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Jan 12, 2021 (Heraldkeepers) -- Hello readers, today we are going to discuss how to delete Snapchat account easily on any device. If you are thinking of deleting your Snapchat account then you should read this article. Here we have shared everything about this. Let’s start.


Snapchat is an American multimedia messaging app and this application was developed by Snap Inc. It has more than 210million daily active users. Snapchat has come a long way since its launch in 2012 and the app has actually become popular among most teenagers.

The reason behind its popularity is its unique features which make it completely different from other social media applications. When we talk about its communication style then we’ll know that Snapchat shows how people communicate with each other face to face. The voice chats, video calls, and texts are temporary between only users and those data not stored anywhere. Voice chat, video call, and text are totally temporary and those chats are not stored anywhere. Snapchat enables the user to share images, and videos that last for a short time. Read this article on Unblur if you are a photography lover.

Delete Snapchat account

Snapchat has really amazing features but still, this application is not for everyone. Not everyone understands how to use Snapchat on their device and then they lose their interest in this app. So for those users, we have written this article. You only have to follow the method that we have shared below and then you can permanently delete your Snapchat account.

If you want to remove only the Snapchat application from your device then just uninstall the app like you do with any other application. But if you want to delete the whole Snapchat account then you have to open a good web-browser on your device. By the way, you can not delete your Snapchat account using the application from your Android / iOS device.

Note: Snapchat says that “After taking 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 30 days, your account will be permanently deleted. This means that your account, account settings, friends, Snaps, Chats, Story, device data, and location data in our main user database will be deleted.”

How to delete Snapchat account

This is the best and easy method to delete any Snapchat account from any smartphone or computer. You just have to follow these given steps and Your account will be successfully removed from Snapchat. Let’s look at those steps.

  • First of all, you have to go to the Snapchat's account portal. Link given below, just click on that.

Snapchat’s account portal

Note: You can access this page by going to Snapchat’s official website. And then you'll scroll to the bottom of the page and select "Support". After this, you've to go to “My Account & Security” and click “Account Information. At the end, just click on the “Delete My Account” button.

  • In the next step, you have to enter your username and password correctly in the given boxes. Then, you'll click on the login button.

  • Now, you will get a security code on the phone number which is linked to that account. Fill that security code to the box and click on the "Submit" button.

  • After this step, you have to enter your username and password again on the given boxes and then you will click on the "Continue" button. Once you'll click on the continue button then your account will be deleted.

You should know that your account has been deactivated from Snapchat for now. Remember, it's not deleted yet.

If you want to restore everything then you have to log in your account within 30 days on Snapchat. And if you'll not log in within 30 days then your account will be deleted permanently. For all those users who want to recover their deleted Snapchat messages, read our article on How To recover Snapchat messages to know everything about this.

Final words: If you have read this article properly, now you know how to delete your Snapchat account from any device. You can ask your questions in the comment section, we will answer all your questions. And share this article with your friends who want to know this. Visit our website again to learn more.


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