How to get your lost streak back
One of the most popular features of Snapchat is the Snapchat streak (officially known as Snapstreaks). Snapchat users can create this snap streak by sending photos and videos to their friends, and most of you will definitely create a streak with your friends at some point. But sometimes for some reason the streak disappears and if you lost your Snapchat streak, don’t panic! In this article you will find a way to get back your Snapchat streak.
Although Snapchat will notify you when your streak is about to end (when there are no snaps sent within 24 hours). The loss of Snap streaks is one of the most horrible situations that can occur to anyone! It’s frustrating, but fret not as there’s an opportunity to get your Snapchat streak back from where you left.
Why Have I Lost My Snapchat Streak?
There are three possible reasons behind disappearing your snapstreak. All three are mentioned below
1. You have forgotten about sending Snaps
This is the most common reason behind disappearing your snapstreak. Because you need to send at least one snap within 24 hours to maintain a streak with your friend. It is completely a human error and can happen with anyone.
2. Bug in Snapchat Platform
Sometimes you send a snap to your friend within 24 hours, but due to a technical issue with the Snapchat app, that snap is not considered valid and you lose the streak with your friend.
3. Your Mobile Device Problem
The Operating Systems of many mobile phones might not function properly when you open the app. Occasionally, your mobile network also be the reason for not sending Snap and it is considered as a technical issue.
If they want to maintain an active fan base, Snapchat has a number of issues that they need to address quickly.
Also Read: How To Make a Public Profile on Snapchat
How to get your lost streak back on snapchat 2022
You can easily recover your lost snapchat streak but there is no magic trick to recover it. You need to inform the Snapchat support about lost snapstreak and you can do this within 5 minutes. Just follow the below simple steps to start the recovery process.
1. Start by launching the snapchat app (Sign in to your account if you haven’t).
2. Tap on “Your Profile” or “Bitmoji” icon available at upper top left corner.
3. Enter into settings by taping the gear icon (⚙️) in the top upper right corner.
4. Head toward the “Support” section and tap on the “I Need Help” option.
5. In popular topics, tap on “Snapstreak” option.
6. Scroll down and look for “Need help with something else?” and tap “Yes”.
7. Now choose “I lost my Snapstreak” under “What can we help you with?” section.
After this a contact form will appear at the bottom of the page. As per the current version (188.8.131.52) of the app, you have to fill the below details In this form.
- Mobile Number
- Friend’s Username
- When did you start having this issue?
- How long was your snapstreak before it expired?
- Did you see the ⌛ icon? (Select “No” to get the streak back)
- What information should we know?
In the “What information should we know”, you have to describe the reasons for the loss of the streak. You could make up a scenario that suggests that the internet connection was down or the app wasn’t functioning. The aim is to create Snapchat believe that it’s an actual case.
8. Complete the captcha and tap on the “send” button.
You have just sent the application to Snapchat. Now Snapchat will review your request and if you’re eligible to get your Snap streak back you will get informed by mail.
Rules to Maintain Snapchat streak
The Streak starts when you and your friend send Snaps with each other for over three days. After the beginning of the snap streak, a fire icon appears next to that contact’s name. The number of days you’ve snapped with your friend is shown by the number beside the fire icon.
To maintain the streak you need to send at least one Photo/Video snap within 24 hours. If you are thinking that chatting or sending stickers will help you to keep your streak alive then you are wrong. Because chatting and sending stickers will not be considered a snap.
Some other things are mentioned below which are not considered as a Snap for Snapstreak –
- Picture/Videos picked from the camera roll or memories
- Content send through Spectacles
- Snap sent to Groups
1. How many times will Snapchat restore a streak?
Snapchat has not officially announced how many times they can restore your streak, but in most user experience we can say that Snapchat can restore your streak at most twice.
2. What is the Snapchat support calling number?
Sorry, but Snapchat doesn’t have any calling number which you can call. The only way to contact them is their “Contact Us” webpage.
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