In this text guide check out how to change Snapchat mobile number associated with your account.
Are you a Snapchat account holder and amid the 4.6 million users whose database for the app that carries crucial details like phone numbers etc has been recently leaked? This latest security breach holds implications for potential intrusion into your data. Not only have the hackers picked this database they’re offering it on web to anyone interested. How does it affect you and how can you change Snapchat phone number associated with your account? Read on.
Change Snapchat Phone Number
What’s happened is that Snaphat phone numbers have been censored by the hackers so the phone numbers can be sold. The leaked database carries Snapchat user’s name and the phone number provided by you. Phone numbers can indicate user’s geographical location including country code and usernames can allow troublesome characters to look you up on other Social networking sites like Facebook.
First check whether your Snapchat account details have been leaked. This is possible using a checker script developed by Will Smidlein, Robbie Trencheny. Use the site snapcheck.org or lookup.gibsonsec.org for this. If your Snapchat user id is included in the leak, use the steps given here.
- Open Snapchat app which is there on your phone.
- On the App tap icon given on lower-left side of camera’s interface.
- Here, tap on ‘Gear icon’ located on upper-right side. As you open this the Settings interface will be activated. You can now change different details of Snapchat account.
- Tap on ‘Mobile#’ section in Settings and add new phone number on screen. Follow the steps that call for you to enter verification code for completing process. You’ll receive an SMS on new number provided by you.
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So that will change your Snapchat Associated phone number. Did this tip help you? Do check out for more How to Guide on AdvicesAcademy.com. This is guide also works on popular Android phones like Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, Sony Xperia Z2, Xperia Z, Galaxy S4 or any Android based phone.