You can easily change Snapchat password using the mobile app. This can easily be done from the settings section. You can also perform this task from a computer browser by resetting the password. All you need is the email address associated with the account.
Snapchat is a popular messaging app that’s available on mobile devices. It was first released in 2011 and featured pictures and messages that disappear after a period of time. Today, it has over 210 million active daily users and is considered as one of the leading social messaging apps for the younger audience.
Changing your Snapchat password
It’s always a good idea to regularly change your passwords. This prevents your account from being accessed by unauthorized users in case a password breach occurs, and trust me, these breaches now occur regularly. Here’s what you need to do to change your password.
Method 1: Using the Snapchat app
The fastest way you can change the password is by using the app.
Time needed: 5 minutes.
Change Password of Snapchat
- Open the Snapchat app.
You can do this by swiping up from the home screen of your phone then tapping on the app icon.
- Tap on the profile picture field.
This is located on the upper left side of the app.
- Tap on Settings.
This is the gear icon located on the upper right side of the app.
- Tap on Password.
This allows you to set a new password. You will need to enter the old password first.
- Enter the old password then tap on continue.
This is the current password that you are using.
- Enter your new password and confirm it.
This will be the new password you will be using.
Method 2: Using the Snapchat website to perform a password reset
You can reset your password via email from the password reset website. This method is recommended if you have forgotten your account password. Make sure you have access to the email.
- Go to the Snapchat reset password website at https://accounts.snapchat.com/accounts/password_reset_request.
- Enter the email address associated with the account then click on submit.
- Open the email and click on the link sent to reset your password.
After performing the steps listed above you will successfully change Snapchat password.
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