How to delete Snapchat messages that the other person saved

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How to deleted Snapchat messages the other person has saved app on phone

Snapchat is a great app to exchange messages and pictures with other friends and users. But its message-saving feature can indeed deal with issues, so you might be wondering how to delete Snapchat messages that the other person saved. Let's see how.

While the best way to have full privacy is probably by making your account fully private, and we show you how to lock your Snapchat account, that might indeed be an extreme measure to protect your messages.


So, what if you simply want to make sure nothing gets saved on the other person's phone? Can you do that? Let's look at How to delete Snapchat messages that the other person saved.

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How to delete Snapchat messages that the other person saved

It is relatively easy to delete a message on Snapchat which also applies to ones the other person might have saved. Here's how to do it:

  • Open the app and navigate to chat with the icon;
  • From the list of recently messaged friends, select the conversation you wish;
  • Tap and hold the message in chat you wish to delete;
  • From the pop-up menu that appears, select "Delete".

The other user will see that you have deleted a message via a notification. Snapchat will also attempt to delete the message the other person has saved, but if they have set messages to be deleted "after 24 hours", they might still have time to screenshot them.

Does blocking a user on Snapchat also delete saved messages?

Unfortunately, no. Blocking a user on Snapchat means they won't be able to send you messages or snaps anymore, but effectively they can still access the conversation and screenshot or save all the messages they want. So, keep in mind that not always deleting a message is the most effective way to cancel messages saved by the other user.


That is all you need to know about deleting someone else's saved messages on Snapchat. If you want to know more about the app, check out our guides on how to recover deleted Snapchat account and how to tell if someone blocked you on Snapchat.