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How to Change Location on SnapMap on Android

Last Updated on March 12, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Snapchat is a messaging app with focus on sharing and editing pictures to friends and family using virtual stickers and filters. It also provides features such as “stories”, “discover” and “spotlight”. Do you want to change the location on my Snapchat map Android? Here’s how to change location on SnapMap on Android 2022.

Snapchat also provides a “snapmap” feature through which you can discover the current or last location (time limit of 8 hrs after which it gets deleted) of friends. But some people don’t want to show location for privacy or they want to show the wrong location (called spoofing) to prank others or to simply access region restricted content and filters.

How to Enable Ghost Mode on Snapchat Android Phone

 Ghost mode allows people to keep their location private and only showing to them. To enable ghost mode.

  1. Open Snapmap
  2. Tap on the Settings icon on the upper right corner
  3. Enable Ghost mode. (for 3hrs, 24hrs or till its disabled)

Or you set your location available to only selected friends (Only these friends option) or hide from selected people (My friends, except.. option)


Simply disable the location service of the phone or remove location permission for Snapchat.

How to Fake Location on Snapchat Map 2022 Android 

You can “spoof” to any selected location using a fake GPS app from the play store.

  1. Download fake GPS app from play store
  2. Open Settings
  3. Open System
  4. Tap on About phone
  5. Tap Software info
  6. Quickly tap on Build number 7 times
  7. Go back to System
  8. Tap on Developer options and enable developer mood
  9. Scroll and tap on the Mock location app
  10. Select Fake GPS app
  11. Open fake GPS app and select the desired location
  12. Then open Snapchat.

How to Spoof Location on Snapchat using VPN

 Vpn generally changes the IP address of your phone while Snapchat uses GPS location. So for VPN to work you have to override your GPS location using VPN. It is similar to using a fake GPS app.

Surfshark is one of the GPS alternating VPN services. The downside is its paid service.

  1. Down surfshark vpn
  2. Open the Surfshark app on your Android device.
  3. Tap “Settings” of the app
  4. Enable the “Override GPS Location” option.
  5. Tap the “Let’s Go” button as it appears in the pop-up menu.
  6. Open Settings of the phone
  7. Open System
  8. Tap on About phone
  9. Tap Software info
  10. Quickly tap on Build number 7 times
  11. Go back to System
  12. Tap on Developer options and enable developer mood
  13. Scroll and tap on the Mock location app
  14. Select surfshark VPN

Return to surfshark to set location.

And that’s all. Do you still have any questions about change location on SnapMap on Android phone? Tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for the latest updates.

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