Snapchat Won’t Download on My iPhone

Snapchat won’t download on my iPhone why? Several factors, most of which are software-related, might cause unpleasant symptoms like these to arise after an update.

Snapchat Won't Download on My iPhone

Snapchat Won’t Download on My iPhone

While trying to adjust to the new operating system on your iPhone, apps that were performing flawlessly before the iOS 13 update installation are frequently experiencing glitches.

We’ll look at these issues and show how to remedy them as there are many things that might prevent Snapchat from downloading on your iPhone.

Here are a couple of reasons to consider:

1. Restart Your iPhone

You should restart your iPhone as soon as possible. Most likely, the issue is only momentary, and a straightforward restart typically does wonders.

Go to App Store > Your Profile > Pending Updates and try upgrading Snapchat manually if you have Snapchat installed but it won’t update.

Try removing the app from your device and downloading it again from the App Store.
Check the network if that is unsuccessful.

2. Check Network Connectivity

The simplest method to verify this right now is to launch any internet-dependent application and see if it functions as intended.

Better still, go to the App Store and download any other app to be sure the problem is exclusive to Snapchat.

If it does, continue with the steps below. Check the advice we’ve provided here to fix any Wi-Fi connectivity problems you may have with your iPhone.

3. Check Payment Method

Unless you choose to opt out when creating a new iTunes account, the Apple App Store needs a legitimate payment method in order to function.

However, you won’t be able to download any applications, including those that are free.

If your payment method is invalid or unavailable. It won’t use some arbitrary debit card credentials.

A smart place to begin is by creating a new account without selecting any Payment Methods (simply choose None).

Just Sign Out of App Store and try getting Snapchat. You’ll be prompted to Log In or create a new AppleID.

Do the latter and, when prompted for the preferred Payment Method, choose None.

If you want to add a valid Payment Method, navigate to App Store > Your Profile > Your AppleID > Manage Payments.

Have in mind that the supported payment methods are not the same for all regions.

Also, have in mind that you can usually only use a debit card issued in the country/region which you set as your AppleID country/region.

Extra Tip: A trick you can use is to change the region along with the address (some random address will do).

This is especially useful if there are certain region-based limitations for certain apps or other purchasable content.


4. Update the iOS Firmware on your iPhone

Make sure that your iPhone’s firmware is up to date. Although many users forget about updates or their storage is almost full.

Perhaps, there’s no space for the installation file, we strongly recommend running the latest available firmware.

Apple is known for its long-term software support so install the latest update.

Chances are that your device’s firmware version is outdated which, in principle, can lead to issues with App Store.

To check manually for updates on your iPhone, follow these steps:

‣ Open Settings.

‣ Select General.

‣ Choose Software Update.

‣ Check for updates.

‣ Go through and install any available updates.

5. Reset All Settings and Send a Ticket to Apple

Finally, if nothing worked for you, you can reset All Settings and hope for the best. This action won’t delete any of your data, just reset all system settings.

Here’s how to Reset All Settings on an iPhone:

‣ Open Settings.

‣ Select General.

‣ Choose Reset from the bottom.

‣ Tap Reset All Settings.

‣ Enter password or PIN when prompted.

‣ Confirm to reset all setting 

6. Wipe Your iPhone

Resetting or erasing your iPhone is the final sane course of action to resolve this problem.

Follow these instructions to delete your iPhone, making sure that a backup of all of your iPhone’s data, including your applications.

1. On your iPhone, click on Settings.

2. Click General now.

3. In the end, select Transfer or Reset iPhone.

4. Decide to reset your iPhone.

5. Your iPhone will have all of its data deleted, and a new one will be created for you.

6. When your iPhone has finished deleting all the data, you may select to restore from a backup.

After you’ve completed the reset procedure, sign in with your Apple ID and try to download the Snapchat app to your iPhone.

These are the best troubleshooting methods to take if you’re having difficulties downloading the Snapchat app, or any other app, on your iPhone.

We hope the approaches described above helped you with the Snapchat download on iPhone issue.

If the problem persists report the issue to Apple by visiting

OR Report the issue to Snapchat by visiting

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CSN Team.

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