We have described how to change Snapchat usernames for security reasons because some time ago 4.6 million Snapchat usernames and phone numbers were leaked to the public. This causes concern for users because the phone number that is associated with Snapchat usually is associated with other social media like Facebook and Twitter. To prevent abuse of our phone number, we can change the phone number on Snapchat.
How to change the phone number on Snapchat
To change the phone number on Snapchat for iPhone users, you need to activate SMS. Go to Settings -> Messages -> Send as SMS -> swap to ON.
Once you log in on your Snapchat account, tap on the gear icon or settings on the top right corner. On the ‘My Account’ section, tap on “Mobile Number”. Follow the instruction to insert your phone number. Once you finished, tap on verify and you will see a pop-up, Select whether Send via SMS or call to give you verification code.
Enter the verification code that you received, and then tap on “Continue” to finish.
Every time you lost or change your phone number and then you try to log in to your Snapchat account with a different phone number, Snapchat will ask you to verify your phone number, if the old phone number is lost, you can change it by doing this.
By change the phone number on Snapchat, you will able to find your friends on your contact list that are also registered on Snapchat. Share this article with your friends in case they want to change their Snapchat’s phone number too.