Do you want to share pictures or videos (generally called snaps) from your iPad to your SnapChat friends but can not since you don’t have it on iPad because of its being Phone-only app? Are you everytime transferring pictures from your iPad to your iPhone when you have to send any that you have clicked from your iPad? Or have you been trying to get SnapChat for iPad but always end up with finding no way to get it?
Don’t get disheartened, I’ll show you how to get SnapChat for iPad in few simple steps and once you know all these steps, you may surprise that it was super easy. Yes, its that dead simple tasks.
- 1 How to get SnapChat for iPad [Stepwise]
Don’t bother thinking too much that SnapChat is a Phone-only app and can not be downloaded on your iPad. There is a way to get it and I’ll show. Keep reading.
Well, since you are reading this article, there are chances that you know what SnapChat is all about however, the number of people are still trying to understand this app. So let’s get started with brief introduction of SnapChat.
SnapChat is a world’s most famous image and multimedia massaging mobile app started back in 2011 by a young guy and today it has become #1 choice for the people in the United States and around the world. The beautiful app which is available for Android, iOS, Windows platforms have several million downloads on these platform in spite of the fact that SnapChat is available only for Phones, not the iPad (or tablets).
Now days, the selfie fever is at its peak and people are so crazy for taking selfies whenever they go out for a party, or on a vacation to dangerous hilly areas. They love to share these pictures with their friends and family members to let them know they had great fun.
SnapChat is an app where you can send photos and short videos to your SnapChat contacts from your smartphone. The best part is, picture you send to your SnapChat contact gets disappeared within 10 seconds.
Before you send photos or videos to your SnapChat contacts, you can add doodles or caption. Moreover you can add these photos or videos to your stories that can be broadcasted to whole world or to those who follow you on SnapChat. This story remains for 24 hours and then get disappeared.
How to get SnapChat for iPad
I will divide the process in two different methods and you can chose one that best suits you. Although both the methods are super easy and you can chose any of these.
Method:1 If you are using SnapChat on your iPhone and want to sync with your iPad
This method is really simple that will help you get SnapChat for iPad in few simple steps. You are good to go with this method if you have snapchat already installed on your iPhone and you want to sync it with iPad as well. This way you will not require to transfer the snaps from your iPad to iPhone each time you want to share them with your friends. Take a look:
Step:1 – Pickup your iPad and head over to App store which lists all the apps.
Step:2 – Tap on “Purchased” and it will populate all those apps which you have downloaded previously from this app store account.
Step:3 – Since you have opened app store from iPad, it recognises the devices and by default shows app which are available for iPad only. Look for the button at top right corner which says “IPad Only”.
Step:4 – Tap “iPad Only” button and change it to “iPhone apps”. It will list all the apps which you have downloaded on your iPhone so far included those which you have uninstalled after keeping it on your iPhone for sometime.
Step:5 – Scroll down and you will see SnapChat in the list. Tap SnapChat app and it will download it on your iPad.
Wasn’t it easy?
Method:2 If you are NOT using SnapChat on your iPhone.
This method is good for those who aren’t using SnapChat on iPhone and directly want to install it on their iPad. You will be needing app ID to login to your App store, so keep it handy before you follow this tutorial.
Step:1– Again, pickup your iPad and head over to App store.
Step:2– Tap “Featured” at the bottom. This is important that you tap featured otherwise this method wouldn’t work.
Step:3– Write “SnapChat” in search bar and let the results show up. Don’t get disappointed if you don’t see SnapChat in the list. You will not see SnapChat in search results because the search result shows iPad only apps.
Step:4– Change “iPad only” to “iPhone apps” and the list pops up now must have SnapChat app listed.
Step:5– Tap on SnapChat app and it will download SnapChat for iPad.
Congratulations, you’ve installed SnapChat for iPad directly.
Take a look at the features of SnapChat what you will be enjoying after you get it.
- Free to download.
- You can Click photos (called snaps) and send to your contacts.
- Click snaps with front or rear camera and share with your friends.
- Add doodle or caption before you send snaps to your friends.
- Snaps get disappeared within 10 seconds after they get viewed
- Broadcast your snap to all or to the followers
- Reply to snaps you have received from your friends by a text message.
- View snaps from ESPN, Comedy Central or other channel with Discover Snap option.
- Works perfectly with iOS 5 to latest version.
When SnapChat coming to iPad exclusively?
This beautiful app isn’t available for iPad, it was just a trick that we can follow to get SnapChat for iPad. It surprises me that the app which is so popular across the world have no iPad version and there is no sign of it either.
SnapChat is among world’s fastest growing company and have the target of 25 billion valuation. Although we hear a lot about the features that are being incorporated in due course but nothing have ever said about making it available for iPad. It remains with the interest of the company whether they want to make iPad compatible version or no.