What Happens When You Delete Your Snapchat Account

Snapchat is a phone app that allows users to send photos and videos that are called as snaps to other users. However, unlike with photos or videos sent via text or email, those sent on Snapchat disappear seconds after they’re viewed. If you have your account on snapchat and you want to delete the account. But don’t know what happens when you delete your snapchat account. Then you are in the right place. We will tell you how to delete a snapchat account and what happens when you delete it. 

How to delete your Snapchat account

If you want to delete your snapchat account and you have an iOS then follow the steps given below:

  • Open the app in your iOS and tap on the Profile.
  • Select the gear button to go to the Settings.
  • Scroll down and tap on the Account Actions button. 
  • Tap Delete Account.
  • Follow the on screen instruction to delete your account.

If you are using snapchat on an android device or on the web then follow these steps to delete your snapchat account:

  • Firstly login into Snapchat with your username and password.
  • Select the gear button to go to the Settings.
  • Scroll down and in the Account Actions select My data.
  • Then again you have to log in with your username and password. 
  • Follow the on screen instruction.
  • After you take the steps to delete your account, it will first be deactivated for 30 days. 
  • While your account is deactivated, your friends will not be able to contact or interact with you on Snapchat.
  • After an additional 30 days, your account will be permanently deleted. 

What Happens When You Delete Your Snapchat Account

If you send a snap to someone and after that you delete your account, then deleting your account will not remove your message or the snap you sent. It will remove your profile and personal information. Also, once you’ve sent someone a snap, it won’t be deleted until they open it or it expires. If you delete your account then it takes 30 days to delete the account, account settings, friends, Snaps, Chats, Story, device data and location data in our main user database. You can recover your account within 30 days.

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