A good example of this is Snapchat which has created features such as posting a story or even the camera filters. They also have this feature called the "Snapchat Score" which is the number you will see next to your username on Snapchat. There are a lot of factors that affect this number and has even made friendly competitions among friends. In this article, we will talk about how you can increase your Snapchat score.
Part 1: How Does Snapchat Score Work? How is Snap Score Calculated?
There are no exact steps or factors on how Snapchat works or even an algorithm is known to the public. It has been said that being active on the app, sending and receiving snaps, or posting stories will help you to score higher. Other factors will be considered that Snapchat has chosen not to disclose to its users.
Scoring a high score can be determined in different ways, but there is no concrete list of what will make you score higher as Snapchat wants to keep this a secret. Even the definition of "Snapchat Score" on their website mentions that it is a super-secret equation and can be affected by different factors.
Part 2: How to Check Your Snapchat Score?
Now that you know what a Snapchat Score is and you probably want to know how you can find this. You have sent snaps, posted stories on your account, and want to find your score. The score will show how active you are on the application as well. To check your own Snapchat score, you can do this in just a few simple steps.
- Step 1: Open your Snapchat application and go to your "Profile."
- Step 2: Under your profile name, you can look for the number next to the "Ghost" icon. That is your "Snapchat Score."
- Step 3: You can tap on the number, and a pop-up will appear showing you the total number of snaps you have either sent or received.
Part 3: How to Check Someone Else's Snapchat Score?
You now know how to check your own Snapchat Score and see all your sent and received snaps. We know that Snapchat scores can also be a friendly competition with your friends. For you to see your friend's score so you can compare them with yours, the steps are similar to when you check your score.
- Step 1: Open the Snapchat application.
- Step 2: Go to your chosen friend's profile.
- Step 3: Look for the number with the "Ghost" icon under their name and tap on that.
- Step 4: A pop-up will appear showing their score, but there will be no mention of how many snaps they received or sent.
Part 4: How to Increase Your Snap Score?
There are multiples way to increase your Snapchat score, and we will share with you the proven ways how you can do this.
Option #1: Sending a snap to different people at the same time
By sending the same snap to multiple friends, it will help to increase your score as each snap sent contributes to your score. You can send a snap by following the steps below.
- Step 1: Take a snap photo or video in the Snapchat application.
- Step 2: Tap on the "Send To" button and select multiple contacts by tapping on their names.
- Step 3: Finally, tap on the "Send" button to send the snap.
Option #2: Do not leave any unread snaps
We mentioned before that receiving snaps will help you to earn a score. Every time you receive a snap, make sure to open all of them so you can boost your score.
Option #3: Post stories on your account
Another guaranteed way to score higher is to consistently post stories on your Snapchat account. Stories help to add more scores to your Snapchat score.
You must keep all of the streaks you have on Snapchat, which also contributes to your Snapchat score. You can also open your friend's streaks as it has been said to also add to points.
Part 5: FAQs
Question #1: Can my Snapchat Score go down?
No, your Snapchat score will not go down. Even if you are inactive, you will maintain the last score that you have, and it has been said that you will be given bonus scores if you decide to use the app again.
Question #2: How To Fix Snapchat Score That Is Not Updating?
There is a delay with your score updating on Snapchat as your score does not automatically update as soon as you send or receive a snap. Give it some time and if it still does not change, we suggest you contact Snapchat's support team to guide you on this issue.
Question #3: How To Get A Snapchat Streak Back
There is a way to get your Snapchat streak back, especially for situations where you know that you have been consistently sending a snap to your friends. The only way for you to get your Snapchat streak back for this situation is to directly contact Snapchat's support team. They will review your appeal and once they have verified that you have been consistently sending snaps to your friend, then they will approve it and return your streak to your account. You can also read more about this and what steps to take in our article, "How To Get A Snapchat Streak Back".
Snapchat always comes up with different ways to make the user experience updated and trendy. One feature that they use to make all users' experiences more unique is their Snapchat scores. Snapchat scores help to make our Snapchat experience more exciting and can be a great friendly competition to have with your friends. Remember just to take this score lightly and use it as a fun tool while using the Snapchat application. The Snapchat score is just another way to make our experience using Snapchat more fun and engaging for its users. We also hope that the suggestions we shared will help you to be able to score high faster on Snapchat and playfully compare them with your friends.