How to Send Saved Image as a Snap Instead of Message on Snapchat

Snapchat is currently one of the best and most popular social media platforms for teenagers. This is because it offers everything a Gen Z adolescent desires, including privacy and security, sleek minimalism and aesthetic design, and room to flirt without appearing obnoxious. Consider the following scenario: you have opened Snapchat and are sending a photo of your adorable pet dog to the person you like. If you did the same thing on Instagram, it would appear that you are trying to impress them.

However, Snapchat is designed for such intimacy. They will continue to wonder if they are the only recipient or if it was simple to maintain your streak. The more personal the photograph, the longer you will remain in their mind. There are many more things than you might think that you can dismiss as harmless if you exercise caution.

This blog post discusses sending a saved image as a Snapchat snap instead of a message. Stay with us until the finish of this blog to understand all about it!

How to Send an Image Instead of a Message as a Snap on Snapchat

At least once, if you use Snapchat, one of your friends must have driven you crazy with snap streaks. So, on one of those crazy days, you may have pondered whether you could send them a snapshot of a previously saved image.

While we would love to say yes and end your suffering, this is unfortunately not possible. If this were possible, the entire concept of a snap would be diminished.

Snaps are intended to be fleeting memories that bring back fond memories of the past. They are supposed to inform your friends of your actions. If Snapchat is not present and spontaneous, it will become as generic as other social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram.

Therefore, to answer your initial question, you cannot send an image instead of a message as a snap on Snapchat. It defeats the entire purpose of a snap and is unnecessary.

Not aware of what we’re discussing? Let us explain.

Why wouldn’t you send them a snap if you have access to a smartphone with Snapchat installed? Such a function serves no practical purpose. Sending a photo is quick and simple, whereas sending a message from Memories is time-consuming and difficult.

If you are unfamiliar with Snapchat, allow us to explain exactly what we mean.

Here are the steps to sending a Snapchat snap.

  1. Open Snapchat on your mobile device and sign in to your account.
  2. The first screen that appears is the Snapchat camera. Tap anywhere to reveal Snapchat filters. Swipe left on the row of filters to discover newer filters and choose the one you like best.
  3. At the bottom of the screen, you will see a white circle; tap it to take a photo, and press and hold to record a video. While recording, drag your finger up slowly to zoom in.
  4. Tap anywhere on the screen on the following page to add a caption. Find the various icons that can be used to enhance your photo on the right. Tap the yellow Next button in the bottom-right corner of the screen.
  5. You will then see a list of all of your Snapchat friends. Select each recipient you wish to send the photo. Tap the blue and white arrow icon in the bottom-right corner to send your photo.

Here’s how to send a Memories image via Snapchat.

  1. Open Snapchat on your mobile device and sign in to your account.
  2. The first screen that appears is the Snapchat camera. Swipe right on this screen to access the Chats page.
  3. Scroll until you locate the individual you wish to send the image to, then tap the chat icon.
  4. The dialog bar is automatically activated in step 4. On the right side of the dialog bar are three icons. Tap the Memories icon, which is the second icon on Snapchat.
  5. Select the image(s) you wish to send, then tap the white arrow icon in the bottom right corner.

Here we are! They have now been sent your images.