How to use Snapchat Bitmoji

The new Snapchat update lets you put Bitmoji in your Snapchat snaps. You can beautify your photos and videos in Snapchat using custom Bitmoji stickers and if your Snapchat friends also use Bitmoji then they can use special FriendMoji. In March 2017, Snapchat added more Bitmoji support with a new Snapchat widget for iPhone and iPad.

We'll show you how to use Bitmoji in Snapchat so you can start adding a personal touch to all your Snaps. You can also send Bitmoji in Snapchat chats.

Your friends don't need Bitmoji installed for you to add Bitmoji to Snapchat photos or videos, but they do need it for FriendMoji.

Learn how to use Bitmoji in Snapchat.

Learn how to use Bitmoji in Snapchat.

Here's what you need to do to make sure Bitmoji and Snapchat are best friends.

Download Snapchat and Bitmoji updates

You will need to download the latest Snapchat update and Bitmoji update for this to work. You can find the apps for free in the Google Play Store or iTunes. If you have automatic updates enabled, you may already have these versions.

Link your Snapchat and Bitmoji accounts

This is the step where you may run into problems. You need to open Snapchat app and go to settings.

There you should see an option to link your Snapchat accounts. If you see the option, you can link your accounts and you'll be ready to start using Bitmoji in Snapchat.

Use Bitmoji in Snapchat

Tap the sticker button in Snapchat.

Tap the sticker button in Snapchat.

Once the accounts are linked, you can use Bitmoji in Snapchat chats or add them to your Snaps.

To add a Bitmoji to a Snap. First you need to take a Snap. On the screen where you can add emoji and stickers to your Snap, tap the Sticker button.

Tap a Bitmoji to add it to your Snap.

Tap a Bitmoji to add it to your Snap.

This will open a menu showing you lots of Bitmoji choices. Tap one and you can add it to the Snap.

You can add multiple Bitmoji to a Snap and reposition them for a fun or funny way to spruce up your photos.

Pinch and zoom to enlarge or shrink Bitmoji stickers in Snapchat. You can also rotate them to fit the Snap perfectly.

How to Use the Snapchat Bitmoji Widget

You can use the new Snapchat Bitmoji widget on the today screen for iPhone and any screen on Android. Instructions are different for iPhone and Android, and you may run into issues if you don't have a Snapchat best friend that uses Bitmoji. You have been warned.

How to use Snapchat widget on iPhone.

How to use Snapchat widget on iPhone.

On the iPhone, switch to the today screen. Scroll down and tap edit, then scroll down to find Snapchat. Press the plus. Then you can scroll the widgets to move them wherever you want using the little slider options on the right of the screen.

On Android, press and hold anywhere on an empty part of your screen. Tap Widgets, then find the Snapchat widget. Choose if you want to show one friend or multiple friends. Put the widget on your home screen. Tap and hold to change location.

Snapchat best friends are the friends you talk to the most. You will need Snapchat Best friends for this to appear and work.