What are Snapchat World Lenses?

Add captions, color, characters, and even your 3D Bitmoji to the world around you with World Lenses 🌈 Using them is super easy β€” and super fun!

How to use the World Lenses:

  1. Open Snapchat to the camera screen.

  2. Use the rear-facing camera β€” tap the πŸ” button in the top right of the screen if you’re in selfie mode!

  3. Tap on any surface πŸ‘†

  4. A selection of different Lenses should appear at the bottom of the screen. Just swipe over to the World Lens you want to use!

  5. Tap it to switch between different options (like different captions or Bitmoji poses). You can also drag it to move it around or pinch your fingers in and out to change its size!

Note: At the moment, Text Lenses are only available in a few specific places. They should be expanding other other areas soon, though! 🌏 


Originally published 01/22/18, updated 03/22/18.