How to Record in Snapchat - HANDS FREE!

Snapchat is currently one of the most used apps by teens, young professionals, corporate businesses, brands, and more. So many ways to create cool content with different filters, text sizes, video extras, lens etc. Yet, don’t you get tired of holding your finger down to record a video?

This iPhone Snapchat hack will change the way you snap forever.


Go to Settings, then press General


Press Accessibility, then scroll down to Assistive Touch


Turn on the Assistive Touch feature, then go to Create New Gesture


In the center of the screen, use your finger to press and hold until the blue bar below is completely filled (8 seconds max).


Once your gesture is recorded, give it a name and press save.


After it saves, open Snapchat and tap the small grey box with the white dot inside. Press Custom then click your saved gesture.


a small grey dot (on the right of this photo below) will appear. drag that dot over the record button and let go! 

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Want to know how it worked for me? Add me on Snapchat to see how I used this cool feature!


Don’t want the grey box on your screen? You can easily turn it on/off in your Settings.



Thanks for reading ! Make sure you add me on Snapchat and share this post with your friends so everyone can record on Snapchat hands free. Any more hacks I need to hear about or that you may want to learn? Let me know in the comments below!