Snapchat has multiple advantages, but some users may still have the Willingness to delete their account from the social network. This may be related by desire for digital detox or for any other reason that concerns them. There are 2 methods to permanently delete the Snap app. One is possible via mobile, and l 'other via desktop. In both cases, the link to the deletion is the same.
As a reminder, deleting your Snap account will make it inaccessible to everyone: your friends will no longer be able to search for you on the app or access your profile. This is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Below we have made a tutorial to show you how to eradicate your Snap presence forever.
Delete Snapchat account from computer
As the social network indicates in a page dedicated to this use, deleting your Snapchat account from your computer is therefore possible although the social network only has a mobile application. To do this, go to the following URL: https: //accounts.snapchat.com/accounts/welcome. "You will then have to connect to the platform with your username and password. These identifiers are those you entered on the mobile application when creating your account.
From then on, several choices are available, including the“ Delete my Snap account ”button (see image above). By clicking on this button, all you have to do is enter your password to delete your Snapchat account.
As the application specifies, you can return to Snapchat during the 30 days following the deletionssion of your Snap account. Remember that several social networks leave a period for their users so that they can reconsider their decision. It can also make it possible to react to a hack and it helps to avoid decisions on a "whim". The deadline for deleting your Snap account is similar on Facebook.
If you delete your Snapchat account, the social network will send you an email confirming the deactivation. In the event that you wish to find the application within the given time frame, all you have to do is reconnect to your account and validate its reactivation, it will take a few minutes. Once again, an email will be sent to you when your account is active again.
Summary of steps to delete a Snap account:
- Connect to the Snap site
- Choose the option “delete my account”
- Confirm the deletion
- Wait 30 days for a permanent removal of Snap
Delete a Snapchat account from a mobile
To delete your Snapchat account from your smartphone, the procedure is quite similar, but it is all the same longer and requires more clicks. First of all, you must also logically be connected to the application. , the main screen is that of the front camera. First, you must click on the icon that represents a face, at the top left of the search bar.
Once on your profile, go to the settings, represented by the usual gear and placed at the top right of the screen.
From then on, you must scroll to the "Assistance" section and click on "Center help ”.
Then, go to the“ burger ”menu located at the top right of the screen, click on "My account and security" then "Account security".
Only then will you have access to the "Delete my account" button.
At this stage of the procedure, you will then be returned to the same web page as on your computer by clicking on the link " portal dedicated to accounts "located in the third paragraph:
From then on, the procedure is similar to that which is carried out on desktop. In short, all you have to do is enter your password. pass to validate the deletion.
That's it, you now know cow to delete a Snapchat account permanently, unless you log in again within thirty days of deactivation.
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