How to screenshot on Snapchat without leaving a trace 5 years ago

How to screenshot on Snapchat without leaving a trace

Without a doubt, one of things Snapchat users love most about the app is its self-destructing function.

Images can be sent with the user safe in the knowledge that they will expire after being seen once - or maybe a second time if you're bothered to use the replay function.

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For as long as the app has existed, people have tried to discover ways of preserving the messages they have been sent before they permanently vanish.

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Although it may have seemed impossible, it now appears there is a way...

Whereas screengrabs will usually result in a notification being sent to the sender, according to The Sun, this method allows you to screengrab all you like without ever being detected.

Here's how:

Step 1 - Open snapchat so the message is visible in your inbox, and then put your phone onto flight mode without leaving the app.

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Step 2 - With the message still unopened, your device will now be disconnected.

Step 3 - Take a screenshot. In fact, take as many as you wish.

Step 4 - Close the app.

Step 5 - Deactivate flight mode.

It's that simple. But remember, with great power comes great responsibility - and there are reports that you might be able to sue someone who screenshots a Snapchat message without your permission in the near future.

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But until that time comes, try to keep in mind that sometimes private messages become public and be careful who you share your funny faces (and whatever else) with.

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