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How to Change Snapchat Password

Snapchat is an app through which we can send photos to our friends, and it doesn’t matter how crazy, goofy we look because the photos get deleted automatically after 24 hours. If you are new to Snapchat, start adding people. Here is how to Find friends on Snapchat. Once you found the people, you can add people on Snapchat.

Snapchat now even has chatting and other features, and it keeps on getting better and better with each update. It is up to you, whom you want to send your picture, to one friend, to a few or to everyone, you don’t have to send the photo again and again separately.

Moreover, you have good filters, you can even draw on photos as well as add text to the photos, you can save the photos you want in your gallery, it is just a great, fun app to have on your phone.

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Now let it be any kind of social media, no one wants to be hacked and to avoid that, the best way would be to change passwords frequently. So for that, we need to know how to change the Snapchat password for our phones, tablets, etc. You can also change the username of Snapchat.

Here are the steps to learn how to change Snapchat password
You can use the Snapchat password reset page to recover your password or to simply change the existing password.
If you want to just change your current password then you need your log in information as well as your old password.
If you do not have these things then what you need is your email id that you had used when you initially registered with the service, and you need to be able to access this email account if you want to be able to reset your password.

This is important because as you cannot remember your current password, to reset it, Snapchat will send the reset link to you through this email id.
Note: You will not be able to reset your password if you are unable to have access to this email id.
We will show you both methods

#1 If you remember your current password

#2 If you have of your Snapchat forgot password

How to Change Your Snapchat Password – Using the Current Password

Step1 – Locate the Snapchat app on your smartphone.
Step 2 – Click on the app
Step 3 – When you open the app, just log in to your account.
Step 4 – Go to the camera part in the app, through which you can click photos.
Step 5 – You will see in the middle at the top there is a ghost like option. Click on that option and then you will see that on the upper right-hand corner there is a settings option. Click on that option.

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Step 6 – Now you just have to scroll downwards, and you will see the option of ‘Password’. Click on it. You will have to enter your current password.

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Step 7 – After that you need to now choose a new password to be able to change it. For better security, choose a password with minimum 8 characters and try to think of something that is not linked to you to avoid your account from being easily hacked.

Tip: Do not choose something like your own name or your parents’ or your children’s name, something not so common. Things like ‘Password’ ‘iloveyou’, etc. can be guessed quite easily. Choose such a password that is quite random yet something you will not forget quickly.

People should not be able to easily connect the password to you, that is what should be considered while choosing a password.

Step 9 – Enter this new password and then re-enter the same thing for confirmation of the password.

And your work is done! Now you know how to change Snapchat password for our phones, tablets, etc.

How to Change Snapchat Password, via the app – If You Don’t Know Current Password

Step1 – Locate the Snapchat app on your smartphone.
Step 2 – Click on the app
Step 3 – When you open the app, just log in to your account.
Step 4 – Go to the camera part in the app, through which you can click photos.
Step 5 – You will see in the middle at the top there is a ghost like option. Click on that option and then you will see that on the upper right-hand corner there is a settings option. Click on that option.
Step 6 – Now you just have to scroll downwards, and you will see the option of ‘Password’. Click on it.
Step 7 – You must have noticed that the first 6 steps are almost the same. Now this is where it gets different. Once you click on ‘Password’ the option to enter your current password will come, which you do not remember.

Just below the space to type the current password, you will see written in blue ‘Forgot your password?’ Click on it.

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Step 8 – Snapchat app will redirect you to the site https://support.snapchat.com/password-reset-request.
Step 9 – Here you have to now write the email id that was initially associated with your account.
Step 10 – Tick the box next to which it is written ‘I’m not a robot’. A dialogue box will open up to verify if an actual human being is doing this or not. They will tell you to select the images with a specific object. And then click on ‘Verify’.

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For example – Click on all the photos with trees in them.
Step 11 – Click on submit.
Now a reset link will be sent to this email of yours within a few minutes.
Step 12 – Open your email account and you will see an email from Snapchat with the reset link.
Click on this reset link.
Step 13 – Now here you can enter your new password. Choose wisely.
Step 14 – Re-enter the password for confirmation and click on change password.
And your work is done! Now you know how to change your password on Snapchat.

If you want to change your Snapchat password through your browser, you can easily reset Snapchat password in that way too.

Snapchat password forgot or not, you can just directly go to the site https://support.snapchat.com/password-reset-request through your browser and repeat all the methods from steps 9 to 14 and your password is changed!

If you are still facing any kind of problem, then you can contact Snapchat services by sending them a mail at support@snapchat.me.

Final Words

So these were the only two ethical and best ways to change or reset your Snapchat password. Keeping in mind the convenience(s) and preference(s) of the user, we have described both – the PC as well as App’s method. If you want a break from Snapchat and stuff, you can deactivate the Snapchat account but don’t deactivate the account for more than 30 days otherwise, you will lost your account, permanently.

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