Watch Snapchat Videos Again!

UPDATE Dec/2013 : 

Unfortunately the technique I described here no longer works. Snapchat realised that there was a flaw allowing people to continue to view snaps long after they were sent. Unless you have a jailbroken device/unupdated version of snapchat (before about June 2013), then this technique will not work for you.

With this simple guide, you can have the same laughs over and over again – and if it was that funny… you can them upload them to your favourite social media sites!

This guide uses iExplorer (which is a free demo) for Mac, but if you want to do the same thing on your PC… go get a Mac. Just kidding, it’s a free demo for both platforms! This technique only works for iOS… no seriously this time – only iOS.

Step 1. Open iExplorer

Step 2. Click on Apps

Step 3. Find Snapchat & expand the ‘tmp’ folder

And there you have it! You should have all your most recent Snapchat videos right there on the screen! As you can see I have videos there from several days, but I’m not sure how long they last in the temporary folder – I only get the odd one or two videos.

6 Responses to Watch Snapchat Videos Again!

  1. kermit says:

    My tmp folder is empty

  2. Mac says:

    Yea mines empty to. The only thing showing up in the temp folder is a folder called mediacache which is empty as well

    • mattgundry says:

      when did you open the video? You can’t leave it too long otherwise the app will delete the data. But because it’s such a large file *in comparison to a photo* it will be available for a short while afterwards. Also, as a precautionary – don’t close the app after watch the video (as in by double pressing home button) otherwise you may risk losing the video.

  3. mattgundry says:

    How long did you leave it before you went on the software? If you leave it too long, Snapchat’s servers will delete the videos off your phone.

  4. dustin says:

    anyway to open the ones after the update? I have them saved on my pc.

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