User Sends a Request: One user sends a friend request to another user by searching for their username or scanning their Snapcode.
Pending Request: The recipient receives the friend request, and it appears as a pending request in their friend requests list.
Accept or Ignore: The recipient can choose to accept or ignore the friend request. If accepted, the two users become friends on Snapchat and can exchange Snaps and view each other's Stories. If ignored, the request remains pending.
Privacy Settings: Users have the option to customize their privacy settings, allowing them to control who can send them friend requests and who can see their Stories.