Are you looking for a way to keep in touch with your friends on Snapchat? Creating a group chat is a great option! This feature allows you to chat with up to 31 of your friends at once making it easy to coordinate plans or just catch up on life. In this article we’ll show you a step-by-step guide on how to make a group chat on Snapchat.
Step 1: Open the Snapchat app
Firstly open the Snapchat app on your smartphone. You will see the camera screen which is the default screen when you open Snapchat.
Step 2: Swipe right to go to the chat screen
Once you have opened Snapchat swipe to the right to go to the chat screen. You will see a list of your recent conversations.
Step 3: Tap the new chat icon
To create a new conversation tap the new chat icon in the top right corner of the screen. It looks like a square with a pencil in it.
Step 4: Select the friends you want to add to the group chat
You can add up to 31 friends to a group chat. To add friends simply select the people you want to include in the group chat by tapping on their name. You can also search for your friends by typing their name in the search bar at the top of the screen.
Step 5: Tap the create group button
Once you have selected your friends tap the create group button at the bottom of the screen. This will create a new group chat with the people you have selected.
Step 6: Give the group chat a name
Next you can give the group chat a name. This will make it easier to distinguish the chat from your other conversations. To give the group chat a name tap on the default name at the top of the screen type in a new name.
Step 7: Start chatting
Now that you have created a group chat you can start chatting with your friends. Like any other chat on Snapchat you can send text messages photos videos even make voice video calls.
Customizing your group chat
Now that you know how to create a group chat let’s talk about how you can customize it to make it more personal.
Changing the group chat name or icon
You can change the name or icon of your group chat at any time by tapping on the name or icon at the top of the screen. This will allow you to update the name choose a new icon from Snapchat’s selection of emojis.
Changing the chat color
Snapchat also allows you to change the color of your group chat. To do this tap on the group chat name at the top of the screen select the gear icon next to the name. From there you can choose a new color for the chat.
Setting a custom notification sound
If you want to make your group chat stout from your other conversations you can set a custom notification sound. To do this go to the group chat settings by tapping on the group chat name selecting the gear icon. From there select “Notification Settings” choose a new sound.
Managing your group chat
As the creator of the group chat you have the ability to manage it by adding or removing members changing the name changing the chat color. Here are some other useful tips for managing your group chat.
Muting the chat
If you are part of a large group chat you may find that it can be overwhelming to receive constant notifications. To avoid getting bombarded with notifications you can mute the chat. To do this go to the group chat settings select “Notification Settings.” From there you can choose to mute the chat for a set amount of time.
If you need to remove someone from the group chat you can do so by going to the chat screen swiping left on the member’s name selecting “More.” From there select “Remove from Group” to remove them from the chat.
To add new members to the group chat go to the chat screen tap on the group chat name select “Add Members.” From there select the friends you want to add to the chat.
Creating a group chat on Snapchat is a great way to stay in touch with your friends coordinate plans. With these easy steps you can create a group chat customize it to your liking. Whether you’re looking to change the chat color add new members or set a custom notification sound the options are endless. So go ahead create a group chat start chatting with your friends today!