Download Snapchat for PC [Windows & Mac]

Last Updated on July 21, 2021 by Mark Roberts


There are two ways by which you can download Snapchat for PC. One method is via the Nox Player android emulator and the other is via bluestack. This app is not available on the computer (win or mac) but by following the step by step process mentioned below you will be able to install this app in under 5 minutes.

Snapchat is one of the most popular and fun to use social media platforms available out there. It is a camera-based app which allows you to share photo or video with friends and family. Also, the app includes lots of fun filters, bitmojis, and features.

Anyway, to help you know better about Snapchat here are some of the key features of Snapchat Windows 10 app:

Features of Snapchat App


Snapchat is a camera based app, and whatever you share on the app is called Snap. You can share a photo or video as a snap, and it will be visible to your friends for the next 24 hours. Plus, it allows you to record a video. Simply press the camera button, and it will start recording.

In addition to that, you can also add filters and lens to your photos. Also, the best part is that Snapchat brings new filters almost every day. And trust me, these filters are really fun to try out. Moreover, it also allows you to create your filters.

Chat and communicate:

Chatting is the backbone of any social media platform and the desktop version of Snapchat allows you to chat with your friends on a bigger screen. Also, the best part of the app is that it allows you to video chat with 16 friends at the same time. Also, while video chatting, you can use filters and lenses.


There is a discover feature is also available on the app. It allows you to find new people on Snapchat so you can follow them and be friends. Also, Snapchat brings you stories from top publishers and creators on the platform. Like you will get the latest news, movies update, and so on. So you can always stay updated with what’s happening around you.

snapchat features

Snap Map:

Once you run this app on your laptop, you will be able to share your location with your friends, or your friends can share their location with you. As a result, you will get to know where your friends are chilling out. Also, you will get to explore stories nearby your location.


It also allows you to save your snaps in cloud storage. So you can always relive your memories. Also, it allows you to edit your old snaps and send them to your friends. Or you can save those snaps in the camera roll. 

Friendship Profile:

There is also a feature called friendship profile that can be found on the snapchat app. In this section, you will find the special moments that you and your friend have saved together.

You will also get to discover new things and know for how long you guys have been friends, your astrological compatibility, and so on.

How to Download Snapchat for PC [Windows and Mac]

Now the question is, how can you download this app on your computer? Well, as you already know that Snapchat is a mobile based app. Hence, you can not install it on windows.

But what can be done is, installing the app via an Android emulator. Android emulator is sort of an application that creates an Android like environment on your computer.

Also, the internet is filled with android emulators and most of them are free to use. However, for this tutorial, I am going to use Bluestacks and Noxplayer. Both of these emulators are pretty easy to use and highly reliable.

Method 1: Using Bluestacks

Step 1: To download Bluestacks, go to and click on the download button to download the setup file.

Step 2: Once the setup file is downloaded, double click on it and start the installation procedure.

open bluestacks

Step 4: Next, you will need to go to the Library > Google Play Store.

open play store on bluestacks

Step 3: After the emulator is installed, it will ask you to sign in. So use your Google account and sign in.  You can also create a new Google account.

Step 5: From Google Play Store, search for the Snapchat and install the app by following all the steps.

search for snapchat and install

Once done, simply launch the app from bluestacks, and you are all done.

how do i log into snapchat on my computer

Method 2: Using NoxPlayer

Step 1: At first, go ahead and download the NoxPlayer setup from the nox player official website.

Step 2: Then run the setup file and follow all the steps and finish the installation procedure.

Step 3: Once the emulator is installed, launch it and sign in using your Google account. Either way, you can create a new Google account by clicking on the signup button.

Step 4: After that, from the sidebar menu, click on the APK button and select the apk file, which we have downloaded before.

Step 5: Finally, wait for the app to get installed on your PC, and you are all set to use it.

Final Words:

So that was all about using Snapchat on PC having windows 10. But I hope the above methods will work just fine for you. In case if you have anything to ask, then do feel free to comment below.

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