Snapchat Emojis: What Do They Mean?

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The chat tab on Snapchat displays small emoji icons next to the names of friends who have sent and received multiple snaps. From the most well-known to the obscure, we’ve compiled a list of all the different Snapchat emojis and their respective meanings. This article’s information is applicable to both the iOS and Android versions of the Snapchat app.

What Are the Snapchat Friend Emojis?

You’ll see Friend emojis appear in your chats with your friends to indicate how active you are in the Snapchat community. The emojis you use will change over time as you send and receive messages. Similarly, if you don’t message someone for a long period of time, the emoji may disappear. It’s only you who can see your Friend emojis; they’re not visible to anyone else.

The appearance of emojis varies depending on the platform on which they are viewed (iOS or Android).

The Meanings of Snapchat Friend Emojis

the subsequent Snapchat may display friend emojis next to the names of your friends.

This list of past and present friend emojis is updated on a regular basis by Snapchat.

Yellow Heart means Besties 💛

You two are inseparable. When it comes to sending and receiving snaps with this friend, you lead the pack with the most snaps sent and most snaps received.

BFF: Red Heart ❤️

When you’re best friends for two weeks, your yellow heart turns into a red heart.

Two pink color hearts: Super BFF 💕

Two pink hearts next to a friend’s Snapchat username indicates that this person has been your “Super BFF” for two months in a row. For the past two months, you’ve been that friend’s number one best friend.

The pink heart emoji is occasionally replaced by a yellow heart because of a bug.

Grimace Expression😬

Having a smiley with his teeth bared as if grimacing next to the name of a friend signifies that you are both best friends. As a result, you have a common friend.

The Smirking Face😏

Emojis with smiley faces beside the names of your friends indicate that you are their best friend, but you are not their best friend (you have a different best friend).

Face Smiling 😊

One of your best pals, but not your number one, is indicated by a smiley face and rosy cheeks emoji next to their name.

Face with Sunglasses😎

One of your closest friends is also one of their closest friends, so look for a smiley face with sunglasses next to a username.

Sparkles are my favorite thing in the world

Using the sparkle emoji, you’ll be able to tell which friends are in a group chat when you’re snapchatting with several people at once.

The Baby 👶

When you add someone as a Snapchat friend, a baby emoji appears right away.

Fire 🔥

Snapstreaks are defined as a period of time in which you have sent at least one snap to at least one recipient in a short period of time. For the past few days, you’ve been exchanging snaps with the Fire emoji, and the longer you keep doing so, the higher your snapstreak number will rise.

Hourglass ⌛

If you see an hourglass nearing the end of its time, your snapstreak is about to come to an end. Now is the time to start snapping to preserve the moment.


When you exchange emojis back and forth for 100 days in a row, you’ll see the number 100 next to the Fire emoji.

Cake for a Birthday🎂

A cake next to the name of a friend indicates that it is their birthday today. Send them a photo to congratulate them on their special day.

A Sparkling Star 🌟

In the last 24 hours, another user has replayed this friend’s snaps.

It’s possible to decipher the meaning of any emoji using an emoji translator.

How to Make Friend Emojis Of Your Own

You can customise the emojis that appear next to the names of your friends in all of the above interactions. Poop emoticon instead of the two pink hearts as your number one best friend for 2 months:

  • Open Snapchat and select the Profile icon in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  • You can access your profile settings by tapping the gear icon in the upper-right corner of your profile.
  • Manage Additional Services on the iOS version.

In Snapchat for Android, go straight to step 5 after selecting Emoji Customization from the Features menu.

  • To see a list of all the emojis and their associated meanings, tap Friend Emojis.
  • Select “Super BFF” from the drop-down menu.
  • Emoji of the poop The poo emoji will now appear next to the name of any Super BFF in the chat tab whenever you have one.

From Best Friends to Friend Emojis, Snapchat has made a major shift.

Snapchat’s “best friends” feature, available in older versions, displayed the three to seven friends with whom you had snapped the most frequently at the top of your friend list. Even more interesting, you could discover the friends of any user simply by tapping on the username. The best friends feature was removed from Snapchat in January 2015 due to some user privacy concerns.

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