How to Turn On Peek a Peek on Snapchat

Snapchat has a sneaky little feature that lets others half-swipe on your message and take a peek without letting you know. But there’s yet another feature called ‘Peek a Peek’ that, as the name suggests, lets you find out when someone’s been sneaking a peek. Here’s how to enable it. 

Before enabling ‘Peek a Peek’, you must fulfill the following requirement.


Peek a Peek is a premium feature that is only available to Snapchat+ members. So before you can enable it, you’ll have to have a Snapchat+ subscription.


Check the guides below to learn how to turn on peek a peek on your Snapchat account.


Open the Snapchat app and select Bitmoji > Snapchat+ > toggle on Peek a Peek.


  1. Open Snapchat and tap on your Bitmoji.
  2. Tap on Snapchat+.
  3. Alternatively, tap on Settings (gear icon) at the top right corner.
  4. Tap on Snapchat+.
  5. Tap on Features.
  6. Toggle on Peek a peek.


Let’s take a look at a couple of commonly asked questions about Peek a Peek and half-swipe on Snapchat.

How do I know if someone’s half-swiped my message on Snapchat?

Enable ‘Peek a Peek’ to know when someone half-swipes your messages on Snapchat.

Will Snapchat notify me when someone peeks at the message?

No, you won’t receive any notification from Snapchat when someone peeks at your messages. Instead, you will see the two-eyes emoji in the Chats tab at the time when someone’s half-swiping your message.

We hope this guide helped you enable Peek a Peek on Snapchat. Until next time!


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