How to download Snapchat reels


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Have you come across a Snapchat Spotlight that you want to save to your phone or computer? If you have, then you’ll find this guide on how to download Snapchat reels pretty helpful.

Snapchat is a multimedia instant messaging app that has been around since 2011. It’s been able to keep up with newer social media apps by adding features such as Snapchat Spotlight. Spotlight is Snapchat’s version of reels, a short-form video format that was popularized by another social media app, TikTok.

If you’re new to the instant messaging app, you may want to check out our guides on how to half-swipe on Snapchat or how to see who rewatched your Snapchat story. Now, let’s go ahead and find out how to download Snapchat reels.

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How to download Snapchat reels

Downloading Snapchat reels requires you to use third-party tools and websites such as Experts Tool and VidBurner. Regardless of which one you go with, the process remains relatively the same.

Follow these steps to download a Snapchat reel:

  • Open the video you wish to save.
  • Click on the share button and copy the video’s URL.
  • Open the third-party site of your choice and paste the link into the text box.
  • Click on the Download button.

With that, all that’s left to do is to wait for the video to finish downloading and the Snapchat reel should be saved onto your device. Just make sure you are on a stable connection and the download should be done in a few seconds. If you are having trouble locating the reel, the first place you might want to check is the Downloads folder on your device.

And that wraps up our guide on how to download Snapchat reels. If you end up encountering problems with Snapchat, feel free to look through our guides on the app. We can help you with things like how to fix error code C14A or support code SS06.

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