“Other Snapchatters” (What it Means & How to Use It!)

Last updated on March 19th, 2023 at 10:07 pm

If you are a brand new user of Snapchat and wondering what does “Other Snapchatters” mean on Snapchat?

Then you have come to the right place.

What Does “Other Snapchatters” Mean on Snapchat?

The world of social media is full of surprises, and it seems like every day we get a new app or a new update for an existing app.

Social media app is constantly changing, and sometimes we have to reevaluate the best ways to use these apps and how to make the most out of them.

One of the apps that has been recently updated is Snapchat, which has gained a lot of popularity since its inception.

But, for some reason, many users are still confused about what is in the “Other Snapchatters” section and what it means.

This is the most comprehensive article on what other Snapchatters mean on Snapchat.

So, let’s start with the most important question- what does “Other Snapchatters” mean on Snapchat.

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What Does “Other Snapchatters” Mean on Snapchat Stories?

There are people who may or may not have added you, but you definitely haven’t added them. These set of users are referred to ”Other Snapchatters”.

You might be wondering how someone who is not on your friends list views your story. If you keep your account public, then anyone can view your Snapchat story.

Perhaps you don’t want this, below is how you can make your Snapchat account private:

  • Launch your Snapchat app.
  • Tap on the profile icon at the upper left corner of your screen.
  • Click on the Settings icon at the upper right corner.
  • Locate the ”WHO Can…” section and tap on the ”View My Story”.
  • Next Select ”Friends Only”.


If you want to personalize your story viewers, you can choose the option of “Custom”. The option can be used to hide your story from other people on your friend list.

Sometime in 2017, a Snapchatter  tweeted and asked  “What does “other Snapchatters ” mean on story views @snapchatsupport thx,. The response from @snapchatsupport, led to more information on this.

The Snapchat Support Team Tweeted back saying, “Hi! These are Snapchatters who you haven’t added.

Other Snapchatters

However, doe is imply that ”Other Snapchatters” are just those you haven’t added on your friend list? The answer is No!.

Let’s look at what can also be referred to ”Other Snapchatter” in details.


The “Other Snapchatters” Also Means The Following

Mutual Friends or Snapchatters You Haven’t Added

Perhaps your Snapchat account is on private and you see ”Other Snapchatters” as part of your story viewers, it therefore means that there are users that you are yet to add to your friend list, but they still view you Snapchat stories.

It is possible that they are mutual friends or just any other person on Snapchat. It could also mean that these ”Other Snapchatters” have sent you a request but you’re yet to accept or respond to it.


Snapchatters Who Removed You

If your friend views your Snapchat stories and then removes you, such a view will be listed on the ”Other Snapchatters” section.

When viewing your Snapchat stories and you notice this, it could be that they are no longer your friend on Snapchat.

Note: This can happen to both private and public account on Snapchat.


Friends Who Blocked You

If your friend has blocked you after viewing your Snapchat story, it will be categorized as ”Other Snapchatters”.

This also happens when the Snapchatter cannot be listed under your viewers section.

It is important to note that this only happens if they have just viewed your story before blocking you. Otherwise, they will not show up under your ”Other Snapchatters”

The best part of it is that, you can confirm if the person is in your friend list or not.

To do so,

  • Tap on the profile icon on Snapchat.
  • Proceed to click on ”My Friends” and find the name of the friend in question in your Snapchat friend list.

Perhaps the person was your friend before now, go ahead to open their chat in the chat section. If it’s showing ”Pending” on Snapchat chat, it therefore means that the person has removed you from their Snapchat friend list.


How To Delete “Other Snapchatters”

You can decide to delete ”Other Snapchatters” if you don’t want any of such displayed. Even more, you can block them and you will never see their names in that section of your snapchat.

Therefore, the only way to delete ”other snapchatters” and get rid of these names is to block the user, but you will never see their names again.

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How to See Other Snapchatters Who Viewed Your Story

Snapchat always allow users to see other Snapchatters who viewed their stories.

Follow the steps below to see other Snapchatters who viewed your Snapchat story.

  • Open your Snapchat app.
  • Proceed to swipe on the camera scree to get to the stories page.
  • Next, click on three vertical dots next to your story. You will find all of your stories at the top. To see the viewers, you will have to check each snap separately.
  • Click on the eyeball icon just next to your snap. You will see the list of people who viewed your Snap. Also you can scroll down to see the list of ”Other Snapchatters” that viewed your story.

Why Can’t I Click on the “Other Snapchatters” Profile?

One of the reasons why you can’t click on your ”Other Snapchatters” profile could be that they have blocked you.

It could also be that you are accessing the profile on a poor internet connection. Make sure to check and be sure the issues is not from your end.

Another reason could be that, you are not using the latest version of Snapchat. Ensure that your Snapchat app is updated.

If all the above fails, you may want to try to contact Snapchat support team.




After reading this article, you should be aware of what’s in the “Other Snapchatters” section and what it means.

Through this guide, we have been able to see that the ”Other Snapchatters” can be those that have added you to their friend list, but haven’t added you back yet.

They are also those that have removed you from their friend list after seeing your stories on the app.

Lastly, the ”Other Snapchatters” are those people that have blocked you on the platform after seeing your stories.

I hope this article helped you to enjoy all of the features of the app.


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