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How to Open a Snapchat Without the Person Knowing? 3 Solutions Provided

author_icon Cody Walsh time_icon Last updated Feb 21, 2020 05:23 pm tips_icon Device Monitoring

Snapchat has become a very famous and thriving social platform right after its launch. One of the best features of Snapchat is that no matter what kind of snap you post on your timeline, no one can take a screenshot or save it in their phones without your knowledge. When you post a picture or video in your Snapchat account, it can only be seen for 24 hours of posting, and you can check the list of people who watched your post as well. Same way, the user's whose posts you see can also see that you have seen their post. If you want to know how to open a Snapchat without the person knowing, here are a few tricks which can help you out. Read on to find out more about this in detail.

Part 1: How to View Snapchat Stories without Them Knowing

One of the easiest ways to check someone else's Snapchat stories without letting them know is by using the Airplane Mode on your phone. This is a very simple approach but kindly note that once the network is established again, the other user may be notified that you have opened their snaps, if the stories are not expired.

Step 1: Open Snapchat app and log in to your account.

Step 2: View all the stories by clicking on Stories icon and refresh the page to load new stories.

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Step 3: Put your phone on airplane mode to disconnect from all the network connections.

airplane mode on cell phone

Step 4: Click on the story icon on Snapchat and tap on the story which you wish to view.

Step 5: Once you have seen the story, go out of Snapchat and disable Airplane Mode.

This guide shows how to open a snap without them knowing easily using Airplane Mode.

Part 2: How to Open Snapchat Messages Without The Person Knowing

There are two common ways in which you can open a Snapchat message without the person knowing, one is by using the Airplane Mode on your phone and other one is by half-opening the message. In the above part, we have showed how to enabled Airplane Mode. So you would have to refresh your Snapchat to load any new messages which you may have, and then turn on Airplane Mode and view the message, after that exit Snapchat and then disable the Airplane Mode.

Another way is to half-open the messages and read its content as well. This way is very trickly and the successs rate isn't very high. You can follow the following steps to know how to view Snapchat without them knowing.

Step 1: Launch the Snapchat app on your phone and look for the message sent by someone which you wish to read.

Step 2: Swipe right on the message slowly and hold your finger on the screen taking care that you do not completely swipe right on the message and that you do not release the finger.

Step 3: As soon as you can see some part of the message, continue swiping gradually while holding below until a small border appears at the right side of the screen. You would be able to read this part of the message only. This is another way to open Snapchat without them knowing.

read snapchat message withot  knowing

This is another way to open Snapchat without them knowing.

Part 3: How to View Someone's Snapchat Without Them Knowing

If you wish to view the Snapchat activity on someone else's phone on a daily basis, you can simply make use of KidsGuard Pro for this. It can be used on the target device to monitor Snapchat secretly. Once installed, this application works in stealth mode so that the target person won't have any idea that you are viewing their Snapchat activity and messages. It can help you in the following way if you want to spy on someone's Snapchat.

  • It reads all the incoming and outgoing Snapchat messages on the target device without letting the user know.

  • It can show the contact info as well as time stamp.

  • It is capable of automatically taking the screenshots of Snapchat and updates them to an online dashboard when the device is connected to a wireless network.

  • It lets you read all the notifications of the Snapchat.

  • It also lets you check the media files, eg, photos and vidoes that are shared and saved via Snapchat.

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Steps involved in using KidsGuard Pro spy app:

It very simple to install and use KidsGuard Pro app on an Android device. By following three easy steps, you can easily view someone's Snapchat without them knowing.

Step 1: Visit KidsGuard Pro official website to create an account by signing up using your email ID and purchasing a pricing plan. Then download the application on the target device.

download  kidsguard pro app

Step 2: Log in to the app and follow the on-screen setup wizard to allow all necessary permissions on the target device. Once the app is installed successfully, the app icon will disappear and it means KidsGuard Pro is now working in stealth mode.

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Step 3: Then use any other device to log in to KidsGuard Pro website and start monitoring on someone's Snapchat by accessing the online dashboard.

app dashboard

Advantages of choosing KidsGuard Pro for snapchat spying:

  • It will not let the target device user know that you are viewing on their Snapchat.

  • It won't ask you the details of the target device user's Snapchat account login details to start spying.

  • It allows you to monitor someone's Snapchat remotely without having to access the target device.

  • The data collected by this application is uploaded on the online dashboard in real-time.

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Overall, Snapchat is a platform which can enhance your experience of communicating with your family and friends. However, you may want to open Snapchat story without them knowing for some reasons, the ways mentioned above can be really helpful when you want to see a snap or a message without letting the sender know. Also, if you wish to view the Snapchat activities and messages on someone else's phone, KidsGuard Pro app can be used. It is a highly reliable app that lets you spy on anyone else's Snapchat without letting the target phone user know.


By Cody Walsh

Posted on Sep 30, 2019 ( Updated: Feb 21, 2020 )

An experienced technology blogger and editor who has spent more than a decade writing about software, gadgets, and computing etc all over the Internet.