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How to Get the Crying Filter on Snapchat or TikTok

The crying filter has taken over TikTok recently.

There are a ton of videos that use the crying filter.

You can use it on yourself or make fun of your friends.

However, there is more than one crying filter.

There are a few crying filters on Snapchat and TikTok.

The ones that are available on Snapchat are not available on TikTok (and vice-versa).

In this guide, you’ll learn how to get and use the crying filter on Snapchat and TikTok.

How to get the crying filter on Snapchat

To get the crying filter on Snapchat, you need to open the camera and tap on the emoji icon.

After you’ve tapped on the emoji icon, tap on “Explore”, search for “Crying”, and select the first filter.

To use the filter, you just need to record your face or someone else’s face.

The filter works on both the front and back cameras.

There are multiple crying filters on Snapchat, but the main one is made by Snapchat itself.

You can try different filters and see which ones you like best.

That said, the crying filter by Snapchat is the one that is widely used on TikTok.

1. Open the Snapchat camera and tap on the emoji icon

The first step is to open Snapchat and log in to your account.

Once you’re on Snapchat, tap on the camera icon on the bottom navigation bar.

This will open the Snapchat camera.

Make sure to allow Snapchat to access your camera if you haven’t already.

If you’re using an iPhone, you can do this by opening the Settings app > Snapchat > Camera > Enable.

On the Snapchat camera, tap on the emoji icon.

2. Tap on “Explore”

After you’ve tapped on the emoji icon, the Snapchat filters will be shown.

This includes the dog filter, big mouth filter, and more.

Now, you’ll realize that the crying filter does not exist on the carousel.

This is because the crying filter is an additional filter that has to be manually selected.

To do this, you need to explore more filters.

Tap on “Explore” on the bottom navigation bar to explore more filters.

3. Search for “Crying”

Crying filter Snapchat

After you’ve tapped on “Explore”, you’ll land on the “For You” page.

The page contains filters that are recommended for you.

Now, you need to use the search bar and search for “Crying”.

You’ll then see a bunch of crying filters.

The first one, in particular, is the one that you’ll want to select.

This is because the first crying filter is the one that is widely used on TikTok.

Hence, you need to select the first crying filter (made by Snapchat).

You can also try using other filters if you don’t like the first one.

4. Use the crying filter

After you’ve selected the crying filter by Snapchat, you can now use it.

To use it, simply record yourself or someone else’s face.

The filter works on both the front and back cameras.

Once you’re satisfied with the video, you can save it to your camera roll and post it to TikTok.

You can also favorite the filter to display it on the filter carousel.

How to get the crying filter on TikTok

Crying filter TikTok

Here’s how to get the crying filter on TikTok:

  1. Open TikTok and log in to your account.
  2. Tap on the “+” icon.
  3. Select “Effects”.
  4. Tap on the search icon.
  5. Search for “Crying”.
  6. Select “Crying Eyes”.

After you’ve selected the crying eyes filter, you can now use it.

The “Crying Eyes” filter is the most popular crying filter on TikTok.

To use the filter, you can either record your face or someone else’s face.

Conclusion

Over the years, there have been a ton of trending filters on TikTok and Snapchat.

A great way to garner TikTok views is to use trending filters in your videos.

Hence, when a popular filter like the crying filter comes out, it’s recommended that you take advantage of it.

Some people reported that they don’t have the filter on Snapchat.

If you don’t, you need to update the app to the latest version.

Alternatively, you can uninstall and reinstall Snapchat.

By doing this, Snapchat’s cache will be cleared and it will also be updated to the latest version.

Make sure to search for the filter instead of trying to find it in the filter carousel.

This is because the filter is not part of the filter carousel.

Further reading

How to Get the Invisible Filter on Snapchat

140+ Good, Funny, and Cute Snapchat Names

How to Send Snaps From Camera Roll (As a Normal Snap)

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