Snapchat introduced a new feature called “My AI” in February 2023, a personalized AI-powered character for users to interact with. However, some users may struggle to remove it due to safety concerns. This guide explains the safety of My AI, the reasons why users may struggle to remove it, and two methods to delete it, with and without Snapchat Plus.
What is My AI on Snapchat?
My AI on Snapchat is a chatbot feature that is the best feature for users to engage in chat conversations with artificial intelligence. It can answer trivia questions, offer advice, and engage in various chat interactions. To access My AI on Snapchat, users can find it on their Chat screen by swiping right from the Camera screen.
To start a conversation with My AI on Snapchat, you can follow these steps:
- Open the Chat screen on Snapchat by swiping right from the Camera screen.
- Type “@myai” into the chat to summon My AI.
- Once My AI is summoned, you can ask a question or give a prompt in the conversation, and My AI will respond right in the chat.
- You can ask My AI anything from general queries to creative and amusing questions, and it will engage in a conversational manner
Users can ask My AI anything from general knowledge queries to creative and amusing questions. If you want to remove My AI from your chat list, you need to purchase a subscription to Snapchat Plus.
Why can’t I delete My AI on Snapchat?
You might not be able to delete My AI on Snapchat due to the following reasons:
- Not a Snapchat Plus Subscriber: Only Snapchat Plus subscribers can remove My AI from their chat list.
- Recent Interaction: If you have recently interacted with My AI by sending a message or replying to a message, it will be pinned to the top of your chat list and you will not be able to delete it.
- Error: There might be an error preventing the deletion.
How to Get Rid of My AI on Snapchat Without Snapchat Plus?
This section explains how to remove the My AI Snapchat feature from your account without subscribing to Snapchat Plus. The My AI is an AI Snapchat created by Snapchat that allows users to talk to and ask questions. However, it can be annoying when it constantly appears in your feed.
- To delete My AI Snapchat, you need to click on your profile, load the settings in the top right-hand corner, and then scroll down to the bottom.
- When you click on your profile, Tap on the settings gear icon, select “Privacy settings” as the sub-topic, and enter “Please give me the ability to remove My AI from my chat feed.”
- Snapchat will remove the AI from your profile. You can add an attachment or a random screenshot to the suggestion and press enter.
- After submitting the suggestion, Snapchat will take about one to two days to process your request. It may take a few days for Snapchat to process your request.
- After one to two days, the My AI Snapchat will be removed from your individual Snapchat account.
How to delete My AI using Snapchat Plus?
To delete My AI using Snapchat Plus, you can follow these steps:
- Open the Snapchat app.
- Tap on your profile icon in the top left corner.
- Tap on the gear icon in the top right corner to open Settings.
- Scroll down and tap on “Snapchat Plus.”
- Under “My AI,” tap on “Remove My AI.”
- Tap on “Remove” to confirm
How do you unpin an AI on Snapchat?
To unpin My AI on Snapchat, you can use Snapchat+ or access Snapchat on a computer. Here are the steps:
- Open Snapchat and swipe right from the Camera screen to Chat.
- Press and hold on to My AI.
- Tap ‘Chat Settings.’
- Tap ‘Clear from Chat Feed’.
Using Snapchat on a Computer
- Log in to Snapchat on a computer.
- Click on the AI’s avatar in the chat feed.
- The option to unpin should be available.
Please note that the ability to unpin My AI is available only for Snapchat+ subscribers. If you are not a subscriber, you can not unpin My AI.
Is the Snapchat AI safe?
While Snapchat prioritizes safety, it still may not be safe for all users. Its AI has the possibility of sharing inappropriate and harmful content, which could be damaging to young users. The UK Information Commissioner’s Office warns of privacy risks, particularly for children. Users can remove its AI features with its Snapchat+ Plan.
How To Turn Off My AI On Snapchat?
- To do this, users can tap and hold the “AI” tab on their chat page, select the “clear from chat feed” option, and unpin the AI chatbot by going to the “bitmoji” settings and selecting “privacy controls”.
- To remove AI without a Snapchat Plus subscription, users can go to their bitmoji bio, scroll down to the “settings” and tap “feedback” to request the ability to remove AI without Snapchat Plus.
- Users can then send a message to Snapchat customer support, specifying the topic (Turn Off My AI On Snapchat), and submit the message.