How to Capture Perfect Pics with Snapchat’s Hands-Free Timer

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Taking the perfect hands-free Snapchat picture can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be! With a few simple steps you can take amazing selfies with ease.

First, open up Snapchat and locate the Record button in the lower center of the screen. Once you’ve found it, start recording your picture. Then, slide your finger to the left toward the Lock icon that appears. This will keep your recording ging even after you release the button. You should then see the word “Timer” next to a stopwatch icon at this point.

Click on the stopwatch icon and set your self-timer on Snapchat for thee seconds. Now all that’s left to do is tap the circle at the bottom of the screen, get in whatever position you want for your picture, and wait for three seconds before it takes your picture automatically! No more having to click buttons or press record!

The best part about this hands-free feature is that you don’t have to worry about blurred pictures due to shaking or holding down buttons too long. This feature ensures that all of your selfies come out crystal clear! So go ahead and show off those stunning selfies with hands-free snapchat pictures!

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Taking a Selfie Video on Snapchat Without Holding the Button

To take a selfie video on Snapchat without having to hold down the record button, first open Snapchat and locate the Record button in the lower center of the screen. Tap and hold the Record button for a few seconds to start recording. Then, slide your finger to the left tward the Lock icon that appears. This will lock the Record button in place, allowing you to take a selfie video without having to hold it down. You can use either your front or rear camera for this selfie video. When you’re done recording, simply tap on the Stop icon that appears in place of the Lock icon. Your selfie video will now appear in your Snapchat Memories!

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Taking a Timed Picture on Snapchat

To take a timed picture on Snapchat, first click on the stopwatch icon next to the word “Timer”. This will activate the self timer feature. Once activated, you can tap the circle at the bottom of the screen. You will then have three seconds before the picture is taken, allowing you time to get into whatever position you’d like for your photo. After three seconds has passed, your picture will be taken!

Taking a Selfie Without Pressing the Button

Yes, you can take a selfie without pressing the button. On crtain camera models, you can enable a feature called “Show palm” that lets you take a selfie by showing the palm of your hand to the camera. To activate this feature, open the Camera app and tap on the Settings button in the top-left corner of the viewfinder. From there, select “Shooting methods,” then toggle on “Show palm” and exit Camera settings. Now when you wave your hand in front of the camera, it will detect your palm and automatically take a selfie!

Taking a Picture on Snap Without Notifying the Recipient

Taking a picture on Snapchat without the oher person knowing can be done by using a screen mirroring app. AirDroid Cast is one such app that allows you to cast your phone’s screen onto your PC. Once the phone is mirrored, you can open Snapchat on the PC and secretly screenshot a snap without the other person knowing. This way, you can capture what’s happening on your device without alerting the other user.


In conclusion, taking hands-free pictures with Snapchat is a great way to capture special moments without having to be physically present. With the self-timer feature, you can easily set your phone up to take the perfect picture and then enjoy the moment. Whether it’s a group selfie or a solo shot, Snapchat’s hands-free feature offers an easy and convenient way to capture those special memories.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.