It’s hard to make friends when you’re new to class. We have all been there.

It can seem just as challenging trying to make friends when you’re new to the social media platform, especially Snapchat.

Compared to platforms like Instagram and Facebook, where you can search for friends using tags, keywords, and phrases, Snapchat is different.

Here’s the question: is it still possible to find friends (old and new) from Snapchat to follow? The answer is yes.

But first, let’s quickly look at why Snapchat itself can be even more influential than you think.

Why is Snapchat important?

Clear 5 million clicks are sent on average every day. This figure becomes a little less surprising given that more than 75% of U.S. 13- to 34-year-olds use Snapchat.

The most popular youth social networks in the United States from fall 2012 to fall 2020

As of 2021, Snapchat was the most popular social media forum for teenagers. Companies have been too flocking to Snapchat, following the Z generation path.


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This all adds up incredible number of users.

And huge potential for new Snapchat lovers.

Making snapback friends is not difficult

While it may not be used, finding friends on Snapchat is easy.

Not just different ways to find your current friends, but also new ones.

Snapchat recently reported overall growth teenagers watch videos on electronic devices – many users are glued to their phones just waiting to be your Snapchat friend.

You’ll find old friends you haven’t been in touch with in a while. Celebrities whose lives you would like to stay up to date with. Brand new friends you just met on social media.

Opportunities are at your fingertips.

5 Steps to Finding Click Codes to Track

Are you ready to make friends? Here is a list of basic steps you need to follow to add your Snapchat friend list.

Choose and choose what works for you and you will grow your social circle in an instant.


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1. Add friends using Snapcodes

Snapcodes are similar to QR codes. All you have to do is scan them and you’re good to go. Follow the instructions below to add new Snapchat friends using Snapcodes.

Scan it on your phone

Ask your friend:

  1. Tap his profile icon in the upper left corner.
  2. Tap their click code at the top of the screen (it should be a yellow square).

Then you:

  1. Open the camera on your phone.
  2. Hold it over the screen of the other phone.
  3. Scan the click code.
  4. Tap the pop-up to add a friend.

Save it to your camera roll

Ask your friend:

  1. Tap his profile icon in the upper left corner.
  2. Tap their click code at the top of the screen.
  3. Click Save Quick Code to save a copy to their camera roll.
  4. Send the image to you via text.

Then you:

  1. Tap the profile icon in the upper left corner.
  2. Tap the gear icon in the upper right corner.
  3. Select “Snapcodes”.
  4. Select “Scan from Camera Roll”.
  5. Select a photo to scan.

Share Snapcode directly

Ask your friend:

  1. Tap his profile icon in the upper left corner.
  2. Tap their click code at the top of the screen.
  3. Select Share URL to share it directly through Snapchat, Messenger, and Gmail, among others.

Then you:

  1. Tap the shared URL to add a friend.

Search online Snapcodes

There are many celebrities who have publicly released their Snapcodes, including far too famous Kylie Jenner (@kylizzlemynizzl) at the top of the list.

Many ordinary users also publish their Snapcodes on social media. Try searching on Instagram, Facebook, or even Google to make new friends.

2. Advertise your own click code

When building a snapchat, you don’t have to stay exclusively on the list of personal friends. There is a whole global network. Why don’t you take advantage of it?


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Even if you’re a new Snapchat user, you’ve probably had other social media accounts in the past. Maybe even a few. It’s time to take advantage of people you’ve already reached.

Telling others about your personal Snapcode can be a great way to make more Snapchat friends. Let others come to you. Here’s how to do it.

Update your profile

No one wants to be friends with an unknown user. Add your personality to your username. Upload a picture to your profile if you really want your new friends to add you back.

Post your Snapcode to social media

This can be one of the best ways to make new friends on Snapchat. Advertise, advertise and promote yourself even more.

You always have to approve friend requests first, so it’s still possible to split your buddy list into people you really want to follow.

3. Quick add and click on the stars

Quick Add is the Snapchat feature that gives you friendship suggestions based on your contacts and friends list. Snap Stars, on the other hand, lets you explore the most popular on-demand Snapchat.


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Find friends with Quick Add

  1. Swipe down from the center of the screen.
  2. Scroll to Quick Add.
  3. Tap “Add” to add friends or “X” to remove suggestions.

Find users to follow with Snap Stars

  1. Swipe down from the center of the screen.
  2. Scroll to Popular Snap Stars.
  3. Tap “Subscribe” for the users you want to add.

4. Search by your friend’s name

This method works even if you don’t know your friend’s exact username. With Snapchat, it’s safe enough to guess – you never know who might show up.

Search by name

  1. Swipe down from the center of the screen.
  2. Enter your friend’s full name or nickname in the search bar at the top.

5. Add a phone number

Don’t remember how your friends write their full names, but you have their phone number? Here you can try instead.


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Find friends by phone number

  1. Swipe down from the center of the screen.
  2. Enter and search for your friend’s phone number.

Yes, Snapchat has celebrities

Want to make yourself famous friends? There are tons celebrities in Snapchat, many of whom have shared their Snapcode or username.

These are accounts that you can subscribe to so you can see what’s going on in the life of your favorite superstar. They may not add you as a “friend,” but it’s a great way to stay involved in their world.

Interested in what’s out there? Can’t decide who to follow? Here, I help.

Some of the best clicks to track

David Dobrik

Snapchat name: @daviddobrik

David Dobrik is no stranger to the changes, although he is largely known for his weekly vlogs.

This user started on Vine, later moved to YouTube, and now has a huge follower on Snapchat. Follow him if you want to start your day with humor.


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Cassey Ho

Snapchat name: @blogilates

This fitness guru is not second. Cassey Ho has managed to reach many who simply want to motivate others.

So many that he currently has over 4 million followers on all social media platforms.

Brittany Furlan

Snapchat name: @Helsinki

Another comedian with an impressive follower, with over 600,000 followers through Snapchat alone, Brittany Furlan is best known for her lips.

Another great choice when you need a fun story to brighten up your day.

Christine Mi.

Snapchat name: @miologie

An artist with a style for what’s fun, Christine Mi is sure to have found her niche. He often sends selfies painted with stunning works of art.

This artist has also been able to use Snapchat to his advantage and collaborated with several major brands.

Washington Post

Snapchat name: @washtonpost

The well-known and respected newsletter The Washington Post also has an Snapchat account. Follow them to stay up to date on events, wherever and whenever.


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Can adding Snapback friends help my business?

As the impact of social media grows, more and more companies are looking for it to grow their brand.

For Snapchat, access is vital for a company that wants to connect with a younger crowd. Snapchat is now catching up 70% For 13-24 year olds, it’s easy to choose.

Snapchat has helped companies reach their target audiences even more easily. Since last June, Snapchat has released a targeted one Dynamic ads worldwide after it has been available in beta in the United States

After all, not only individuals, but also companies are looking to expand their coverage massively with the help of Snapchat.


I’ve also been there. It can be depressing when you first started making more Snapchat friends.

Differences with other social media platforms, including the inability to search for keywords to find people to follow, things may seem rough.

Don’t be afraid, growing your Snapchat social circle is absolutely possible. All it takes is a little patience and a little work.


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Head to Snapchat – it’s time to make friends!

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All screenshots taken by the author, April 2021


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