How to change your password in Snapchat

Snapchat has strong security to protect its users' login credentials. However, no messaging app platform is immune to hacks. If you want to change your password for security reasons, or if you have simply forgotten it, we are here for you.

How to change your password in Snapchat

In this article, we'll cover how to change your Snapchat password, how to reset a forgotten password, and how to change/reset your "My Eyes Only" password.


How to Change Your Password in Snapchat on the iPhone App

To update your current passcode using iPhone:


  1. Log in to your Snapchat Account.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  2. At the top left, tap your profile picture.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  3. Tap the Settings gear icon in the top right.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  4. Select "Password" near the middle of the screen.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  5. In the "Password" text field, enter your current password.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  6. Press "CONTINUE".
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  7. On the "New Password" screen, enter your new password twice.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  8. Press "SAVE".
    How to change your password in Snapchat

A confirmation that your password has been updated will be displayed.

How to reset a forgotten password

Once you have a verified email and phone number linked to your account, you can use either option to reset your password. To reset it using email verification, follow these steps from your iPhone:


  1. Launch Snapchat then press “Connect”.
  2. Below the "PASSWORD" text field, tap "Forgot your password?" » connect.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  3. Tap the "by email" option to reset your password.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  4. A password reset link will be sent to the email address associated with your account.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  5. Open the email and tap the URL or copy and paste the URL into your browser.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  6. Now enter your new password.
    How to change your password in Snapchat

To reset your password using text verification, follow these steps:


  1. Open Snapchat and tap on “Connect”.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  2. In the "PASSWORD" field, press "Forgot your password?" »
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  3. To reset your password, select the “via phone” message option.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  4. Then find the verification code that should be sent to the number linked to your account.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  5. Enter the verification code then "Continue".
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  6. Enter a new password.
    How to change your password in Snapchat

How to Change Your Password in Snapchat on Android App

To update your current password using Android:

  1. Sign into your account.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  2. Tap your profile picture in the top left.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  3. At the top right, tap the settings icon.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  4. Tap "Password" near the middle of the screen.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  5. In the "Password" field, enter your current password.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  6. Press "CONTINUE".
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  7. Now enter your new password twice, then “SAVE”.
    How to change your password in Snapchat

How to reset a forgotten password?

When you have a verified phone number and email address linked to your account, you can use either method to reset your password.



Perform the following steps to reset your password using email verification from your Android device:

  1. Open Snapchat and select "Connect".
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  2. Tap "Forgot Password?" » link under the « PASSWORD » field.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  3. Select the "by email" method to reset your password.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  4. A password reset link will be sent to the email linked to your account.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  5. Open the email and tap the URL or copy and paste the URL into your browser.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  6. Now enter a new password.
    How to change your password in Snapchat

To reset your password using text verification, follow these steps:

  1. Launch Snapchat and tap "Connect".
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  2. Under the "PASSWORD" field, press "Forgot your password?" » connect.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  3. To reset your password, tap the “by phone” option.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  4. Find the verification code that should be delivered to the number linked to your account.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  5. Enter the code then “Continue”.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  6. Enter your new password.
    How to change your password in Snapchat

How to Change Your Snapchat Password Without Email Access

If you don't have an email address associated with your Snapchat account, you can use SMS verification to reset your password. Here's how to use an iPhone or Android device:

  1. Open the app then tap on “Connection”.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  2. Under the "PASSWORD" text box, tap "Forgot your password?" »
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  3. Tap the “by phone” option.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  4. The verification code should be delivered to the number linked to your account.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  5. Enter the code then “Continue”.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  6. Now enter a new password.
    How to change your password in Snapchat

Snapchat Change password with phone number

You can reset your password using SMS verification when you have a phone number linked to your Snapchat account. To do this with your iPhone or Android account:


  1. Open Snapchat then select “Connect”
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  2. Tap "Forgot Password?" link below the "PASSWORD" text box.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  3. To reset your password, press "via phone".
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  4. A verification code must be sent to the number linked to your account.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  5. Enter the code then “Continue”.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  6. Enter your new password.
    How to change your password in Snapchat

How to Change Your Snapchat Password For My Eyes Only

When updating your current password for My Eyes Only, none of your photos will be deleted. Here's how to update it using your iPhone or Android device:

  1. Sign into your account.
  2. To access 'Memories', swipe up from 'Camera screen'.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  3. Now swipe left until you get to the "My eyes only" tab.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  4. At the bottom, tap “Options”.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  5. Select "Change access code".
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  6. Enter your current password.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  7. Now enter a new password and then press “Next”.
    • You also have the option to set a passphrase using letters and numbers. If you want to set one up, tap "Use passphrase" at the bottom.
      How to change your password in Snapchat
  8. If you agree with the information displayed, tap the circle icon and then "Continue" and "Finish."
    How to change your password in Snapchat

How to reset a forgotten password

If you forgot your password for "My Eyes Only", you can reset it. However, you will permanently lose any snapshots currently saved in "My Eyes Only".

To reset your password from an iPhone or Android device:

  1. Open Snapchat and log into your account.
  2. Open "Memories" by swiping up from "Camera Screen".
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  3. Swipe left until you get to the "My eyes only" tab.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  4. Tap "Options" at the bottom.
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  5. Choose "Forgot password".
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  6. Enter your Snapchat account password, then tap “Next.”
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  7. If you agree with the information displayed, tap the circle icon, then tap "Continue."
    How to change your password in Snapchat
  8. Next, create and confirm your new password.
    How to change your password in Snapchat

Strengthen your Snapchat account

With endless options for account hacking and automatic password saving, it's probably a good idea to periodically update your passwords online, especially when sharing a device.

Snapchat makes it easy when you want to change your password. This can be done from the "Settings" menu in your account. And when you forget a password, you can reset it from the login screen using email or phone number verification.

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