Why Snapchat Videos Play Slowly? Solution and causes

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Social networks have today acquired one great importance in society, thus becoming part of people's daily life and also being a resource used by many young people to be able to convey a message or simply share some daily activities.

The evolution of social networks has allowed them to be used too as a business asset which can be used to start a business or to advertise a new product.

The constant technological advances and the great demand of people have caused the constant development of new social network applications that are able to attract people's attention, a clear example is the App Tik Tok, which is a social networking service that having an account of the same allows users to share short videos, in which it is possible to upload entertainment or informative videos, and which can be downloaded from any store.



A bit similar to the great App known as Vine, which at the time managed to be a total success in social networks, also being the start of great social network characters such as Lele Pons, however there is a social network application that At first it was also very popular, thanks to its particular and attractive design and its integration of effects and filters when taking a photo, we are talking about Snapchat

What is Snapchat?

Snapchat is an app originally created for messaging purposes that offers the alternative of send multimedia content of images or videos and it also has filter functions and effects for augmented reality photos.

One of its most relevant features is the fact that it has ephemeral conversations, i.e. it can be seen for a certain time, normally the chat can be seen for a period of 24 hours in so that it can later be deleted.



Over time, the company has developed in its latest updates the ability to share videos or images of news, comedies, games or advice in a public way so that they can be seen by all.

It should be noted that Snapchat has managed to get in between the most used social networking apps in the world along with others such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp and Tik Tok, with 166 million active users in the application every day.

However, a very common problem Among the users using this application is the fact that Snapchat videos play slowly without explaining whether it is the device or the application system.

Why are my Snapchat videos playing slowly? Solution and causes

The Snapchat slow video issue can be a little stressful after a while, due to the video having constant pauses or being played slowly and the truth is that there is a large number of users who do not know the root of such problem, so they usually restart the device or just uninstall the application to find another alternative,

But worry no more, below we will show you the most common causes why Snapchat videos are slow:


  • Problems with the Internet connection

This may be the most common problem in people regarding slow Snapchat videos and it is due to slow Wi-Fi internet or insufficient megabytes on the device.

  • Lack of storage space on the mobile

Another common cause is lack of space on the device which causes applications to run inefficiently and run slower.


  • Excess background applications

Even having multiple applications open and the low RAM capacity phone can be a reason Snapchat videos are slow.


How to solve this problem?

If you want to see and enjoy Snapchat content again without any problems, then we will give you a series of tips:

  • Restart your device
  • Delete cache files
  • Enter the application options in the device settings and select the option for force shutdown
  • Uninstall and reinstall the application again
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