How To Find Someone On Snapchat Without Username Or Number

How To Find Someone On Snapchat Without Username Or Number


Whenever you join a social media platform, after setting up the profile, the first thing that you do is to find your friends on it. If you are new to Snapchat, the easiest way to find friends is to type in the username in the search field. What if you don’t have usernames handy? You must be wondering how to find your friends. Well, there are various other ways to find someone on Snapchat without username.

So, in this post, we have listed the ways to find your friends without username or number.

Steps Find Someone on Snapchat Without Username or Number

1. Use Snapcode to Find Someone on Snapchat

Unlike Instagram, you can add people on Snapchat if you get their Snapcode. All you need to do is scan the Snapcode using the app and voila, it is done! Follow the below steps to get it done:

Step 1: You need to ask for Snapcode from your friend and save it to your camera roll. If you want to add people from Snapchat, you can also search for Snapcode for Google users. You can get Snapcode on YouTube or other social media accounts as well.

On Android:

use snapcode on android

On iPhone, you can directly share Snapcode.

Share Snapcode IPhone

Step 2: Once you get the Snapcode, save it.

Step 3: Launch the Snapchat application and select “Add Friends icon”.

Add Friends

Note: For iPhone, if you are on the Profile page, then you can also click Add Friends-> click Snapcode tab to let the Snapchat access your Photos library and get Snapcode.

Snapcode tab

Step 4: Select the Snapcode from your Camera Roll and add as your friend.

Step 5:  On the next screen, click Add Friend.

click add a friend on snapchat iphone

Also Read: Secret Snapchat Hacks You May Have Not Known About

2. How to Find Snapchat Users Nearby

If you don’t have Snapchat username, you can still add your friend to contacts nearby you. With Snapchat’s feature, “Quick Add”, you can find the friends with the Snapchat account provided they have “Quick Add” enabled. With this feature, you can easily add your friends to Snapchat.  Follow the below steps:

Step 1:  Check whether your friend has enabled the feature “Quick Add.”

Add Friends

Step 2: Launch your Snapchat. Click Find Friends-> “Quick Add”.

Quick Add

Step 3: The app will detect your friends with a Snapchat account. View the list and add them as Friends.

3. Use Search

If you are not in contact with your friend but the friend might have an account on Snapchat. Follow these steps to find a friend and add them to your contacts in Snapchat’s address.

Step 1:  Launch Snapchat application.

Step 2: Tap on the “Add by Username”

Step 3:  Now, in the search box, type friend name. Snapchat will suggest you people by the name in the list of Snapchat with the username you input.

Step 4:  Look through the list and if you find your friend, add to your Snapchat contacts.

How Find Someone On Snapchat with Phone Number

If you already have the phone number of Snapchat friend and you don’t know the username, you can use their phone number to search. Follow these steps to do so:

Step 1: Launch Snapchat app.

Find Friends

Step 2: Click on Add Friends icon located at the top right corner of the screen.

Step 3: On Add Friends page, click All Contacts button.

Step 4: Now you will get, All Contacts screen, scroll the list to find a friend who has Snapchat installed.

Step 5: Click on Add beside the contact to add.

Also Read: 5 Reasons Why Instagram is Better Than Snapchat

So, these are ways to find someone on Snapchat Without username. Try the steps and let us know if you face any issues when working on the steps in the comments below.

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