How to Recover Snapchat Account?

Snap Inc. is a camera manufacturer. Snapchat assumes that reimagining the camera is best chance to enhance people’s lives and communication.

Snapchat let individuals express themselves, live in the present, learn about the world, and have fun together, which contributes to human progress.

Every day, over 332 million people use Snapchat to express themselves, live in the present, learn about the world, and have fun together.

Snapchat always liked developing new features for our community, and have traditionally tested new features in a variety of ways, rolling them out to different Snapchatters and locations.

Below are the in details steps to recover the Snapchat account:

How to Recover Snapchat Account?

To recover Snapchat account, enter the earlier generated recovery code after providing username and password details to new device to login the Snapchat account. Once recovery code is entered, it would recover the Snapchat account back and you would be able to access your Snapchat account again.

To recover Snapchat account, go to snapchat app, click on login, enter username and password, now enter the ‘recovery code’ and you would be able to access the Snapchat account.

Sometime when two-factor authentication method is enabled into your Snapchat account and you lose or misplace your phone, change your phone number, or lose access to your authentication app (if using two-factor authentication method) then you need to recover the Snapchat account on new device.

In that case, recovery code helps you to recover the Snapchat account along with username and password details.

So first of all enter the username and password into Snapchat app, now it would ask you to provide the recovery code. Insert the saved recovery code that you must have generated earlier and stored somewhere else as advised by Snapchat.

Recovery code helps you to gain your Snapchat account access incase you don’t receive the additional ‘Login code’ generated by authentication app.

There can be multiple reasons of not getting the ‘Login code’ generated in text or by authentication app. either their is any network issue in your phone that you are not getting the ‘Login Code’ into your phone or because of some reason authentication app isn’t generating the ‘Login Code’ for you to access Snapchat account.

In above both cases, Snapchat recovery code would be very helpful to get Snapchat access. you just need to provide the username and password into snapchat account, now, enter the ‘recovery code’ rather providing ‘Login Code’.

Once recovery code is entered, your Snapchat account will be opened.

Note: Using the recovery code to get access for snapchat account, disables the two-factor authentication.

Once you have access to your Snapchat account, again enable the two-factor authentication method to enhance the security for your snapchat account.

How Set Up Two-Factor Authentication for Snapchat Account?

In addition to your Snapchat username and password, two-factor authentication requires an additional step during login.

You will be prompted for a Login Code when you log in on a new device with two-factor authentication enabled.

Steps to setup Snapchat Two-Factor Authentication:

Step 1: Click on ‘My Profile’ and Open ‘Settings’

Step 2: Tap ‘Two-Factor Authentication’ and then ‘Continue’ to complete the setup.

Step 3: Select ‘Authentication App.’ as verification method.

Now Two-Factor Authentication has been configured for your Snapchat account to enhance the security for snapchat account.

Now whenever you login to snapchat account, you also need to add login code along with account username and password.

You can obtain your Login Codes by utilizing a reputable software such as Google Authenticator or Duo. These apps generate one-time-use tokens that are only valid for a limited period.

If you can’t always receive SMS text messages, such as if you use Snapchat on a tablet or travel overseas, authenticator applications are a fantastic option.

You will not be able to get your Login Codes if you lose your smartphone or deactivate the authenticator app!

What is Snapchat Recovery Code?

A recovery code in Snapchat is a backup method of logging in if you are unable to get your Login Code through a text message or your authenticator app.

If you activate two-factor authentication, Snapchat highly advise you to create a recovery code and store it somewhere secure.

If you use two-factor authentication and misplace your phone, change your phone number, or lose access to your authentication app, you’ll need a recovery code to access your Snapchat account.

Steps to generate Snapchat Recovery Code:

Step 1: Click your Profile icon and then tap  ⚙️ Settings.

Step 2: Tap ‘Two-Factor Authentication’ (If you haven’t previously, set up Two-Factor Authentication)

Step 3: Select ‘Recovery Code.’

Step 4: Select ‘Generate Code.’

Step 5: Enter your password to confirm it’s you!

Step 6: Save your code and put it somewhere safe and accessible. 🔐

Note: Only your most recent recovery code will work.

How Log in using a Snapchat Recovery Code?

Steps to Log in into Snapchat using Recovery Code:

Step 1: Launch the Snapchat app.

Step 2: Enter your username and password, then click ‘Log In.’

Step 3: Enter your recovery code when requested.

Warning 🚨 When you use your recovery code to log in, your device will immediately disable two-factor authentication. If you want to keep two-factor authentication enabled, go back into your settings and enable it again.

Note: Snapchat do not offer support for lost recovery codes 🚫

If you have activated Two-Factor Authentication and do the following, you will lose access to your account:

  • Somewhere you have lose your phone.
  • Recently you have changed your phone number.
  • You have reset your phone to its factory default settings.
  •  You have removed the original Authenticator App that was used to configure Two-Factor Authentication.