How To Make A Public Profile On Snapchat

How To Make A Public Profile On Snapchat

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How do you create a public profile on Snapchat? Everything you need to know and more can be found in the article below.

Snapchat has become a very popular social media platform over the years. The app allows its users to send each other photos and videos that disappear after they’ve viewed them. This feature makes it easier for friends to share their lives with each other.

However, it is now possible to make public profiles. These are similar to normal accounts but instead of being private, they’re viewable by anyone who knows how to find them.

This guide will show you how to make a public profile on Snapchat. We will also show you the different ways people use this feature to share their content.

What Is A Public Profile On Snapchat?

A public profile is a way to share your content with a wider audience. The profile allows you to share information with the public, such as photos, videos, and your personal bio.

You can also share stories and lenses in your public profile, which allows your followers to see your content. Users can even subscribe to your profile and receive updates.

With a public profile, you will also be able to keep track of your followers and interact with them personally. If you grow tired of your public profile, you can have it deleted.

Are There Rules?

At one point, only verified creators were allowed to make public profiles. However, this limitation has since been removed. This means that any user can make their own public profile, although there are some requirements that you will have to meet:

  • The user must be 18 years old or older.
  • Their Snapchat account must be older than 24 hours
  • The user must have at least one friend (in most cases, the friend will need to be bi-directional, which means you are both friends with each other)
  • The user must adhere to the platform’s community guidelines.

Now that the rules are out of the way, let’s take a look at how you can make your own public profile on Snapchat.

How To Make A Public Profile On Snapchat



Open The Snapchat App

To begin, you will need to open the Snapchat app on your Android or iPhone.



Tap The Profile Icon

Once the app is open, locate the profile icon in the top-left corner and tap it.



Profile Page

This should take you to the profile page, where you will see a ‘Public Profiles’ section and a ‘Create Public Profile’ option.



Tap ‘Create Public Profile’

Tap ‘Create Public Profile’ and tap ‘Continue’ on the Create Public Profile page.




This will take you to another page, where you will need to tap the ‘Continue’ option.




You should now see a ‘Create Public Profile’ prompt, where you will need to tap the ‘Create’ option.



This Will Take You Back To The Profile Page

This will take you back to the profile page, where you should see your new public profile in the ‘Public Profiles’ section.



My Public Profile

To open your public profile, tap the ‘My Public Profile’ option.



Tap The ‘Edit Profile’ Option.

This will take you to your public profile, where everything you post will be visible to the public. If you want to change the details of this profile, Edit Profile.



Customize Your Profile

This will take you to the ‘Edit Profile’ page, where you can customize your profile and add your personal details.

For example, if you want to add a profile picture, tap the ‘Add Profile Photo’ option. If you would like to add to your bio, tap the ‘Add To Bio’ box.




If you want to make your location known to the public, tap the ‘Location’ button.

Furthermore, if you would like to see your subscriber count, tap the ‘Location’ button and tap the ‘Show Subscriber Count’ option.



Play Around With The Different Options

Play around with the different options until you are familiar with the features and components of your public profile.

How To Delete Public Profile On Snapchat



Select The ‘Settings’ Button

If you want to delete your public profile, go to the profile page and select the ‘Settings’ button. This is the gear symbol in the top-right corner.



Confirm Your Decision

This will take you to another page where you will need to confirm your decision. This can be done by tapping the ‘Delete’ button.

It’s important to remember that deleting your public profile will also delete your content. So make sure you are happy to continue before completing the deletion.


And that is how to make a public profile on Snapchat. We hope that you found this article useful and that you will share it with your friends and followers.

Andrew is one of three co-founders of BGFG, the parent company of PC Guide. A keen gamer and PC enthusiast, Andrew dabbles in a bit of writing sometimes - when he gets the chance to!