Snapchat is locking users who have Snapchat jailbreak tweaks installed on their iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. If your account is currently getting locked out of Snapchat, chances are you have got a jailbreak tweak such as Phantom, GhostPref or SnapMoreText running. The application now detects for jailbreak tweaks specifically used to breaks Snapchat features and/or adds more functionalities to the app.
For example, if you have Phantom for Snapchat tweak, you’re allowed to disable Live Stories, screenshot without notification, play a Snap for unlimited of time, and much more. According to CokePokes, creator of Phantom, he tweeted out today. In the future, there might be a way to bypass this.
Some success! I found out what’s being checked. Problem is finding where the check is called & how I can evade future Snapchat attack bans.
Thankfully, this lockout is not permanent, which means your locked Snapchat account can still be recovered, under one condition: removing any Snapchat tweaks that your device is using.
How to Unlock your Snapchat account
- Uninstall all jailbreak tweaks related to Snapchat
- Go to https://www.snapchat.com/unlock and enter your login info
- Click on the big yellow Unlock button
A message will tell you that your Snapchat account has been unlocked. Now launch the app on your iOS device and it should log you back in as normal.
If you haven’t noticed, Snapchat is going to ban your account forever if you don’t clean up all the mess. In other words, removing all the 3rd-party applications and Cydia tweaks that could modify or add more functionalities to the app.
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