How to Recover Deleted Facebook Messages in Multiple Ways


Updated on:

Want to restore your deleted messages or mistakenly deleted any important message on Facebook chats, then don’t worry, just know how to recover it.

Facebook provides us a chance to recover deleted messages if it deleted in mistake or due to any error.

So carefully follow the article till the end to learn how to recover messages using Archived or File Manager through PC and mobile app. Let us discuss every method for accessing messages which are deleted.

Recover Deleted Facebook Messages
Recover Deleted Facebook Messages

How to Recover Deleted Facebook Messages through Archived Messages

You can make the chats archive instead of deleting if you don’t want to see that messages. It just hide your chats but not delete them. So if you want to access archived messages, just follow the steps given below:

  1. Open your browser and log in to your Facebook account
  2. Go to Facebook App and click on Messenger
  3. Check the Archived messages
  4. Enter the name of the person and tap the chat
  5.  You will find all the messages which are sent by you and received from the person.

It is a very simple process to recover the messages from the Archived chats.

Recover Deleted Facebook Messages on Browser

  1. Open your web browser and log in to your Facebook account
  2. Tap the down arrow symbol option
  3. Choose the Settings & Privacy option
  4. In the menu, select the settings
  5. Tap on Your Facebook Information
  6. Select the view option beside the Download profile information
  7. Click on messages and set the date, time and provide the File format also.
  8. Tap the Request a download option and copy your information is being created in the Facebook app.

Can we save the messages on Facebook?

Yes, we can save the messages on Facebook which are received from others, and sent messages are also saved in the chat.

How to Recover Deleted Facebook Messenger Messages on Android Mobile

The simple steps are discussed to recover the deleted messages of Facebook chats by using Android Mobile. Here we have two methods to recover messages

Recover Deleted Messages on Facebook Using Archived Messages in Android Mobile

  1. Open your messenger app on your Mobile
  2. Click on Archived chats and choose the chat
  3. Make a long press on the chat, until it pops Unarchive option
  4. Click on Unarchive option
  5. You will recover all your old messages again.

Recover Using File Manager on Android Mobile 

  1. Go to your File Explorer on your Android mobile
  2. Click on the storage option and Select your SD card
  3. Select the Android option where all apps stored in the file
  4. Choose the cache option and find the fb_tempfile

How to Recover Deleted Messages on Facebook Messenger iPhone

By this, you can recover all your messages from Facebook Messenger, and the process has done by the two methods using Messenger and Facebook App

  1. Go to Messenger App on your iPhone or iPad
  2. Choose the Archived chats option
  3. Select the chat from which you want to recover the messages
  4. Hold the Chat, and it pops up the unarchive option
  5. Click on it.

Through this, we can recover all the deleted messages of Chat in Facebook.

Recover Deleted Messages on Facebook App through the Download Information feature

By this, you can achieve all your messages into a zip file and unzip the file which is what we usually call the index.

  1. Open the Facebook App and select the settings option
  2. Click on the settings option
  3. Tap the download profile information
  4. Download the copy of your message’s information
  5. Click on Create file option
  6. Login to your account again
  7. Provide your details and click on the download Archive option

Note: You can use this download information feature in both the Android app and the iOS app too.

Leave a Comment