How to change your location on Snapchat?

Lets see How to change your location on Snapchat? Snapchat is a wonderful social media app to share your snaps with others. You can share pictures and videos on it. Snapchat has a lot of cool features like the Snap Map. You can share your location on it to let the world know what is happening.

It is a one-time feature, and you can not disable it. But you can hide it. If you want to change your location on Snapchat, then this article is for you. You will learn how to change your location in this article. So let’s jump right into it.

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Change Location on Snapchat

Step 1

Open the Snapchat app on your Android or iOS device.

Step 2

Open the Map from the bottom left corner of the screen.


Step 3

Tap on the Settings option on the Map screen.

Step 4

Choose the Locations setting preference. Your Snapchat location will be changed according to the settings.

Alternative Method

If you do not want to enable the Ghost mode, then you can turn off the location sharing. Let us show you how to do that.

Step 1

Open the Snapchat app on your phone, and go to the Camera.

Step 2

Tap on the Search icon which has the shape of a magnifying glass.


Step 3

Select the Map option and use your fingers to pinch and pull to zoom in or out.

The default location settings

Snapchat has four location settings by default. You can choose any one of them. Let us tell you more about those settings.

Ghost Mode

This mode lets you hide your location for a certain duration. When you enable this mode, your Bitemoji begins to hold a blue sign with a ghost icon. If you do not want anyone to know of your location, then you can enable this mode.

My Friends

This mode will show your location to all of your friends. Anyone from your friend list can see your location on Snapchat. 

My Friends, Except

You can list out some of your friends in this mode. Those friends will not be able to watch your location. The location will be visible to your other friends.

Snapchat Location

Only These Friends

If you want only some of your friends to know your Snapchat location, then you can use this mode. It will let you list out your friends. The friends that are on the list will be able to see your location.



We hope this article helped you change your location on Snapchat. We showed you two different methods to do that. All of the four location settings of Snapchat were also explained in the article.

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