How To Search Snapchat By Phone Number (From All Contacts)

Timothy Iyekowa
Timothy Iyekowa - Writer & Editor
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If you have recently switched to using Snapchat as your primary social media application, you would need to add up your friends and family to begin having conversations.

Why go through all the trouble of asking them for their usernames individually? This process is time-consuming and also strenuous.

There is a much simpler process that can get you your desired results in less than five minutes.

In this article, you are going to learn how to search Snapchat by phone number. You will also see how to add friends on Snapchat.

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How To Search Snapchat By Phone Number

To search for an account using the phone number you just have to go through these simple steps

Step 1: Save The Contact

You first have to save the person’s contact in your phone book else you cannot see their profile on Snapchat.

Step 2: Open Snapchat

Open the Snapchat app on your mobile device, whether Android or iPhone and log in to access your account.

Step 3: Add Friends

On the camera section, locate the person icon on the top right corner of the screen and select it > Beneath the search bar is the ‘All Contacts’ menu at the right side of Quick Add.

Select it and tap on Continue and it will display a page of all your contacts who have Snapchat accounts along with their username.

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How To Add Friends On Snapchat

The above method is not the only way you can add up people on Snapchat and become friends with them. There are a few different methods you can try

Add By Search

You can add friends on Snapchat by searching their username or phone number if you’ve saved them and they’ve added the number to their account.

Add By Quick Add

Based on the friends you have, Snapchat sometimes suggests mutual friends that you can add up.

Their algorithm also sometimes suggests new and random accounts for you.

Add by Mention

You can also add users on Snapchat when they are tagged in posts.


It is not possible to see an account only if you search for it by phone number. But you can save them on your device and see their account from the contact section.

So next time you want to figure out someone’s username, just make sure you have their telephone number saved.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can you search Snapchat by username?

Yes, if you have the right username, you can find the specific user as Snapchat usernames are unique.

Can I search for Snapchat by phone number?

Yes, if you follow the above procedures, you will find out that it is very possible to search for users with only their phone numbers.

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By Timothy Iyekowa Writer & Editor
As a seasoned content writer with 4+ years of experience in consumer technology, Timothy has been a dedicated author and editor at since its inception. Specializing in addressing user concerns, his articles offer effective solutions for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac-related issues. Timothy's expertise also extends to crafting content about social media and various applications. Through his daily articles, he consistently aids users in overcoming their technology challenges.
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