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How To Get Someone Off Your Best Friends List On Snapchat

Anyone on your Snapchat BFFs list bothering you, here's how to remove them

Snapchat is one of the most popular multimedia messaging app with lots of new and cool features coming out almost every time.

Snapchat has a feature called “Best Friends”, that basically helps identify people you chat with most. Using that, Snapchat could determine your best friends just from your chat engagement and activity.

How Does Snapchat’s “Best Friends” Work?

Your Best Friends list on Snapchat keeps track of the people you chat with most often. It appears at the top of your main friend's list, making those users more accessible when you’re sending a new snap.

But how does Snapchat calculate who your Best Friends are? It’s pretty simple.

You may have noticed that every user has a Snap Score a measure of the total number of Snaps sent and received since joining. A similar score is assigned to individual conversations between you and your friends. The more you chat with a particular person, the higher your friendship score becomes.

To determine your Best Friends list, Snapchat analyzes these scores and lists the friends you chat with the most, in order of your friendship score.

Before we show you how to get someone off your Best Friends list, let’s cover some of the related questions you may have about the feature.

Can Other Users See Your Best Friends List on Snapchat?

You might be concerned about privacy and want to know how to hide Best Friends on Snapchat. But don’t worry: no one else can see who you’re friends with on the app.

Others used to be able to see Best Friends lists. For instance, a smirking emoji showed when you’re someone’s Best Friend, but they’re not one of yours.

Fortunately, Snapchat saw the light and deleted this feature. Beware: the “Oops” and “Smiling-Face-With-Sunglasses” smileys still indicate shared Best Friends. How Can You Make Someone Your Best Friend On Snapchat?

You can’t specifically “set” someone as your Best Friend. Snapchat’s algorithm works by analyzing who you converse with most.

If you want someone to be your Best Friend on Snapchat, send them lots of Snaps and Chats! Of course, you should make sure the feeling’s mutual there’s little point in bombarding someone with Snaps if it’s just going to annoy them.

And while one user might be your Best Friend, that doesn’t mean you’re necessarily theirs.

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How To Remove Snapchat Best Friends

Remember, only you can see who your Best Friends are anyway. Nonetheless, you might still want to remove Best Friends from your Snapchat. It can be easy, but it depends on how frequently you Snap or Chat to them. You used to be able to block someone and then add them again, but this method no longer works.

You have three options.

How to Delete Friends on Snapchat

The first is to remove that friend entirely. This might be because of a break-up, and you don’t want to be reminded of them every time you open the platform.

Open the Chat function, to the left of your camera interface. Then click on the vertical ellipsis at the top-right of your screen, and tap either Remove Friend or Block.

Remove a Friend is a temporary option: it’s easy to undo and they can still message you. Block is more permanent this option will remove them from your Best Friends list, and indeed the app overall.

How to Get Rid of Your Best Friends on Snapchat

This isn’t ideal, but since Snapchat removed the loophole that let you block then add users again, it’s the only way. You’ve got to use the algorithm to your own advantage.

How? You need to send fewer Snaps and Chats to the person you don’t want to be listed as a Best Friend anymore. Prioritize someone else.

So how long do the Best Friend emojis last on Snapchat? This depends largely on how many contacts you have and how many you talk to frequently.

If you know very few people on Snapchat, sending one Snap might mean they instantly become your Best Friend. If you know lots of people and have numerous Snapstreaks going, you’ll probably have many Best Friends.

How to Hide Best Friends on Snapchat

The third option disguises who your Best Friends are. Let’s posit that someone you know often checks your smartphone and wants to know who you’re regularly in contact with. You should really implement better security, but perhaps you don’t want to lock someone out of your phone completely.

There’s nothing you can do to hide Best Friends on the Send To screen, but you can mask it on the Chat screen

You can hide who your Best Friends are by changing the related emoji.

Open your profile then click the cog icon in the top-right. iOS users should go to Manage > Friend Emojis then click on whichever field you want to toggle. These include Super BFF, BFF, Besties, and BFs. You can change the emoji to whatever you want, as long as two fields don’t share the same one.

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