Someone Has Discovered An Easy Way Of Reinstalling The Old Snapchat

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Someone Has Discovered An Easy Way Of Reinstalling The Old Snapchat

It's no secret that people are pretty pissed off with the new Snapchat update. Hundreds of thousands of people have signed petitions to get the social networking app to remove the software and give the people the app they know and love.

The Friends, Discover and Stories sections of the app were all given a 'make-over' and people were pretty pissed. Most subscribed to the 'If It's Not Broke, Don't Fix It' mantra, arguing that they don't want to see these new features.

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But if you're debating whether to just delete the app and focus on Twitter or Facebook or Instagram or whatever, we have some news for you.

A lovely individual has posted a six-step process on getting the old school Snap back.

First and foremost, make sure you back up your memories, otherwise this trick might get rid of all your favourite moments. Then you delete the app entirely, but before you redownload it, go into settings and turn off automatic updates in the iTunes and App Store section.


When you get the app back onto your device, type in your email by hit the button that says, 'Forgot Password', choose the option to have a code sent to you phone and change your password.

Once that's all done and dusted you should be all ready to get back into classic ole Snapchat.

People who saw the tweet have reacted with joy after following the six easy steps.


Now Snapchat doesn't seem all that happy at people trying to wriggle out of sticking to all their hard work.

The tech company has released a statement on their Twitter page, saying: "Don't believe everything you read on the internet - unofficial workarounds to change the way Snapchat looks are temporary and can result in getting permanently locked out of your account or losing Memories."


They've included a link to their website, showing how to best approach the new Discover, Profile and Friends screens. Despite that, the number of people chucking their names onto petitions appears to be growing.

On one particular sheet on, there are more than 430,000 names, with users writing why they dislike the new update. Yianni wrote: "It's just unnecessary, it's so much harder to use."

While Nicolette was a bit more savage, saying: "I despise using Snapchat now, the new update just ruined the whole purpose and joy of using Snapchat."

It doesn't seem like Snapchat will double-down on people's requests, but who knows?

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Topics: Awesome, Interesting, Snapchat, Technology, Community, Smartphone

Stewart Perrie
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