Users 'Extremely' Disappointed on Latest Snapchat Update

Users 'Extremely' Disappointed on Latest Snapchat Update

Swiping right will take you to an overhauled Discover page that serves you Stories from publishers, creators, and community. But good news! There's a way to switch back to the old Snapchat, and we're gonna show you how do it.

Snapchat Lenses, the masks and backdrops that appear when you press on a face while in camera mode, were made popular back in 2015.

If so, you just have to find the installation file for the previous update and install that version.

The second way is to install an older APK of Snapchat on your Android device.

If your Android smartphone or tablet is rooted, head to /data/app/ and grab the APK file for Snapchat. The simplest way is to uninstall the latest version of Snapchat from your device. Until then, or until this exploit gets patched, use it at your discretion.

You'll then need to download an Android File Explorer app to find the file on your phone, which you can then install.

Custom Snapchat Lenses and Filters are only available on iOS devices in the United States right now, but Snap said that it'll be available globally and on Android soon. If you haven't updated to the latest version, you should expect it in the next few days.

'It might take a little while for the Friends page to learn the best way to display your friends, but the results are worth it, ' Snapchat wrote in a blog.

If you own an iPhone or iPad, you can download the older version of Snapchat via iTunes.


Do not sync your iPhone just yet - but find Apps in the dropdown menu in iTunes.

Snapchat has released its first major update of 2018 - and while we're sure there's a useful feature knocking about somewhere, it's mostly making people lose the plot a bit. Then, connect your iPhone to your computer and open iTunes.

For Android, you have two options. You can also use this icon to add new friends, create a Bitmoji, see how many people have viewed your Story, or delete your upload. The version you have backed up will now copy to your iPhone.

OK, so, thanks to Twitter, some users have claimed that this workaround works, but Pocket-lint has yet to replicate it. Try it yourself and let us know in the comments if it works.

"An update as big as this one can take a little getting used to, but we hope you'll enjoy it once you settle in", a spokesperson said, the words often repeated in numerous replies Snapchat Support has tweeted.

Others are confused as to how the app managed to update when they had auto updates turned off.

Tap the menu button (three vertical dots).

Here's how to turn off automatic Snapchat updates and ensure you retain your social media sanity.

But the redesign is not being recieved well by users as about 83% of reviews on the App Store have given negative replies. But you can for all apps.

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