How To Unlock A Snapchat Account

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How To Unlock A Snapchat Account 2022

Looking for ways to unlock your Snapchat account? We have got you covered!

If your Snapchat is temporarily disabled, you may need to unlock it in order to get it back. The procedure is simple and can be done in a few easy steps. That said, you can't unlock the account from the app itself. You need to use Snapchat via the browser and enter your login credentials to get the job done.


So, open your web browser and get ready. We are going to show you the steps needed to unlock your Snapchat. Let's get started!

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How To Unlock A Snapchat Account

If your Snapchat account has been locked, it may mean Snapchat has detected some activity from your account that violates their Terms of Service or Community Guidelines. Luckily, the process of unlocking a Snapchat account is quite straightforward, and you shouldn't have any trouble doing it. Here is what you need to do.

If your account has been temporarily locked

  • Try logging back in on the web by going here and selecting Unlock.

Using a third-party app or plugin to access Snapchat services, suspicious activity on your account and sending spam or other behaviour are some of the reasons why your account may have been locked. So try to avoid it happening again in the future.

If your account has been locked because it was compromised

When logging in, if you see a message stating that it looks like your account may have been compromised, Snapchat recommends your contact its support team and fill out the form.


They will get in touch with you via email, so be sure to include an email address that you have access to. They may also request additional information to verify your identity, such as your username, when you lost access to your account, etc.

How To Unlock A Permanently Locked Snapchat Account

Repeated violations of Snapchat's Terms of Service or Community Guidelines result in a permanent lock.


If you attempt to unlock your account and see a message stating that it has been permanently locked, you will not be able to unlock it. As the name implies, it is permanently locked, and there is no way to unlock your account if it has been permanently locked.

You may come across many scammers on the Internet who promote fake unlocking services, often claiming that they are hackers or Snapchat employees who can unlock your account in exchange for money, or even for free. We recommend you don't approach any of these services, as they are often fraudulent and scams.

Your only option is to create a new Snapchat account. Snapchat may ban devices from accessing Snap’s services in serious cases of violation. If that's the case with you, you may need to create an account from a different device.