Birthdays are undoubtedly special occasions, and it can be disheartening to miss out on wishing your loved ones their special day. However, what if we told you that you can always stay aware of their upcoming birthdays, plan surprises, and send personalized snaps and greetings to turn their day even happier? Snapchat provides an easy way to stay on top of all upcoming birthdays of your friends on the platform and in today’s article, we will show you how to see that. Let’s get started.
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How to See Upcoming Birthdays on Snapchat
Do you remember birthday notifications on Facebook? You might have noticed that similarly, whenever it’s someone’s birthday in your friend list, Snapchat sends you a notification and adds a small birthday cake emoji beside their username. However, what about the upcoming ones? Let’s go through the methods.
Method 1: Snapchat Birthdays Calendar
With the latest update, Snapchat has made the date of birth even more accessible. Unlike earlier, you would not have to wait anymore for the cake emoji to appear next to your friend’s username.
Note: Make sure the app is updated.
Follow the steps mentioned below:
1. Open Snapchat and tap on the conversation icon to move to the Chat tab.
2. Navigate to the profile of the user whose birthday you want to know and tap on their Bitmoji.
You would now see their birth date added on Snapchat with a red balloon emoji.
3. Tap on the date with the red balloon and the Birthdays tab will open.
Here you will find out all the birthdates on the present day and Upcoming Birthdays as well.
Method 2: Use Snapchat Lens
You can also use a Snapchat lens to view the upcoming birthdays of your friends on the platform as well as also set a birthday countdown story for them.
1. Open Snapchat and tap on the Magnifying Glass search icon at the top left corner of the screen.
2. Search for Birthday Countdown and tap on the Birthday Countdown Lens from the top results.
You’ll see your birthday countdown.
3. To see your friends’ upcoming birthdays, tap on your Bitmoji with the downward pointing arrow on the left.
Here you can see all the birth dates of your friends on Snapchat. Scroll down and navigate through their usernames, add the dates to the calendar, and never miss a celebration.
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How To Add Your Birthday on Snapchat?
If you also want your birthday to be remembered by your friends, you can set it up on your profile with just the simple steps mentioned below:
1. Open Snapchat and tap on your Bitmoji in the top left corner.
2 Tap on the Gear icon (Settings) at the top right corner, followed by Birthday.
3. Add the birthdate if not added and tick the checkbox next to Birthday Party.
4. Tap on CONTINUE.
Now your friends will be able to see the cake emoji on your birthday.
Where is the Snapchat Birthdays Mini Feature?
Snapchat once introduced Minis to their platform. They were small, lightweight third-party apps that can be accessed and used within the app. Using the Birthday Mini, users were able to view a complete list of their friends’ upcoming birthdays in chronological order. However, currently, Snapchat has removed them.
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We hope with the help of this guide, you were able to see upcoming birthdays on Snapchat. Now you can save yourself from being embarrassed in front of your friends to not remembering their special days. If you have queries or suggestions, do let us know in the comments section.