How to get Snapchat streaks back: A simple guide

Lawrence Scotti
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Snapchat has released a new feature which allows you to save your Snapchat streak with someone by paying a fee. Here’s everything you need to know. Snapchat has long served as a social media platform that provides quick communication between its users using purely sharing photos. Since the app launched back in 2011, users have kept snapstreaks between each other going for long periods of time. This is accomplished by either sending a snap to someone or receiving and opening a snap from that same person for longer than three days in a row. How to change your username on Snapchat But sometimes, something unexpected might happen where you end up losing your streak. Good news is that Snapchat just made it easier for you and your friends to save your streak if you miss a day. Bad news is that it’s only available if you’re willing to pay.

Snapchat now lets users pay to save their streaks

In May 2023, Snapchat released a new feature which allows user to save their streaks if they’re willing to pay $0.99 per chat to get I back. Snapchat announced the new feature in March 2023 and it has slowly become available across the world since then, with the US release only recently being introduced. However, this means that the previous free saving method of contacting the Snapchat team to ask them to restore the streak for you will become unavailable. Be aware that this feature will only be available within the first 24 hours of losing the streak.

How to restore your Snapchat streak – step by step

Incase you have lost your streak with someone and want to restore it, here’s everything you need to do.

      • Make sure your Snapchat app is updated to the latest version
      • Go to your Chat feed in the Snapchat app
      • If a Streak has ended recently, you’ll see a “Restore” button next to that friend’s name on your Chat feed
      • Tap the “Restore” button. This will open to the Reply camera where you’ll start the Restore process
      • Take a Snap and send it to your friend
      • Follow the on-screen instructions to finish restoring your Streak

    If you don’t see the restore button, then don’t panic. It just means that you either don’t have the latest update of the app, or the new update has not become available in your region. In that case, you can fill out a request on Snapchat’s support website to get it back. Follow these steps and hopefully, you can recover your lost snapstreak. If you want to learn more about how to use Snapchat, you can check out some of our other guides here:
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