How to Make a Private Story on Snapchat - FlexClip

Posted on: Oct. 20, 2021
Summary
This article tells you how to make a private story on Snapchat step by step. Besides, it also contains frequently asked questions and answers about the private story. Check them out!

Snapchat, an American multimedia instant messaging app, is very popular, especially among the youngsters. With this application, people can share their moments anytime and anywhere. What makes it different from many other social media platforms is that the stories posted on Snapchat only last for 24 hours. After that, it will disappear.

On Snapchat, you can share snaps ( pictures or videos) with your contacts or even strangers. However, you may not want to share everything with the contacts list on Snapchat. In this case, a private story is necessary, allowing you to choose certain friends to view your content. As for some Snapchat beginners, it may be confusing to make a private story. Follow the tutorial below and you will find that making a private story on Snapchat is pretty easy.

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1, Different Types of Stories on Snapchat

Our Story:

Our Story feature allows users to share their stories with the world. So, it belongs to the public story. When you post a story to the Our Story feature, anyone can see the snap, including strangers. These public stories may appear in Stories, Snap Map, or third-party platforms.

My Story:

Snapchat launched the "My Story" feature in 2013, enabling Snapchat users to compile snaps into chronological storylines. When you post a "My Story" on Snapchat, it is accessible for all of your friends.

Private Story:

If you want to make a story that only allows certain friends to view, you can use the "private story" feature on Snapchat. With this feature, you take more control over the content you post, and it is safer than the public stories on Snap Map.

2, How to Make a Private Story on Snapchat

From the preceding introduction, we know that Private Story is safer than the Our Story. This is why numerous Snapchat users want to make private stories. Here are the step-by-step guides to help you easily create a private story on Snapchat.

Step 1
Go to your profile page. Tap on the profile icon on the top left corner of the snap tab.
How to Make a Private Story on Snapchat - Step 1

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Step 2
Tap on "Private Story."
How to Make a Private Story on Snapchat - Step 2

Image Board: How to Make a Private Story on Snapchat - Step 2

Step 3
Select the friends who you want to view the private story. Then, click the "Create Story" button.
How to Make a Private Story on Snapchat - Step 3

Image Board: How to Make a Private Story on Snapchat - Step 3

Step 4
Add story to the Private Story feature. Simply tap on "Add to Private Story" to create your snaps
How to Make a Private Story on Snapchat - Step 4

Image Board: How to Make a Private Story on Snapchat - Step 4

Note
This guide is suitable for Snapchat v11.48.0.36, please make sure your Snapchat is updated to the latest version.

3, Edit Your Snapchat Stories with FlexClip

Although you can edit your stories with Snapchat, there are few text styles you can use. If you want to level up your stories with more stylish fonts and <text animation, FlexClip can be a good choice, offering plentiful texts animations, stickers. In addition, it has handy tools to help you edit the stories, including trimming, merging, splitting, and even controlling the speed of a video. It is free and easy to use. Click the "Create a Video" button to get started for free.

Edit Your Snapchat Stories with FlexClip

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4, Frequently Asked Questions about Snapchat Private Story

(1)What does a private story on Snapchat look like?

If you post a private story on Snapchat, the recipients can see a purple lock on your profile icon in their Stories section. The purple lock will turn grey after the recipients view the story.

(2)Can you see who else is in a private story on Snapchat?

NO. If you are one of the recipients of a private story, you can't see all the recipients who can view it.

(3)Can you add persons to a private story on Snapchat?

Yes. If you want to add more people to view your private story, you can edit it.

Step 1
Go to the profile page.
Step 2
Click the setting button of the private story.( the three vertical dots)
How to add persons to a private story on Snapchat - Step 2

Image Board: How to add persons to a private story on Snapchat - Step 2

Step 3
Tap on "See Viewers," and then you can select the individuals who can see your private story.
How to add persons to a private story on Snapchat - Step 3

Image Board: How to add persons to a private story on Snapchat - Step 3

Bottom line

As you can see, making a private story on Snapchat is pretty easy. Hopefully, this tutorial is helpful for you. If you want to edit your stories with stylish text animation, don't forget to try FlexClip for free.

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