How to delete Snapchat accounts on Android and iOS

With our guide on how to delete Snapchat accounts, you can give up your own social media ghosts and get to doing something else with your time.

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If you’ve had enough of snapping and chatting, you might be wondering how to delete Snapchat accounts. There’s such a thing as too much socializing, and if you happen to have Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or one of the other forms of social media, you might not need it. So, we’ve put this guide together so you can delete Snapchat and never look back.

Should you be on a cleanse, so to speak, why not go the extra mile and give all of the social media a boot with our how to delete Spotify accounts, how to delete Twitter accounts, how to delete Facebook accounts, and how to delete an Instagram account guides? Or, to learn how to remove applications from iOS devices, check out our how to delete apps on iPhone content.

Anyway, onto how to delete Snapchat accounts.

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How do I delete Snapchat accounts on iPhone?

If you want to delete Snapchat on iOS, you need to:

  1. Go to the profile screen
  2. Hit the settings button
  3. Scroll down to ‘account actions’
  4. Hit ‘delete account’
  5. Follow the steps shown to delete your Snapchat account

How do I delete Snapchat on Android and the web?

The process to delete your Snapchat account on Android and the web is the same:

  1. Go to the accounts portal
  2. Enter your username and password
  3. Follow the steps shown
  4. Your account deactivates for 30 days
  5. It’s permanently deleted after an additional 30 days

Can I deactivate Snapchat?

Unfortunately, unlike other social media brands, you can’t temporarily deactivate or delete your Snapchat account. If you need to take a break, our advice is to make a list of your contacts before deleting your account. You can always make a new one in the future.

There you have it, everything you need to know on how to delete Snapchat accounts. If you need to fill the space you now have on your phone, our Hulu download, Disney Plus download, Whatsapp download, and Netflix download guides can help you out.