Download SnapChat for PC (Windows 7/8/XP)

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Snapchat is an app that allows users to create a message, video, or picture and send to friends. The interesting feature about Snapchat is that once the receiver views the Snapchat message it will disappear after a few seconds as determined by the sender. Once the message disappears it cannot be viewed again, that is unless the receiver takes a screen shot of the message. Snapchat messages expire on the app once the receiver has read them and then they are removed from the Snapchat servers. Another great feature of Snapchat is that the app allows users the ability to see if a friend is “here” and by here it is meant that they are on the app as well. The neat part to this feature is when two people are both present on the app they have the ability to share video live and chat face-to-face.

Snapchat also now features a chat function where two users can send messages back and forth in a dedicated chat but when you leave the chat, all the chatting disappears also. This app also has great functions such as auto delete, which allows you to save things that you want and get rid of everything else, and filter options for your photo’s.

So some other details as to how Snapchat works is that you have to know another person’s phone number or user name in order to send them a message and then add them to your friend list. You also have the ability to block people on your friends list from sending you messages. Snapchat also has the ability to only accept messages from your friends list. Snapchat is a unique way to share with a built in self destruct feature for those moments that you only want to last for a few seconds.

Download SnapChat for PC

To download SnapChat for your PC you will need the BlueStacks App Player program. The application allows you to run Android apps on Mac OSX or Windows systems, install a definite number of apps, as well as sync apps from Android devices to desktop systems. Let us see how.

Download and Install Bluestacks

BlueStacks App Player is freely downloadable from the website of the creator of the application. You can also get the download from any other trusted software app hosting sites. Once you run the install, the program will be installed directly into your hard drive. You can either opt in or out for BlueStacks spotlight and notifications.

Run the Program

Once the installation is finished, the program will open in its home screen. Several options such as apps search, sync apps, access settings, etc. will be displayed on the home screen. You can now either start installing android apps or can sync your android device apps so that you can run them in your PC.

Download and Install SnapChat

In order to install SnapChat, you will need to have a Google account which will associate BlueStacks with the Google Play Store. You can register with your existing Google+ account. If you do not have one yet, you will need to create one. Apart from Google Play, BlueStacks connects with two more app stores – Amazon and 1 Mobile. All you need to do is to go to the app search section of the program and enter “SnapChat”. You will be directed to the store that features it. Once you are there in the store (for example, in the Google Play Store), you can then navigate the features of that specific store and find the SnapChat app. You can download SnapChat without any difficulty and the installation will be performed automatically by BlueStacks itself.

Optional – Sync Android Apps from Your Phone Device

To sync apps from your android device, you will need to go to BlueStacks’ app sync section. First, you will need to download an app called Cloud Connect which is sourced by Google’s Android Market. Once the download is complete, you will need to move to the settings section of BlueStacks and click on Cloud Connect. This will direct you to a window asking you for your email id and your android phone number. Once you provide the details, you will receive a pin number that will be sent to your mail account by Bluestacks. You will be asked to provide this pin number when you opt to sync your existing android device apps to your PC. Remember however, that this will only sync the apps themselves to your PC system. As of now, BlueStacks does not equip you to sync app data such as game progress, login credentials, etc.

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