How To Fix Snapchat Loading Screen Stuck On Tap to Load | 5 Ways To Fix

How To Fix Snapchat Loading Screen Stuck On Tap to Load | 5 Ways To Fix

Snapchat has been a great platform for all the creators and for those who want to share their happiness or day-to-day work by sending pictures, uploading stories, or creating short entertaining videos. It has more than 3 Million users and is providing the best features to its users like filters, video editing tools, and another one is Spotlight.

One of the features that I personally like in this platform is it allows users to link their Instagram posts to the Snapchat story and this can be a very useful feature for those who have large subscribers on Snapchat chat, as it can help them to increase more engagement on Instagram directly through Snapchat.

However, It sometimes failed to fix some errors and issues that are really irritating and today through this guide we’re going to help you fix “Snapchat loading screen stuck on tap to load screen”. Most of the time this issue can be fixed by restarting, Uninstalling or re-installing the app or clearing the cache of the phone. But to know how? fo that you need to be with us till the end of the article and it would definitely help you fix it as soon as possible.


Causes of “Snapchat Loading Screen Stuck on Tap to Load”

One of the most common errors in the app is the “Tap To Load error“. It might occur due to some common causes listed below:-

  • The battery optimization feature is turned on.
  • Due to Snapchat’s servers being slow.
  • The data in the cache has been corrupted.
  • Due to data saving mode being turned on.
  • Poor internet connection


How To Fix Snapchat Loading Screen Stuck On Tap To Load

So, let’s get started with the best 5 working troubleshooting methods that can help you fix this issue very easily, to do so follow the guide shown below.


 1. Restart the Device

Begin by restarting your iPhone or Android phone and then checking Snapchat to see whether the snaps are loading properly or not.  If still facing the issue you can try another method shown below.


2. Examine your Data & Internet connection

A bad network connection is the most common cause of the problem. To begin, make sure you have a decent internet connection that is stable.

However, most of the time wifi might disconnect due to poor internet connection or due to a subscription expired So before rebooting your wifi or complaining, you can check whether your plan is active or not.


3. Clear Snapchat Cache

Many temporary files can accumulate in the device’s memory as a result of downloading, uploading, and viewing a large number of files. As a result, difficulties such as programme crashes, content not loading, and plenty of other problems arise. The easiest method to repair it is to clean Snapchat’s cache.


How To Clear Cache on Snapchat

It’s very easy to clear the cache on Snapchat and to do so, you can try these steps given below:-

Step 1:- Open Settings on your mobile phone.

Step 2:- Go to apps & notifications-> Click on See all apps.

Step 3:- Scroll down a bit till you find Snapchat

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Step 4:- Tap on Snapchat and Open it.

Step 5:- Then Click on storage & cache 

Step 6:- Tap on clear cache and it’s done.

Step 7:- Go back to Snapchat and Relaunch it.


If still, you’re facing a “Snapchat Loading Screen Stuck on Tap to Load error”, you can check another method and it might help.


Also, see: How To Recover A Lost Snapchat Streak Originally 


4. Update Your Snapchat

New additions and security patches are released as updates every quarter or monthly. That’s when you get a notification that an app needs to be updated.

If you haven’t got the notification do check by checking the App Store or play store manually. Running an out-of-date Snapchat on your device may result in the “Snapchat loading screen becoming stuck on tap to load.”


How To Update Snapchat On Your Mobile Phone

So, to update your Snapchat you can follow the steps given below:-

Step 1:- Go to “App Store or Google Play” and tap on the “search bar”.

Step 2:- Type “Snapchat” and you’ll see the update button, click on it.

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Step 3:- Then simply clear the recent apps and relaunch the app.


4. Uninstall and Re-install the App

If all of the above troubleshooting methods have failed, the best option is to uninstall and reinstall Snapchat. To uninstall, “Touch and hold” the app icon for a long time, then hit “Uninstall and confirm the decision”. However if still, you weren’t able to fix this issue you can follow this last method and it would definitely help you to get rid of it.


5. Contact Snapchat support Centre

As I mentioned four working methods that may help you to fix the error, but if somehow you would able to do it. The last option is to contact Snapchat support and tell them your problem of “Snapchat loading screen stuck on tap to load screen” and they will help you to resolve it in a very short time.


Also, see: Here’s How To Enable Dark Mode On Snapchat On Any Device


How to Contact Snapchat Support Centre

To contact the Snapchat support team you just have to follow these steps shown below and do the exact step while holding your phone as I’m showing this method for iPhone users.

Step 1:- Open Snapchat and Tap on the “Profile Icon”

Step 2:- At the top right corner of the screen tap on the “settings icon”.

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Step 3:- Then, simply scroll down a bit and you’ll see a “Support” Option

  • I need Help
  • I have a Safety concern
  • I have a Privacy Question

Step 4:- Click on “I need help” and it would redirect you to a new page.

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Step 5:-  Tap on the “Contact Us” button and tell them your issue and that’s it.


Also, see: Checkout How To Make A Public Profile On Snapchat Instantly


Frequently Asked Questions[FAQs]


1. How do you fix a Snapchat that won’t load?

There are a variety of reasons that I’ve shown above in the article, and because of that  Snapchat isn’t operating properly. Restarting the app or, if that doesn’t work, restarting your phone is the most typical solution. You can also clear cache and or uninstall and re-install the app.

2. How do I turn off the tap to load on Snapchat?

So, you can turn off the tap to load on Snapchat by disabling the Data saver mode. To do so, Tap on the “Profile icon -> find Data saver-> Turn it off” and it’s done.

3. How do I fix a stuck app on the loading screen?

As I already mentioned above some of the 5  working methods to fix a stuck app on the loading screen, to do so you can “Reboot your device”, “clear cache”, “check your internet connection” or you can “uninstall and then re-install the app”.

4. Why won’t my Snapchat videos load?

It may be due to some sort of bug or error, it can be fixed by just clearing out the  Snapchat cache, and do make sure you have a good internet connection.


Wrapping Up!

I hope the above methods are sufficient to fix Snapchat Loading Screen Stuck on Tap to Load” and if still, you weren’t able to make it, you can contact Snapchat support directly by the Given link above in the last method.

So, if you found this article helpful do share your thoughts in our comment section down below. Thank You!

Jasmine Kaur

Hi, I'm Jasmine Kaur, a 21 years old girl who is much passionate about exploring new things in diurnal life that can provide divergent knowledge. An escapist who specializes mainly in entertainment and tech (social tech) content and aims to offer you some quality content to clear all your doubts.

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