How To Make A Public Snapchat Story (The Easy Way)

In this guide, you will learn how to make a public Snapchat story. This will allow your story to be available in the Discover section if it gets featured.
Timothy Iyekowa
Timothy Iyekowa - Writer & Editor
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Even though I haven’t personally tried to share my snap with the world yet, I have helped one of my friends with this. A Public Snapchat story is a great way to share your content with the rest of the world.

When you first create a Snapchat account, you will only be able to share your story with your friends. To share a Snapchat story with people who are not your friends, you will need to make it public.

In this guide, you will learn how to make a public Snapchat story. This will allow your story to be available in the Discover section if it gets featured.

What Is A Public Snapchat Story?

I’m a sort of private person, though not too private since I haven’t made it yet.

But just for now, I think I will stick with friends. I don’t even post. When I do, it’s usually once a year.

If you are the kind of person that wants to change your story to be available publicly on Snapchat, you can change the settings to Everyone.

A Public Snapchat story is available to every user on the app, both friends and people you aren’t friends with.

Anybody will view the story you have posted, and your story may end up on Discover.

How To Make A Public Story On Snapchat

To make a Snapchat story public, it’s pretty simple.

All you have to do is change the Story Settings from Friends to Everyone.

To make a Snapchat story public.

Open the Snapchat app on your iPhone or Android device. Now, tap on your Bitmoji at the top left corner of the screen.

On your Snapchat profile, you see different sections, from My Stories, Friends, Spotlight & Snap Map, etc.

Near Add to My Stories, under My Stories section, Tap on the three horizontal dots.

A menu will appear at the bottom, tap on the Story Settings and you will see three different options. With the default to Friends Only.

Tap on Everyone, this will make all your stories public and available to anyone to view.

Follow the quick guide to make a public Snapchat story on Android and iPhone.

The Quick Guide: Open Snapchat > Tap on your Bitmoji > Tap on the three horizontal dots on the right side, near Add to My Story > Tap on Story Settings > Select Everyone to make your story every post.

The Three Options

Everyone: This means that all your story will now be public.

Even though the person isn’t your friend. They will be able to see the recent story you post.

Friends Only: When the story Setting is set to this, only your friends will be able to see your story.

Custom: You can select who you don’t want to see your story. Only the people selected will not be able to see your story.

How to Make a Custom Snapchat Story?

If you want to show your Snapchat story to only some people, you can block friends that you don’t want to see your story.

To use this story setting is easy, all you have to do is go to the Story Settings and select Custom.

Open the Snapchat app on your iPhone or Android device. Now, tap on your Bitmoji at the top left corner of the screen.

On your Snapchat profile, you see different sections, from My Stories, Friends, Spotlight & Snap Map, etc.

Near Add to My Stories, under the Stories section, Tap on the three horizontal dots.

A menu will appear at the bottom, tap on the Story Settings and you will see three different options. With the default to Friends Only.

Tap on Custom Select the friends that you don’t want to see your story and tap on Block. When you post a new story, the friends you block won’t be able to see your story.

The Quick Guide: Open Snapchat > Tap on your Bitmoji > Tap on the three horizontal dots on the right side, near Add to My Story > Tap on Story Settings > Select Custom, then tap on the friends you don’t want to see your snaps when you post to your story.

Conclusion

If you are the type of person who likes to be wide and wants to share with the world about the content you create on your snap.

You can make a public story on Snapchat and let everyone view it.

If you are like me, probably not, cause I’m different every month, ? I can be this and that. You can select people you don’t want to see your story.

All you have to do is use the custom story settings and Block them from viewing your story.

If you want to go wide and explore more, you can create a public profile on your Snapchat account, and share Spotlight to reach more people.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can a public Snapchat story make me famous?

No, if you set your Story to everyone, it doesn’t mean that everyone on Snapchat can easily find your story. To be famous or at least get more views, you will need to create a public profile and share Spotlight.

Can people see my location if I post a public Snapchat story?

No, people cannot see your location if you post a public Snapchat story on your account. It’s not possible. The only way they can view your location is if you post a snap to Snap Map.

Why can’t I see my friend’s Snapchat story?

Because they have blocked you from seeing their story using the Story Settings. This will allow them to share stories with other friends but you won’t be able to see them. You can view your friend’s story if you use a burner account.

Do Public Snapchat Stories Appear on Discover?

Yes, a public Snapchat story can appear in the Discover section, but it’s unlikely to be featured. You will have to create great content for it to be featured on the page. And if you do get features, you will get more views.

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