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Failed to Send in Snapchat: How to Fix

Many Snapchat users report that they are facing difficulties in sending messages to other accounts. They are getting a failed to send error. Most of the times, it is a particular account, and sometimes the problem is familiar with all accounts too. If it is happening with all the accounts, then it is probably a server issue from Snapchat or probably a network issue. But if it is happening with a particular account, then it is probably a corrupted cache data issue.

Well, whatever may be the case with you, this article should help you with your issue. But do check if its not a Snapchat server issue, or a network issue, or whether the other user has blocked you. There is indeed a chance that the person has blocked you on Snapchat and you are unaware of it. So do give it a though. But if you are getting the Failed to Send error despite not having any of these mentioned issues then try the fixes mentioned below in this article. One of these fixes will fix your unable to send issue with Snapchat.

 

How to fix Failed to Send error in Snapchat?

Try all of these fixes one by one and definitely one of these fixes will work out for you.

Update the Application:

Mobile Applications are not immune to bugs. Now and then we get bugs in the applications and the company pushes out an update with a fix to the bug. So if you are on an older version of Snapchat, then you might be seeing this error due to a bug. The most logical thing to do here would be to update the application to the latest version.

Update on Android:

  • Open the Google Play Store.
  • Search for “Snapchat” in the search bar and then tap on the Snapchat application that shows up in the search results.
  • Then you will see an option “Update” right below the app’s icon. Tap on it.
  • After the installation is done, open Snapchat again and see if the error is now fixed.

Update on iOS:

  • Open the App Store.
  • Tap on the Today tab and then choose the profile icon on top.
  • In the pending updates section, look for Snapchat and then tap on the update button.
  • After the installation is complete, check if the same error shows up again.

If you were already on the latest version or if the update did not work, then you should try the next fix.

Clear the cache and data:

Now a reason why some apps don’t function the way they are intended to is because of corrupted cache data. So clearing out the app date may do the trick for you with the failed to send error.

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  • Close the application and even remove it from the recent menu.
  • Open Settings on your phone.
  • Tap on “Apps & Notifications”.
  • Tap on “See all apps” option
  • Here in the list of applications, look for Snapchat and tap on it.
  • Now tap on the storage icon.
  • Then tap on Clear Cache and then Clear Data.
  • After that, open the app again. Y0u will have to enter your login credentials and log in again.
  • The check if the same error shows up again when you try to send a message to that account back.

If it does, then try the next fix.

Log out and Reinstall Snapchat:

Sometimes when all else fails, you can try reinstalling the application all over again.

  • Open on the Snapchat app and then click on the profile icon in the top left corner.
  • Then tap on the gear icon in the top right corner and it will take you to Snapchat’s settings page.

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  • Now scroll down and look for the Log out option. Tap on it and when a popup shows up asking for confirmation, tap on Log Out again.

  • Now open Settings on your phone.
  • Tap on “Apps & Notifications”.
  • Tap on “See all apps” option
  • Here in the list of applications, look for Snapchat and tap on it.
  • Now tap on the Uninstall button and wait till the process is complete.
  • Now open the Google Play Store.
  • Search for “Snapchat” in the search bar and then tap on the Snapchat application that shows up in the search results.
  • You will see the install button right next to the application. Tap on it and wait till the installation is complete.

Once the reinstallation is done, try opening the app again and then log in to your account again. Check and see if the error shows up again when you send a message.

If none of these fixes works out for you, then it is probably a network issue. In that case, you should try switching to a different connection with better speed and connectivity. If you are using an organization network, then the chances are that it blocks Snapchat servers. In that case, try using your mobile data, and it should work fine now.

So hopefully now you can send messages to anyone you want on Snapchat without seeing the Failed to Send error message. If you have any queries with this guide, then comment down below. Also, be sure to check out our other articles on iPhone tips and tricks, Android tips and tricks, PC tips and tricks, and much more for more useful information.

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