How to Delete a Snapchat Account
One of the most popular multimedia messaging apps among young adults is Snapchat. It lets you send your friends and family messages, photos, and videos that will disappear soon after they open them. You're in the right place if you want to leave it behind. This article tells you how to delete your Snapchat account.
Before you delete your Snapchat account
What happens when you delete a Snapchat account?
After you've done everything you need to do to delete your account, it won't work for 30 days. Your friends won't be able to contact you or talk to you on Snapchat during that time. You also won't be able to use your email address to sign in or change your password. It will be gone for good after 30 days. This means that everything in your account, like your friends, stories, profile information, location, and search history, will be deleted for good.
Before you leave Snapchat, it's a good idea to save your data.
On a computer
Step 1: Go to https://accounts.snapchat.com/ and log into your account by typing your username and password then hit Log In.
Step 2: Select MY DATA.
Step 3: Scroll down and select SUBMIT REQUEST.
Step 4: Once your data is ready, Snapchat will send you an email with a link to download it.
Before you can delete your Snapchat account, you have to wait for the message to arrive in your inbox.
On the mobile app
Step 1: Open the Snapchat app.
Step 2: Tap your profile icon in the top left corner.
Step 3: Tap the Gear icon.
Step 4: Scroll all the way the bottom and tap My Data.
Step 5: YLog into your account again.
Typeyour username or email address and your password then tap Log In.
Step 6: Solve the captcha and then tap VERIFY.
Step 7: Scroll to the bottom and tap SUBMIT REQUEST.
Once your data is ready, an email with a link to download it will be sent to your email address. Wait for it to happen before you delete your account.
How to delete Snapchat?
Note: Your account can only be deleted from a web browser. There is no way to do this in the app itself.
1. Visit the Accounts Portal.
2. Type the email address or username and password of the account you want to delete then click Log In.
3. Type your password again and click CONTINUE.
You are done! If you don't sign in to your Snapchat account within the next 30 days, it will be deleted for good.
How to reactivate a Snapchat account?
During the time when your account is deactivated, if you want to use it again, just log in like you normally do.
How to deactivate a Snapchat account?
The only way to turn off your account is to delete it for good. After you delete your account, Snapchat will keep your information safe for 30 days.
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