How to Change Snapchat Notifications Settings?

Can I Turn off Annoying Notifications on Snapchat?

Are you tired of all the Snapchat Notifications that you are receiving on your phone, and you plan to log out of the app out of frustration? Well, you don’t have to do so! You can simply choose to disable notifications on Snapchat! Are you wondering if that’s possible? Yes, you can actually turn off the notifications on Snapchat. In this blog, we will be discussing how to change notifications, what to do if you aren’t receiving alerts, and how to change the notification sound.

How to Change Snapchat Notifications? (Disable Notifications)

How to Change Snapchat Notifications

1. Open your Snapchat app and sign in to your account.

2. Tap on the “bitmoji” or the user icon on the left corner.

3. Now tap the “settings icon” on the right side.

4. Scroll down and tap “notifications.”

5. All you have to do is untick the box beside “Enable notifications.” 

Now that you have disabled Snapchat notifications, you won’t get notified if any friend sends you a chat or snap. You won’t receive notifications about your memories on Snapchat or your friend’s birthday.

So if you want to disable a particular notification on Snapchat, you can do so. Still, you need to enable notifications and untick the box for which you do not wish to receive notifications from Snapchat.

Top 5 Ways To Fix Snapchat Notifications Not Working

Enable Snapchat notifications: You might have disabled Snapchat notifications on the app; therefore, you are not getting Snapchat notifications. Go to your Snapchat settings and tap “notifications.” Now tick the box beside “Enable notifications.”

Clear app cache: If the cache on your phone is full, you might receive notifications from Snapchat. Clearing the app cache on Snapchat is easy; here’s how you can delete all cache on your phone.

Update Snapchat: If you are using the older version of the app, a Snapchat notification not working error must be happening. Therefore, you need to update the latest version of the app on your phone from the App Store or Google Playstore.

Log out and log in again: A app bug must be one reason you aren’t receiving Snapchat notifications. Therefore you must sign out and sign in back on Snapchat.

Check your internet connection: If your internet speed is low, Snapchat notifications not loading errors might be occurring. Therefore you need to switch to a stable connection on Snapchat.

Can You Change the Snapchat Notification Sound?

You can change the Snapchat notification sound if you are an Android user. But if you are an iOS user, you cannot change the notification sound for Snapchat.

How to change the Snapchat notification sound on an Android phone?

Here’s how you can change the notification sound for your Android phone:

1. Open the “Settings” app on your phone

2. Go to “Manage Apps” and select “Snapchat” from the list.

3. Now tap “notifications.”

You can change the notification for the snaps and chats, best friend’s messages, etc. But, first, you need to select what you want to change the notification for.

Go to “sound.”

Now select the tune or sound of your choice and tap “ok.”

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. How to hide a name in Snapchat notifications?

Ans. You cannot hide a name in Snapchat notifications. You need to disable notifications on Snapchat.

Q2. Snapchat Notifications Not Working on your Android phone?

Ans. Here’s how to fix the Snapchat Notifications Not Working error:

  • Enable Snapchat notifications
  • Clear app cache
  • Update Snapchat
  • Log out and log in again
  • Check your internet connection

Q3. What are the various types of Snapchat notifications?

Ans. These are the various type of notifications:

  • Snapchat voice and call notification.
  • Friends Story notifications.
  • Mentions.
  • Birthday.
  • Screenshot & screen record.
  • Snapchat lens.
  • Chat or message notification.
  • When someone adds you to the list.

Q4. Do you get Snapchat notifications on your Apple watch?

Ans. Yes, you will receive SC notifications on your Apple watch.

Q5. Why are my Snapchat notifications not showing up on my iPhone?

Ans. If your notifications are on and still you aren’t receiving them on your iPhone probably, there’s an issue with the Snapchat background app refresh settings.


Here’s everything you need to know about Snapchat notifications that we discussed in our blog today:

  • You can disable notifications on Snapchat.
  • You can also change your notification sound if you are an Android user.
  • We’ve also shared some fixes if you are facing the Snapchat notifications not working error.

Also, did you receive a notification that says someone recorded your screen? You should neglect this notification and quickly try to find what did your friend record from your chat!