How to Delete Friends on Snapchat (Guide)

Snapchat is still reeling from the backlash it received after releasing its controversial re-design. While the re-design didn’t change Snapchat’s core design, it did bring a major overhaul of its user interface. So much so that many long-time users have been confused about how they can access certain features that they previously could do without even thinking about it. One of these features is the ability to remove a friend. Many of my friends asked me how they can delete friends on Snapchat. So, whether you’re an old Snapchat user wondering where the switch went or a new user, here’s how to delete friends on Snapchat.

How to delete friends on Snapchat

Snapchat makes it very easy to delete friends from your list. If there is someone on your friends list who is too annoying for you to deal with, you can remove them from your Snapchat with just a few taps. Here’s how you do it:

  1. Launch the Snapchat app and tap the “Friends” button in the lower left corner. Here, tap on the profile icon of the friend you want to delete from your list.

2. Now, tap Settings and you will be presented with a list of actions with “Remove Friend” being one of them. Tap the button to remove or delete that friend from your list.

2. Deleting a friend on Snapchat

That’s it, now you know how to delete friends on Snapchat. If you want, you can even block an annoying person on Snapchat so you don’t get any messages or Snaps from them.

How to block someone on Snapchat

If you are very angry with someone and want to block them, here’s how you can do that.

  • Just launch the Snapchat app and tap the ‘Friends’ icon in the lower left corner. In the friends list, tap and hold the friend you want to block. Here, tap on Settings.

snapchat app showing friends icon and settings

  • In the menu that appears, tap ‘Block‘ and confirm your action by tapping ‘Block’ on the other popup that appears.

screenshot of snapchat showing lock option in menu

There you have successfully blocked annoying friend on Snapchat. It’s pretty easy, right?

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Delete friends on Snapchat

This was a pretty quick tutorial on how to delete friends on Snapchat and I hope none of you found it too difficult to follow. Although I have attached screenshots taken from an iPhone, the process is also exactly the same for Android devices. So no matter what device you have, the steps will work. If you have any problems, ask your questions in the comments section below.

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