Snapchat is the platform that is getting popular day by day due to the attraction of the audience towards it. It is working hard to compete with the most popular and amazing competitors like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp in messaging and communication features. It not only proves to be a strong messaging platform but also attracts the audience towards the sharing of photos and videos.
Snapchat is concerned about the secrecy of the user. As the disappearing feature of the messages becomes the cause of relief of many users to maintain the security policy. Every message which is shared on Snapchat has a lifespan of 10 seconds after that it disappears automatically. It is also a disadvantage if the useful information which is shared on Snapchat disappears after 10 seconds.
If a person wants to keep track of all the media and messages shared on Snapchat then it becomes very difficult. But different techniques are also available in the market to keep the record of old conversations on Snapchat.
See Snapchat History Using First party Tool
There is a Snapchat request feature for the recovery of old conversations. There is a feature which is offered by Snapchat for its users that if they want to download the old data from the platform server then this feature will help them in this regard. The steps that are involved to see Snapchat history using first-party tools are given below:
- Move towards accounts.Snapchat.com to log into your account using the important credentials. A fresh menu will appear on the screen. A person just needs to select the ‘My Data’ option from the given options on the main screen.
- A complete list will appear on the screen which contains all the data available for a user. Select the desired data and then click on the ‘Submit Request’ option present on the main screen. A user may be required to log in again to the personal account for the verification to continue the process.
- When a person types all the credential details for logging in then the user moves towards a fresh web page that notifies about the data details. The webpage explains to the user when the data would be available for a user after downloading. The Snapchat the team will send a user a link to the email address. A user is required to click on the given link for downloading and saving the data on the device.
- ZIP file is needed to decompress by the user using the device decompressor tool or a downloaded third-party tool. After that, a person gets an organized folder with all the information regarding the shared videos, images, messages, Snapchat stories, purchases, and much more.
See Snapchat History from Archive Files
If a person wants to get the history of a conversation that is very old or dump it completely for deletion then it is a tricky process. As a person has to archive the old files and download them all in the form of a folder then it becomes very compulsory to get the desired data from the folder. The steps that are involved to see the Snapchat history from the Archive files and given below:
- The extracted folder which is decompressed in the above-mentioned step is needed to open again. At the end of this folder, a person may find a file which is known as ‘index.html’. Click on the file to open it up and a browser window will appear on the screen that shows all the details about the history of the Snapchat account.
- At the left side of the webpage, an option which is known as ‘Snapchat History’ would be present. After clicking this option a person may watch all the deleted media along with the date and media type on the main screen. All the deleted messages and pictures would be available at that place.
See Snapchat History Using Third-party Tool
An app which is known as a ‘Spyic Monitoring’ app is the best application for mobiles working most comprehensively. It works to track all the ongoing and incoming messages in the device Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and much more. The steps that are involved to see Snapchat history using the Spyic app are given below:
- Visit Spyic’s official website using its official link and then sign up for a new account using the important credentials. Once a person registers itself on the website then a Wizard will be available to the user which guides the complete process to the user.
- For iOS users, they need to provide the iCloud information for setting up an account on a specific device. A user needs to select the specific device for the monitoring and after some time the application starts working.
In this way, all the information of Snapchat regarding the conversation, videos, and images about a specific device will be available for the user.
It is important to know that a person cannot directly access Snapchat history from the application. But a person can make a message permanent by pressing for long on the message. The message turns to grey which is a sign that it won’t disappear in a few seconds hence can be seen permanently. After 10 seconds the Snapchat message disappeared and after 30 days the whole chat disappeared permanently. Snapchat stores the history of the chat and can be accessed by using certain processes.