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How to create and manage a group chat on Snapchat

Want to send Snaps to more people at once? Now you can!
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December 21, 2022

Groups on social media have been around forever. Group messages help everyone get on the same page and facilitate better open communication. Let’s go over how to make a group chat on Snapchat.

Read more: How to use Snapchat on a PC or Mac

THE SHORT ANSWER

To make a group chat on Snapchat, go to Chat > New Chat > New Group. Add a New Group Name, then, in the To: field, enter the names of those you want to add to the group. Select them when they appear in the list below, then tap Chat.


KEY SECTIONS

How to make a group chat on Snapchat

Starting a group chat on Snapchat is very easy. It allows you to communicate with multiple users by sending universally accessible Snaps and messages.

  1. Launch the Snapchat app and go to the Chat tab.
  2. Tap the blue New Chat button in the bottom right.
  3. Select New Group.
  4. If you’d like, you can add a name for your group in the New Group Name field at the top.
  5. Choose the people you want to add to the group from your friends list below.
  6. When ready, tap Chat with Group.

How to leave a group chat on Snapchat

  1. Launch the Snapchat app and go to the Chat tab.
  2. Tap your group to open your group chat.
  3. Tap the group’s name bar or icon at the top.
  4. Within the group page, tap the button in the top right.
  5. Select Leave Group.
  6. In the Leave Group? confirmation box, tap Leave.

Can you delete a group chat on Snapchat?

No. After a group has been created on Snapchat, nobody can delete the group. Your best options would be to leave or let the group expire due to inactivity.

Can you remove someone from a group chat on Snapchat?

No. After a group has been created, you can only add members. Your best options would be to start a new group without the person you wanted to remove from the old group or ask them to leave.


Read more: How to remove someone as a Best Friend on Snapchat

FAQs

Within the Chat tab on Snapchat, long-press the name of your group. Select More > Edit Group Name.

Yes. Within the Chat tab on Snapchat, long-press the name of your group. Select More > Message Notifications > Silent.

Yes. Everything you send in a Snapchat group will count towards your score — however, just because there are more people in the group doesn’t mean you get more points. Group Snaps and messages are treated the same as those sent to individual users.