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How To Do a Boomerang (Bounce) on Snapchat?




Wasn’t Facebook the copycat that we knew? Well, welcome Snapchat to the league. You must have guessed it, we are speaking of Snapchat and its ‘Bounce’ features similar to Instagram’s Boomerang. Yes, we know it is exactly a duplicate of the ‘Boomerang’ feature that we have on Instagram but hey, it would be fun to use Bounce on Snapchat too. Back in August, Snapchat came forward with Bounce. So, buckle up because we are here to tell you all about Snapchat’s new feature Bounce andHow To Do a Boomerang on Snapchat.

Bounce, Tell us More!

It wasn’t a long time back when Instagram and Facebook copied the Stories feature from Snapchat. Until recently, Snapchat decided to pay back and copied the Boomerang feature from Instagram.

Honestly, as a user. I won’t deny being a part of the fun on both of these platforms and I am sure, you love it.

Commonly known to the world as Bounce, Snapchat claims it to be their version of Boomerang. Ah!

However, we beg to differ.

Boomerang and Bounce aren’t the same and we will tell you Why!

In terms of similarity, Boomerang and Bounce share a bond. A bond of equality wherein they use the Loop option. This loop feature lets you highlight a specific section by allowing you to play it over and over.

The slight difference between the two hotshots is how they let you record videos.

With Boomerangs on Instagram, you get to record short videos whereas Bounce or Boomerang on Snapchat.

If you ask me, it’s a cool feature for Snapchat to have given that people are more into stories and reels these days. Let’s dig more into how to do a Boomerang on Snapchat.

Boomerang on Snapchat – How To Do It?

The Bounce Feature is a complete duplicate of Boomerangs you have been using on Instagram. So, if you are aware of how to use Boomerang, this will be a piece of cake for you!

Keep reading to know how you can quickly start utilizing this feature from Snapchat.

1. A Quick Update Check!

Before you dive into the basics, your Snapchat app is up-to-date. In most cases, we don’t update our app and blame the whole feature for not doing justice. Correct me if I am wrong but I hope not!

Therefore, follow the steps to proceed.

  • Go to the App Store
  • You can either go to Snapchat and directly update it or Go to Updates.
  • If you find Snapchat on the list, Update it.

That’s it. That’s all you had to do to update the app. Let’s now dive into the basics of learning more about how to create Boomerang on Snapchat.

2. Create Boomerang on Snapchat

Here are the quick steps.

  • Launch Snapchat.
  • Click on the ‘Camera’ button and at the bottom of the screen, you will find a way to ‘Capture’ the snap.
  • To record a Video Snap, continuously press and hold the capture button. Once you are done, release the ‘Recording’ button.
  • Once you are happy with the result, it’s time to do a Bounce. Click on the ”Infinity Loop” icon on the right panel.
    Boomerang on Snapchat
  • You will see a Slider to add the Bounce. You can adjust the slider to crop a specific part of the video. Adjusting the slider to the left will start you Bounce from the start.
    Boomerang on Snapchat
  • You can do a quick preview once you have found the right part of the video.
  • Click on the White Arrow icon present on the lower-right to share the Loop with your friends.

With these easy steps, you can make a Bounce on Snapchat. Well, we already have the same feature on Instagram and Facebook but there is no loss if you get the 3rd platform, right?

Customize Your Bounce

Customizations add a lot to your Bounce and with the right customization, you can do so much to your Bounce especially to attract the audience.

You can simply add stickers, texts, and even all sorts of links for that matter to the video. On the right side of the Bounce screen, you will find all the available options to get started.

The features and customizations are easy to blend in. They add a certain depth to your Bounce and also, attract a larger audience.

After all, the audience is the key, right?

So, make sure to customize your Bounce video to engage more audience and to share it with your friends for more fun.

Wrap Up

Okay, folks! That was all we had on Boomerang on Snapchat or also known as Bounce.

Make sure to try this cool feature out and share your Bounces with your friends. Additionally, you can also make Bounce on Snapchat with your friends and share it on social media for the world to know.

Also, you get to be popular. *Wink*

Arpita Roy
Arpita Roy is an Engineer, Bibliophile, and Writer by heart with 5+ Years of experience in the content writing industry. Over her tenure, she has written 2000+ blogs, even more. She also claims to be a lifelong learner and uses her curiosity to blend and express in her writing. You can get her on Twitter @royarpita09.
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