How to Upload Photos to Snapchat From Gallery or Camera Roll?

Snapchat is one of the more popular applications that allow you to take photos and videos with your smartphone and share them among your friends.
It is a real time photo sharing and timed up app that you can use to share photos in your story, captured using the snapchat camera in real time. This includes selfies and other funny moments you wish to capture at that particular moment and share it among friends and loved ones.
The problem, however used to be that the app didn’t have built-in functionality to upload images from your phone’s gallery or Camera Roll to a snapchat story on iOS and Android devices. But Snapchatters can now rejoice! It is possible to share an image from your Camera Roll using the ephemeral messaging apps chat functionality. Learn how to how to upload photos to snapchat from gallery or camera roll with the walk throughs below.

Granting app permissions
iOS users first have to grant Snapchat access to their Camera Rolls or Photo Galleries. To do this, simply go to the “Settings” menu, click on “Privacy” then go to “Photos and toggle to “ On” for Snapchat.
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For non-iOS users, if you already have Snapchat open, you need to identify the yellow rectangular button at the bottom-right of your screen and click on it. On the other hand, if you are in camera view, click the square button at the bottom-right side of your screen.
When you visit your photo gallery after completing the steps above, you can choose the image you want to share using snapchat. Just like with real time photos, Snapchat allows you to caption the image or even doodle on it.

Things are even better for iOS 8 users since their devices can share images in Camera Roll to Snapchat directly. Simply choose a photo in the Gallery or Camera Roll and click on the “Share” button located at the bottom-left side of the screen. After this, swipe through the icons and tap the “More” button with three dots, then chose Snapchat. This will load the app so you can doodle on the image or add a caption. When you are done, click on the arrow at the bottom right of your screen then choose what friends you would like to send the images to via the “Send to “options.
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How to upload photos to snapchat from gallery or camera roll within Snapchat itself
This is pretty simple to do, simply open the app, search for left on it and tap the image icon. This will open the Camera Roll. Pick an image and send it.
Once you do this, you may notice that the huge photo may be clogging up your private chat. It however won’t stay there for long, once your friend sees it, it will disappear like a regular snap.