How to Get Verified on Snapchat

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Being verified on Snapchat means you're a big deal on the platform. Once you are verified, there will be a gold star next to your name. You can use this cool addition to advertise your business or brand. But how do you get verified on Snapchat? Do you need to be a celebrity? Find out everything you need to know about verification on Snapchat in the guide below.


How to Get Snapchat Verified Star

Earning a Snapchat star means Snapchat has verified your account. So, instead of being a regular Snapchat user, you become a major content creator.


But there are certain criteria you need to meet to get a verified star. For example, your Snapchat stories should be engaging and unique. The content you create should be interesting enough for many Snapchat users to see and recognize. To grab that attention, use your imagination and apply different filters and add text and emojis to make your content more exciting.

Keep in mind that the material must be appropriate. Posting offensive content just to get attention will not get you a verified star. Instead, you risk getting your Snapchat account banned.

You can also use Lens Studio. It is available for both Mac and PC users. With it, you can add exciting 3D effects. There are various tutorials available on YouTube, so be sure to check them out. Or, you might be skilled at creating custom lenses in this program, which might help you earn a verified star.

You can also take advantage of the “Shout for Shoutout” option. You can use it to ask another Snapchat user to mention you in their stories and get their followers to follow you.



Also, be sure to engage with your followers. After all, they will be responsible for your verification. For example, create polls, shoot live videos so your followers can get real-time insight into your life, and more.

When Snapchat notices you becoming popular, it will contact and verify you automatically.

How to Get Verified on Snapchat Without Being Famous

It's relatively easy to get verified on Snapchat when you're a celebrity. But what can you do if you meet the conditions mentioned above and still don't get a verified star? Some users have contacted Snapchat directly and complained about other people duplicating their content. Amazingly, this information provided them with a verified star. So here's what you need to do:

  1. Open "Snapchat" on your phone.
  2. Sign into your account.
  3. Click your profile icon in the upper left corner of the screen. This will open the “Settings” page.
  4. Next, tap "Settings" in the upper right part of the screen. It looks like a gear icon.
  5. Scroll down to 'Support' and you will see 'I need help'.
  6. Tap "Contact Us".
  7. Now under various options choose “My Snapchat is not working”.
  8. Next, you will need to select “Other”.
  9. Scroll down the page and tap "Yes".
  10. You will see a question asking you to describe your problem. Click on “My problem is not listed”.

Remember that the account you use must have some views. Otherwise, they won't verify you even if you complained about other people duplicating the account.



Once you have followed all the steps, you will see a new page open. Here you can fill in your account details. Include username, email address, mobile device, and describe when you first started experiencing the problem. You will also need to share additional information. In this section, explain that other people are trying to impersonate you. Then explain how getting a verified star will help protect your account and get the views and attention it deserves.


Under "Attachment", add your ID. This will help Snapchat recognize you as a real person. Snapchat needs to know that it's not dealing with fake accounts or an impersonator trying to suppress the competition by gaining more subscribers.

It may take a few days for Snapchat to get back to you. When they do, they will hopefully send you an email where they will let you know the good news that your account has been verified.

Once verified, you will enjoy many benefits. For example, you can add a custom Snapchat icon. The bio section will allow you to use up to 150 characters. Use it to share who you are and what you do. This could potentially attract new subscribers.

Finally, being verified means that you will be able to log in to Snapchat using various devices. You could post a story from your computer while sharing an image from your phone.


How many views does it take on Snapchat to be verified?

It is also possible to be verified if your stories reach 50 views. However, Snapchat users must watch your entire story for it to count as one view. At this time, it's unknown how many of your stories will need to receive with 000 views for you to be verified by Snapchat.

Congratulations, you've been verified on Snapchat!

It is possible to be verified on Snapchat even if you are not a celebrity. However, your stories must have a certain number of views and the content you post must be engaging. You can also ask Snapchat to verify the account by notifying its support team that other profiles are duplicating your content.

Why would you want to earn a verified star? What do you usually post on Snapchat? Share your experience in the comments section below.

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