Wondering how to get rid of Bitmoji on Snapchat notifications? Here's how to turn off the feature

Snapchat is still standing tall even after all attempts from Instagram and Facebook to grab users away from the app.

New updates are often sent out for the Android and iOS Snapchat app with improvements and new features or functions to keep users glued to it, which seems to be working.


Speaking of which, the latest Snapchat update brought some new features including the addition of Bitmoji in the notifications.

Therefore, you’ll now see your fellow Scnapchatter’s Bitmoji show up in your notifications when you receive a message from them. This change has left users in two camps. Some love it while others hate it. There’s no in-between.

Those who hate the feature are pretty vocal about it as we’ve come across dozens upon dozens of tweets from disgruntled users asking how to get rid of Bitmoji on Snapchat notifications.


what was the point in adding the persons bitmoji to the snapchat notifications? thnx snapchat, i hate it. (Source)

Snapchat putting bitmoji on notifications is bang out of order (Source)

why does snapchat’s notifications show mfs bitmoji now ?? shit takes up the whole top half of my screen (Source)

Here’s how the new Snapchat notification looks like with the Bitmoji in it:


For those of you who’re looking for a way to turn off the Bitmoji on Snapchat notifications, the process is simple and takes less than a minute.

Follow these steps below in order to revert back to the previous Snapchat notifications style:

1. Launch the Snapchat app.
2. Tap on your Avatar/Bitmoji at the top-left corner of the screen.
3. Tap on the Settings icon at the top-right cover of the screen.
4. Select the Notifications option under the My Account section.
5. Uncheck or disable the Bitmojis in Notifications option.

We’ve also added a video tutorial below by Benjamin Ward Tech on YouTube in case you weren’t able to follow through with the steps above.

Well, that’s all you have to do to get rid of the Bitmoji on Snapchat notifications on Android and iOS devices.

Feel free to leave a comment down below with your views on the addition of Bitmoji in the notifications on the Snapchat app.

NOTE: If you’re wondering whether the new Snapchat update shows who looked at your location, then check out this article to know more about the topic.

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Dwayne Cubbins

I've been interested in tech for as long as I can remember. And I used to be a Windows Phone enthusiast. When I am not writing about tech, I'm on the couch playing games with my squad. Oh, I also play the guitar and drums.