Security is still a crucial issue in snapchat. Some time ago we still remember what happened that led to the leaking of usernames and phone numbers of snapchat users. Not a few snapchat users are worried about their privacy because the information leak. To check if your username and phone number becomes part of the 4.6 million snapchat recent leak user, you can lookup your username here.
Now what are we gonna do about it? for security purpose, we suggest you to change your username and the phone number that associated with Snapchat in case your username information are leaked out there.
How to delete snapchat account
According to snapchat support, they do not or at least not yet allow us to change the username for security purposes, then how to change my snapchat username?
The only way is to completely delete your snapchat account and create a new one. For iPhone users, you can follow this steps to delete snapchat account. Basicly it is easy to delete your account, you just need to go to https://support.snapchat.com/delete-account. You will be asked to login and then confirm your action to completely delete your snapchat account.
How to create a new snapchat username
Once you make sure your old snapchat username are completely deleted and vanish, you cannot use it anymore, nobody can use your username even though it is already deleted, you need to use another username that completely different.
To create a new username, tap the big blue Sign Up button to register up with a new account, just follow the steps, i’m sure you already know how to do it because you’ve done it before.
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