How to download everything Snapchat knows about you

Like Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, Snapchat also allows the user to download the data from their account. The tool, which is part of GDPR's requirements, is useful for discovering the information the company has about the user. The file, in ZIP format, includes logins history, friends list, snapshot swapped, and more.

Learn how to request and download your Snapchat account information in the step-by-step guide below. The procedure was performed in the iPhone app version (iOS), but the tips are also good for Android users.

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Step 1. Open Snapchat and tap on your avatar in the upper left corner of the screen. Then touch the gear icon to access the social network settings;

Access Snapchat settings

Step 2. Now, slide the screen to the "Account Actions" section and tap "My Data". You need to sign in to your account;

Open the indicated option and log in to your account

Step 3. After login, scroll to the end and tap "Send Request". Your request will be sent and, when the download is available, you will receive an email message;

Requesting account information

Step 4. In the email you received, open the link and, if necessary, log back into your Snapchat account;

Click on the link received in the email

Step 5. Finally, select the filename to download your data, compressed in ZIP format.

Downloading file with your data

Ready! Take advantage of the tips to download the data from your Snapchat account.

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