How to Find Someone on Snapchat – All Methods

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If you just started using Snapchat and don’t know how to find someone on Snapchat without username or number.

Then you are at the right place. As I am going to tell you how you can find someone on Snapchat even without knowing their username or mobile number. If you have your friend’s username or mobile number then adding them to Snapchat is easy simply by syncing your phone’s contacts or searching them by their username.

But what if you don’t know their username or you don’t have their number in your contact list? Can you find someone’s Snapchat by their bitmoji or with a snapcode?

In this article, I will cover every method to find people on Snapchat and add them as Snapchat friends.

Let’s check out how to find people on Snapchat in all possible ways.

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How to Find Someone on Snapchat without Username or Number

Find someone on Snapchat with Snapcode (If your friend is sitting near you)

Snapcode is a unique way to add friends on Snapchat. For this, you have to scan your friend’s snapcode with the Snapchat app camera to add as a friend.

Now if that person is in contact with you in person, you can scan his snapcode as follows.

If your friend is sitting near you

Step 1: Ask your friend to Open Snapchat App and click on the profile icon in the top left corner.

Step 2: Now they have to click on the yellow color profile icon to show the snapcode.

Click on Snapcode

Step 3: Open your Snapchat App, go to the camera option, rotate camera and position it to scan your friend’s snapcode.

Step 4: You will receive a popup at the bottom “snapcode detected”, click on the “Tap banner” to scan.

Step 5: Now you can see your friend’s profile, press the “Add Friend” button to add your friend.

Find someone on Snapchat with Snapcode (If your friend is far from you)

Even if your friend or person you want to add as a friend is not with you. Then also you can scan his snapcode and add him to your Snapchat friend list. Follow these steps to ask your friend to share the snapcode.

Step 1: Ask your friend to open the Snapchat app and click on the profile icon. Now they have to tap on the yellow color square box which is snapcode or bitmoji as shown in the previous method.

Step 2: It will show options like “Share Snapcode”, “Save to Camera Roll”, “Share My Profile Link” and “Send Username to” options. Click on the Share Snapcode option to share snapcode with your friend with any other app like WhatsApp. You can also click on “Save to Camera Roll” and sent it later via any messaging app.

Share Snapcode, save to camera roll, send username options

Step 3: After receiving Snapcode save it to your phone. Now open your Snapchat app and click on Add Friends Icon at the top.

Step 4: Click on the little Snapchat icon on the right in the search bar as shown in the image below.

little Snapchat icon on the right in the search bar to open gallery

Step 5: Tap on the snapcode sent by your friend. Just follow the instructions and that’s done.

Find and select snapcode sent by your friend

Finding someone on Snapchat with Profile Link

The process of adding someone with a profile link is very similar to adding someone with a snapcode.

When you will tap on the snapcode to share it with someone one more option will be there i.e. “Share My Profile Link”. Tap on this and share it with any messaging app.

Now open that link on your phone and press the “Add Friend” button to add a friend.

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Find someone with Snapchat Username Search

You can easily find your friends on Snapchat by username. Snapchat usernames are unique and cannot be changed. Just follow these simple steps to add someone.

Step 1: Open Snapchat app and tap on the search icon at the top.

Step 2: Type first three or four letters of the username of the person you want to add. Snapchat will show you suggested usernames. If you could not find your friend’s username click on View More (Show More) to see more suggestions.

Tab in search bar and type username

Step 3: Look for your friend’s username. Simply click on Add button to Add him as a friend.

Find Someone on Snapchat with Phone Number

Adding your friend on Snapchat is very easy and fast. When first time you install this app it will give you the option to add your friends.

You can add them at that time or later after installation you can also add them. Just follow these simple steps and you are done. To make the process simple, add the phone numbers of your friends to the contact list.

Step 1: Open Snapchat and click on the Add Friend icon at the top right.

Step 2: Here Snapchat will show you some suggestions and you Add them by clicking on Add button. These suggestions are based on your friend list and contacts.

Step 3: If you could not find your friend in the suggested list, click on All Contacts.

Click on add to add friends with phone number
Click on add to add friends with phone number

Step 4: Click on Add button if your friend is on Snapchat. If you could not find your friend scroll down to the end and click on the invite button to invite him on Snapchat.

All your contacts from the list will be shown you can simply add those who have installed Snapchat.

Find Snapchat Friends Near Me

You can find nearby friends on Snapchat by the new Snap Map Feature. By using this feature, you can meet new people near you and also meet people in different areas.

Follow these steps:

Step 1: Open Snapchat app and tap on the Snap Map icon at the bottom left.

Snap map icon on snapchat app

Step 2: Now allow Snapchat to access your location. (If you can’t turn it ON from here, go to settings>apps>Snapchat>Permissions>Location>Allow)

Step 3: On Snap Map, you will find yourself in your current location with your Bitmoji. (Make sure ghost mode is turned off. Click on profile icon>gear icon >share my location>turn off ghost mode)

Step 4: You will also see blue spots around your Bitmoji and these spots are called hotspots by Snapchat.

Step 5: These hotspots are the indications of Snapchat users near you. Tap on any hotspot and you can see stories from various users who uploaded stories from that location.

Step 6: To interact with the person who uploaded the story go to the three dots on right. Tap on Subscribe button at the bottom to get connected.  

These are the ways and you can use them to add friends to Snapchat, find friends without usernames or phone numbers, find nearby friends.

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