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How to set up Snap Map in Snapchat android phone

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to set up snap map in Snapchat android devices. This snap map feature is helpful to get current (Real time) location updates of your friends or track someone on Snapchat in your device. To use Snap map on Snapchat android, first of all set up in your device. Pinch your fingers inward on the camera screen to open snap map. To open Snapchat map android or iPhone, map requires location access.

In this Snapchat map, you’ll see snaps of events, breaking news, and more from around the world. Also allow friends to request your location in Snapchat in chat section. If you choose to show your location, it’ll only update while Snapchat is open. Let see step by step process to set up Snap Map in Snapchat android phone or tablet devices.

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How to set up Snap Map in Snapchat android phone


Step 1: Open Snapchat app in your android devices

Open snap map in Snapchat android

Step 2: Pinch on the camera screen

You’ll see this message on screen: Welcome to Snap Map!

Snap map in Snapchat android devices

Step 3: Tap Allow to access your location

Step 4: Tap Next

You can see below given screen in your device with this message: Who can see my location? Below given three options are available in your device.

How to set up Snap Map in Snapchat android phone

Only Me (Ghost Mode): When enable Ghost mode on Snapchat, your friend can’t see your location. You’ll choose time to enable Guest mode on Snapchat android for 3 hours / 24 hours / Until turned off. To turn off ghost mode, choose from friends or only selected friends in your device.

My Friends: Your Snapchat added friends can see your real time location.

Only these friends: Only selected friends can view your location on the Map in Snapchat android device.

Step 5: Choose from above given options & tap Next

You can add a snap to Snapchat story and it could appear on the Map.

Step 6: Tap Finish

It’s quite easy to set up Snap Map in Snapchat android phone. Now open Snapchat snap map in android and track real time location. And if you don’t want to show your location to your friends, enable Ghost mode in Snapchat android.

How to change who can see my location on Snapchat map android phone

Here you’ll set who can see your location on Snapchat map in android devices.

Step 1: Open Snapchat app in your android

Step 2: Tap Profile icon at upper left corner

Step 3: Tap Settings gear icon at upper right corner

Step 4: Scroll down up to “Who can…”section

Step 5: Tap See My Location

Step 6: Choose from Ghost mode / My friends / Only these friends

Now selected friend will see your location in him devices.

And that’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to set up Snap Map in Snapchat android phone. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for latest updates.

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