If you have used Snapchat for a long time then you might be aware that whatever you post on Snapchat or your friends share with you disappears after some time. This is something that we may not like sometimes, because if you have not saved your story then you yourself will not be able to view it again. If you have captured something amazing and posted it as your story then you might be looking for a method which can help you to retrieve your old Snapchat stories then this article going to help you. Luckily on Android devices there are some possibilities to do this even if you forget to save them. Here is how to view old Snapchat stories.
- You are required to download a file manager if your device does not have it by default. ES File Explorer is the perfect pick for this purpose.
Note: As ES File Explorer is of Chinese’s origin, it may not be available in India, because the Indian government has banned some of the Chinese apps
- Once you are done with the download and installation of the file manager you can navigate to the following folder snapchat.android. Here you will find a folder called received_image_snaps in which you will find a folder called received_images_snaps
- Open this folder and you will find snaps that were shared with you before.
If you want to check your previous stories then probably you will find them on the camera roll, that is, if you have not forgotten to tap on the save button.
If you want your stories to be saved automatically on camera roll then you can configure these settings on your Snapchat application both on iOS/Android.
- Tap on your profile icon (the ghost icon given at the top left corner). You will be on your profile page. Now tap on the settings icon on the top right corner.
- On the settings page you will find several options to set up your account. Scroll down to Memories.
- Tap on Memories and turn on auto save my story. You can choose if you want to save your stories to camera roll or to memories.
- After configuring these settings your stories will automatically be saved and you will be able to view them from the camera roll folder or from the memories.
This is how to view old Snapchat stories even when they disappear. Now you will never lose something which you have captured using Snapchat and it’s amazing filters and keep it with you forever.