How to Tell if Someone Blocked You from Viewing Their Story on Snapchat

Social networking has made it easier to interact with people, but it has also made cutting ties with someone much smoother. If you routinely use Snapchat, you should be familiar with blocking. It is a widespread practice to block someone on social media.

tell if someone blocked you from seeing their story on snapchat

Being blocked on an app is not enjoyable for any of us. We sometimes sit on the other side of the table, which can be awful. When rolling out new features, Snapchat is remarkably consistent, although this feature hasn’t yet appeared in the app. Since Snapchat does not formally notify you when someone blocks you from seeing their story, it can be challenging to figure out.

But let’s get to the point now! How can you tell if someone really blocked you from watching their Snapchat story?

Even though blocking is a confidential action, there are still techniques to determine whether someone has blocked you from viewing their story. If you have a hunch and want to confirm it, we have created this guide to help you with it.

Put on your investigator masks, and with our assistance, you can determine whether or not your speculations are accurate. If you are up to reading the blog, let’s not waste any more time.

How to Tell if Someone Blocked You from Viewing Their Story on Snapchat

1. Check it with a friend

We think another way to proceed with confirming this assumption is to ask a friend who is also friends with the person in question on Snapchat. 

There are things that need to be kept in mind. Is the Snapchat story of the person set to Friends only or to Everyone? If the story is “Everyone,” you can ask any of your common friends to view it. 

It becomes a dilemma if it is set to “Friends only” or if they have made a custom or private story that excludes your friend. However, we are confident that some of your mutual friends have access to the story, so ask them about it. Then you can request them to send you the user’s story. 

When you try to view them, what does it say? Does it say Snap Unavailable? If so, then they perhaps have blocked you from seeing their story on the app. 

Please be aware that this message may potentially result from an older app version or a deleted story. Let’s see what you can do next if you want to confirm further.

2. Making a second/fake Snapchat account

This one seems a bit snoopy. So, switch into detective mode because that’s what you’ll be doing with this strategy. 

You should be aware that the typical way to use this app is to add your closest friends and share photos with them. However, you also can make your profile public, and doing so is now more frequent. 

It would be relatively easy for you to see their story if they have a public profile and have set their stories to Everyone. Click on them in their stories to see them. 

If they have a private account, you will need to persuade them to add you as a friend somehow. You can access the stories after they give their approval. 

If you can view the story on your second/fake account but not on your primary one, then there is your answer.

3. Be frank and ask them

Why not ask them directly if you’ve tried everything else and still find yourself wallowing in confusion? 

Actually, this might be the simplest approach to debunk these doubts. If you recall any fights between you, it’s kind of obvious that they’ve blocked you. 

Ideally, they will be upfront and inform you about it. However, it can be a little perplexing if none of these things have occurred. Whatever the case may be, call them or arrange a meeting to inquire if they’ve blocked you from seeing their story on the app.

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Dharmesh Donda

iStaunch is written by Dharmesh Donda, an avid Internet geek, IT professional since 2012. Have been in IT industry for more than a decade, and currently doing management and consulting work have taken a plunge into entrepreneurship.

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