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NailSnaps lets you turn your photos into one-of-a-kind nail polish stickers you can apply yourself in minutes for custom, wearable art.
NailSnaps lets you turn photos into nail wraps you can apply yourself in minutes. Download the FREE NailSnaps app to create your own custom nail art today.
NailSnaps lets you turn photos into nail wraps you can apply yourself in minutes. Download the FREE NailSnaps app to create your own custom nail art today.
928 backers pledged $49,157 to help bring this project to life.

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Dear Android backers,

We know you’re antsy for the Android version of the app to be released into Google Play. Believe me, we are too.

We are super grateful to all our Beta testers for being so awesome and making sure we didn’t release a broken app! Sadly, beta testing for the Android build didn’t go very well. There were a number of show-stopping issues that needed to be worked out before release and then, Android’s OS was updated, throwing another wrench in our Android plans.

Like we mentioned in a few of our updates, Android is difficult to develop for because it’s so fragmented. What does this mean? In simple terms, iPhone only has about 8 different devices to develop and design for, making it faster and easier to build. Android has over 4,000 devices to take into account, which as you can imagine, makes it incredibly difficult to develop. Instagram raised $7 million dollars and was on iOS for years before their Android app was released.

When we began on Kickstarter, we honestly thought we could get the Android app in a timely manner and we are really, truly sorry that you’ve had to wait this long. We still have our Android app in the works, for the future. But releasing a quality app that works takes a lot of time and resources so we will update you all when the status of Android changes.

The good news is there are ways to cash in on your NailSnaps rewards NOW and get NailSnaps into your well deserved hands. You have two options as of right now and for the immediate future:

  • Find an iFriend - use a friend’s Apple device to create, share, and purchase your custom mani on the free iOS NailSnaps app! Your account will be saved (even if your friend deletes the app), so when Android does come out, you will have an account with your saved designs.
  • Shop-Ready Made NailSnaps - We have a number of gorgeous prefabricated designs that you can order from our online shop. This includes adorable designs from YouTube star Olga Kay, illustrator Vivian Shih, and Never Liked it Anyway’s (the eBay for breakups) Loveme collection, perfect for Valentine’s Day or any other time you want to give yourself some love!

Want more frequent news from NailSnaps?Sign up for our newsletter here and get NailSnaps news delivered to you each week. This is the best way to keep up with us as NailSnaps grows. We will still update you here as much as we can on all fronts, and not just Android! But if you want news more frequently, the weekly NailSnaps Newsletter is your jam.

Finally, a big shoutout to Jessica Richard, for giving us ideas on how to better communicate with all of you amazing backers, the ones who helped NailSnaps get started in the first place.

XO,

Angel + Sarah

It's our birthday! Enjoy 50% OFF!

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THANK YOU for 365 of creativity and nail art goodness. We love watching you create and share awesome custom nail designs. To celebrate our 1st year, we’re giving everyone the biggest deal EVER. For the next 24 hours, save 50% off all orders with promo code BIRTHDAY50.

No joke, this is our biggest sale of the year and it’s just in time for you to create craze-mazing holiday looks for you and your friends. Stock up and save. It’s our birthday gift to you!

Android (because we know you'll ask) 

We're working on it and we appreciate your patience. Those of you who develop apps, know how challenging Android can be. We opened up beta testing to a few of our Kickstarter backers but more expensive development and testing will be needed before Android is ready. (It took Instagram 2 years to release on Android and that was after they raised $7 Million dollars from investors!) We know Android users can't wait to want to start making custom designs so for now, please share the BIRTHDAY50 promo code with  an iPhone-owning friend and you can both create custom NailSnaps designs together on their device. 

Shop Ready-Made Looks! 

 No matter what device you use, you can shop ready-made looks in the NailSnaps online store. Last month we unveiledsuper cute looks by YouTuber, Olga Kay and now we’e rolling out even more ready-made designs, this time created by NailSnaps co-founder, Angel Anderson. Snag your fav designs from the while supplies last.

Unique, personal gifts under $20? Custom nail art! 

Custom nail art is unique, personal, and totally on trend. NailSnaps makes it easy to create custom nail designs featuring your bestie's awesome Instagram pics, patterns from her fav clothing, pictures of her pets, best travel memories, and even selfies. The NailSnaps mobile app lets you turn ANY image into custom nail art that you can create for your friends and ship to them for just $19 + FREE shipping in the US. (Order by Dec 13 for Christmas delivery within the U.S.) 

Thanks for being creative and unique!

Our community is special. We can shout it from the rooftops, but we thought a better way to show our thanks is sharing the BIRTHDAY50 deal for all of you who are creating beautiful nail designs that are just as wonderfully unique as you are. Thanks for making NailSnaps what it is today!

XOXO!
NailSnaps

5 Killer Announcements About NailSnaps

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Hello Kickstarter backers + fans! 

It's been awhile since our last update and boy-oh-boy, we have tons of good news to share! 

1. NailSnaps 1.4.0 update is hot and fresh! 

Run, don't walk to the iOS App store to get the latest FREE NailSnaps app update. NailSnaps version 1.4.0 (available now on the App Store) is packed with so much goodness! In addition to some simple bug fixes, we're thrilled to announce several new features:

  • Search! Now you can search for people who use NailSnaps AND their cool Nail designs. See out all the awesome nail wraps people are making from photos of their cute cats, pretty sunsets, and end even Starbucks cups. Way cool!
  • Activity! A new Activity tab shows you notifications about your order status, who’s followed you and liked your designs, and insider tips about pop-up events and exclusive offers. 
  • Find friends! It’s easier than ever to find friends on NailSnaps that you follow on Facebook and Instagram. Visit social settings on your profile to link your social accounts. 

Please rate + comment on NailSnaps 1.4.0 in the App Store to help us get on the Best New Apps list again!

App store comments and 5 star ratings from our Kickstarter community helped the us get on the Best New Apps list when we first launched. We need your support with a quick rating and review so that this latest build can get the attention it deserves. 

2. Android Beta Test is beginning!

This morning we announced sign ups to beta test the Android version of NailSnaps! This initial test is only open to Kickstarter backers (see update #19) but once we've resolved any show-stopping issues they find, we'll do a public beta with those of you who've expressed interest. We're thrilled to be in the home stretch of making NailSnaps available on both platforms!

3. NailSnaps is now available in Japanese!

Earlier this summer we announced that we had secured a partnership with Felissimo, a Japanese direct marketing company, to introduce NailSnaps to Asia. Thanks to our arrangement with Felissimo, they've helped us make the NailSnaps mobile app is available in Japanese! Konichiwa!!!

Interested in helping us provide translations into other languages? Please email hello@nailsnaps.com to volunteer! :-)

4. See and be sold! #NailSnapsStar

You guys have been killing it on social media sharing how pretty your designs look! So we're piloting a program to allow special NailSnaps creators (who are making exceptional, original nail art with NailSnaps) to sell their creations right through the app.  

Think you have what it takes to be a NailSnaps Star? Share photos of you wearing your gorgeous creations with #NailSnapsStar. 

5. It's all because of YOU!

We're so grateful for the support and encouragement we've received from the Kickstarter community! Thanks to you, we went from 928 backers to over 20,000 app downloads without spending any real marketing money!  

Love NailSnaps and want to see the business thrive? Here are 4 easy ways to help:

Thank you for being with us from the very beginning!

XOXO,

Angel + Sarah
NailSnaps, Inc.

NailSnaps on Android - help us test!

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Android NailSnaps? Are we there yet?

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Hello Kickstarter backers, 

Don't forget to get your free NailSnaps! 

Most of our Kickstarter backers have downloaded and started creating NailSnaps to wear and share. If you're on iOS, don't forget to use your promo codes because they expire at the end of the month on March 31st. Can't find your codes? Email support@nailsnaps.com for help :-)

We haven't forgotten our Android backers. 

We know it seems unfair that our backers on iOS are now happily using NailSnaps to make their mani dreams come true. We know it's frustrating for Android users to have to wait so here's answers to your recent Android questions: 

  • What about the promo codes Android users got as backers? Since the Android version is still in testing, your backer reward promo codes will be extended so that you can use them once the Android version launches. 
  • Why don't you update Android backers more regularly? We send out updates every time there's something new to tell. When we're confident that Android is ready, we'll share the good news. 
  • Why won't you give us a date when Android will be ready? Android is tricky. As you may have read in update #17 there are over 3,997 device specifications on Android (iOS only has 8) so it's a lot harder to make Android ready for the world. We don't want to give a date and then miss it because another bug pops up. We are working hard but we won't release something that isn't ready. We want the Android experience to be world-class and as soon as it is, we will release it to the world. 
  • Wait, wasn't this supposed to be done by April 2014? No. Our Kickstarter ended April 1st, 2014. That's when our campaign was FUNDED meaning that's when we received the Kickstarter money to build the iOS version of the app. We Said our goal was to launch on iOS later that year and we did. 
  • If the Kickstarter $ was used for iOS, who's paying for Android? NailSnaps is paying for it. As stated in our March 2014 FAQ "We're starting with iOS, but the Android version is the next thing on our roadmap. If we hit our fundraising goal early, our first stretch goal is additional funding to develop the Android version sooner!" Android would have been our first stretch goal but we only raised $2k more than our goal - not nearly enough to build a 2nd version of the app. However, since so many of our supporters were on Android, we decided to bootstrap (use our own money) to build an Android version. Bottom line for Android users: you matter so much to us that we're using our own money to build the Android version for you!

We continue to work like crazy to get it done. As backers you will be the first to know! Thank you again for your continued support and patience. 

XO, 

Angel + Sarah 

PS - Want more ways to stay up-to-date on NailSnaps progress? Following us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.