In this article, the emphasis made on “How to delete Snapchat Account” as Snapchat is one of the most famous mobile phone applications in the world. Many users use these applications to apply filters in their videos and photos. This is one of the fastest spreading applications. According to research, Snapchat comes on the top 8 list of the best mobile phone applications. You can also say that this is one of the most downloaded mobile applications. It has one interesting feature that the snap gets vanished automatically from the surface as the receiver sees the image. This is just interesting.
You can apply unlimited types of filters on your photos and videos and make them memorable for you and your loved ones. This works only on mobile phones and not on desktops. It has many advantages but just a few disadvantages too like it cannot be accessed via desktops. You need to first install an Android emulator on your PC to access this application. It is not like WhatsApp Web that can be accessed easily via desktop by scanning the QR code of WhatsApp on your phone number. You need to download an Android emulator to access the Snapchat.
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Secondly, many people find issues in deleting the snapchat account temporarily as well as permanently. It happens because it does not give a feature of deleting the Snapchat account on the mobile phone application. You may find as much as you can but you will not find any key or button where you can easily delete the Snapchat account. For deleting the account, you need to head toward the PC. Yes. It is quite strange that you can enjoy all the Snapchat activities on its mobile phone application but when it comes to deleting it, you need to head toward the PC. It does not help its users in a re-presentable way.
Snapchat should make it easier for the users as they are free to whatever they want to do. It’s a technique by the Snapchat to slow down or postpone or even terminate the process of deleting the Snapchat account by the user because users are mostly lazy and they only work via their mobile phones. So they prefer to stay quiet and let it go.
Let’s take a look at some of the steps which are needed to delete the Snapchat account permanently or temporarily:
Getting on to the Snapchat Support Page:
Firstly you need to access the web version of the Snapchat. As it has been said that you cannot access the Snapchat through your mobile phone so you need to head toward the PC or to find the Snapchat via web version on your mobile phone if you successfully get it. You need to reach their “Snapchat User Support Page”. You can simply find it on Google by copying and pasting these keywords or you may also find it by writing “how to delete Snapchat account” on Google.
Write your Snapchat Account Details:
After accessing the support page, you need to add your account details to start the process. Please make sure that you add the correct username and password. After writing the correct username and password, you will be required to the checkbox for CAPTCHA. When you complete all these requirements, just click on the “Log In” button.
But if you forget your username and password then you need to follow one more step. You do not need to get worried but to follow an easy step.
Recovering/Resetting the Password (if required):
You have two options to recover or reset your Snapchat password:
You may write the email address or username of the Snapchat account that you remember. You need to fill a short form and checkbox the CAPTCHA. After doing all these requirements, click on the “Submit” button. Soon you will receive a notification that you have received an email. You just need to go toward your email inbox and find out the email. After finding out the email, click on the link that is available to reset your password. Please click that link and follow the steps as shown in the dialog box to reset your password. It is just simple.
This method is quite simple and technical. It is available for mobile application users only. If you are trying to get the information by accessing through web version then you are wrong. You first need to get back to your Snapchat application on your mobile phone. You will easily find your username by tapping on the Ghost Icon. You will see your username right below your name. After it, tap on the Cog icon to the most right and you will see that your username and other account details are visible. It is just so simple. Even, it is simpler than the above mentioned another method.
Once you find that you have recovered your account details then you may proceed ahead. If you are already having correct Snapchat account details then you need to leave this step and move on to the third step which is the final step toward the deletion of Snapchat account temporarily or permanently.
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Deleting the Snapchat Account:
As you have completed all the steps above of getting on to the support page, writing the details, resetting the password, etc. Now you are supposed to finalize this process and apply for the Snapchat account deletion officially.
There are some simple steps that you need to follow like firstly you need to provide your correct login details on the support page. After this step, you will be automatically redirected to a new page when you will find the way toward removing your Snapchat account. You need to again follow some steps to mention there. You will be asked to login in again. Snapchat asks this to double confirm if you are regulating the Snapchat account removal request or not. After rewriting the login details, you need to click on the “Continue” button which is located at the bottom of the page to finalize the process.
Confirmation of Account Deactivation via Email:
These are the simple steps by which you can easily deactivate your Snapchat account. In the end, you will receive an email on your registered email address that you have successfully applied for the removal of your Snapchat account and this email is a proof to your Snapchat account deletion but the stop does not end here.
It is truly that you have followed all the steps and received an email about “Snapchat Account Deletion” too but it takes more than 30 days to get removed automatically. Snapchat waits for you to come back if you change your mind in these 30 days. If you would like to take a temporary break then you may continue with Snapchat after some days but if you wish to permanently delete the account then you should not access your account in these 30 days. This was the reason for naming this article with both the options like “permanently and temporarily”.
Deleting Snapchat is not so difficult. It is quite easy. All you need is to be patient because you cannot delete it in a moment. It takes complete 30 days to completely remove your Snapchat Account from the Snapchat.