How To Make a Private Story on Snapchat

Hey there, if you’re out there, looking for a way to make a private story on Snapchat, then you’ve landed on the very right article. A private Snapchat story allows you to show your story to only selected friends. We’ll show you how to do this on Snapchat on iPhone and Android.

Also if you’re a mac user then you must read our post on How to Get Snapchat on Mac?

So without any further ado, let’s dive deep into the cream of the article.

How to Make a Private Story on Snapchat

To create your first-ever Snapchat Private Story, launch the Snapchat app on your iPhone or Android phone. At the top-left corner of the app, tap your profile icon.

On your profile page, next to “My Stories,” tap “Private Story.”

Tap "Private Story" on the profile page in Snapchat.

You’ll see a “New Private Story” screen. Here, select the friends who can view your Story. Then, at the bottom of this screen, tap “Create Story.”

Select friends and tap "Create Story" on the "New Private Story" screen in Snapchat.

You’ll now see a “Rename Story” prompt. In this prompt, tap the text field and type a name for your Story. Then tap “Save.”

Type a name and tap "Save" in the "Rename Story" prompt in Snapchat.

Snapchat will bring you back to your profile screen. Your Private Story is now created and you can now start adding content to it. To do so, in the “My Stories” section on your profile page, tap your newly created Private Story.

Tap the Private Story on the profile page in Snapchat.

Snapchat will open your phone’s camera allowing you to capture content and add it to your Private Story.

Add content to a Private Story in Snapchat.

To add a photo or video from your phone’s gallery to your Private Story, check out our guide on how to do that.

If you’d like to delete your Private Story, then access your profile page in Snapchat. Next to your Private Story, tap the three dots. Select “Delete Story” from the three-dots menu.

Select "Delete Story" from the three-dots menu for a Private Story in Snapchat.

In the prompt that opens, tap “Delete” and your Private Story is deleted.

Tap "Delete" in the Private Story delete prompt in Snapchat.

And that’s how you make Snapchat Stories that only your select few friends can see!

Snapchat offers various options to help you manage your Stories, like the option to block people from viewing your Stories. This is pretty useful if you don’t want someone to be able to access your Story contents.


How to Know if Someone Hid Their Snapchat Story from You?

There is a way to find out whether someone is hiding their Snapchat stories from you. You can use someone else’s account to check if their stories are showing on their feed. You could also send a private snap to that person. If he or she answers the same quickly and yet, you do not get to see their stories that would mean that you are hidden contact in their list.

Can You Hide Someone on Snapchat Without Them Knowing?

If you wish to hide someone but in a way that they do not find out, try the new muting function. This allows you to mute certain friends without them realizing the same. The feature is called ‘Do Not Disturb’ and it allows you to mute conversations that are one on one or come from groups. The feature is a new addition and is a useful one. You need not hide or block any contact in this case but simply silence notifications of their updates.

This feature is a useful addition and you need not hide or block a contact to silence conversations from them. Hence, those people will also not get notified unlike when you block a contact. It allows you to see updates from them at your ease and convenience.

Can I see who can view a private story?

No. If someone else posted a Private Story and added other users you won’t be able to see who all can see it too. Unless the other user adds to your story no one will know who else has viewing privileges.

Can I add more people to my existing Private Story?

Yes. All you need to do is tap on your profile icon in the upper left-hand corner and tap on the three dots next to your Private Story. Your friends’ list will appear and you can select the friends you’d like to add then click ‘Save’ at the bottom.

Conclusion: How to Make a Private Story on Snapchat

So here is the complete guide on “how to make a Private Story on Snapchat?” And Tips to Use Snapchat in Mac. Hope you get all your doubts clear, and if you have any query or we are missing anything, just put it in the comment section, we’ll send a response soon.

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