If you are a Snapchat+ subscriber, you must be a little confused about the whole new Snapchat Plus Planets thing.
Introduced in late June 2022, Snapchat Plus - an optional subscription service - unlocks a number of exclusive features like story rewatch count, Snapchat on PC, and more. One of the exclusive features is the Friend Solar Systems.
Snapchat Plus subscribers are left to wonder what the new feature means. So today, we will explain what Snapchat Plus Planets mean and how it works. Let's dive in!
What Do The Planets Mean On Snapchat Plus?
Planets on Snapchat Plus are a fancy way to represent how close you are to one of your Snapchat friends.
Your top eight friends on Snapchat are assigned a planet based on how close you both are, with Mercury being the closest and Neptune being the farthest away. The people you snap and chat with the most are your top eight friends.
On someone’s Friendship Profile, you’ll see a Best Friends or Friends badge with a gold ring around it. "Best Friends" means that you’re one of each other’s eight closest friends, and "Friends" means that you’re one of their eight closest friends, but they’re not one of yours.
Tapping on the friendship badge will reveal to you which planet you are in their Solar System. In other words, how close you are with them. For example, if your friend is the Sun and you’re Earth in their Solar System, that means you’re their third closest friend.
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Snapchat Plus Planets Order With Pictures
In order to figure out your position in your friend's Solar System, you need to know the order of the planets in our Solar System as well as what they look like. Because Snapchat Plus Friendmoji doesn't show you the name or position of the planet - only a picture of the planet is displayed.
It is quite difficult to reckon your place in your friend's Solar System if you don't know the order of the planets and their appearance. So, here is the order of planets with pictures:
Snapchat Friend Solar System Not Working?
If you go to your best friends' profiles and you see no gold ring around their friend status, it may appear that Snapchat's solar system is not working. But that is not necessarily the case.
In this case, there are only two possible explanations. One, you have to be on their best friends list in order to see your spot in their solar system. Two, in order to view Friend Solar Systems, both you and your friend must have a linked Bitmoji.
How To Get Snapchat Plus On Android And iPhone
The Snapchat Plus subscription is offered at a price of $3.99 per month. You will enjoy exclusive features like ghost trails on the map, story rewatch indicator, custom app icons/themes, Snapchat+ badge, friend solar system and more.
If you are interested in getting Snapchat Plus, here is what you need to do:
- Go to your Profile
- Tap on the Snapchat+ banner card at the top
- Choose a Subscription that's convenient for you. There are 1-month, 6-month and 1-year plans.
- After that, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the payment.
- Once the payment is done, you can start your 7-day free trial of Snapchat Plus on your Android or iPhone.
You can now add a black star badge to your display name to let friends know you’re a Snapchat+ subscriber. If you don't enjoy Snapchat Plus, you can choose to cancel the subscription after the 7-day trial. You will not be charged a penny.
(Images via Snapchat Support)