How to call my friends on Snapchat (with pictures)

How to call my friends on Snapchat (with pictures)
How to call my friends on Snapchat (with pictures)
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Snapchat's update, called Chat 2.0, currently gives you the ability to make free calls (voice and video) with your friends using Snapchat. To benefit from these new features, Snapchat version 9.27.0.0 (or a later version) must be installed on both devices (yours and your correspondent's). These features are available on devices running Android and iOS.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Make a voice call on Snapchat

Call Friends on Snapchat Step 1

Step 1. Update the Snapchat app

If it's been a while since you've updated your app, please do so. This will give you access to the new Chat 2.0 functionality, including the ability to make free voice calls. This feature was introduced in version 9.27.0.0, which was released in March 2016. Update the Snapchat app from the Google Play Store if you are using an Android and from the App Store if you are using a device that works under IOS.

When it was released, the new update was not available to everyone, but currently it is

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Step 2. Open a conversation with the person you want to call

You can make voice calls directly from the Friends screen. Remember that you can only call contacts who are also using Snapchat.

  • To access the Friends screen, swipe the Snapchat main screen (camera screen) from left to right. You can also access this screen by pressing the icon Friends (from the main screen) located in the lower left corner of your screen.
  • Swipe your finger over an existing conversation (the one you want) from left to right to open it. You can also create a new discussion by pressing the button New which looks like a conversation bubble with a + in the index. It is located in the upper right corner of the Friends screen.
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Step 3. Tap the icon that looks like a handset

Touch this icon to make a voice call. You may receive a message telling you that your call is being made over a Wi-Fi network or using mobile data. Thus, the call will be transmitted and the selected person will be notified that you are calling them. If your caller has Snapchat notifications enabled, they'll be notified of your call no matter what they do (even if they're not using the app when you call them). But if it hasn't enabled them, it will only see your incoming call if it is using the app when you call it.

If you receive the Busy? Message, it means it was unable to respond

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Step 4. Wait for your correspondent to answer

He can decide to either just listen to you or join the conversation. If he chooses the first option, he will hear you, but you will not be able to hear him.

  • If you receive a call, you can press To listen to just listen to the audio of the person calling you. But if you want to have a two-way conversation with this one, press To rejoin. In case you feel like ignoring a call, just tap to cancel.
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Step 5. Activate speakerphone mode

To do this, just hold the phone away from your face. Snapchat automatically switches to speakerphone mode when you move the phone away from your face. Bring it closer (to your face) to deactivate this mode and continue your call as normal.

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Step 6. Switch from a voice call to a video call

To do so, tap on the icon that looks like a camera. Your interlocutor will have the option of simply watching or participating fully in the conversation (seeing you and vice versa).

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Step 7. End the call by pressing the icon that looks like a handset

You should know that this does not really break the connection between you and your correspondent. This is because you will still be able to hear him until he hangs up too or until you exit the Friends screen. To exit this screen, just go to another app screen or open another app.

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Step 8. Leave a voicemail message

Leave a short audio message in the chat of your correspondent, if he could not answer you or if you want to send him a voice message. To do so, hold down the button. Telephone. Once the note is saved, it will automatically be sent to the chat of the person you're chatting with, which she can listen to as soon as she opens the conversation.

Method 2 of 2: Make a video call on Snapchat

Call Friends on Snapchat Step 9

Step 1. Update the Snapchat app

To make a video call through Snapchat, you must have the latest available version of the app. This new feature was introduced in version 9.27.0.0 which was released in March 2016. Update the Snapchat app from Google Play Store if you are using an Android and from the App Store if you are using a device that works under IOS.

When it was released, the new update was not available to everyone, but currently it is

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Step 2. Open a conversation with the person you want to call

You can make video calls directly from the Friends screen. Remember, you can only call contacts who are also using Snapchat.

  • To access your recent conversations, swipe the Snapchat main screen (camera screen) from left to right.
  • Slide your finger over an existing (desired) conversation from left to right to open it. You can also create a new discussion by pressing the button New which looks like a chat bubble with a + in subscript, located in the upper right corner of the Friends screen. Then choose the person to call.
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Step 3. Tap the icon that looks like a camera

If you are using this new feature for the first time, you will be informed that video calls will use mobile data if you are not connected to a Wi-Fi network. Your correspondent will receive a notification that you are calling them. If he has Snapchat notifications enabled, he will be notified of your call no matter what he does (even if he is not using the app when you call him). But if it hasn't enabled them, it will only see your incoming call if it is using the app when you call it.

If you receive the Busy? Message, it means it was unable to respond

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Step 4. Wait for your correspondent to answer

He can decide to either just watch you or join the conversation.

  • If you receive a video call, you can press To concern to see the other person, but under these conditions you do not show yourself. But if you want to have a two-way conversation with the person, press To rejoin. In case you feel like ignoring the call, just tap to cancel.
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Step 5. Change the camera you are using

You have the option at any time during the video call to switch between the front camera and the rear camera. To do so, tap on your image to enlarge it. Next, tap the switch camera button in the lower left corner.

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Step 6. Drag the screen down to reduce the video size

Under these conditions, you will still be able to use your smartphone without ending the video call. However, you can tap the video again to zoom it.

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Step 7. End the call by pressing the icon that looks like a handset

You should know that this does not really break the connection between you and your correspondent. This is because you will still be able to see and hear him until he hangs up too or until you exit the Friends screen. To exit this screen, just go to another app screen or open another app.

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Step 8. Record a video message

Press and hold the camera icon to record a video message. By doing so, a small circle will appear on your screen. Be aware that the video you can record can only be up to 10 seconds long. Your correspondent will be able to watch it as soon as he opens the discussion. Cancel the recording by sliding your finger over the X icon.

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