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How to delete Snapchat accounts on Android and iOS

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

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If you’re done with sending selfies, our how to delete Snapchat guide is here to help. It’s a pretty simple process, but if you don’t know where you’re looking, we can point you in the right direction with our step-by-step process. So, let’s get deleting.

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, there’s no way to take a little break from Snapchat like you can on other social media apps. If you need to step away for a while but plan on returning, your best bet is to make a note of all your contacts somewhere so you can find them again 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.