In today’s world Snapchat is a very popular name. It’s another easiest medium to become socially connected with people. Although you are not the only one who is searching how to make public profile on Snapchat.
Like any other social media platform, it’s an American multimedia messaging and social networking app which is launched in September 2011.
It is available both for android and ios. The size for android is 74.13 MB and the size for ios is 259.1 MB. It is created by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown. The word ‘Snap’ means pictures and here we can chat with people, and mainly snaps are posted and exchanged here so it is named Snapchat.
What is Snapchat?
It is a photo and video messaging app that allows friends and families to get connected with each other via smartphones. It is a user-friendly app that contains a lot of features which makes it more attractive and useful.
One of its most popular features is, it contains more than 100 filters in which we can use to click photos, other than that there are emojis, doodles and short messages that overlays on the images or videos. The photos and videos get disappear after 10 seconds which Can be chosen by the sender.
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Like Instagram and Facebook users can also put stories over there which remains for up to 24 hours. A feature introduced in August 2018 allows users to send Musical GIFs, Tune Mojis.
Not only that In January 2018, Snapchat introduced the use of end-to-end encryption in the application but only for snaps (pictures and video) and in January 2019 Snap Chat had planned to introduce end-to-end encryption for text messages and group chats in the future.
Features of Snapchat
Snapcode is another feature present in Snapchat, it is like a scannable QR code by which you can add more friends without manually searching for a particular person. The lens is a fun feature that makes the snaps more funny and attractive by adding reality-based sound and filter effects.
One of the latest features in Snapchat is Memories, which allows you to take screenshots and save the snaps in Snapchat’s cloud. There is also a Bitmoji app in Snapchat in which you can create your own avatar and linked that to your Snapchat account.
How to make Snapchat Account public?
Anyone can create a public profile on Snapchat. Following are various steps by which we can create a public profile:
Step 1: Download the Snapchat app on your smartphone. Open the app and click on the profile icon on the left-hand top of the screen.
Step 2: Click on the ‘ Gear ’ icon on the right hand top corner.
Step 3: Scroll down to the ‘Who can’ option and you can make the following changes:-
- Contact Me – Everyone
- Send Me Notifications – Everyone
- View My Story – Everyone
- See My Location – My Friends
- Use My Cameos Selfie – Everyone
- See me in Quick Add – Turned on
Step 4: After making all the changes we need to close the app and again re-open it.
After doing the above changes you have gone public and everyone can check your profile and can contact you.
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How to operate different functions on Snapchat?
You can enjoy several other features on Snapchat that can make the use of the app fun!
Step 1: After making the above changes re-open the app, you can find a new option ‘Add to snap map’ under the ‘Add to my story’ option.
Step 2: Click on the three dots beside the ‘Add to snap map’ and then click on ‘Create public profile’ on the next screen.
Step 3: Ater that Snapchat will give a brief about ‘what public profile is.
Step 4: Ater reading all the details click on the ‘continue’ option at the bottom of the phone’s screen to proceed further.
Step 5: Click on the ‘ Get Started’ option on the screen and a pop-up message will appear on the screen.
Step 6: Click on the ‘create’ button which is in the pop-up notification to confirm.
Step 7: After creating that Snapchat will take you back to the ‘settings’ menu, and you will found a new menu named ‘ My Public Profile’.
Step 8: Click on the ‘ My Public Profile’ to get started with the new tier 1 public profile. Snapchat also offers a tier 2 public profile but for that, you need to have a minimum of 5000 subscribers and also you need to apply to Snapchat’s program using a google form available on the website of Snapchat.
The Snapchat profile can also get monetized like youtube and Facebook. In January 2015, Snapchat began making a shift from focusing on growth to monetization. Snapchat is considered a fun application as a result it attracts especially teenage users. The application has faced lots of hard times but they were determined to stay relevant, there were times when Facebook and even the Great Google wanted to buy it but the owners rejected the offer.