How do I use Lenses in my snaps?

You can make Snaps even more fun by adding real-time special effects and sounds with Lenses!
To use Lenses in Snapchat follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the Camera screen in Snapchat.
  2. Tap on a face! Lens options will appear below.
    • Pro Tip ?: Use your rear-facing camera and tap to see your world through a different Lens! ? ?
  3. Swipe left to select the Lens you want to use.
  4. Follow any action prompts that appear, like ‘Raise Your Eyebrows.’
  5. Tap the capture button to take a Snap, or press and hold on the capture button to record a video.

Please Note: We try our best to support Lenses on as many devices as possible, but due to technical limitations Lenses aren’t supported on some devices. Here are general guidelines for what’s supported:

  • Lenses are supported on most devices with Android 4.3 and above.


  • Lenses are supported on iPhone 4S, iPod 5th generation, iPad 2nd generation, and Original iPad Mini devices and above.