting your phone as mentioned above. If that doesn’t work, try clearing the conversation. This will remove all Snaps sent and received, so any unopened Snaps will be lost.