Snapchat is one of the most popular social media platforms you will find in the world today. It is a video calling and text messaging app which people do use to share rtheir daily lives online. In this post, I will show you how to save all conversations on Snapchat automatically just in case you are finding it difficult to do so.
Except you have been avoiding social media for some decades now, the word Snapchat should immediately evokes a bright yellow and cute ghost symbol in your mind, just like the image displayed above. It is a very popular logo, one you could probably describe even if you have never actually used the app before.
The basics of Snapchat includes using the app to share photos, videos, and text, just as you can easily do with all social media apps. But what makes Snapchat different is the short-term effect of the content you send.
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The purpose of sharing snaps and videos is to keep things light and spontaneous among friends, without having to think about it later. It is not meant to help build your long-time online presence, but rather for being silly and enjoying the moment.
I have already talked about how handy and beneficial it can be to have your snaps and texts disappear into thin air. But some of these factors could turn into somewhat of an inconvenience. Say you open a message from your friend but you are not able to give it your full attention right then. Or the message requires a reply but you either cannot think of one at the moment or again, you just cannot do it now. You open the message and then it disappears, and you have no idea what it said or how you were supposed to answer.
A terrible situation I guess.
Can We Save Snapchat Conversations?
In case you are wondering if you can save Snapchat conversations, there is an answer to your question. With the latest Snapchat update, you are now able to save your chats for 24 hours after they are viewed. In other to achieve this features, read the following steps on how to save all conversations on Snapchat automatically.
- Make sure you have the latest version of Snapchat. Your friend must have the same version as well in order for the feature to apply for them.
- When you open Snapchat go to “Chats” by tapping on the Chat icon at the bottom left icon.
- Now go to the conversation of your friend and tap on their avatar at the top left.
- A screen will pop up asking for your friend’s location. On the top right, click on the three dots and then select “Delete Chats”.
- You will have two options, “After Viewing” and “24 Hours after Viewing”.
Another method you can use to save Snapchat messages automatically is to press and hold the friend’s conversation, then from the options select “More”, and then you will see the same pop-up screen where you can choose when to delete chats.
Archiving Your Conversations for Long-term on Snapchat
Above are the steps on how to automatically save conversations on Snapchat for 24 hours, but you can as well preserve them longer than that – that is by archiving them. Maybe there is message of significance that you just do not want to forget. Here is what you will do in order to save your Snapchat conversations on a long-term.
- Open the app and go to Chats on the bottom left.
- Open the conversation of the friend whose message you want to save.
- Tap on the message and press and hold.
By doing this, the message will be archived. It is also important to note that both parties involved in the conversation, will be able to see the messages were saved, but only the person who archived the conversation can unsave it back. You can do that by pressing and holding the message again. The saved conversation will be highlighted in gray for both parties.
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It is always important to know you have options, even though you might not really want to use them. Snapchat is meant for quick exchanges and instant sharing, without you having the burden of what is posted where. But in case you are using it as a text messaging tool, then this post on how to save all conversation on Snapchat automatically will be of great importance to you.