Here's How To Get Rid Of That New Snapchat Update Everyone Hates

Here's How To Get Rid Of That New Snapchat Update Everyone Hates

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Calm down, teens. You can reverse it.

Snapchat updated its app this week and everyone went a bit bonkers.

Snapchat updated its app this week and everyone went a bit bonkers.

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Many ~teens~ hated how Snapchat combined Stories and Friends into one page.

Many ~teens~ hated how Snapchat combined Stories and Friends into one page.

(I haven’t used Snapchat in months, as you can see, because I am old.)

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Plus, celebrity accounts and publications are now in a different section all together, rather than among everyone’s Stories.

Plus, celebrity accounts and publications are now in a different section all together, rather than among everyone's Stories.

If the Kardashians are mixed in with my friends then it’s like they ARE my friends, right?

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1. Ok, so first delete the app

1. Ok, so first delete the app

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Yes, it says it will delete the data but don’t worry: all your contacts and past snaps will still be there.

Yes, it says it will delete the data but don't worry: all your contacts and past snaps will still be there.

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2. Open your phone’s settings, go to iTunes and App Stores and turn off the “automatic downloads” for Apps and Updates.

I’m not entirely sure you need to turn off both but I did and it works so don’t mess with the directions.

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3. Re-download Snapchat

3. Re-download Snapchat

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4. This is where it gets a tiny bit complicated! So click log in, write in your username and THEN click “forgot your password?”

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5. Choose to reset your password via PHONE, I don’t know why this is important but everyone says it is.

5. Choose to reset your password via PHONE, I don't know why this is important but everyone says it is.

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6. You then have to prove you aren’t a robot by choosing pictures of ghosts! It’s the Snapchat ghost logo, which honestly I’d never noticed was a ghost until this exact moment.

6. You then have to prove you aren't a robot by choosing pictures of ghosts! It's the Snapchat ghost logo, which honestly I'd never noticed was a ghost until this exact moment.

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7. Phew, I’m real. Snapchat will want your cell number, or mobile number, if that’s what you’d prefer to call it (Snapchat does). Type it in.

7. Phew, I'm real. Snapchat will want your cell number, or mobile number, if that's what you'd prefer to call it (Snapchat does). Type it in.

(Sorry to block out my cellphone number but I don’t like you all that much).

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8. You’ll receive a text from Snapchat, so put the confirmation code here in the app.

8. You'll receive a text from Snapchat, so put the confirmation code here in the app.

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9. Choose a new password and make sure it’s strong. 😎

9. Choose a new password and make sure it's strong. 😎

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10. Nearly there. Re-open the app. And it’s back to the old style! Success!

10. Nearly there. Re-open the app. And it's back to the old style! Success!

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My close and personal friends Chrissy Teigen and Kim Kardashian are back in the right spot!

My close and personal friends Chrissy Teigen and Kim Kardashian are back in the right spot!

Change is hard. Happy Snapping!

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