To tag someone on Reddit on an Android:
Navigate to a post that you want to tag someone > Tap on the message icon under the post and tap on the ‘Add a comment’ section > type in ‘u/[username]’ > tap on ‘Post’.
To tag someone on Reddit on an iPhone:
Go to the subreddit where you want to tag someone - to find one, type in the name of the user in the search box (top of the screen) > Find a post you want to put a comment on and tap on the message Tap on the ‘Add a comment’ section and add ‘u/[username]’ > tap on ‘Reply’.
Once, I heard that if you are a beginner on Reddit, its interface can be a bit complicated till you get used to it, and only now do I see that’s true. I have recently joined the Reddit community as an enthusiast with the freedom to express opinions and have discussions with people on various topics.
Since I am already settled on this social platform, I wanted to investigate more options and learn new things there, for example, how to tag someone on Reddit.
During my research, I found out the steps to do it, so I am sharing that with you for those who are interested.
Keep scrolling to learn how to tag someone on Reddit.
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After this, your comment should appear in the thread with a link to that user’s profile.
When someone tags you on Reddit, you’ll get a notification on your home screen about that tag. For example, if you are using an iPhone, tap on ‘Open’ to see who tagged you on Reddit.
When someone tags you on Reddit, regardless if you were pinged or mentioned in a comment, you will get a notification on your home screen. Also, you can see tags by tapping on the ring icon (lower right corner), under ‘Notifications’, and tapping on the tag itself. Reddit will redirect you to the post where that person tagged you.
If you are using Reddit from the desktop, you can find all of your username mentions by following these couple of steps:
And this is where all of your username mentions will be listed.
In addition, to be able to get notifications for all of your username mentions, make sure that you have turned the toggle on ‘Mentions of u/username’, and to do so, follow these steps;
Now you know the steps on how to tag someone on Reddit, as well as where to find the tags when someone mentions you/tags you on Reddit. The steps are easy and straightforward, and hopefully, this guide was too.
Yes, once you tag someone, they will be immediately notified about that tag.
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