To find people on Snapchat, open the Friends page, select the friend icon in the upper-right corner of the screen, and search for people from your contact list or by their usernames. You can tap the plus icon next to any name to add a person to your list of friends.
- Navigate to the Add Friends screen
Tap the add friend icon located in the upper-right corner of the My Friends screen. You are taken to the Add Friends screen, where you can search for people who have a Snapchat by entering their phone number or username.
- Search for people by their phone number
Tap the middle icon at the top of the Add Friends screen to navigate to the contact page that comes from your phone's contacts. Verify your phone number with Snapchat to search for people within your phone's contacts. The username that is attached to their phone number appears with the option to add them as a friend.
- Search for people by their Snapchat username
Tap the far-right icon on the Add Friends screen to search for people by their Snapchat username instead of their phone number. Type their username into the search bar to view the people you can add as a friend.