How to Delete or Deactivate Snapchat Account on PC, iOS, Android?

If you are in a bit of a social dilemma and you want to get rid of your Snapchat account, then we've got you covered. Snapchat is another social media that poses a potential threat to your privacy due to its data collection policies.

So if you consider closing your Snapchat account, here is our guide on how to deactivate and eventually how to permanently delete your Snapchat account.

Snapchat explains, “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 deactivate or delete your Snapchat account on your computer

You can delete your Snapchat account via the Accounts page:

  • Firstly, open your web browser.
  • Next, go to https://support.snapchat.com.
  • Then, click on My Account and Security in the left-hand side menu.
  • After that, click Account Security and then select Delete My Account.
  • Now press the blue hyperlink called Accounts Portal.

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  • Enter your account details to log in.
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  • You’ll be asked if you’re sure about deleting your Snapchat account. Enter your username and password, then press Continue at the bottom of the page.

After you deactivate your Snapchat account, you still have 30 days to reactivate it. To do so, log back into the Snapchat app with your username and password within these 30 days. You have to be patient as it sometimes takes up to 24 hours to reactivate an account.

How to deactivate or delete your Snapchat account on iPhone or Android device

The method is the same for iPhones and Android smartphones as you will do everything through the Snapchat app and Snapchat's website.

  • Open the Snapchat app.
  • Tap your avatar on the top left corner.
  • Tap the gear icon on the top right corner.

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