SNAPCHAT sends you a notification every time someone screenshots one of your photos or messages in the app.
But there is a way you can actually screenshot an image without alerting the Snapchatter.
It is possible to take a screenshot without the person finding out Credit: Alamy
How to take a screenshot on Snapchat without them knowing?
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to screenshot someone's Snapchat without them receiving a notification.
- The first thing you need to do is to open the Snapchat you want.
- Pull down from the top of the screen and select Control Panel.
- After swiping, you will be able to select the Screen recorder function and hit Record.
- As the countdown begins, you have captured a screenshot of the Snap to your phone.
- You can also choose Stop to end the recording.
You cannot use this feature while you are in the middle of watching a snap.
Previously Snapchat users were able to screenshot snaps without the notification being sent by simply turning off their device's Airplane Mode and clearing the app's cache.
Some users found a workaround and were able to take a screenshot by turning on their phone's Airplane mode and turning off Wifi while others succeeded by trying it with the Wifi on.
By clearing the device's cache the app “will not remember” that you took the screenshot and will not notify the other user.
This trick does not work anymore but perhaps you might be able to do it if you have an older version of the app.
Another way you can record someone's Snap is by using another device.
You obviously won't get the best quality but it's still a fair way of screenshotting an image.
There is a number of third-party apps that allow you to take screenshots in Snapchat.
Other users have been able to take screenshots by instructing the Google Assistant to do so simply by saying “Ok Google” and asking it to take a screenshot.
And others have managed to screenshot a snap by using QuickTime player on their Macs while having their phone connected to it.
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