Meaning of Snapchat Symbols | Everything Explained

Snapchat is among the most popular and most used social networks, especially among young people and teenagers. Snapchat includes many internal features that you will find when using it, one of these features is the emoji that appears next to the names of your friends in the Friends section, and it is likely that you have asked yourself what these symbols mean?

These icons can give you some interesting information about how you and your friends interact on Snapchat. In this guide, we’ll explain the meaning of these Snapchat icons of all kinds, including icons.

The signification of icons in Snapchat

In total, there are 13 symbols that express the extent of interaction that takes place between you and your friends. Through these symbols, Snapchat rates your friends based on the interaction between you and them.

Babyface symbol πŸ‘Ά

This appears next to a new friend’s name on Snapchat. If you’ve created a new Snapchat account, expect to see this icon often with your friends’ names in your friend’s list.

Smile Symbol 😊

This emoji indicates that this person is one of your good friends that you interact with online, but not one of your best friends on Snapchat.

Face with Sunglasses 😎

This symbol indicates that you have a close friend in common with that person who displays this symbol next to their name. A close friend is the one you send stories to most often, but they must be your best friend.

Filthy Face 😬

This emoji means that one of your best friends is a mutual friend with this person. It means you interact a lot with someone you interact a lot with too.

Smug face 😏

This symbol indicates that this person is your best friend, but not your best friend. Basically, this emoji means that this person interacts with you a lot, but you don’t interact with them more than others.

Yellow Heart πŸ’›

This symbol indicates that you are two best friends, it means that you send him the most stories, and he also sends you the most stories.

Red heart ❀️

This emoji also indicates that you are one of that person’s best friends. This icon appears after a screenshot exchange between you for more than two weeks.

Two hearts πŸ’•

If you see this symbol next to your friend’s name on Snapchat, it indicates that you have been their best friend for more than two months.

Gold star ⭐

This icon appears next to the account of the person who interacts with you a lot and sees your stories over a 24-hour period. This is one of your best friends who cares a lot about what you post.

Fire πŸ”₯

The fire symbol appears if you have been in communication in the past period but suddenly cut the communication, here the fire symbol appears, and next to it the number of days that have passed since your interruption.

The number of hundred πŸ’―

If the interruption of communication between you and your friend continues and reaches 100 days, here the fire symbol will turn into a hundred symbol.

Hourglass βŒ›

This indicates that the disconnect symbol between you and your friend is about to disappear if the communication continues. Snapshots should be sent between you to remove the disconnect code.

Birthday cake πŸŽ‚

An emoji indicates that this person has a birthday, so don’t forget to send them a congratulatory message. It should be noted that this icon appears if this account has enabled the birthday celebration feature in the settings.

The meaning of the purple icons in Snapchat

For any Snapchat user who entered their date of birth during registration, a small purple zodiac symbol will appear. This symbol that appears to you is your horoscope based on your birth date. Here are all the signs of the zodiac.

β™ˆ Aries (March 21 – April 20)

♉ Taurus (April 21 – May 21)

β™Š Gemini (May 22 – June 21)

β™‹ Cancer (June 22 – July 22)

β™Œ Leo (July 23 – August 22)

♍ Virgo (August 23 – September 23)

β™Ž Libra (September 24 – October 23)

♏ Scorpio (October 24 – November 22)

♐ Sagittarius (November 23 – December 21)

β™‘ Capricorn (December 22 – January 20)

β™’ Aquarius (January 21 – February 19)

β™“ Pisces (February 20 – March 20)

Meaning of arrows and icons in Snapchat

Snapchat icons, which are arrows or boxes, give you information about the stories you send and receive on Snapchat.

What the actions mean

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Red arrow: You sent a Snap without sound

Purple arrow: You sent a Snap with audio

Blue arrow: You have sent a Snapchat

Grey arrow: You sent a Snap to someone who did not accept your friend request

Meaning of the arrow frame

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Red color: Your friend opened the Snap without sound

Purple: Your friend opened a Snap with sound

Blue: Open your friend’s Snapchat

green: He saw and received the money from a friend

Meaning of the square symbol

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The red square: You have a Snap without a sound not opened

Purple box: You have a Snap with an unopened voice

Blue chat icon: You have an unread message in the chat section

Meaning of square frame

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Red: Your Snap without audio is seen

Purple: Your Snap, including audio, has been seen

Blue chat icon frame: Your cat has been viewed

Gray chat icon frame: Snap or message pending and possibly expired

Meaning of Screenshot icons

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Red color: A screenshot of your Snap was taken without sound

Purple: A screenshot of your Snap was taken with audio

Blue: A screenshot of your Snap has been taken

Restart Icons

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Red: Your submitted Snap restarts without audio

Purple: The submitted Snap was restarted with audio

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