How To Lower Your Snapchat Score (Do This Instead)

Timothy Iyekowa
Timothy Iyekowa - Writer & Editor
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Snapchat is a popular messaging and multimedia app that allows users to send photos, videos, and messages to friends. 

While most users strive to increase their snap scores, some want to lower their Snapchat scores.

In this article, you’ll know whether you can lower your Snapchat score. You’ll also learn how to slow your Snapchat score and stop it from increasing.

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Can I Lower My Snapchat Score?

No. It’s not possible to lower your Snapchat score once it increases. Typically, your Snapchat score increases whenever you receive or send a snap. 

Although most users think they can lower or reduce their Snapchat score by closing friendship chats with their friends, it does not work.

With the Snapchat feature, you can only hide your Snapchat score from stalkers, not reduce it.

Aside from hiding your Snap, another alternative to lowering your snap score is to reduce the rate your Snapchat score increases.

This you can do by avoiding sending snaps to your friends and not streaking with anyone.

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How To Lower Your Snapchat Score

As I said, you cannot reduce your Snapchat Score, but you can hide your score from your profile. 

Start From Scratch.

You can decide to start building your score from zero. By doing this, you can control the rate at which your score increases.

To do this, you will have to delete your Snapchat account and create a new one. This will allow you to start from the bottom with a 0 score.

Limit Sending Snaps

Snapchat’s platform is designed to increase your Snapchat score as you receive and send snaps.

You can reduce your Snapchat score by limiting the rate you send Snaps. And if you receive any snap, don’t open it.

Although you can’t control the rate at which your friends send you snaps unless you unfriend them. But you can control the rate at which you send snaps. 

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How To Hide Snap Score From Friends

Hiding Snapchat score is a complex process. What do I mean? No particular feature icon is written ‘Hide Snap’. 

To hide your score from someone, you must unfriend or remove the person from your friend list. Once you unfriend a friend, they won’t be able to see your snap score.

To unfriend or remove a person

Step 1: Open Snapchat App

Open your Snapchat application. Tap on your Bitmoji at the top left to go to your profile page. 

Step 2: Tap The Friends Option

Now scroll down your profile page and see the option, My Friends. Tap on it.

Step 3: Select Friends To Delete

Afterward, use the search box to choose the friends you want to unfriend or remove from your friend list.

To delete a friend, tap and hold the name you want to delete for a second. A drop-down will pop up on your screen. 

Step 4: Choose “Manage Friendship”

Tap on the option ‘Manage Friendship’ and tap the “Remove friend” option. Once the person is removed, he won’t see your Snap score.

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Alternative Option: Hide Score By Blocking The Friend

Aside from removing a friend, you can also block a friend if you want to hide your Snap score.

Once you do that, the person won’t see your score or even stalk you through your profile.

To block a friend, here are simple steps to take:

Step 1: Open Snapchat App

Open your Snapchat application. Tap on your Bitmoji at the top left to go to your profile page. 

Step 2: Tap The Friends Option

Now scroll down your profile page and see the option, My Friends. Tap on it.

Step 3: Select Friends To Delete

Afterward, use the search box to search for the friend you want to block and tap the name.

Hold it for 2 seconds until a drop-down pops up. Tap on “Manage Friendship”, and tap on Block, then Block again. Once you block a friend, the person won’t see your Snap score

Conclusion

Lowering your Snapchat score is not possible, but you can stop it from increasing. Stop sending snaps, and don’t open them when someone sends you one.

You can also stop your friends from sending you snaps by removing them from your friend list or blocking them.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I lower my Snap score?

No, it is not possible to lower your Snapchat Score. 

What if I use my account sparingly? Will my Snap score reduce?

No, your Snap score won’t reduce or increase whether you stop using your account or decide to deactivate it. 

Does texting affect my Snap Score?

Texting doesn’t affect your snap score. What influences your snap score is sending and receiving snaps, which can be videos or photos. 

What can decrease my Snap score?

To decrease or reduce your score, delete your Snapchat account and start a new one.

Can I reduce my Snap score when I block a friend?

No, blocking a friend won’t lower your Snap score. The only thing is that it will stay the same.

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As a seasoned content writer with 4+ years of experience in consumer technology, Timothy has been a dedicated author and editor at Techvocast.com since its inception. Specializing in addressing user concerns, his articles offer effective solutions for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac-related issues. Timothy's expertise also extends to crafting content about social media and various applications. Through his daily articles, he consistently aids users in overcoming their technology challenges.
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