Snapchat is a popular app used to share moments of life with friends and family in fast and fun way. It allows you to express yourself with lenses, filters, bitmoji and more!
Today, In PlayStore, there is 100Cr+ download and in AppStore it comes at 4th place in Photo & Video category and there is 1.2M rating.
But just like other app, Snapchat do have tech break and user encounter different error messages. One of the errors among them is “Oops! Something Went Wrong. Please Try Again Later”.
There are several users out there encountering the same problems.
For example, here is one practical scenario!
Practical Scenario: A User Encounter Oops! Something Went Wrong. Please Try Again On Snapchat
Anyway, let’s dig in the solutions to fix Oops! Something went wrong. Please try again later in Snapchat.
Video Tutorial: Fix Snapchat Oops Something Went Wrong Please Try Again Later
Solution 1: Check Status Of Snapchat’s Servers
Whenever, you see any error on Snapchat, there is always a possibility that Snapchat’s server might be currently offline.
Server may go offline due to scheduled maintenance or due to occurrence of any unexpected problem.
Alternatively, you can check the status by visiting the Snapchat Support Twitter Page.
If the server is down, then you can’t do anything to make it work. In this case, you have to wait until the server gets up and gets back to its working state.
Solution 2: Restart Snapchat/Device
During the application use, you may face temporary bugs, glitches or error and hence it does not work properly. If you see message “Something Went Wrong” or any random error then it is suggested, you must restart Snapchat app.
If that doesn’t fix the issue, then another easy solution is to force stop or force close the app and then re-launch it to see if that fixes the issue. If not, then restart/reboot your device (Android or iPhone) and then open the app to try again.
Solution 3: Update Snapchat/System Software
Updates are important for any software, device on the market. It is important to make sure apps and program would run smoothly on every device and platform.
So, if you haven’t updated your Snapchat, then check for update in AppStore or PlayStore and if any update is available, then kindly update it.
Beside that, if system software is outdated, then it might have some bugs or glitch, which causing the Snapchat to fail. Hence, check for updates for your system and if any update is available, then update it.
Solution 4: Clear Snapchat Cache and Data
Any App, store cache in the device and too much cache files may interfere with running of the software and sometime the cache files itself gets corrupted and becomes unrepairable, so does Snapchat.
And thereby, you may get random errors. Hence, clearing the cache and data can also help you to fix ‘oops something went wrong Snapchat’.
Here follow the steps to do so on Android phone:
- Go to Settings> Apps.
- Look for Snapchat and tap on it.
- Tap Storage.
- Now, tap on ‘Clear Cache’ and then on ‘Clear Data’.
Besides that, you can also clear the cache of your phone that can increase the chance to fix the issue.
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Solution 5: Check Network Connection
The error may occur due to network/internet connection issue. Hence, in order to solve the issue, first check if you have proper network and internet connection.
You can try the following steps:
- Switch to Airplane mode and then disable it.
- Disconnect and then reconnect your network.
- Turn Off and then turn On your mobile data.
- If you are using Wifi, then disconnect and connect.
- Restart your wifi modem or router.
- Check your internet connection is stable and working properly.
- Try another network.
Solution 6: Check Network Permission
Since, this app is an online platform and hence it requires access to your network connection. But if app does not have access, then you may experience error.
In order to fix the problem, check the permission settings and make sure that Snapchat has been given permission to network.
- Launch Snapchat.
- Tap on Profile icon and go to Settings.
- Scroll down and under “Privacy” tab, tap on Permissions.
- Allow the app to access your network.
- Launch Snapchat.
- Tap on Profile To open Settings tap on Gear icon.
- Scroll down, and tap on Manage under Additional Services.
- At last, open the Permissions tab and make sure that Snapchat is allowed to access your network.
Now, use the app, see if you are encountering any error or not.
Solution 7: Log out and Login Again
You can simply logout and then log in to your Snapchat account in order to solve ‘oops something went wrong’.
If you are facing this problem during login, please ensure that you are following the Snapchat privacy & terms and you have not violated it and you are not got blocked. Also, make sure that your account is not inactive for a longer period of time.
In case, if you are blocked by Snapchat, then try to figure out the reasons and try to unblock it. If you are using inactive account to login, then you may require further verification or another active Snapchat account to make that account active.
In case, if you are encountering this issue while creating the Snapchat account, it could be due to your details are not qualified, you may need to enter other details to try.
Solution 8: Use Another Web Browser Or Update It
If you are using Snapchat web in browser, then it can throw errors if there is an issue within your browser. And among them one of the errors is “Oops something went wrong, try again later”.
If you are seeing this error, then you can try another web browsers such as Chrome, Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, etc.
Though, you are using supported browsers, make sure they are not out-of-date and are updated to latest versions.
Solution 9: Disable VPN
If your device has VPN enabled, then some of the apps may stop working properly. It is because, these apps block access from particular location.
When you turn ON the VPN, then it changes the IP address. And Snapchat, which are sensitive sufficient to store location and IP address, find it suspicious when your location changes via VPN.
Hence, this limits the access of your app. If you encounter error while using Snapchat web or app, while the VPN is enabled, then disabling it can fix the error.
Solution 10: Report Problem To Snapchat
After following the above-mentioned solutions, if you are still facing the “Oops! something went wrong, try again later” on Snapchat.
Then in such situation, it is time to report the problem to Snapchat. Explain the problem with proper description such as when you started to receive the error message, exact steps that you have done before the occurrence of the error, your account information and device you are using.
They will be able to help you in the right direction to fix your problem.
Additional Solutions To Fix Snapchat Oops Something Went Wrong
- Restart your device.
- Try another device and login to your account and see if this resolves your problem.
- Set your device date and time with real date and time and to the right location.
- Disable or uninstall the apps that may interfere with Snapchat.
- Scan for viruses and remove them from your devices.
- Factory reset your device.
- Re-install Snapchat.
This guide brings you the effective solutions that will definitely help you in fixing the Snapchat error ‘Oops! Something went wrong. Please try again later’ on Snapchat.
Please follow the solution one-by-one and see if your problem gets solved or not. I hope your issue will get solved.
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Max Field is a founder of Recover Android Data. He is an Android lover and loves to write tips, tricks, fixes for errors, data recovery solutions and more related to Android. He has 9+ years of experience in this field.