How to Add Snapchat Back to Your Home Screen iPhone

Snapchat is a commonly used social media platform, especially among the younger generation. It provides users with the ability to send photos and videos that disappear after a set amount of time, as well as share stories that last for 24 hours. However, some users may encounter the issue of not being able to find the Snapchat app on their iPhone home screen. In this blog, we will outline several methods on how to add Snapchat back to your home screen iPhone so that you can continue to enjoy the app.

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Method 1: Check if Snapchat is Hidden

The first method that you can try is to check if the Snapchat app is hidden. It is possible that you may have accidentally hidden the app, which is why you cannot see it on your home screen. Here are the steps to unhide the app:

1. Go to your iPhone’s home screen and swipe down to open the search bar.
2. Type “Snapchat” in the search bar.
3. If the app appears in the search results, it means that it is hidden.
4. Tap and hold on the app until a menu appears.
5. Select “Unhide” to add the Snapchat app back to your home screen.

Method 2: Reinstall the Snapchat App

If your Snapchat app is not hidden, then you can try reinstalling the app. There may have been a glitch or bug that caused the app to be deleted or removed from your home screen. Here are the steps to reinstall the app:

1. Go to the App Store on your iPhone.
2. Search for “Snapchat” in the search bar.
3. Select the Snapchat app from the search results.
4. Tap on the “Get” or “Download” button to reinstall the app.
5. Once the app is downloaded, it should automatically appear on your home screen.

Method 3: Reset Your Home Screen Layout

Another method to try is to reset your home screen layout. This will revert your home screen back to its original state and may help to bring back the Snapchat app. Here are the steps to reset your home screen layout:

1. Go to Settings on your iPhone.
2. Select “General”.
3. Scroll down and select “Reset”.
4. Tap on “Reset Home Screen Layout”.
5. After resetting the layout, check your home screen to see if the Snapchat app has returned.

Why Can’t I Find Snapchat on My iPhone?

If you cannot find the Snapchat app on your iPhone, there may be several reasons why:

1. The app may be hidden.
2. The app may have been accidentally deleted.
3. There may be a glitch or bug with the app or your iPhone.

If you have tried the above methods and still cannot find the Snapchat app, you may want to try restarting your iPhone, updating your iOS software, or contacting Snapchat support for assistance.


If you are having trouble with finding the Snapchat app on your iPhone, here are some additional suggestions to consider:

1. Make sure that you have not accidentally moved the app to another screen or folder.
2. Check your iPhone’s settings to ensure that restrictions are not enabled for the Snapchat app.
3. If you have recently updated your iPhone software, try restarting your device to see if the app reappears.


Q: Can I still access Snapchat if it’s hidden?

A: Yes, you can still access Snapchat even if it’s hidden. Simply follow the steps in method 1 to unhide the app.

Q: Will I lose my Snapchat streaks if I reinstall the app?

A: No, you should not lose your Snapchat streaks if you reinstall the app. Streaks are saved on Snapchat’s servers, so they will remain even if you delete and reinstall the app.

Q: What should I do if the Snapchat app still does not appear on my home screen after trying all of the methods?

A: If you have tried all of the methods and still cannot find the Snapchat app on your home screen, you may want to contact Snapchat support for additional assistance. They may be able to provide you with further troubleshooting steps or solutions.