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How to Find Someone on Kik

Last Updated on September 8, 2021

With the introduction of the internet came the existence of numerous social networking apps to use for communication. As many as they are, the most important aspect is being able to find people to communicate with on them. This article will look at ways on how to find someone on Kik, one of the communication apps out there.



Kik Messenger is a reliable communications app but the question is, can it also be a reliable people finder?

What is Kik?

Kik is a messaging app that lets you send and receive information like texts, videos, photos, mobile web pages, sketches and more through Wi-Fi or a data plan. The app is available for Android phone as well as iPhone users.

The app has a feature that allows users to be anonymous on the app by registering without providing details like phone number or email address. A user might choose to include such details when registering though.

Released in October 2010, Kik reached one million user registration within 15 days. The app was initially design as a music sharing app before it provided text messaging services.

Can You Search For Someone on Kik?

It is possible to search for someone on Kik. Whether you are new to the app and are looking to add friends to communicate with, or are just looking to find someone on Kik, we have you covered. You will need to register first if you want to search on the app.

Below are the ways on how to find people on Kik free of charge that you can try.

Find Someone on Kik by Meet New People Feature

      • Launch the app on your phone
      • Go to the chat list
      • Find ‘Meet New People’ at the bottom of the screen.
      • If you are new to the feature, click ‘Join’.
      • Click on Start Chat’ for a ‘Quick Match’.
      • Tap on the filters and select according to your interests.
      • Then click ‘Apply’.

Find Someone on Kik by Public Group Feature

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      • Launch the app on your phone
      • Find the plus sign (+) normally located on the right top corner.
      • Click on it for options.
      • Three options will show up.
      • Click on ‘Public Groups’.
      • Next, click on ‘Got it’ if you are new.
      • After that, click on popular searches or search public groups from ‘Search Public Groups’ search field.
      • After a search, a number of groups will be displayed. Select the one you want.
      • Then click on Join Public Group’.
      • Turn the ‘ON’ feature to receive messages from the group.

Search for Friends on Kik by Username

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      • Launch the app on your phone
      • Find the plus sign (+) normally located on the right top corner.
      • Click on it for options.
      • Three options will show up.
      • Select the first option ‘Find People’ and tap on it.
      • Three options will pop up again.
      • Select the first option again which is ‘Find by Username’.
      • From the screen that shows up, type the username with you.
      • Choose the person from the results that show up.

Search for Friends on Kik by Phone Contacts

      • Launch the app on your phone
      • Find the plus sign (+) normally located on the right top corner.
      • Click on it for options.
      • Three options will show up.
      • Select the first option ‘Find People’ and tap on it.
      • Three options will show up again.
      • Select the second option which is ‘Find By Phone Contacts’
      • You will be led to your phone contacts.
      • Scroll through them and find the contact you want to add.

Search for Friends on Kik by Kik Code

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      • Launch the app on your phone
      • Find the plus sign (+) normally located on the right top corner.
      • Click on it for options.
      • Three options will show up.
      • Select the first option ‘Find People’ and tap on it.
      • Three options will show up again.
      • Select the third option which is ‘Find by Kik Code’.
      • This will open your camera to enable you to scan the code.
      • The person with the code or code need to be next to you to be able to scan.
      • Put the camera on top of the code until scanning is complete.
      • Once done, the result will be displayed for you on your phone.

These are some of the methods there is online on how to find someone on Kik. This is one app that is surely connecting the world through chat.

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