How to Recover a Snapchat Account that was Deleted

Snapchat account got deleted? Don’t worry, there is a way. You can recover that account by simply following the steps I will outline below.

However, if you are still wondering why Snapchat choose to delete your account, then see the reasons below;

how to recover a snapchat account that was deleted

Why will Snapchat delete my account?

There are many reasons why Snapchat delete your account.

1. You might have gone against their terms and conditions
2. You might have been exhibiting some abusive behaviors while using the app.
3. You might be trying to outsmart them by using a third-party app to access their platform

The above-listed reasons could lead to Snapchat deleting your account.

Sometimes, you may just choose to deliberately delete the account.

Now you know! So, which of the above-mentioned reasons are you guilty of? Do I really wanna know this?

Hmmm, not really! Whatever the reason that leads to Snapchat deleting the account is none of my business, but the fact is that… I am here to help you recover your Snapchat account.

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How to Recover a Snapchat Account that was Deleted

Follow these steps to recover our deleted Snapchat account today. Beit that you DELETED it mistakenly, or purposefully, or maybe snapchat just delete it because of a violation.

STEP 1: Open the Snapchat App installed on your phone

STEP 2: Tap on “Log In”

STEP 3: On provided space where you are required to fill in your USERNAME & PASSWORD, ensure to provide accurate details of your deleted account. Just as required!

STEP 4: Tap on the “Log In” option once again

STEP 5: Upon inputting the login details of your deleted account and clicking on Login, a popup message will appear on the screen asking if would like to reactivate your account.  At this point, click “Yes”

STEP 6: The next page which will show on the screen, will ask that you wait a moment for your account to be activated. Tap the “Ok”

STEP 7. Weldone! You have done your part. An email will be sent to you from Snapchat confirming that your account has been reactivated.

That’s all about how you can recover a Snapchat account that was deleted.

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How to Recover a Password Forgotten Snapchat

If you have forgotten your Snapchat password and would love to retrieve or reset it, then follow these steps to retrieve your Snapchat Password.

STEP 1: Open the Snapchat app that’s installed on your phone

STEP 2: Do as if you want to log in to the account that you are about to recover or reset its password

STEP 3: In the right sense, you already know that you won’t be able to access the account. So, simply click on “FORGOTTEN PASSWORD”

STEP 4: Provide the required details, depending on which avenue you want to use in recovering the account (i.e; Phone number or email).

N/B: For me, I will prefer you use your email address.

STEP 5: Provide your accurate email address or phone number (DEPENDING ON YOUR CHOICE) in the required space and then click on the “Submit” button.

STEP 6: If you used the Email address option, then check your email inbox or spam folder! A message containing the password resetting link has been sent to you.

So, upon viewing the message in your mail, locate where you have the password reset link and then click on it to start the password resetting process.

The linked click will take you to a page where you will be required to fill in the new variables that you would love to use as your password. So, ensure to put in a new password that you can easily remember.

On the other hand, If you want to use the phone number option, just provide the Snapchat account registered phone number in the required space and click on submit.  After that, you will be asked to choose if you want the verification to be carried out through ‘SMS’ or ‘Call’. 

Depending on your choice of preference, you will be the right option from snapchat on how to get your account password reset/recovered.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I be able to recover a Snapchat account that was deleted 30+ days ago?

Unfortunately, there is no way you can recover a Snapchat account that has been deleted for over 30 days.

Can I still log in to my deleted Snapchat account?

Yes, it’s very possible to log in to a Snapchat account that you have deleted, but only if the account has not been under deletion for a period of 30 days.

Snapchat deletes my account, what should I do?

Try to recover it, if the action hasn’t passed 30 days. Sorry!

Is there any possibility of recove

ring my Snapchat account that has been permanently deleted?

No way!


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