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How to remove yourself from other people’s Snapchat Quick Add lists

Stop yourself from getting Quick Add friend requests with this easy hack
Last Updated on April 29, 2024
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Removing yourself from the Quick Add feature on Snapchat means that other people using the app won’t have you in their suggested Quick Add box. This will stop you from getting pestered by friend requests, and allow you to have some privacy concerning who sees your username and Bitmoji. This guide will walk you through the simple steps to removing yourself from Quick Add on Snapchat.

The Quick Add feature on Snapchat helps you find friends and makes suggestions for who you should send friend requests to. Snapchat makes these suggestions by finding mutual friends, looking at your contact list, and seeing who you’re subscribed to. This feature can be really useful if you’re looking to expand your friends list on Snapchat. However, if you’re tired of being notified about being added through Quick Add, then removing yourself by switching the ‘Show me in Quick Add’ toggle off is a great option.

Quick Answer

Go to your profile page by selecting your Bitmoji, then head to settings > Privacy Controls > See me in Quick Add > Switch toggle off.

How to stop appearing on Quick Add lists on Snapchat



Open Snapchat

Open Snapchat and head to your profile page by clicking on your Bitmoji in the top left corner.



Go to settings

Then head to settings by clicking on the cog icon in the top right corner.



Select ‘See me in Quick Add’

Scroll through the settings until you see ‘PRIVACY CONTROLS’. Under this heading, select ‘See me in Quick Add’.



Turn off Quick Add

From there you’ll be presented with a toggle labeled ‘Show me in Quick Add’. Press on this toggle to move it to the left and turn it off.

If the toggle is showing up as a green color then Quick Add is on, and if it is showing as grey then it is off. When Quick Add is off people will no longer be able to see you in their Quick Add boxes and

Can you remove Quick Add suggestions on Snapchat?

Unfortunately, there is no way of removing Quick Add suggestions completely. You can remove yourself from appearing in other people’s Quick Add boxes but you can’t remove the feature so other people aren’t suggested to you. However, there are a number of things that you can do to limit certain people appearing in your suggestions. For example, you can adjust your privacy settings to restrict who can find you, manage your phone’s contacts, or contact Snapchat support to block certain people permanently.

Wrapping up

Removing yourself from Quick Add on Snapchat is a great way to lower the amount of friend requests you’re receiving. The handy ‘Show me in Quick Add’ toggle, found in the privacy settings, allows you to control who can see your username and Bitmoji in their Quick Add suggestions. Follow the simple steps outlined above to remove yourself from Quick Add on Snapchat.

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