How Do I Send a Video From My Camera Roll as a Snap on Snapchat?

Sending videos on Snapchat has become a popular way of sharing your memories with friends. However, most people don’t know how to send a video from their camera roll as a snap on Snapchat. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to do that.

Step 1: Capture A Video

To begin with, open your phone’s default camera app and capture the video you want to share on Snapchat. Make sure it is saved in your phone’s camera roll.

Step 2: Open Snapchat

Open the Snapchat app on your phone. If you are not logged in, enter your login credentials.

Step 3: Create A New Snap

Once you are logged in, tap the yellow circle icon at the bottom center of the screen to create a new snap.

Step 4: Select The Video

Next, swipe down on the camera screen and select the video icon from the left side of the screen. This will open up your phone’s camera roll where you can select your desired video.

Step 5: Edit The Video (Optional)

After selecting the video, you can also edit it by adding filters, text or stickers to make it more interesting and creative.

Step 6: Send The Snap

Once you have edited your video (if required), hit the blue arrow icon at the bottom right corner of the screen to send it as a snap to your friends or add it to your story for everyone to view.

Tips and Tricks:

  • Trim The Video: If you want to trim some parts of a lengthy video before sending it on Snapchat, use third-party editing tools like iMovie or InShot.
  • Increase Video Quality: To increase the video quality, go to Snapchat’s settings and turn on “Enable High-Quality Video” option.
  • Save The Snap: If you want to save the snap, tap the download icon next to your snap. This will save the snap in your phone’s camera roll.


Sending a video from your camera roll as a snap on Snapchat is a quick and easy process. With these simple steps, anyone can send their favorite videos to their friends on Snapchat. So, go ahead and share those amazing memories with your friends!