Where Do Saved Snapchats Go?

When your Snaps on your phone gallery disappear, you may look for the guide on how to get it back. Fortunately, Snapchat definitely stores all your saved snaps in its gallery. That means you can get your snaps back, as long as you know where your snaps are saved.

If you accidentally lose your snaps on your phone gallery and you want to get it back, you may have to find out the Snapchat gallery, since it actually stores your snaps. Thankfully, this post will show you the guide where to find your snaps. Okay. Let’s check it out!

Where Do Saved Snapchats Go

Where Do Your Saved Snapchats Go?

As we’ve mentioned, Snapchat will store all of your snaps (photos, videos, etc) on its gallery or Snapchat memories itself. Of course, you may need to log into your Snapchat account to find your saved snaps. Well, every time you take a phone through Snapchat and then save the photo to your camera roll, it will be automatically saved in your Snapchat Memories.

Even if you delete the photo from your phone gallery, your snaps will still be available on Snapchat until you delete it from there. Keep in mind, your snaps will not be saved forever, since it can only keep them for up to 30 days.

Even though your snaps are not saved forever, instead you can hide them by placing them in a password-protected folder called ‘My Eyes Only’. As an alternative, you can also remove your snaps once receiving the message.

Depending on the camera app, you can really save your snaps to your phone’s camera server or roll. By default, your snaps and stories will be stored on the server. However, you can also select to save them to your phone’s camera roll or memory. For specific snaps, you can scroll through those saved posts or search for them.

Additionally, Snapchat allows you to make great memories with its creative filters and fun messaging tools. Every time you save a snap to your phone gallery, Snapchat will also automatically store your snaps on Snapchat as well. You can then see other people’s snaps which you had saved on your friendship profiles.

How to View Your Saved Snaps?

Each device (iPhone, iPad, Android or PC) may have a different way to view your saved snaps in Snapchat. To make it easier for you to view your saved snaps, we will show you the guide on each device. Here are they:

On iPhone

    • First, launch Snapchat on your iPhone.
    • Then, tap on the photo icon located on the left side of the camera button.

Need to know, your saved snaps are organized into four categories including snaps, camera roll, stories and ‘My eyes only’. Your snaps will be organized by date, so you can go all the way back to the first saved snaps you ever made.

You also need to pay attention that regular snaps and stories will not be the same. In this case, the snapchat stories are just like Instagram stories where they will be on your profile for 24 hours. When expired, you can view them in the Memories folder.

On Android

If you use Android device and want to find your saved snaps, here’s how you need to do:

    • First, launch Snapchat on your Android device.
    • Then, tap on the photo icon located next to the camera button.
    • You may need to return to the home screen  and head to the message icon on the bottom menu.
    • Then, you can go to a specific chat.
    • Make sure to tap on the user’s bitmoji on the left side of their name. By doing so, it will take you to your friendship profile.
    • Go to the ‘Saved in Chat’ option.
    • After that, you can choose ‘View All Saved’.

Well, you can find all of your saved snaps there. The reason why you need to check individual friendship profiles is due to the fact that you may find saved snaps there which are not in your Snapchat Memories.

After all, you can only locate your snaps you took and/or sent to someone in the Memories folder. You can also find snaps sent by someone else on friendship profiles.

On iPad

If you are an iPad user, you may already know that installing Snapchat on iPad is more challenging. However, you can still install Snapchat on iPad by changing the download filters in your iPad’s App Store settings.

After you adjust the filters to ‘iPhone only’ you can download and use Snapchat on your iPad. Snapchat will work like an enlarged version of an iPhone app, so the rest of the process will be pretty straightforward.

    • First, launch Snapchat on your iPad.
    • Then, go to the photo icon located at the bottom of the screen.
    • Here, you will be able to browse through all your saved snaps and stories.
    • After finding the saved snaps and you want to download them, you can just tap on the three dots in the upper-right corner.
    • Then, click on the ‘Export Snap’ button.
    • After that, you can swipe the options to the left until you find ‘Download’.
    • If you want to see your saved snaps sent to you by other users, you can go to your friendship profile and you will find them there.


Even though it is slightly hard to use Snapchat on PC, but it is still possible by using the Android emulator that you should install on your PC. The most popular Android emulator for PC is Bluestacks.

To view your saved snaps on PC, make sure you already install Snapchat on your PC through Bluestacks or other emulators. After you have installed Snapchat on PC, you can then launch Snapchat. Then, click on the photo icon on the menu. Head to your saved snaps. From this point on, you can then download your snaps to your computer and delete them from your Snapchat.

Okay, those are all the ways to view your saved snaps on each device. Make sure to do step-by-step to see your saved snaps, depending on the device you are using.

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