Snapchat is a popular social media platform where users can share photos and videos popularly known as snaps, in short, people can share their daily life with their friends and in return, they get points on the application.
The application was launched in 2011 and within a decade of its release, Snapchat has grown to become one of the top social media platforms in the world. The application has millions of daily, active users which shows that they have been playing the game right.
Over the years, has added many features to the application to make it more entertaining for the users. You can record and share videos, locate friends on an engaging map, experience augmented reality, and much more. New features are at the forefront of what makes Snapchat a unique tool for business owners and regular users alike.
In this article, we have explained hidden friends and how you can see hidden friends on Snapchat.
How To See Hidden Friends On Snapchat
Snapchat has always been big about the privacy of its users. Earlier, like any other social media platform, you could see the friend list of users who you were friends with.
However, that is not the case anymore, no one besides you can see your friend list on Snapchat which automatically makes your whole friend list hidden from other users, additionally, there is no feature on the app that users can use to see other people’s friend list.
As we mentioned before that it is basically impossible to see hidden friends on Snapchat, however other users are still able to send to call you, message you, send your snaps and see your cameo selfies on Snapchat if you want to obstruct people from doing that read the next portion of the article.
How to stop people from calling you:
- First, open Snapchat and log in to your account.
- Tap your profile picture on the top left corner of the screen.
- Go to setting.
- Scroll down till you reach the who can… section and then press the contact me option.
- Then change the setting to “only friends” and click okay.
Once you are done, no other user except your friends will be able to contact you.
How to stop people from seeing your cameo selfies:
- Open Snapchat, and log in to your account.
- Next, click on the profile icon on the top left corner of the screen.
- Go to settings.
- On the pop-up window that appears, scroll down and click on use my cameos selfie.
- Change the settings to my friends or only me.
- At last, click exit.
How To Locate A Friend List On Snapchat
As discussed above, friendships on Snapchat work in a familiar yet unique manner. You can view your friend list on Snapchat, but the list only contains mutually added connections. Seeing a one-sided friendship involves following some different methods. We will discuss three cases one by one.
Mutually added friends:
Let’s first explain how you can view your friends on Snapchat from the My friend list on the platform.
Step 1: Open Snapchat and log in to your account.
Step 2: You will be on the Camera tab after logging in. Tap on your Profile icon at the top-left corner of the screen to go to your Profile section.
Step 3: Scroll down through the Profile section and tap on the My Friends button.
Step 4: You will see the list of all your friends here on the My Friends page. The Best Friends section at the top contains the list of most frequently contacted friends. Below this section will be the list of your friends in alphabetical order.
Users you have recently added:
The My friend list on Snapchat is similar to the friend list on Facebook. It contains a list of users you have added back and users who have added you back. But what about the users you have added but who have not added you back as a friend?
Well, there is a way to view a list of users you have added recently. Follow these steps to view the recently added users on Snapchat:
Step 1: Open Snapchat and log in to your account.
Step 2: On the Camera tab, tap on the Add Friends icon near the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 3: On the Add screen, tap on the horizontal ellipsis– the three dots– at the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 4: You will see three options in the lower half of the screen: Hidden from Quick Add, Ignored from Added Me, and Recently Added. Tap on the last option, Recently Added.
Step 5: Here it is. You will see a list of all the Snapchatters you have added in the last few days. However, the list might also include users who are already your friend. So, you might need to look at your My friend list to distinguish friends from added users.
Users who have added you:
Snapchat lets you view a list of users who have added you as friends. You can easily view the people from the Add Friends section of the app. Follow these steps:
Step 1: Open the app and log into your account.
Step 2: Tap on the Add friends icon at the top-right corner of the Camera tab.
Step 3: You will see the users who have added you under the Added Me section of the Add friends screen.
Tap on the +Add button next to the name of the users to add them back as friends. Or, if you don’t want to be friends with someone who has added you, you can tap on the Cross (×) button on the rightmost side to ignore the request.
This is how you can see all the hidden and non-hidden friends on your Snapchat account.