How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username



Change Snapchat username:

     Hello friends, welcome to dailynewlearn.com, In this article today we'll cover all these topics.

• How to change Snapchat username or display name
• How to delete Snapchat account permanently or temporarily
• How to recover deleted Snapchat account
• How to deactivate or disable Snapchat account
• How to reactivate disabled Snapchat account
• How to create new Snapchat account.

Changing a username on Snapchat is not so easy. On other special networks you can easily change your username but unfortunately, Snapchat doesn't allow to change the username due to the security reasons. When we create an account on Snapchat, some people do not choose a correct or suitable username. They just choose default username based on his name provided by Snapchat. Then, after sometimes we want to change snapchat username and searching this types of questions outlined below on the internet to get an idea about how to change username on Snapchat.

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In this article we'll know two alternate method to change Snapchat username. So read this article properly and follow these given steps to change the instagram username.

First lets know about how to change Snapchat display name or profile name on android or iPhone. Changing a Snapchat screen name or display name is not more difficult. You can easily change your Snapchat profile name. This name will be visible to all your friends or followers on Snapchat. Display name is a public name anyone can see this. If you do not want to show your name to anyone, then remove your profile name and keep it blank then save it.

Method 1: 


How to change Snapchat profile or Display name on iPhone or Android


1. First, Open Snapchat application.

    • Open Snapchat application from your home screen or from app drawer.

    • Snapchat application is in white color ghost in yellow color background icon. Tap on Snapchat application to open it.

How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username


2.  Login in your Snapchat account.

    • Enter your current username and password correctly, then tap sign in or login.

   • To login in Snapchat account, you must have already one or more Snapchat account.

If you do not have Snapchat account and you want to create an account on Snapchat, then click on this given link below and read this article properly.

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How to create an account on Snapchat

Creating a Snapchat account is not more difficult, you can easily create an account in Snapchat just follow that steps properly which is given in above link article. I've discussed all the steps clearly with full details. So, you must visit once.

How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username


3. Tap your Profile icon.

     • After, (logged in) in your Snapchat account, tap your profile icon or bitmoji in the top left corner of the screen.

    • By default there is a girl image icon, if you have registered with female gender. If you've registered Snapchat account with male gender, then there you will see a man image icon otherwise you will see your custom profile pic icon.

How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username


4. Tap your profile name or display name.

   • Tap your profile name or display name, it appears below the yellow color background snap code. It is at upward of bitmoji, trophies and share option.

How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username


5. Edit your display name.

     • It'll lead you to the edit your display name page. Erase your current name or edit it.

     • Choose this display name suitable and easy to remember. So, people or your friends can find your Snapchat id or profile easily.

> Write first name: write your first name here. If you have a middle name, then write your first name and middle name here.

> Last name: write your last name here. Also, you can write your middle name and last name here. I'll recommend you to write your middle name only at one place (with a first name or with a last name).

   • If you want to show only the first name to the Snapchat user, then just write your first name and leave last name blank.

6. Tap save.

   • To save your changes tap save it is at below the first and last name.

Now, you've changed your display or profile name. You can see your new Snapchat display name by refreshing your profile. Let's see another method of changing snapchat display name or profile name.

Method 2: 

How to change snapchat Display or profile name

To change screen name or display name on snapchat, follow the above steps until steps(or number) 4. After steps 4 follow these given steps.

  • Follow above steps 1-4 same.

5. Tap settings (gear icon).

   • Tap settings (gear icon). It is in the top right corner of the screen. It opens up settings menu.

   • There are various options in settings menu at my account section. Also, there is one name option among them.

-> Tap Account settings>Tap account information

6. Tap Name.

     • In my account section it is at the top of the menu or upwards of the username. It prompt you to the name change page. There is written this is how you appear on Snapchat, so pick a name your friends know you by.

7. Write your first name and last name.

   There is a first name and last name Field, Fill up it correctly.

First name: Write your first name or first name and middle name here. Make sure your name spelling is correct and the Snapchat name is suitable or easy to remember.

Laste name: write your last name or last name and middle name here. Do not make a spelling mistakes.

• if you do not want to show your name to the Snapchat user or friends,  tap remove a name, it is at below the first name and last name. After, removed display name, Snapchat user and your friends see the username of your Snapchat account. Sometimes username doesn't identify the real people.

If your Snapchat username doesn't identify you, then it'll be difficult to people or friends to find your Snapchat chat profile. So, I'll recommend you to keep your full name on your Snapchat display name or profile name.

8. Finally tap Save.

   • After, fill up of your Snapchat profile name or display name finally, tap save button. It's at the bottom of the page in dark green background.

9. Go to back and refresh profile.

   • You've successfully changed your Snapchat screen name or display name by using another method. To see the new display name, Go To back (to go back tap back arrow, it's at the upper right corner), then refresh your Snapchat profile. There'll appear a new Snapchat display name).

Method 3: 

How to change Snapchat account profile or Display name on computer

1. Open a browser and type https://accounts.snapchat.com on web address.

  • Open a chrome browser or another popular browser and go to the Snapchat login page. Enter Snapchat.com or https://accounts.snapchat.com in a web address of your browser.

2. Enter a username and password.

     •Enter a current username and password of your Snapchat account.

3. Get Logged in your Snapchat account.

   • enter your current username and password correctly then finally click login or sign in button.

4. Click your Snapchat profile icon in the top left corner.
5. Click settings (Gear icon) in the top right corner.

6. Go to more information section click support, it is at upward of privacy policy.

7. Click my account and security. It's at between the using Snapchat and safety options.


How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username


8. Click account information in My Account and Security section.


How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username


9. Click my name. It's at top of account information section.


How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username

10. Enter first name and Last name.

   • Enter first name or first name and middle name at first name field and enter last name or last name and middle name at last name field. Use a middle name at only one field (in first or last).

11. Tap save.

By using this method you can your Snapchat display name and profile name on your computer.

Now Let's know about changing Snapchat Username.

How to change Snapchat username


To change your username on Snapchat, you need to create a new account because Snapchat doesn't allow to change the username due to some security reasons. To use different Snapchat username first delete your Snapchat account, then create a new account with your new username.

Let's first know about how to delete Snapchat account, then we'll know about how to create an account in Snapchat.



How to delete or deactivate Snapchat account permanently


Deleting Snapchat account Method is same for Android and iPhone. Just follow these steps to delete your Snapchat account.

Snapchat Delete Method 1:

1. Open a Snapchat official application.

• Open Snapchat official applications from app drawer. It's in ghost icon with a yellow color background.



2. Enter your current username and password tap login.

3. Tap on your avatar or profile icon at top left corner of your screen.


How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username


4. Tap settings (Gear icon) at the top Right corner of the screen.


How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username


5. Tap help center or support.

    • If there is a support option, then tap support otherwise tap help center it's in support section.


How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username


6. Go to My Account and Security> Tap Account information.


How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username

> Tap Account Information.


How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username


7. Tap delete my account. It's in between the birthday and download my data option.

How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username


8. Tap accounts portal.

  There'll open a Delete my account page. In the third paragraph there is a link inserted in accounts portal text.

How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username


9. Enter your username and password, then tap on a yellow color continue button.


How To Delete / Deactivate Snapchat Account Permanently or Change Username


Note: If you've requested to download your data and haven't received yet, then please wait few days and do not delete your Snapchat account until you received your data. If you'll delete your account before received the data then Snapchat can not contact you so wait few days.

  • After deletion of your Snapchat account, it may take until 30 days to delete your account permanently. If you want to reactivate your Snapchat account before days, then it's possible to recover deleted Snapchat account.

   • Before deletion of your Snapchat account write snapchat username of your friends or take a screenshot of your friends profile. Because Snapchat removed the exporting friend features in another id.

   • By using these both method you can delete or deactivate your Snapchat account temporary and permanently. If you want to delete or deactivate your Snapchat account temporarily, then follow the above bott methods and recover or reactivate your account before 30 days of deletion. If you don't know how to reactivate deleted Snapchat account read this article properly until last.

Snapchat delete Method 2 :

Delete Snapchat account on a computer: Snapchat account deleting method is approx same as method 1 of deleting Snapchat. So follow these steps properly.

1. Open a browser on your computer, type https://accounts.snapchat.com or snapchat.com

2. Login with your account. From here follow the above method 1.

How to change Snapchat username


To change Username on Snapchat and wanna use a different username then create a new Snapchat account.

How to create Snapchat account and change snap username


1. Open Snapchat official application or open your browser and enter Snapchat.com or https://accounts.snapchat.com in your web address.

2. Tap sign up. Fill up required information.

  • Make sure you're using a different (unregistered Snapchat account) or new email address or phone number.

3. Create or change Unique Snapchat username.

• At account creating time you can change your Snapchat username several times before creating snap account.

5. Finally, Verify your account and navigate to your new profile.

If you want to know how to create Snapchat account in full details with picture then must visit this related.

How to Reactivate or recover permanently deleted or deactivated Snapchat account


1. Open Snapchat Login page.

2. Enter old username and password.

  • Snapchat ask you a question Do you want to reactivate your deleted Snapchat account? With the instructions ' your account is currently deactivated you have (number days) Left to reactivate your account before it’s deleted.

4. Tap Yes.

Another instructions are please wait a few moments for your account to be reactivated....

5. Tap Ok.

After activated your account Snapchat send you an email with your account is reactivated congratulations message.

By using this method you can reactivate your deleted Snapchat account before 30 days of deletion. After 30 days you can not recover your deleted account.

Wrapping Up

We covered all this:

• How to change Snapchat Display name or profile name
• How to delete Snapchat account permanently
• How to deactivate Snapchat account temporarily
• How to reactivate deleted or deactivated Snapchat account
• How to create Snapchat account
• change snap username

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