How to Save Snapchat Photos and Videos in Gallery Automatically

Are you tired of manually downloading photos and videos from Snapchat to your gallery? If so, this guide is for you, as here you will learn the steps on how you can save Snapchat photos and videos in Gallery automatically.

For those unfamiliar, when we tap the save button after taking a photo or video on Snapchat, it will save to the app’s memories section and does not show in the gallery until you manually save it. To save or download a Snapchat memory, you need to open the memory, then tap the Export button and click the Download button.

While the process is somewhat simple, you can make it easier as the platform has an option that allows you to save the photo or video you capture to your gallery when you tap the save button. Read on to check out the steps to do so.

Saving Snapchat Photos and Videos in the Gallery Automatically

Snapchat is a popular social media platform among Gen Z. It’s a fast and fun way to share your moments with your friends and family, either in the form of a photo or video.

As mentioned earlier, Snapchat has an option that lets you choose whether you want to save the photos or videos you take to memories, memories, and camera roll, or just camera roll. Here’s how you can set it up at your convenience.

Step 1: Open the Snapchat app on your Android or iPhone device.

Step 2: Tap on your profile icon at the top-left corner to open your profile.

Step 3: Here, you will see a lot of options. Tap on the gear icon on the top-right side.

Step 4: Scroll down to Privacy Control, and under the Privacy Control section, you will find a Memories option. Tap on it.

Snapchat Memories option under Settings

Step 5: Now, under the Save Destinations section, tap on the Save button.

Step 6: Select Memories & Camera Roll to save the media on both your phone’s gallery and the app’s memories section. You can also choose Camera Roll only if you don’t wish to save to the app’s memories section.

Snapchat Memories & Camera Roll under Save Button

Done! Now, whenever you tap the Save button after capturing a photo or video on the platform, it will be saved in your phone’s gallery.

Wrapping Up

So, these are the steps that you can follow to save Snapchat photos or videos to your gallery. By default, snaps that you save will be saved to Snapchat memories and not in your phone’s gallery.

While you can export the snaps from Snapchat memories by tapping the three-dot icon followed by Export, then tapping the Save icon under the Share to section, if you don’t want to follow this long process, just change the Save settings to Camera Roll, and the snaps will automatically get downloaded as soon as you tap the Save button after capturing an image or video.

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Harsh Saxena

Hi! I am Harsh and I write about technology on different websites. I frequently write about these topics and cover them. I am available on Twitter at @Harsh4saxena or Email me at to send in your feedback and tips. Worked at GadgetsToUse, BrowserToUse, DailyTechByte, FreshFounder, and with many other websites as an author and researcher.

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