Snapchat: Here’s How to Send a User-Created Lens to a Friend

Share them with other users

Did you know that Snapchat allows you to share the Lenses you find in Lens Explorer with other users? Our guide will show you how this is done.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Snapchat application on iOS.

Step 1: On the camera screen, tap the smiling face icon to the right of the capture button to open the Lens Carousel. Note: You can also tap on the camera screen to open the Lens Carousel.

Step 2: Tap the smiling face icon to the left of “Discover” to open Lens Explorer. Note: You can also swipe up on the screen when the Lens Carousel is open to go to the Lens Explorer.

Step 3: Tap the Lens you wish to send to a friend.

Step 4: Tap the “i” icon above the capture button.

Step 5: Tap “Send to Friends.”

Step 6: Tap on the friend(s) you wish to send the Lens to. You can also tap “Send To …” at the top of the screen to search for a user manually, or tap “New Group” to create a new group of users to send the Lens to.