There are many questions asked to us that how to retrieve or recover deleted Facebook messages. Today, we are covering this topic so that you can manage and recover deleted Facebook messages. But one thing you all need to know that it is impossible to recover old messages that you have deleted but today we will help you to cover all your questions and how you can manage and prevent and save your deleted messages for the future. After reading this article you can prevent yourself from making the same mistake deleting your Facebook messages in the future.
But today we will help you to cover all your questions and how you can manage and prevent and save your deleted messages for the future. This article will help you to recover deleted Facebook messages in future, but for now, you cannot recover any of your old chat.
There are basically two methods by which you can recover deleted Facebook messages. The first method is a feature provided by Facebook itself and you can use this to prevent yourself from losing any message or chat in future. There is no separate recover deleted facebook messages iPhone app or recover deleted facebook messages android app.
You can use this method only when you use Archive Message option. If you don’t know what is Archive then first we will discuss about this. By this option, you can hide any chat from your message list.
You don’t need to delete the complete the chat if you want to hide it from someone, you just go to the options and select Archive and that particular chat will hide from your message list. This option is also available in smartphone applications too.
Now let’s come back to the topic, if you want all your chat back then you must enable this feature, only those chats will come back after delete which is present in the Archive section.
All the steps given below are done by a computer or a desktop. First, grab a computer to perform all the steps.
Go to the settings of your Facebook account.
In general account settings of the main page of your settings section where you will see “download a copy” link provided on the page.
When you click on this link you will redirect to a new page where you see a green “Start my Archive” button.
Click on this green “Start my Archive” button and then Facebook will ask your account password to confirm that you are the real owner of this id.
Then Facebook shows a message on your screen, click on the Blue “Start My Archive” button, then facebook will send you an email to the registered email that you register while making your Facebook account.
You need to wait for half an hour while Facebook is making your files, then check your email or come back to this and then you will see a green “Download Archive” button, click on it and download your all Archive chat.
In this downloaded file, you will see all your images, videos and archived chats. Only archived chats will come back by this method.
Use Browser extensions which save your chats so that you can recover deleted Facebook messages if you don’t use Archive Option.
For Firefox Browser:
There is an Add-on( FB Chat History Manager) for the FireFox Browser which you can use to save your chats, you don’t need to worry about your security. First, you need to create your I.D so that all your chat history will be saved in your account. You can use it online and offline too.
- Create your account.(Required!)
After extension installed, from Firefox menu bar, select Tools, find Facebook Chat History Manager menu and select Create Account. You’re required to log in to Facebook. Once the login and see “You may now close this window and return to the application.” click “Close login window” on the bottom. Then the create account dialog should open. The chat history manager will save your chat message automatically and silently.
- View chat history.
There are two ways:
a: Press Controll+Alt+F to open chat history window. This needs you log in.
b. From Firefox menu bar, select Tools, find Facebook Chat History Manager menu, and select View History.
- Delete chat history.
To delete messages, you can select the messages to be deleted then click the delete button on the top of view history messages page.
- Set Preference.
Set messages per page: From Firefox Tools menu, select Add-ons, find Facebook Chat History Manager and select Options.
- Export chat history.
From Firefox menu bar, select Tools, find Facebook Chat History Manager menu and select Export History.
For Chrome Browser:
At the end we prefer you to choose the first method because it is more secure than using any third party application or program, and if you want to just hide your chat, use Archive Option, this will hide your chat and you can backup that chat in future too.