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How to get Snapchat on Mac: check snaps or send one on macOS
With more than 210 million active users, Snapchat is a popular multimedia messaging app. And why not, there are many reasons to love; it’s simple, funny, fast and effectively share moments.
But all this fun takes place on your iPhone, right? And Mac? Here’s how to use Snapchat on your Mac.
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Imagine checking your friends’ stories while you work without lifting your phone. Or chat with them or share a Snap from the comfort of your Mac itself.
But how! The app is currently only available for mobile devices. While there is a rumor that a Snapchat app for Mac is being prepared, we have a solution for you right now.
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How to download and use Snapchat app on Mac in 2020
The process is quite simple. However, this involves several stages. First of all, you will need to download an Android emulator. An emulator is a kind of application that allows you to download and run all Android apps on your macOS.
My favorite choice for an emulator is BlueStacks App Player, a viral and efficient platform. However, to download this emulator, you must first allow the installation of applications from other sources.
Allow apps from an unidentified developer in macOS
By default, your Mac only allows apps from the Mac App Store or identified developers. To download and install an Android emulator, you will need to slightly change the settings.
Step 1. Click the Apple logo () and select System Preferences.
Step 2. Open security and privacy and go to the General tab.
Note : If the options are not accessible, click the lock icon at the bottom left of the page.
Enter the password to continue.
Step 3. Now see both radio buttons under ‘Allow downloaded apps from’.
Step 4. Click the App Store option and developers identified and exit the settings.
Now that you have authorized unidentified development applications, let’s complete the process and install Snapchat on your Mac. As mentioned above, I will use BlueStacks for the same thing.
How to download Snapchat app on Mac
Step 1. Open BlueStacks.com on your browser and click Download BlueStacks.
Step 2. Once the download is complete, open the file to start the installation.
Step 3. Sign in with your Google ID to access the Bluestack main page.
Step 4. Open the Play Store app.
Step 5. Type Snapchat in the search bar to find the app. And click Install.
Once this is done, the My apps from your Bluestacks app displays the Snapchat icon. Click on the app, enter your login information and voila! You can use Snapchat on Mac, just open
Bluestacks → My Apps Page → Snapchat.
The best part, the application will work exactly as it did on your smartphone. In addition to watching snapshots of your friends, you can also share yours if you have a functional webcam on the device.
Plus, you can even record Snaps on Mac using screenshots or screenshots, just like your mobile device.
It’s so simple!
You see, we told you earlier that downloading and using Snapchat on Mac is quite simple. As always, you can contact us for any problems or questions you may have. Just send us a message in the CommentsSectionbelow section.