Yes, you can delete your Snapchat account temporarily.
To do so, open the Snapchat app and tap on the small ghost icon at the top center of the screen.
Then, tap on the gear icon to go to your settings. Scroll down and tap on ‘Delete My Account’.
Tap on ‘Yes, Delete My Account’ to confirm.
Keep in mind that if you delete your account, you will lose all of your data (including contacts) and will not be able to reactivate it.
Also, if you have a username that someone else has already taken, there is no way to recover it.
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Can You Deactivate Snapchat Without Deleting Your Account?
Yes, you can deactivate Snapchat without deleting your account.
To do so, simply go to the settings menu and select the ‘Account Information’ option.
From there, scroll down to the ‘Delete Account’ option and select ‘Deactivate Account.’
This will temporarily disable your account without deleting it, meaning you can always reactivate it at a later date if you change your mind.
Will My Friends Know if I Delete Snapchat?
Yes, your friends will definitely know if you delete Snapchat. Here’s why:
When you delete the app, your account is still technically active.
Your profile says “This user has chosen to be invisible on Snapchat.”
However, since Snapchat contacts are pulled from your phone’s address book, they no longer show up in the directory.
Even if you deactivate your account (and delete all content), people can still search for you by username and view your publicly available information.
So while it may not be obvious to everyone that you’ve left the app, anyone who knows your username can tell that you’re no longer using Snapchat.
Does Snapchat Notify You When You Reactivate?
No, Snapchat does not notify you when you reactivate.
If you have deleted the app and want to reactivate it, all you need to do is download the app again from the App Store or Google Play store and open it.
Your account will be reactivated and you will be able to start using the app again.