how many reports to get banned on snapchat

Are you wondering how many times an account has to be reported on Snapchat to get banned from the platform? If so, we will answer the question in this article.

You may have seen something posted or sent on Snapchat which violates Snapchat’s Community Guidelines and you want to know how many times it will need to be reported for the user to get banned. We will explain the answer now.

Lets get right in to this!

How many reports on Snapchat to get an account banned?

The number of reports that will get an account banned on Snapchat is one. This is because each time a report is made, Snapchat will review and investigate the report. Depending on the Community Guidelines which were violated, the punishment will vary. It won’t always be an instant ban, and Snapchat may just issue warnings.

Now, we will explain this in more depth.

Each time a report is made, Snapchat will review and investigate the report to see if it violates the Community Guidelines.

After the report has been reviewed, a conclusion will be made.

If Snapchat decides the Snap, post, or message violates the Community Guidelines, then action will be taken.

However, if the report was reviewed and found not to violate the Community Guides, then no further action will be taken.

The action taken against a user for violating Snapchat’s Community Guidelines will vary depending on the severity and if the user has broken the Community Guidelines before.

If the violation is severe enough and the user has broken the guidelines before, then, the user will be banned from Snapchat.

What happens when a report is made on Snapchat?

When a user sees a Snap on Snapchat which they believe violates or breaks the Community Guidelines, they should report it.

Then, the Snap will be sent to Snapchat for it to be reviewed.

Snapchat will have a team of moderators and technology to help review and investigate reports.

This process is repeated each time a report is made.

Does reporting someone on Snapchat do anything?

Reporting a user on Snapchat will actually do something. Snapchat will investigate every report which is made.

However, if the report is found not to violate the Snapchat Community Guidelines, then no actions will be taken.

If the report is found to violate the guidelines, then they will take necessary action.

But, it’s important to note that it’s not guaranteed that a user will get banned or deleted from the platform.

The punishment will depend upon the guidelines violated and previous violations on Snapchat as well.

How to make a report on Snapchat

Here are the steps to make a report on Snapchat.

How to report a Snap on Snapchat

Firstly, you need to open the Snap.

Secondly, you need to tap on the three vertical dots in the top right of the Snap.

three verical dots on snapchat in top right of snap

Then, this will open a menu of options.

You need to tap on the “Report” option, which is in red.

report button on snapchat snap

Next, you will be taken to a page where you need to choose why you are reporting this Snap.

These options include:

  • I don’t want to receive Snaps from them
  • I just don’t like it
  • Nudity or sexual content
  • Harassment or hate speech
  • Threatening, violent or concerning
  • They are pretending to be me
  • It’s false, misleading or harmful information
  • Sale or use of drugs
  • More options

Select the option which is as close as possible to the actual reason why you are making the report.

Once you have selected an option, you may be taken to another list of more specific options depending on the option you selected.

Before you submit the report, you will be able to add extra information which you would like to share which is relevant to the report.

report page on snapchat add extra information

Once you’re ready, tap on “Submit”.

submit button on snapchat report

Then, the report will be sent to Snapchat and it will be reviewed and investigated.

How long are Snapchat bans?

The length of Snapchat bans will vary depending on how many times the Community Guidelines have been broken and the severity of what has been posted or said.

Usually, the first punishment is temporarily getting locked out of your account for 24 hours. There are other temporary locks used as well, including a 30 day lock as well.

As we mentioned earlier, eventually your account may get permanently locked or banned/deleted.

Final words

Now you know the number of reports required to get an account banned or deleted from Snapchat.

Basically, it will only take one report from a user for an account/profile to get banned from Snapchat.

However, the punishment will vary depending on if the user has broken the community guidelines previously, and the severity of what has happened.

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