It never seems to surprise me when I see a Snapchat update. But the Snapchat update that allows you to buy geofilters has been the best one yet and I am sure you will agree!

If you don’t know what a Snapchat geofilter is then you need to read our post Snapchat filter 101 – Explained by Snapchat filter Designers. Briefly put geofilters for snapchat, allow you to add an overlay to your snaps. These filters appear in certain designated areas and can be for a city, event, college, restaurant, store… the options are endless!

Now, here is a step-by-step guide on how to purchase a Snapchat geofilter:

  1. Go to https://www.snapchat.com/geofilters/
  2. Select On-Demand
  3. Log onto your Snapchat account
  4. Upload your Filter

Here are some helpful tips for uploading

  • You can only upload a .png
  • When designing allow enough room for people’s faces
  • File size should be 1080 wide x 1920 tall

This stuff isn’t allowed in your filters

  • URLS
  • Hashtags
  • Social Media Handles
  1. After that is done, you will need to select a date and time for your Snapchat geofilters to appear.

*The area must be at least 20,000 feet.*

  1. Draw fence around the area you want your filter to appear.
  2. Name the geofilter
  3. Payment information will be asked.
  4. Finally, don’t forget to agree to those pesky terms and agreements.

After a short review process, your Snapchat geofilter will be up for the world to see!

Still have questions about the process? Email us at social@pixlgraphx.com