How to Resolve Bluestacks Snapchat Not Working on Windows PC

Mobile devices can’t be compared to desktops or laptops, but that doesn’t mean that modern mobile devices aren’t powerful enough. A modern phone has a fast processor, plenty of memory and disk space, and a lot of sensors that a desktop or laptop doesn’t have.

This is why many mobile applications are designed exclusively for the mobile platform and are not translated to the desktop computer. In some cases, such as PUBG, the app can be ported to the desktop platform, but in others, such as Instagram or Snapchat, the apps remain exclusive to mobile platforms.

If you’re trying to install or run Snapchat but it’s not working, try the following solutions.

Why Snapchat in Bluestacks doesn’t work?

The error message tells you the exact reason (No Support) why you cannot use Snapchat on Bluestacks. The latest version of Bluestacks (Bluestacks 3) does not support Snapchat. For some reason, the developers of Snapchat do not allow its use in the new version of Bluestacks. A simple solution to this problem is to use the previous version of Bluestacks.

How to fix the situation when Snapchat doesn’t work in Bluestacks?


Use the beta version of Snapchat

  1. Open the Snapchat app on your Android phone.
  2. Click on the Settings icon (the gear icon).
  3. Scroll down and select Join Snapchat Beta.
  4. Scroll down to the More section.
  5. Click the Join Snapchat Beta button.
  6. Consider me participating!
  7. Close the Snapchat app on your phone.
  8. Launch Bluestacks on your computer. Download and install the Snapchat app.
  9. Bluestacks will install the beta version of the app by default because you chose to test Snapchat Beta.

Change the version of Bluestacks or Snapchat

  1. Press the Windows + R keys to open Run.
  2. Type Appwiz.CPL and press OK to open the Control Panel.
  3. Select Bluestacks from the list of installed apps.
  4. Click the Uninstall button. Confirm the action by clicking Yes.
  5. Download the old version of Bluestacks.
  6. Run the installer and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
  7. After installation, start the Bluestacks player and try installing Snapchat again. The app should work as before.

Frequently Asked Questions

A simple solution to this problem is to use an older version of Bluestacks. After installation, start the Bluestacks player and try installing Snapchat again. The app should work as before. If the problem persists and the workaround doesn't work, try using an older version of Snapchat.

Since the problem is related to compatibility issues with the new Bluestacks, the logical solution is to revert to the previous version of Bluestacks, which worked fine with the Snapchat app.

  1. Open the Snapchat app on your phone and log into your account.
  2. Click on the "Settings" icon.
  3. Scroll down and select the "Join Snapchat Beta" option under "Advanced".
  4. Now download the app from Bluestacks and sign in.
  5. The beta will be deployed automatically.