How to Recover Deleted Snapchat Memories –After taking pictures on Snapchat, it saves to a Snapchat’s server and move to a section of the app “Memories.” In your Memories section, you can see every photo you’ve taken with Snapchat via your account and you can always save them to your phone at will.
Snapchat Memories are accessible through your account and not your phone, so you can always get your photos back even if you lose your device. That involve logging in to your Snapchat account in the new device and you can always get your snaps back.
But what if you completely delete your snaps from the Memories section of Snapchat?, doing that may risk losing your photos forever.
This article will show you the possibilities of recovering deleted memories.
What Are Snapchat Memories?
The Memories section of Snapchat is purposed that all snaps may eventually gets backed up on Snapchat servers. That way, even if you uninstall Snapchat from your phone, all of your photos will still be there when you log into the account again.
The photos on Snapchat Memories are not just those taken on snapchat, other photos may be saved to Snapchat Memories using certain steps. Doing that is like backing up a photo on Google Drive or iCloud if you’re into that.
What Happens to Photos Once Deleted From Snapchat Memories?
Snapchat has no recycle bin for them, at least none that I know of. Once you hit the delete button on any photo on your Memories, it’s likely gone permanently.
However, this article will explore the possibilities of recovering an snaps after being deleted from Memories on Snapchat.
How to Recover Deleted Snapchat Memories
There’s no official way to recover Snapchat memories after its been deleted. The app always asks t confirmation, if you intend to delete the photo, approving the deletion means you’ll never need it again.
It often happens that People later need to get back to deleted pictures. If that is the case, what is the way out?
Guide to Recover Deleted Snapchat Memories
1. Check Your Google Drive
Although Google Drive is not related to the whole Snapchat situation as snaps from your Memories don’t magically save to Google Drive. But there is always a chance that it may aid in recovering your snaps.
You can set every photo on your device to automatically backup to your cloud storage. You may choose between backing up all photos on your device and backing up photos from specific folders.
If this be the case, when you take a photo on Snapchat, you have an option to save it to your internal storage, it reflects on the Google Photos app. If that happens, Google Photos automatically backup the photo, making it show up on your Google Drive.
It is probably worth it to go through drive.google.com in search of the image. You should find out if it’s backed up, and if it isn’t, there is another options to try.
2. Request Your Data from Snapchat
Within a short time you deleted the photos, you can still get it as part of your Snapchat data by requesting it directly from ‘My Data’ page.
• You can start by opening the app and clicking on the Settings icon.
• From the settings, find the privacy options and select ‘My Data’.
• You may be required to re-enter your login details to continue, log in with the correct information.
• Click to recover your data from the next page.
• Doing these will submit a request to the Snapchat team to send back an archive of your snaps and memories.
• It takes a while to compile the data, wait until they’re done and you’ll receive a mail with the data.
• Open the ZIP archive and you should see all of your memories, including the recently deleted ones.
If the memory isn’t included, then you may be permanently gone.
There are ways you may probably get back a deleted memory , even though none of them is guaranteed, it is always worth trying.
You never know your luck.