How to

Use Snapchat On Mac via Andorid Emulator

Written by Hassan Abbas

Do you want to use Snapchat on Mac? Snapchat is one of the most commonly used social media platforms. However, it may quite similar to Instagram but comes with more amazing features. They all are inventors. Many other Social platforms always copy their concept and style with slightly different features. Also, Snapchat poses more security than every other similar social media platform. You can’t log in to a Snapchat account on two devices. Many people prefer using Snapchat. But special thanks to its lots of features and amazing video effects.

Sharing pics to your contacts is an amazing way to instantly interact with your loved ones. However, it is used to share useless images and videos that you can’t share on other platforms as they disappear after 24 hours. However, the app has 210+ million users. Not just this but also many celebrities share their eventful lives.

However, Snapchat is available on iOS and Android. It’s not yet available for Mac that seems like it could be changing soon. Well, there’s no official macOS variant. But still, you can use Snapchat on a Mac. Come let’s take a look at how to use the most popular Android emulators to use Snapchat on Mac.

Snapchat is coming to Mac or not?

Here’s a method for accessing Snapchat on Mac using an Android emulator. Well, the good news is that Snapchat officially appears on Mac at some point.  During Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote, the company launched a new Mac App Store with macOS Mojave.

After the announcement, Apple announced that Microsoft, Adobe, and more bringing apps to the Mac App Store. However, it flashed icons of other apps coming to the store. If you were quick enough, you probably noticed the Snapchat icon located in the top-right corner.

While we imagined that Snapchat also appears after the launch of macOS Mojave, it never did. But with the release of Project Catalyst in macOS, a process makes it quite easy to port iOS apps to Mac. We think that Snapchat also launches on the Mac in the coming months.

Use Snapchat on Mac

The simplest method to use Snapchat on your Mac is through an Android emulator such as Bluestacks. We discuss how to install and set up the free app.

Use Snapchat On Mac

Launch Bluestacks on your Mac

For those who don’t know, Bluestacks basically re-creates Mobile devices on Mac. Also, it’s turned on to install any Android app and use it on a PC – a skillful feature to have while using apps on a larger screen.

If you want to get the apps, install the installer from Bluestacks’ website, then follow the on-screen instructions to install the app. However, the app is free to install and use. After you installed it, head over to the program and initiate setting up your mobile device.

Link to your Gmail account

If you want to use Bluestacks, you want to use a mobile device on your Mac. It all done using the program and will need you to sign in to a Google account. If you don’t have a Google account you want to create one.

After you’ve signed into your Google account, simply link it to the Bluestacks application and account.

Install Snapchat

After you set up, simply tap on the Search icon and look for Snapchat on the Play Store. Once installed, head over to Snapchat then sign into your account, just like on iOS devices.

If you don’t have a Snapchat account, simply set on up directly using the Bluestacks emulator.

After you successfully set up Snapchat you can use it to view the snaps of your loved ones. You can also share pics if you have a webcam on your MacBook. If you don’t happen a functional webcam, you’ll receive several pop-ups informing you to connect a camera. If you want to get rid of the warnings repeatedly tap the Cancel button and the warning will disappear.


Now you come to know how to use Snapchat on Mac. Is this article helpful? Have you ever try to experience it? If you have any queries and questions then let us know in the comment section below!

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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