Snapchat offers many different ways to stay connected with your friends. Among these options is the status feature, which allows you to let all your friends know what you’re doing as well as where you’re doing it. Ready to give it a shot? Here’s how to set a status in Snapchat.
Snapchat | How to set a status on Snapchat
To set a status on Snapchat, you’ll need to head over to the Snap Map page. From there, tap on the Status button, select a custom Bitmoji, then set your location. That’s it. Your status will disappear after you leave the location, after setting a new status, or after four hours have passed.
It’s worth remembering that Snapchat statuses can only be viewed through the Snap Map screen. If you have Snapchat’s location sharing disabled — or if your location is hidden due to other privacy settings — you’ll still be able to set a custom status, but none of your friends will be able to see it.
Otherwise, the system is very simple to use. Starting on Snapchat’s camera screen, swipe down to access the Snap Map. From there, the status button will appear in the lower-left corner. After tapping on it, you’ll be able to choose a Bitmoji to correspond to your current activity. These include eating, playing sports, or even just lounging around.
After that, you’ll be able to select your specific location. If you’re nearby someplace specific, you’ll be able to choose from a number of different locations such as local landmarks, gyms, and restaurants. You can even set a custom location if you want, though none of your friends will be able to choose it for their own statuses.
It’s very simple to set a Snapchat status. You only need to tap on the status button on the Snap Map screen, choose an activity, then set your location. Easy peasy.