How to See Friends on Snapchat? | List, Story, Etc.

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Find out how to see your friends on Snapchat, whether you're looking at your friends list or their stories.

How to See Friends on Snapchat? | List, Story, Etc.

In February, Snapchat updated their app and people were not happy. The app became a lot less user-friendly and people struggled to even see their friends on Snapchat. We have the guide on how to be able to see your friends on Snapchat, including the list, story, and more.

Many people actually quit Snapchat after the update because of how confusing and unfriendly it had become. We can't really blame them because we miss the chronological Stories too.

The new update just takes a little getting used to. While we're sure that Snapchat will put forth a new update before too long given the pushback, we just have to deal with this version for now. To make your life a little bit easier, we have put together a guide that will help you see your friends on Snapchat and hopefully navigate the app just a little more easily!

How To See Your Friends List On Snapchat

With the latest version of Snapchat, your Friends list and your list of personal Snaps are now basically the same thing. When you open the app, you will swipe right as if you were going to look at the private Snaps people have sent you. This screen will look pretty similar to the way it was before.

In the upper right hand corner, you will see the Snapchat speech bubble with a plus sign next to it. If you click it, it will bring up a New Chat screen with a list of recent people you have interacted with on Snapchat. Below the recent list, you will see your groups list and your alphabetical friend list.

If you would like to send someone a Snap or message, either type their name in and click on the correct name, or scroll down to the their name and click on it.

How To View Your Friends' Stories

Like with the list of your Snapchat friends, the list of people's Stories has changed to and is no longer to the right of the camera. If you open the app and swipe right again, you will see a screen that looks very similar to the previous private Snap screen.

If your friends have posted a Story that you haven't watched, then their profile picture will have a blue circle around it (friends that haven't posted a story or have a story you already watched will not have the blue circle). To watch the Story, click on their icon. After it is done playing, it will automatically take you to the next Friend's Story, which you can either skip or watch. To watch it, tap the screen. To skip it, just swipe.