How to Add Snapchat As a Widget Ios 16

To add Snapchat as a widget on iOS 16, long-press the home screen, tap the plus icon, and choose Snapchat from the list of available widgets. Snapchat is a popular social media platform that allows users to share photos and videos with their friends.

Many iPhone users prefer to have quick access to the app by adding it as a widget on their home screen. With the release of iOS 14, Apple introduced the ability to add widgets to the home screen, and this functionality has been further improved upon in iOS 16.

Adding Snapchat as a widget on iOS 16 is a straightforward process that can be done in just a few simple steps. We will guide you through the process of adding Snapchat as a widget on your home screen.

How to Add Snapchat As a Widget Ios 16


Step 1: Update To Ios 14 Or Higher

To add Snapchat as a widget on iOS 16, the first step is to update your device to iOS 14 or higher. Check if your device is compatible with the latest iOS version, and then proceed with the update. Once the update is complete, you can move on to adding Snapchat as a widget.

How to Add Snapchat As a Widget Ios 16


Step 2: Add Snapchat To Your Home Screen

To add Snapchat as a widget on your iOS 16 device, first, open the Snapchat application. Afterward, press and hold the Snapchat app icon until it starts to shake. Once the icon starts shaking, select the ‘Add to Home Screen’ option from the dropdown menu. This option will take you to a new screen where you can customize the Snapchat widget. Here, you can choose the widget size and placement, as well as the background color of the widget. Once you have customized your widget, press ‘Add’ in the top right-hand corner of the screen to add it to your home screen.

Step 3: Add The Snapchat Widget

To add the Snapchat widget on iOS 14, start by tapping and holding on the home screen. This will put the icons in wiggle mode. Next, select the ‘Edit Home Screen’ option and swipe to the right until you see the widget section. Find and tap the Snapchat widget option and select the size you want. You can adjust the widget’s position by dragging it to different parts of the screen. Once you’re happy with the size and position of the widget, simply tap ‘Done’ to complete the process.

How to Add Snapchat As a Widget Ios 16


Customize Your Snapchat Widget

To add Snapchat to your iOS 14 home screen, users must update to the latest version of Snapchat. Once updated, you can add the widget by pressing and holding the home screen space then selecting the “+” icon in the top-left corner.

Adjusting the widget display: Tap-and-hold to enter “jiggly” mode and adjust widget size. Snapchat’s iOS 14 widget can display your Snap Map or Snap Originals on your home screen. Whatever you choose is up to you.

Taking advantage of the ‘Snap Map’ and ‘Snap Originals’ options: Snapchat’s Snap Map option allows you to see your friends’ locations on a map, and Snap Originals pull in Snapchat shows and highlight the platform’s original content.

Customizing the widget with a personal Snapchat Bitmoji avatar: Snapchat’s widget can also be customized with your personal Bitmoji avatar. To do so, you should have Bitmoji already integrated with your Snapchat account. Simply tap the settings icon in the top-right corner of the widget to access the customization options.


As you can see, adding Snapchat as a widget on your iOS 16 device is an easy process that requires only a few simple steps. By following the instructions outlined you can enjoy the convenience of having your Snapchat account accessible without having to navigate through multiple screens.

Don’t be left out, take advantage of this feature and make your Snapchat experience even better!

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