How to Upload Videos to Snapchat Story – Step by Step Guide

Upload Videos to Snapchat Story
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Last Updated on September 12, 2020 by Thomas C. Bell

Snapchat is a very popular multimedia messaging app where you can easily exchange pictures and videos, easily talk with friends, and view Live Stories from around the world. Snapchat was first released on July 8, 2011, with the title “new type of camera.” The title was given because of its key functions like taking a picture, recording video, add filters, lenses, or other effects and share them with friends.

In 2016, Snapchat released an update where users can add the Memories feature to the social networking service. The memory feature allows users to save any of their smartphone videos or pictures to a special section of the Snapchat app so that it can’t disappear and users can easily check them out when required. Moreover, with the uploaded content, users can create new Snapchat Stories as well as send anything saved in Memories to their friends. So if you are wondering how you can use the Snapchat memory feature and upload videos to the Snapchat story then keep reading the article. In this article, we will tell you exactly how to do just that.

Features of Snapchat

  1. Snapchat directly opens the camera to take photo or record
  2. Add a Lens or Filter to your photo
  3. Create your own Filters to add to photos and videos
  4. Stay in touch and Chat with friends with live messaging
  5. Video Chat with up to 16 friends at once
  6. Express yourself with Friendmojis
  7. Follow friends and watch their Stories
  8. Keep up to date with exclusive Stories from top publishers and creators
  9. Watch breaking news, original Shows, and Community Stories
  10. See where your friends are hanging out,
  11. Share your location with your best friends
  12. Look back on Snaps you’ve saved with free cloud storage
  13. Edit and send old moments to friends, or save them to your smartphone
  14. Create Stories from your favorite memories and share with friends

How to Access Snapchat Memories

Snapchat memories let a user save snaps that they take through the Snapchat app and upload the existing photos and videos from the device. Once you upload the photos and videos you can easily access the uploaded contents from the Snapchat memories. The process is simple. Follow the steps:

  1. First, go to the app menu of your computer and locate the Snapchat app
  2. Launch the Snapchat on your computer and then go to the Camera Tab
  3. You will see a small circle below the Camera button, tap on it
  4. A new tab named Memories will appear from the bottom of the screen
  5. If you are using Memories for the first time then you will find the tab completely blank
  6. If you have saved/uploaded content on Memories then you will see them as a grid view

How to Upload Videos to Snapchat Story

If you want to upload a video to the Snapchat story then you have to use the Memories feature. You can edit the video while uploading it to the Snapchat story. You can trim the video, disable sound, add text, and draw over it before you upload it to the Snapchat story. Follow the below steps:

  1. First, go to the app menu of your computer and locate the Snapchat app
  2. Launch the Snapchat on your computer and then go to the Camera Tab
  3. You will see a small circle below the Camera button, tap on it
  4. A new tab named Memories will appear from the bottom of the screen
  5. Now tap on the “Camera Roll” option from the top
  6. If you are using Memories for the first time then the app will ask for your permission to access your phone’s Camera Roll
  7. Grant the permission if you want to upload contents on Snapchat Memories
  8. Now you will see all your photos and videos of the phone
  9. Select a photo or a video that you want to send as a message to friends or post as a story on Snapchat
  10. Then select the Edit button and you will have the option to make additional changes to your video by tapping on the pencil icon in the bottom left of the preview
  11. You can put in texts or emoji, change out the image filter, and do more to your video
  12. Once you have done editing your video you will have two options
  13. Directly tap on the send button to share the picture/video with your friends, or
  14. You can upload the video to Snapchat story
  15. Tap on the main menu after editing the video and from the available options select “Create Story from this Photo/Video” option and the video will add to your Snapchat story

Final Thought

I hope you have found the above information helpful. If you encounter any problem while following the above steps then let us know. Our experts will provide you with a solution.

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