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How To Add And Hide Birthday On Snapchat? [Updated 2021]

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Snapchat is a popular social media app powered by Snap Inc., where you can add hundreds of Snapchat filters and lenses to make your chatting fun and share exciting snaps among your friends.

As you know, Snapchat has been concerned about your privacy. You can customize your Profile and Personal Information on Snapchat to increase your privacy.

Also, features like notifications remind your friends about the event. Do you want to tell your friend when your birthday is? – So that your friend will wish you on your birthday.

To do so, you have to add a proper birthday date on the Snapchat account, and your birthday cake icon will appear in your profile, besides your username. And if you are irritated with your birthday wishes, then you can also hide your birthday from Snapchat.

So, today we will guide you on how to customize your birthday and how to hide your birthday on Snapchat.

How To Add Birthday On Snapchat?

Did you miss it! You can add your birthday while signing up for your Snapchat account. Don’t worry if you forget to add a birthday or you have mistakenly inserted the wrong date because you can even add your birthday on Snapchat after you have created your account.

If you are stuck or you don’t know how to add a birthday, then you can follow the steps mentioned below.

  1. Open the Snapchat app on your device.
  2. If asked, insert your username and password.
  3. After you open the Snapchat app, tap Ghost Icon “Profile Icon.”
  4. After that, tap on the Gear Icon(Settings).
  5. Now, under Settings, you will see the Birthday. Click on the Birthday.
  6. After that, you will see your birth date. Tap on Birth Date.
  7. Now it will display to add your birth date on the bottom of the screen.
  8. Now swipe up and down and select Month, Day, and Year.
  9. After you select your correct birth date, click on the CONTINUE.
  10. Finally, click on the OK button.

You have successfully added your correct birth date on your Snapchat account.

[Note: Make sure you select a correct birth date because you are allowed to change your birthday once.]

Now, you and your friends can see your birth date from your profile, and Cake Emoji will appear on the birthday day beside your username. Your friends will get your birthday notification on your birthday.

Related Article: How to Turn off Birthday Notifications on Snapchat?

[Note: Changing your birthday settings can take around hours to affect charms.]

If you don’t want to show your birthday date displayed in your profile, then you can also hide your birthday on Snapchat. Isn’t this cool?

How to Hide Birthday Party On Snapchat?

Do you get birthday wishes as spam? When you have many friends, you get a lot of birthday messages, which makes your inbox spammy.

To stop such spammy activities on your birthday. You only have the option to deactivate your Snapchat account or hide your birthday. So the best option is to hide your birthday date from your friends.

To hide your birthday on Snapchat is as easy as adding your Birthday. For that, you need to scroll down and follow the simple steps mentioned below.

  1. Open the Snapchat app on your device.
  2. If asked, log in to your account.
  3. After you log in to your account, click on the Ghost Icon “Profile Icon.”
  4. After that, tap on the Gear Icon(Settings).
  5. Now, under Settings, you will see the Birthday.
  6. Click on the Birthday option.
  7. Under the Birthday option, you will see two sections, to add your birth date and another Birthday Party to hide your birthday.
  8. Now, Under the ‘Birthday Party‘ read the information you go to the next step.
  9. If you tick the checkbox then, it will select the option “Adds a cake icon next to your name on your birth date, allows friends to send you Birthday snaps…
  10. So tap on the checkbox and uncheck the box to hide your birthday date from your profile on a birthday date so that your friends won’t be able to see the cake icon in your birthdate.

That’s it after you uncheck the checkbox birthday date will be hidden from your profile.

You have successfully hidden your birth date and stoped yourself from getting too many messages on your birthday.

[Note: Hiding your Birthday party will hide your birthday date and astrology-related charms.]

How To Enable Birthday Party On Snapchat?

On Snapchat, you get the feature ‘Birthday Party‘ to remind your friends of your birthday, and also feature works to hide your birthday.

If you want to activate the ‘Birthday Party‘ feature or mistakenly you have hidden your birthday, then you can follow the simple steps mentioned below.

  1. Open the Snapchat app on your device.
  2. Log in to your Snapchat account, if asked.
  3. After you log in to your account, click on the Ghost Icon(Profile Icon).
  4. After that, tap on the Gear Icon(Settings).
  5. Now, under Settings, you will see the Birthday.
  6. Click on the Birthday option.
  7. Under the Birthday option, you will see two sections, ‘Birth date’ to add your birthday and another ‘Birthday Party’ to hide your birthday.
  8. Now tap on the checkbox to tick on the box. Now it will show the cake icon beside your username on your profile.

Congratulation, You have successfully unhidden your birthday on Snapchat, now your friends will be able to see your birthday. Your friend will receive a notification on your birthday date with birthday lenses.

Also Read: How To Remove And Block Your Friends On Snapchat?

In Conclusion

Have you ever faced spammy messages in your email or messaging app? It’s irritating right!

Similarly, when it’s your birthday, your friends send your text, lots of photos, videos, and add your pics in their story, and you get a notification in the chatbox, which looks messed and spammy.

Do you want to get rid of it? You are in the right place, in this article I have guided you on how to hide your birthday so that your friends will not get a notification on your birthday. So you won’t get many messages. Similarly, you can unhide whenever your birthday whenever you want to.

But, if you haven’t set your birthday yet or inserted the wrong birth date, then you can add and change your birthday date. Both to add and change, it has the same step, which is mentioned above.

If you have any queries regarding this article, then you can leave us a comment in our comment section below. We will be glad to answer your questions.

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