How To See Snapchat Conversation History 2023 (Step-By-step Guide)

Timothy Iyekowa
Timothy Iyekowa - Writer & Editor
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If you’re wondering whether you can see Snapchat conversation history, well you can, but you can only see chats that have been Saved.

Chats that are not saved on the conversation will not show on the download data. You’ll also not be able to see deleted messages, save yourself stress, the conversation is gone.

If you’ve saved the conversation and you want to see the history over a long period you can do that by downloading your Snapchat data.

In this article, you’ll learn how to see Snapchat’s conversation history. You’ll be able to tell which person you have the longest conversation with.

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How To See Snapchat Conversation History

Snapchat doesn’t like third-party apps sneaking up on their parade, if you want to view your Snapchat conversations history, you can but the message needs to be saved.

If you don’t save the message you’ll not be able to see the conversation history on the data. And just so you know you’ll not be able to see deleted Snapchat messages.

You’ll need to download your Snapchat data to see the conversation history on your account.

And according to Snapchat, the Data contain Saved Chat History. Here’s how to see the Snapchat conversation history.

Step 1: Open Snapchat

Open the Snapchat app on your mobile phone. Then tap on your Bitmoji at the top left corner of your screen.

Step 2: Tap Settings

From your profile page, tap on Settings [gear icon] at the top right corner and scroll down to the “Account Actions” Section. Then tap on My Data.

Step 3: Tap My Data

From the Settings page at the bottom, tap on My Data and enter your Snapchat password.

You’ll see all the data you’ll get when you download the data to your device. Since you’re looking for the conversation history, your mark should be on the Saved Chat history.

Tap on Submit Request and Snapchat will send you an email with a link to download the Saved chat history. Then you’ll need to extract the zip file you just downloaded.

Here’s how to unzip the file on iPhone, and if you’re using an Android, see how to extract a zip file.

Once you’ve uncompressed the folder, you’ll see all files inside. Go to the Chat history file to see the Snapchat conversation history.

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How To See Snapchat Conversation History From The Web

You can also request the Saved Chat history from the web. If you’re using a PC, you can use the web to request your Snapchat conversations history.

Step 1: Open Snapchat Web

Go to your Snapchat account on your web browser and log in to your account with your username and password.

Step 2: Tap Data

Click on Data and you’ll see all the data that will be contained in the file you’re about to request.

Click on the Request button and Snapchat will send you a link to download your Snapchat Data.

After downloading, you’ll be able to extract the zip file and see all your Snapchat history inside the unzipped folder.

You can extract the zip file on your computer, right-click and unzip the file.

The file will uncompressed and you’ll be able to see the Snapchat conversation history from the chat history file.

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Can I See Deleted Messages On Snapchat?

No, you can’t see deleted messages on Snapchat. Once the message is deleted there’s no way to get it back or even view it.

Don’t be deceived, it’s the same with other social media apps like Instagram, once your message has been deleted you’ll not be able to see the message again. Know this and know peace ✌️.


You can only see the Snapchat conversation history of messages that you’ve saved. If you didn’t save the message you’ll not be able to view the history.

Once you delete a message from Snapchat, you’ll not be able to get it back, it doesn’t matter how fast you are. I’ve never seen anyone get to see their deleted messages.

Snapchat has strict rules, so don’t break them because you want to see the message you deleted or didn’t save two weeks ago.

It’s gone and there’s nothing you can do, except of course you’ve saved the message. And don’t ever use a third-party app with Snapchat, it may end with tears, just being real.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I see someone else’s Snapchat conversation history?

You can’t see someone’s Snapchat conversation chat history, it’s not possible. You can only see the conversation history of the person you had the chat with. There’s no way you can do this, except if you want to hack into the person’s account the request the Snapchat data.

Can you see Snapchat’s history?

Yes, you can see Snapchat history for your account. You can see your Snapchat conversations history, which is the chat history. You can see your Snap history, Purchase & Shop History, Snapchat Support History, and Search History.

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By Timothy Iyekowa Writer & Editor
As a seasoned content writer with 4+ years of experience in consumer technology, Timothy has been a dedicated author and editor at 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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