How to manage Snapchat notifications - here's what you should know

Snapchat is a social networking application where you can share photos and videos with different animations. One of the basic concepts of Snapchat is that transmitted images and messages are available to the recipient only for a short time before becoming completely inaccessible.

Sometimes your phone is bursting with a lot of notifications. Of course, this is somewhat annoying, especially when you want to take a break from your smartphone and not be distracted by anything else. In this article, we will tell you how to control the notification flow in Snapchat.

How to manage Snapchat notifications on iOS

If you want to turn off all Snapchat notifications on your iOS device, you have to follow these steps:

  • First of all, tap your profile icon at the top;
  • Then, open “Settings” (gear icon);
  • Select “Notifications”;
  • Tap the toggle switch for each type of notification you want to turn off.

If you want to manage only Snapchat Stories notifications on your iOS device, you have to follow these steps:

  • First of all, tap your profile icon at the top;
  • Then, open “Settings” (gear icon);
  • Select “Notifications”;
  • Tap “Manage Story Notifications”;
  • Click the name of the person from whom you want to receive Story notifications, and then click “Done”.

If you want to control friends or Snapchat Groups notifications on your iOS device, you have to follow these steps:

  • Swipe right to open the Friends screen;
  • Select and hold on a Chat or Group Chat;
  • Tap “More”;
  • Tap “Message Notifications”
  • After that, choose “All Messages” or “Silent”.

How to manage Snapchat notifications on Android

If you want to turn off all Snapchat notifications on your Android device, you have to follow these steps:

  • Select your profile and tap gear icon to open “Settings”;
  • Tap “Notifications”;
  • Uncheck the “Enable Notifications” box to turn off all Snapchat notifications.

If you want to manage individual notifications on your Android device, you have to follow these steps:

  • Select your profile and tap gear icon to open “Settings”;
  • Tap “Notifications”;
  • Tap the notification option to turn it on or off.

If you want to control friends or Snapchat Groups notifications on your Android device, you have to follow these steps:

  • Swipe right to open the Friends screen;
  • Select and hold on a Chat or Group Chat;
  • Tap “More”;
  • Tap “Message Notifications”
  • After that, choose “All Messages” or “Silent”.

Of course, you can always turn Snapchat notifications back on at any time. You should also be aware that depending on which device you have, you may need to enable notifications in your device settings before you can manage them in the Snapchat app.

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