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Can I recover deleted Snapchat messages?

You can view your entire messaging history by requesting Snapchat for your account info.

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Known for its ephemeral messaging, Snapchat deletes your texts and media right after the receiver views them. While many people use Snapchat for this feature alone, sometimes you may need to recover a deleted text. You can always save your messages by simply tapping on them, or setting a 24-hour timer for the texts to auto-delete. But if you want to retrieve a deleted text, the process can be quite confusing. In this article, we show you how you can recover deleted Snapchat messages. 

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Recover deleted messages by requesting Snapchat data

Did you know you can use an app to get their Snapchat data and recover their messages? It’s called eyeZy and it’ll bring you the type of peace of mind you never knew existed.

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Just install eyeZy on their phone and you’ll have access to an impressive tool called Social Spotlight. It’s just one of a dozen tools at your disposal in eyeZy, and it’ll change your perception of their Snapchat use for the better.

There is a way to recover messages from the Snapchat app too, here is how:

Step 1: Open the Snapchat app on your phone and select ‘My Data’ in Settings.

Step 1: Open the Snapchat app on your phone and select ‘My Data’ in Settings.

Step 2: Log in using your Snapchat username or email and password.

Step 2: Log in using your Snapchat username or email and password.

Step 3: Tap on ‘Submit Request’ at the end of the page.

Step 4: Snapchat will now prepare a file containing your account data and send it to you on your registered email account.

Step 5: Go to your email inbox and open the link sent to you by Snapchat.

Step 6: You will be redirected to the My Data page on Snapchat which will present you with a zip file containing all your account data.

Step 7: Extract the zip file on your smartphone.

Step 8: After the file has been extracted open the ‘mydata’ folder.

Step 9: Open the index.html file to view deleted messages.

You will be able to view the entire message history on your Snapchat account.

Read Also: How to recover your Snapchat account securely and safely

Bonus tip:

If you want to recover recently deleted messages, all you need to do is access Snapchat’s cache data. Simply go to Files>Internal Storage>Android>Data>com.snapchat.android. Look for the messages file and rename it to remove the .nomedia extension. If your phone doesn’t identify the file, add a .txt extension and try again. If you do not see any messages, it means Snapchat has already dumped the cache data. In this case, you will have to follow the process mentioned above and request your account data from Snapchat to retrieve deleted messages.

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