How to Clear Recents On Snapchat

Do you know that you can delete pictures, videos and text messages that you sent to your contacts? Unless you have not tried it before, this is something new for you. On the contrary, if you are aware of this feature, then probably you had deleted some of your Snapchat messages in the past. But wait! Did you know that there are two ways to delete your Snapchat messages? One is by clearing recents and other one is by clearing search history.

What Does Recents Mean On Snapchat?

Recents is a feature that lets you save your recent Snapchat messages so that you can look at them later on. In other words, it’s a temporary storage of your snapchats. The pictures, videos and text messages that you send to your contacts are saved in the recents section. To view the snapchats that you have sent in the past, just tap on the small circle with number inside it on the upper right side of Snapchat.

It is important to note that the recents of Snapchat are temporary. That means they will automatically disappear after a period of time. The period of time ranges from 1 to 10 seconds depending on how many snaps you have sent in the past.

How to Clear Recents on Snapchat?

To clear your recents follow these steps;

1. Open Snapchat and tap on the small circle with number inside it.

2. A popup window will show up with all your recent snapchats.

3. Tap and hold on any of your recent snaps.

4. You will see a popup window showing “Clear Recents” option, tap on it to clear your recents permanently from Snapchat.

5. Now close the app and start it again.

You will see that your recents have been cleared from Snapchat permanently.

When Do You Need To Clear Recents On Snapchat?

There are occasions when you need to clear your recents on Snapchat. For example, if you are using the app for business and some of your snapchats have personal nature, then you need to clear them from time to time.

You can also clear your recents if you want to get rid of all the snaps that you have sent to your friend.

How To Turn Off Auto-Save Feature On Snapchat?

If you don’t want Snapchat to save your snaps automatically in the recents section, then follow these steps:

1. Open Snapchat and click on the small circle with number inside it.

2. A popup window will show up with all your recent snapchats.

3. Tap on any of your recent snaps.

4. A popup window will show up asking if you want to delete this snap permanently or hide it from your recents.

5. Tap on “Hide From Recents” option and tap on “OK” button.

6. Now close the app and start it again.

You will notice that your snapch’to be deleted has been removed from your recents section permanently.

How to Remove Search History on Snapchat?

If you want to remove your search history on Snapchat, then follow these steps:

1. Open Snapchat and click on the small circle with number inside it.

2. A popup window will show up with all your recent searches.

3. Tap on any of your recent searches.

4. A popup window will show up asking if you want to delete this search permanently or hide it from your recents.

5. If you want to delete this search permanently, then click on “Delete”.

6. If you want to hide this search in the recents section, then tap on “Hide”.

7. You will see that your search is no longer in the recents section of Snapchat.

How To Remove Older Snaps And Chats?

If you want to remove older snaps and chats, then follow these steps:

1. Open Snapchat and tap on “Chats” icon at the bottom of your screen.

2. Now tap on the chat which you want to delete from your chat list.

3. A popup window will show up asking if you want to delete this chat permanently or hide it from your recents.

4. If you want to delete this particular chat permanently, then click on “Delete”.

5. If you want to hide this particular chat in the recents section, then click on “Hide”.

6. You will see that your snap or chat is no longer in the recents section of Snapchat App

Conclusion:

So there you go, guys. This is how you can permanently delete your snap and chats from Snapchat App. I hope that you guys found this tutorial helpful and informative. If you have any questions then do let me know in the comments below. I will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank You!

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