You can report abuse on Snapchat, including harassment, bullying, blackmail, or other safety concerns.
Learn how to report content you see on Snapchat, or report a Snapchat account. Together we can keep Snapchat a safe place and a strong community.
Please Note: if you can’t report something using the Snapchat app, you can report things to us on the web, instead.
Click a link below to jump to a specific section:
- Report a Snap or Story on Snapchat
- Report a Public Profile
- Report a Snapchat Account
- Report a Chat Message
- Report a Story on the Web
- Report or Hide Content in Stories
- Report Lenses
- (EU Users) Report Other Illegal Content per Article 16 of DSA
Reporting a Snap or Story on Snapchat
To report a Snap or Story you see on Snapchat, press and hold on it and tap 'Report Snap' to let us know what’s going on.
You can report different types of content on Snapchat by pressing and holding this way. You can report:
- Direct Snaps
- My Stories
- Shared Stories
- Public User Stories
- Snaps on the Snap Map
- Snaps on Spotlight
Report a Public Profile
To report a Public Profile on Snapchat…
- Go to the Public Profile that you want to report
- Tap at the top
- Tap 'Report'
- Choose the reason you’re reporting the Public Profile, then tap 'Submit'
Reporting a Snapchat Account
To report someone’s Snapchat account, open the Chat screen, press and hold on the Snapchatter's name, tap 'Manage Friendship' and tap 'Report'.
Report a Chat Message
To report a Chat message, press and hold on a message you’d like to report, then tap 'Report'.
Report a Story on the Web
To report a Story from the web (not the Snapchat app), click at the bottom of the video and click 'Report Snap'.
If a place on the Snap Map isn’t right, learn how to report it.
Report or Hide Content in Stories
To report content in Stories, press and hold on the tile and tap 'Report Tile'.
If you just don’t like that kind of content, you can instead tap 'Hide' to see fewer Stories like that in Stories.
You can report Lenses that were created by Snapchatters. Pull up the Lens in the Lens carousel, tap ⓘ above the Lens, and tap 'Report' to report it.
European Union users only: Reporting Illegal Content as per Article 16 of the Digital Services Act
To report content you see on Snapchat that you believe to be illegal, press and hold on it and tap 'Report Snap' or 'Report Ad' to let us know what's going on. From there, follow the in-app instruction to complete your report and be prepared to give additional information on why you believe the content is illegal.
We highly recommend reporting illegal content through the in-app reporting flow described above. Alternatively, EU residents can report illegal content in accordance with Article 16 of the Digital Services Act by clicking here.