Wondering how to download Snapchat data? Yes, you are at the right place to learn about downloading Snapchat data.
When you sign up for Snapchat and use the services, Snapchat collects certain information from you, such as your phone number and email address. Snapchat also collects information about you and how you’ve used Snapchat services, like which Snaps you’ve submitted to Spotlight and Snap Map etc.
In this guide, we will cover the following topics regarding downloading data from Snapchat.
We will discuss each of this in detail below,
How to download Snapchat data through website?
For downloading the data, it’s important to have a valid email address associated with your Snapchat account.
Follow the below steps to access and download the Snapchat data.
Visit the Snapchat accounts website.
Login into account using “Username/Email” and “Password”.
After login in, you will land on the “Manage My Account” page
On the “Manage My Account” page, you will see multiple options including “My Snapcode”, “change my password” and more
Click on the “My data” option.
After clicking the “My data” option, you will land on a page with the details of your account data
Click on the “Submit Request” at the bottom of the page
If you have verified an email address with Snapchat, you will receive an email with a link once your data is ready to download. Note: Please don’t share this link with anyone.
Click the link in your email to download your data.
Note: You must log in using a web browser to download your data. You cannot download it using the Snapchat app. Also, your “My Data” download will arrive in the form of a zip file. To open a zip file and view the contents, you must have compatible software on your device.
How to download Snapchat data through iPhone?
Open the “Snapchat” app on your mobile
You will land on the “Login” page.
Here you have to enter your “Username” and ‘Password”
After entering the “Username” and “Password”, click on the “Login” button to continue.
Click on the profile icon on the top left of the page.
Now you have landed on the profile page.
Click on the “Settings” icon at the top right of the page
After clicking the settings, you will land on the “Settings” page
Here you will see multiple options. This includes “My Account”, “Additional Services”, “Privacy”, and more. Scroll down until you see the “My Data” option under the “Privacy” field
Click on the “My Data” option
Now you will land on the “My Data” page
Here you have to enter the “Username” and “Password”
Enter the “Username” and “Password”
After entering the “Username” and “Password”, click on the “Login” button
Now you will land on the “My Data” page
In this, you will see what are the available data for downloading
Now scroll down and tap on the “Submit Request” at the bottom of the page.
After submitting a request you will land a screen with the message, “We have received your request – we are preparing a copy of your data now. We will email you at [email protected](registered mail id) when your data is ready to download”
Now you have to check your email.
You will receive a mail with the subject “Your Snapchat data is ready for download”
How to download memories from Snapchat faster?
If you have a lot of data, like thousands of snap memories and all, then you have to click on each individually to download it. This would take forever if you have thousands of snap memories.
We will use a script that will help download thousands of files in one go rather than doing it individually.
Follow the below steps to download snap memories faster. (Note: Do it in your PC or laptop)
Click on download_memories.exe. This script will help download snap memories faster.
Make a new folder anywhere on your pc and save the “download_memories.exe” in it
From your earlier downloaded data of Snapchat, you can extract it using Winrar or 7 zip.
Now you will have Html and JSON folders.
Go into JSON folder and find “memories_history.json”.
Copy this file and put it in the same folder as the “download memories exe ” file is in.
Run the download_memories.exe file.
It will show your total amount of memories and will automatically make a “memories” folder where it will download it.
If you have a lot of memories you will need over 50GB of free space.
Now all you have to do is wait till 100% and you will have all your memories in the folder
What can you see when you download Snapchat data?
Here are some of the categories of data you’ll be able to find in your “My Data” file.
- Login history and account information
- User and Public Profiles
- Snap History
- Saved Chat History
- Purchase and shop history
- Snapchat support history
- Search history
Contact Snapchat Support
- Use Snapchat Support online resources
- Contact Snapchat through Report link
- Get Snapchat support through Quora and Reddit
- Contact Snapchat Support through Twitter and Linkedin
- Contact Snapchat Support through Email
- Contact Snapchat directly
Detailed step-by-step instruction regarding each of these methods is provided in the following article.
You cannot download Snapchat data without email.
You will get a zip file of your data on Snapchat. You should have compatible software on your device to open the zip file and view the contents.
Yes. You can download the Snapchat data on your phone as detailed in this article.
Once you have raised the request to download Snapchat data, you will receive an email within 15-30 minutes with the download link. You can click on the download link to download the Snapchat data. Based on the amount of data stored by Snapchat, the time to download varies.
Hope you get an idea about downloading Snapchat data. Kindly let us know if you have any queries.
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