It may happen to you that you suddenly lose a Snapchat streak. We will mention methods to get the Snapchat Streak Back after losing it. Follow the instruction below to recover and save your lost streaks.
What is a Snapchat streak?
When you and your friend have sent each other Snapchats back and forth for more than three consecutive days, Snapstreak occures. A fire emoji will appear next to the name of your friend in your app, when you start a Snapstreak with him/her. The number next to the fire emoji shows how many days you’ve been on the Snapstreaks. In order to maintain the streak, users should snap one another during 24 hours at least one time. When Snapchat streak is getting expire, it would let you to know by appearing an hourglass emoji next to your friend’s name.
How to get your streak back?
Time needed: 5 minutes.
There are many complaints from Snapchat users about their lost streak. Some users even said they snaped with their friends and still lost their streak. Here we can help what to do in order to back your streak. Don’t worry, there’s nothing wrong with you; it is a Snapchat error.
- Snapchat support website
You can report your lost streak on the Snapchat support website.
- “My Snapchat isn’t working”
You can select “My Snapchat isn’t working” which is under the “Contact Us” section.
Now you should tap on the bubble for “Snapstreaks” from the list provided
- “Still need help”
You can file a report by selecting “Still need help”.
- “Connectivity issue”
In the extra information box, they have to write anything that makes them believe they really have connectivity issue with the app.
You should receive a response within 24 hours. If they fix your problem, you will see your streak on your friend’s and your own account. Although filling complaint may not work for all users, it has worked for some.
How to protect your Snapstreak from being lost
Here with these 2 tips, you would never lose your Snapstreak. Be sure that your streak with your friend would always exist in your account.
- Edit the names of your friends
To do this, you should search for all the ones you want to maintain your Snapstreaks with, by tapping on the search icon in the top left. Tap on a friend’s name, and a chat will open with him/her. Then touch the hamburger menu in the top-left corner and tap “Edit Name.” Edit their name in a way that it starts with “Aaa,” then tap “Save.” Now, when you want to snap, all friends listed with the tag “Aaa” will appear at the top of your Friends list. In this way you can check all of them to maintain your streaks with them.
2. Set a reminder Setting your alarm would be the easiest way for reminding you to snap your friends everyday like saying “hi”. In this way you won’t be worry about missing your streak, because you will snap your friends every day. Now your Snapstreak lives on for another day as the result of sending Snapchats back and forth with your friends.
So you will never miss a Snapstreak with someone ever again.