Snapchat is used by many people around the world. Losing any social media account can be frustrating. Users join Snapchat for its privacy-oriented features. But what if you forgot your username or password? Or worse, someone hacked into your account. Any of this will be a real pain. But worry not, this article will tell you how you can recover your Snapchat account, securely and safely.
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Recover account if you forgot your username or password
Remembering so many passwords can be a hectic job. If you have forgotten your password it’s easy to recover your account. All you have to do is follow the below steps.
Step 1 – Open Snapchat.
Step 2 – Head to log in and type in your username.
Step 3 – Now press the “Forgot your password?” option below.
Step 4 – The application will ask you to either reset the password via phone or email.
Enter your email or phone number and you will receive the OTP accordingly. After providing the OTP, you are good to go. Now easily change your account’s password.
In case you forgot your email. List down all the emails you own. Follow the same procedure above until you see Step 4 in the method above. Select via Email this time and start inputting the emails from the list. The registered email will automatically be accepted and in others, the application will say “Email address invalid”.
Recover a hacked Snapchat account
This completely depends on how many changes the hacker has made in your Snapchat account.
- If you see changes in your account, but you are still able to log in. Just change your password and you are good to go.
- If the hacker has changed your password, follow the steps above to recover your account back.
- However, if the intruder has changed your recovery email address and phone number as well. There is nothing you can do about it now. The only option you have left is to contact Snapchat Help and hope they fix the issue for you.
Read Also: How to change your username on Instagram?
These are the ways on how to recover your Snapchat account securely and safely. It is advised to only use these steps for helping yourself and others and not using them for wrongdoing.
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