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Quick Start

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Quick Start

Follow this document's instruction, you can set up your Snap Hutao quickly.

Minimum System Requirements

Minimum Required OSWindows 10 Build 19045 (22H2)
Windows 11 Build 22621 (22H2)
Recommended OSWindows 11 Build 22621 (22H2) or later versions
Required ComponentsWindows Update, App Installer
Optional ComponentsWebView2 Runtime

Unsupported OS Versions

  1. LTSC and LTSB versions are using legacy version of MSIX Core, so they are not supported
  2. Windows 10 Build 19041 supports installation, but some feature may have unexpected errors due to Windows kernel issues, so Snap Hutao cannot solve them
  3. Issues happens in Windows Insider preview versions will not be solved

Download Snap Hutao

New Installation

You can use MSIX package or Snap.Hutao.Deployment installer to install Snap Hutao, you can find pakcage from the following source.

If you are interested in making the Snap Hutao project better through your own efforts, consider join us!

Upgrade to the Latest Version from MS Store Versions

If you installed a Microsoft Store version of Snap Hutao (version 1.4.11 to 1.8.4), you need to uninstall it before the new installation

For details of this change, please refer to Explanation of Breaking Changes in Version 1.9.0

  • Uninstall the old version with our uninstallation instruction document
    • Your data will not lose as long as you don't delete data directory manually
  • Follow the method above to install the new version application

Update Snap Hutao

If no special instruction is given, you can download and install latest MSIX package to update your Snap Hutao.

Starting from 1.9.0 version, Snap Hutao has embedded update module to notify the updates. You may try Snap.Hutao.Deployment if you failed the update.

Install Optional Components

With optional components, Snap Hutao can implement some functions more conveniently through the system-level environment. They are not mandatory components, but they can bring a better experience.

WebView2 Runtime

WebView2 Runtime is provided by Microsoft, which enables a built-in browser at a low resource cost inside the program. As an optional component, WebView2 is not a mandatory component, but it will make some Snap Hutao's features easier.

At the bottom of the Microsoft official page, you can findEvergreen Standalone Installer, choosex64download and install as prompted

Add First MiHoYo BBS Account

After entering Snap Hutao, click Account Panel in the left-bottom corner between Settings and Document. In the pop-up panel, click the login button right corresponding to your account.

If you are using a China server account, you need login within MiYouShe category; If you are using an oversea account (aka. HoYoLAB/HoYoverse account), you need login within HoYoLAB category.

Whatever account type you have, you have both Web Login and Cookie Login method. For MiYouShe mobile app users with CN server game account, you can also use QR Code Login method.

Web Login

Web Login requires Microsoft WebView2 Runtime component

  1. Click Web Login button in the account panel, Snap Hutao will turn on MiHoYo BBS login page with WebView2
  2. Login to your account in the web page. After successfully login to your account, you will be able to see your account information
  3. Click I'm Logged in button on the right-top, Snap Hutao will add this account to the client, and will display it in the account panel

Now, you have finished your initial set up of Snap Hutao. You are now free to explore this application, you can also find all documents in this website.