Snapchat released a new feature for Android app. This feature can turn your friend’s Bitmoji into a home screen widget. Find out how to get this new feature.
Not as usual, this time Android users can try out the new features of Snapchat earlier than iOS or iPhone users. Apple’s operating system has become a favorite for Snap Inc, the latest feature updates will be available in the App Store before they release it in the Google Play Store. But this time Android users can be proud because they can try out a new feature that is currently only available for Android users.
A Snapchatter find out a new features in his Android Snapchat app and tweeted a screenshot. In his tweet, he shows that he can turn his friend’s Bitmoji indo widgets on his home screen. When he tap on this Bitmoji widget, it will open a chat.
How to get and use Snapchat’s Bitmoji on Android home screen
This new awesome feature available on Snapchat 10.4 Beta. You can’t find this feature if you install Snapchat from the Google Play Store as usual. You can use Snapchat Beta to help test out Snapchat features before they hit the Play Store.
- Make sure you are signed in to your Google Account.
- Sign up to become a Beta tester here.
- If you have previously installed Snapchat app on your Android device, you will get the update to install the Beta version after you registered. If you have not installed Snapchat app on your Android device, you just need to install it from the Google Play Store, then you will get an update to install the Beta version. The update can come after a few hours, so wait for it.
- If the feature already available for public, you can leave the Beta version. Uninstall the testing version and reinstall it again from Google Play Store.
In order to use this feature, you and your friend must have Bitmoji. Find out how to connect Bitmoji with your Snapchat here. Bitmoji can be used in Snapchat app after Snap Inc acquired Bitstrips last year.
So that’s how to get the new feature of Snapchat on Android device. Now you can put your friend’s Bitmoji on your Android’s home screen.