As of Q3 of 2021, Snapchat has an average daily 280 million active users, making the platform one of the most popular among the social media group of apps.
Since Snapchat has been around for over a decade, regardless of when you decided to join the app, the conversations just keep piling up.
This is a big issue for those who left Snapchat, but decided to get back after a few years of not using it. A ton of old conversations, non-opened Snaps, and possibly a few ex-friends and ex-boyfriends/girlfriends.
Luckily, there are ways for you to permanently delete your conversation histories, even if you saved the messages, instead of letting them disappear like they usually do.
If you are curious to know, read how to delete your Snapchat account as well.
The process is quite simple, follow these steps:
By following these steps, you will delete a single message.
If you need to delete more than one specific message, you’ll need to go through this process again.
However, if you want to delete the entire conversation, you can do that as well, instead of deleting messages one by one.
To clear the entire conversation, follow these steps:
Most importantly, if you want to delete all conversations you’ve ever had on your Snap account, you don’t have to do the steps we mentioned above one by one, and go through hundreds of chats.
To delete your entire chat history, follow these steps:
Note: Deleting conversations like this will not remove all saved messages. You’ll need to clear the saved messages manually, you can either delete them by removing the saved messages one by one (if there are not too many of them) or deleting the conversations manually.
Check out how to unpin a chat on Snapchat.
Yes, you can. However, the recovered messages will not be back into your Snapchat account, you will have them as a data file of everything that went through your Snapchat account ever.
To ask for this data from Snapchat, go to Snapchat’s website, log in using your credentials, and click on ‘Manage Data’ under ‘My Account’.
Yes, once you’ve deleted a message sent on Snap, it will be gone on both ends. However, if the user has already seen it, it may not make a difference.
To make sure the other user has not read the message you want to delete, check if next to your Snap there is a message ‘Opened.
Did you know that Snapchat has a feature that allows users to send content to multiple people and it can be all done effortlessly? Learn how to make a Snapchat group.