SnapChat App

Technical Information Of Snapchat Application:

The additional information regarding the Snapchat application is as given below

Application Snapchat
Author Evan Spiegel

Bobby Murphy

Reggie Brown

Developer Snap Inc
Released on September 2011
Android stable version
Android stable version released on October 19, 2020
iOS stable version
iOS stable version released on October 19, 2020
Android preview version
Android preview version released on October 21, 2020
Available in 37 languages
Size required for iOS 204.7 MB
Size required for Android 62.7 MB
Required android 4.4 and up
License Proprietary software
Offered by Snap Inc


Permissions That Need To Grant For Snapchat Application:

The below are the list of permissions that the user has to provide access for the Snapchat application is as given below

  • In-app purchases:

The app allows purchasing inside the application

  • Device and app history:

The user has to permit the Snapchat application to read device sensitive data and the internal system state. The application also requires access to the web bookmarks, history and the data regarding the list of running apps.

  • Cellular data settings:

The Snapchat application requires a permit to access the data regarding cellular data settings to connect with the internet connection.

  • Identity:

Details regarding the identity to find accounts on the device required for the Snapchat application, it also requires the authentication over to read contact card, modify contact card.

  • Contacts

The user has to grant the permissions to read device contacts and to modify.

  • Calendar

The Snapchat application requires rights to read calendar events and confidential data. Retrieves the calendar events and send emails to guests without owner involvement.

  • location

The Snapchat application consists of a feature of share live location and current location so that it requires the access of approximate location to share the current location. It also requires extra location provider commands.

  • SMS

For transmission and receiving the messages, the Snapchat application requires permission to send, receive, and edit text messages.

  • Phone

The features of audio calls and video calls require access over the call log to read and write them. The user has to provide access to reroute outgoing calls and make calls without user involvement

  • Photos/media/files

The Snapchat application supports sharing the multimedia messages; to do this, it requires authentication to read the contents of USB, modify and delete USB contents.

  • Camera

Access over the camera to take the picture and to record videos

  • Microphone

To attend the audio call and video call it requires access to the device microphone

  • Wi-fi connection information

The Snapchat application can connect with the internet through cellular data or Wi-fi connection. To connect with Wi-fi, it wants to retrieve the data regarding Wi-fi information.

  • Bluetooth connection information

For sharing the files through Bluetooth, it requires the information regarding the Bluetooth connections

  • Wearable sensors

While using the application, it requires to retrieve information regarding the wearable sensors

  • Device ID& call information

To avoid any fake any fraudulent tasks the application receives and store the device ID and also the call information of the device.

  • Others

The Snapchat application requires access over the content of the social stream to read and write.

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