How to Unlock a Permanently Locked Snapchat Account

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How to unlock a permanently locked Snapchat account? If you’re asking yourself this question, then you’ve probably been locked out of your account for violating Snapchat’s Community Guidelines.

Luckily, there is a way to get back in! All you need is to follow our simple instructions and you’ll be able to access your account once again.

Why your Snapchat account might become locked

If you violate the Snapchat terms of service your account may become locked. Some common reasons for this include using a fake name, being under the age of 13, using someone else’s phone number or email address to sign up for Snapchat, using third-party apps or plugins, sending spam, or adding too many people in a short period of time. If your account is locked, you’ll see a message explaining why and how to unlock it.

How to tell if your Snapchat account is locked

You will not be able to login and will see a message that says “Permanent locked: Your account has been permanently locked for violating our Community Guidelines or Terms of Service. For more information, visit our Support page.”

How to unlock a temporarily locked Snapchat account

If you’ve been locked out of your Snapchat account, it may be because you’ve violated our Community Guidelines or Terms of Use. We may also lock accounts that appear to be under the age of 13.

Locking an account is a way for us to make sure that only real humans are using the app. If your account has been locked, don’t worry! You can easily unlock it by completing a short CAPTCHA verification.

Here’s how:

  1. Open the Snapchat app and tap Login.
  2. Enter your username and password, then tap Log In.
  3. If you see the message “Your account has been temporarily locked,” tap Continue.
  4. Complete the CAPTCHA verification, then tap Unlock my account.

How to unlock a permanently locked Snapchat account

If you have a Snapchat account that has been locked for more than 24 hours, it is likely that your account has been locked permanently. This can happen for a number of reasons, including repeatedly sending snaps with inline links, sending snaps to too many people at once, or using third-party applications.

If your Snapchat account is locked permanently, there is no way to unlock it. However, you can create a new account and start using Snapchat again.

What to do if you can’t unlock your Snapchat account

If you’re having trouble unlocking your Snapchat account, there are a few things you can try. If you’re not sure what’s going on, we’ve also included a troubleshooting guide.

First, try logging out of all devices associated with your Snapchat account. To do this, go to the Snapchat website and click on the “Forgot your password?” link. Enter your username and the email address associated with your account, then click “Submit.” Once you’ve logged out of all devices, try logging back in again.

If that doesn’t work, try resetting your password. To do this, go to the Snapchat website and click on the “Forgot your password?” link. Enter your username and the email address associated with your account, then click “Submit.” You’ll be given a link to reset your password; follow the instructions and enter a new password. Try logging in again with your new password.

If you’re still having trouble, contact Snapchat customer support. They may be able to help you unlock your account or at least tell you what’s going on.

How to prevent your Snapchat account from becoming locked

It’s easy to prevent your Snapchat account from becoming locked by following a few simple guidelines:

  • Don’t use third-party apps to access Snapchat. Only use the official Snapchat app.
  • Don’t try to log in too many times in a short period of time. If you’re repeatedly entering the wrong password, Snapchat will lock you out for a short period of time.
  • Don’t share your login credentials with anyone.
  • Don’t use an easily guessed password (for example, your birthday or your pet’s name). Choose a strong password that contains a mix of letters, numbers, and symbols.

Troubleshooting tips for unlocking your Snapchat account

If you are still locked out of your Snapchat account after following the troubleshooting tips above, there are a few other things you can try.

  • Reach out to Snapchat support through the app. Tap on the gear icon in the top-right corner, then select “I need help.” From there, you can either search for a answer to your question or contact customer support.
  • Check if there is an outstanding balance on your account that needs to be paid. If so, you’ll need to add funds to your account in order to unlock it.
  • Wait 24 hours and try again. In some cases, Snapchat may just need a little more time to verify your account information.
  • Create a new Snapchat account using a different email address and phone number. If all else fails, starting from scratch may be your best bet.

FAQs about locked Snapchat accounts

Why did my Snapchat account get locked?
There are a few reasons why your Snapchat account might be locked. For example, if Snapchat detectes some suspicious activity on your account, or if you enter the wrong password too many times.

How can I unlock my Snapchat account?
If your Snapchat account is locked, you’ll need to wait 24 hours and then try logging in again. If that doesn’t work, you can try contacting Snapchat support.

What should I do if I can’t unlock my Snapchat account?
If you’re still having trouble unlocking your account after 24 hours, or if you can’t contact Snapchat support, then there’s not much else you can do. You may just need to create a new Snapchat account.

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