How to Edit Videos on Snapchat

Edit Article This wikiHow teaches you how to add filters and special effects to videos and how to edit videos posted to your Snapchat Story.

Adding Special Effects

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    Open Snapchat.It's the yellow icon with a white ghost.
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    Tap and hold the large circle icon to take a video.Videos can last up to 10 seconds.
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    Release your finger when your video is complete.
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    Swipe right or left to add special effects.
    • If you haven't turned on filters, tapEnable Filtersto access the special effects.
    • The snail plays your video in slow motion, while the rabbit speeds it up.
    • The three backwards arrows plays your video in reverse.
    • Some filters change the color or brightness of the screen.
    • Other filters add effects such as your current speed, location, or time.
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    Hold one finger down and swipe another to combine filters.
    • Some filters, such as the snail and rabbit, cannot be combined.
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    Tap the “Send” icon.It's the white right-pointing arrow at the bottom right of the screen.
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    Tap on a recipient.
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    Tap the “Send” icon again.

Editing Your Story Video

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    Swipe left to reveal Stories.Once a Snap has been posted to your Story, you cannot add special effects and filters.
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    Tap the icon with three vertically stacked dots.It appears at the top of the screen to the right of your Story, and tapping it reveals all the different Snaps that make up your Story.
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    Tap on a Snap within your Story.
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    Tap the trash can icon to delete the Snap.
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    TapDelete.Doing so will remove the Snap from your Story.
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