How To Make a Public Profile in Snapchat
So, you’re ready to take the plunge and dive into the world of Snapchat. You want to chat with your besties, send snaps, and maybe even make some new online friends. A public profile is the first step to becoming a Snapchat creator and not just a user who chats and snaps.
If you’re unsure how to make a public profile on Snapchat, no worries. We’re here to help. This article will explain the process and provide some useful information about Snapchat accounts.
Snapchat How to Make Public Profile on an iPhone
Making your profile public on an iPhone is a relatively straightforward process and can be accomplished in no time at all. Once you’ve downloaded the app, you just have to make a few changes to your settings. To do this, follow the steps outlined below:
- Tap on the “Snapchat” icon.
- In the top-left corner of the screen, tap on your profile icon.
- Scroll down and select “Create Public Profile” and then “Continue.”
- Located at the bottom of the next screen, click “Get Started.”
- Press “Create.”
Snapchat will take you back to your settings page. If you look just under “Public Profiles,” you’ll see it now says “My Public Profile.” You can tap on it to view your public profile. Note that anything you post in this section will be visible to the public.
Snapchat How to Make Public Profile on an Android
Making your profile public on an Android device involves similar steps to the iPhone method. The process is relatively straightforward and doesn’t require much time. After you’ve downloaded the app, follow the instructions below:
- Click on the “Snapchat” icon.
- Tap on your profile icon.
- Tap the “3 dots” icon and then “Create Public Profile.”
- Select “Continue.”
- On the next screen, tap “Get Started.”
- Tap “Create.”
After tapping “Create,” you’ll be taken back to Snapchat’s settings page. Here you’ll see that under “Public Profiles” it will display “My Public Profile.” By clicking on it, you’ll be directed to your public profile page, and what you post here will be visible to the public.
Can anyone create a public profile on Snapchat?
Almost anyone can create a public profile on Snapchat. There are, however, a few restrictions. A Snapchat user must be at least 18 years of age to have an account of any kind and your account must be at least 24 hours old. You’ll also need to have at least one Snapchat friend who you follow and follows you back. If you’ve violated the Snapchat community guidelines at any time, you’ll be unable to make your profile public. As long as a user adheres to these requirements, they can create a public profile.
How can I gain more exposure with my public profile?
One of the best things you can do to build your Snapchat community is post high quality creative snaps. Be consistent and stay active with posting content. Stick with what you know and your audience will eventually find you. Creativity is the key to building a following. The more creative and interesting your snaps, the better chance you have of gaining more followers and subscribers.
Is there a difference between friends and subscribers when I make my account public?
When you switch to a public account, Snapchatters can still add you as a friend and can find you via mentions on the platform. You’ll see these friend requests in the in the “Added Me” sections. Snapchatters can subscribe to you from Discover, Spotlight, or Our Story, or by tapping the subscribe button on your public profile. However, you won’t see notifications for new subscribers like you do for friend requests.
With my Snapchat public profile, can I still create a private story?
Yes. You’ll still be able to create a private story and choose who can view it. To do so, simply start a new story and select “Private.” Even with a public profile, you can select which of your friends can see a private story. Private stories won’t be shown to your subscribers. This allows for you to have the flexibility to choose exactly who gets to see your posts.
How do I add snaps to my public profile?
Snaps are easily added to your public profile and help you to stay engaged with your audience. You can add snaps to your public profile by following these steps:
1. From the “Public Profiles” section, tap on your profile.
2. Select “Save a Story to your Profile.”
3. Choose “Snaps” or photos from your phone’s camera roll and tap “Select.”
4. Click “Next.”
5. Select the cover and title and tap “Finish.”
What do I do if I’m having problems with my public profile? Can I contact Snapchat?
Yes, you’ll be able to contact the support team at Snapchat by navigating to your settings page and selecting the “I Need Help” button.
The First Step to Becoming a Snapchat Creator Is Making Your Profile Public
To reach a wider Snapchat audience, you’ll need to have a public profile. With just some basic information, you can download, install, and open an account. Once that’s done, making your profile public takes just a few clicks. Public profiles can be viewed by anyone with a Snapchat account.
Have you made your Snapchat profile public? Did you follow the steps outlined in this article? Let us know in the comments section below.