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How To Find Someone’s Real Name On Snapchat

Your Quick Answer:

To find someone’s real name on Snapchat, sometimes that person’s Snapchat profile is enough. There you will find all the details about him.

Open your Snapchat, on the search bar, type the username of the targeted person and from the result list, select and open his account.

Another way is searching by a lookup tool i.e. BeenVerified or Social Catfish.

How To Find Someone’s Real Name On Snapchat:

You can try the following methods below in order to find someone’s real name on Snapchat:

1. Use BeenVerified Tool

Many lookup tools can help you find the real name by adding some general details. One such tool, very popular for Snapchat findings, is BeenVerified.

🔴 Steps To Use:

Step 1: First of all, open the website using the official link: Beenverified.com.

Step 2: On the list, choose the Username search option then enter the Username of the person and hit “Search”.

SEARCH button

Step 3: On the next page, choose the option ‘Full Name’ and continue.

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click on their terms and conditions to proceed further

Step 4: Thereafter, you will be asked to add your email address and some other information. The results will appear on the screen after a few seconds.

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You will get the Snapchat user details when the results are displayed.

2. Search On App

The easiest way to search for any person’s name using a username is by visiting his profile. You will find all the possible information about the person on his profile.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: First of all, open your Snapchat, and on the top, you will get the “search icon”. Click on it.

Step 2: Next, on the search bar, type the username of the person you want to find your real name.

search bar

Step 3: A person with that username will appear on the screen. Click and the chat page will come up.

Here, if you are already a friend of that person, then only the chat page will come, otherwise, you have to “Add friend” and then move to the next step.

Step 4: Next, tap on the profile icon of that person, which is on the extreme top left corner of the screen.

profile icon

Step 5: The page that will appear is the person’s profile page and the name in bold, besides the profile picture is his real name.

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3. Add him & Open Profile

To see someone’s real name, you have to go to his profile and you cannot go to someone’s profile unless you are friends with him. Hence, first, you have to add that person as a friend and then open his profile.

The trick is, that the person should accept your “Add friend” request, otherwise, you won’t be able to view his real name.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Find the steps to “Add friend” and then go to the profile:

Step 1: Open your Snapchat and go to the “search” section.

“search” section

Step 2: Tap on the search bar and type the username of the person.

search bar

Step 3: Open his account and click on > “Add Friend”. Wait, till he/she accepts your request and adds you back.

Step 4: Open his account again, and this time you will see the “chat” page on the screen.

see the “chat” page

Step 5: Now, tap on his profile icon, place top left corner, and his profile page will appear.

 profile icon

Step 6: The name in black bold letters is his name and below will be the username.

black bold letters

That’s all!

4. Reverse Image Search

If the person did not add you back as a friend, then the only option left with you is to do a Google search. And to do a Google search “Reverse Image Search” method with your help.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Go to “google lens” on your device.

google lens

Step 2: “Add the picture” from the gallery and hit > the “search button”.

“search button

Step 3: In a moment, all the information, related to that snap picture will come on the screen.

There is no hurt in giving it a try.

5. Ask the Person Directly

If nothing is possible, the last and best option is, to directly go to the person and ask him. Go to your Snapchat, open a person’s chat, and write a snap message, asking for his/her real name.

For this, you might need a little brave energy, this test has not proven 100% instant results.

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