Public Profile On Snapchat: How To Create, Edit, & Delete?

How To Make Public Profile On Snapchat? [Takes less than 10 seconds]

by Daniel Abbott — 4 months ago in Mobile Apps 4 min. read
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You will learn how to make your Snapchat account a public profile in 3-simple steps. It will take just 10 seconds.

Are you ready?

Okay, grab your Android or iPhone device to get started.

  • Install Snapchat application from App Store (already installed, that’s great ) 👍
  • Carefully read the ways to make Snapchat account a public profile 👀
  • Additionally, you’ll learn how to edit and delete your Snapchat public profile account 😀

Did you know?

Snapchat expanded its public profile feature to everyone in late 2020.

And the interesting part is that making Snapchat a public profile goes through some prerequisite.

Making a Snapchat a public profile is more interesting than making a Snapchat premium.

So, how to make a public profile on snap?

Well, there is a process and you need to follow it orderly.

What Is a Public Profile In Snapchat?

A public profile in Snapchat means that making your Snapchat account public (visible to other Snapchat users including friends) essentially helps increase the reach and make more friends on your account.

When a Snapchat account switches to a public profile, the account holder gets various customized features like adding a photo, bio, description, location, stories, and lenses to your profile.

However, the intent impetus to gain subscribers. Meaning, other Snapchat users can subscribe to your profile (if they get influenced).

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Basic Requirement To Get a Snapchat Public Profile

How to make a public profile on snap? You first have to complete some general preconditions.

Requirement To Get a Snapchat Public Profile

Here comes the prerequisite that needs to be completed to make a public profile on Snapchat.

  • You must be older than 18 years to use the Snapchat Public Profile feature. Critically important.
  • At least your Snapchat account has been used for 24 hours, since created.
  • You need to have at least 1 bi-directional friend. This means you and your friend both sent and accepted the request.
  • At last, agree to the company’s Community Guidelines.


Make Profile Public On Snapchat (In 4 Simple Steps)

How do I make a public profile on snapchat? To make a public profile on Snapchat, adhere to the mentioned steps.

1. Open the Snapchat application and tap on the Bitmoji icon (appear top-left corner of the screen).

Make Profile Public On Snapchat

2. Click on the “Add to Spotlight” option under Spotlight & Snap Map (appear in bold heading).

3. From the pop-up, choose “Create Public Profile” and click on “Continue” and “Get Started” on the next page.

Create public profile under Add to Spotlight

4. Upon clicking on the Get Started button, a box overlay appears with a message and buttons – “Create” and “Cancel”.

Click on Create button to create public profile on Snapchat

Click on Create to make your Snapchat profile public. A “My Public Profile” option will add in your profile page (highlighted with ‘New’)

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Editing Your Public Profile (In 3 Easy Steps)

It is as simple as creating a Snapchat public profile. Follow the below steps.

1. Launch “My Public Profile” option from your profile page.

Tap on My Public Profile

2. Click on the “Edit Profile” option and you can edit the profile. You can add your profile picture, profile description, turn on location, and check mark subscriber count.

Editing Your Public Profile

3. Tap on “Preview Profile” to see the glimpse of your public profile lookness.

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Delete Public Profile You Created (In 3 Simple Steps)

In any case you wish to delete your public profile on Snapchat, follow the mentioned steps.

1. Go to the “My Public Profile” option on the Profile page.

2. Click on “Gear Icon” ⚙️ (appear top-right corner) to enter the settings page.

3. Drag the page to bottom and click on “Delete Public Profile” and Confirm on the pop-up interface.

Delete Public Profile on Snapchat

This will delete your stories shared on a public profile permanently along with your name on Snaps you send to Spotlight or Snap Map. Also, the My Public Profile option will disappear from the profile page.

Onset with these steps to make a public profile on snapchat. Additionally, if you’re looking to make a public profile on snapchat android/iPhone – simply follow the above steps.


Snapchat Public Profile Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why can't I create a public profile on Snapchat?

Remember, creating a public profile on snapchat, you need to pass the various requirements. Those who are 18 years old should use the Snapchat app for more than 24 hours, and one bi-directional friend.

Can someone see if I view their public profile on Snapchat?

The answer is No. Snapchat doesn’t offer such a feature to count or see viewers that explored someone’s Snapchat profile.

Is Snapchat subscriber count visible to the public?

Well, you can control this thing. Meaning if you toggle on the “Show Subscriber Count” feature then it will show subscriber count to the public. And if the feature is off, they won't be able to see.

Daniel Abbott

Daniel Abbott is editor in chief & research analyst at The Next Tech. He is deeply interested in the moral ramifications of new technologies and believes in leveraging the data scientist, research and content enhancement to help build a better world for everyone.

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