Facebook is becoming a very essential social networking app for people who want to stay connected with their families and friends who are based in different locations.
The distance doesn’t matter when there is a social networking app like Facebook.
To keep in touch with your loved ones, all you have to do is download the Facebook app from the Google Store or Apple store, depending on the handset company you are using. Create an account there and there you go, you can now talk to anyone including your people around the world.
In Facebook, there is no such thing called formal and informal communications, all types of communications can be done easily through Facebook messenger. However, people accidentally delete messages on messenger.
But the good news for them is, you can recover those messages. The process for the record can be a bit complex.
No stress, as this article will give the best ways to make you understand the recovering process.
How To Recover Deleted Facebook Messages?
If by mistake you have deleted messages from Facebook messenger, know that it can be recovered as Facebook comes with a data download feature that allows anyone, anytime to recover their messages that got deleted. Or visit Com.facebook.orca.
Here is how you can:
Step 1: Login to your account.
Step 2: Open ‘Settings and Privacy’, by clicking the downward arrow at the top right corner Of the Facebook page.
Step 3: Now select the ‘settings’ option.
Step 4: Go to the ‘Your Facebook Information’ tab from the left side panel.
Step 5: Go to ‘ Download Your Information’ or you can simply open the Download Information page.
Step 6: The next is, you will be landed on the ‘Download Your Information page, from which you can start downloading your account data. It includes every activity that you have gone through from the day you have opened your account, like photos, posts, videos, stories, and messages.
Step 7: Now, you will choose the one you want to recover, like in this article we are talking About recovering messages. Choose the ‘message’ option.
Step 8: After selecting what you want, click the ‘Create File’
Step 9: A message will come to you saying that ‘your information is being created and you will be notified as soon as it is completed.
Step 10: You will have to wait for a maximum of 2 hours and your data will be available soon after. Remember it may take more time, depending on the file size.
Step 11: There also will be a mail-in your registered email id to notify you.
Step 12: After downloading, click on ‘Available copies’ and download it again.
Step 13: You will have to enter your password to keep going with the process, for security reasons.
Step 14: The last step for you is to wait and see how the data will automatically start downloading in a zip file.
Now, you have the zip file which has all the deleted messages, but you are wondering how you will see them. No worries, I’ll tell you how.
1. Use WinZip to extract the Facebook data zip file.
2. After extracting it, you will notice a folder that is named ‘messages’
3. Go to the folder and open ‘your_messages.html file’.
4. Now, you will be able to see all the messages that you sent or received from day one of using Facebook messenger.
There is indeed another way of recovering your deleted messenger messages.
In case the above steps seem complex to you, here is another way of doing the same. you can give it a try.
You can do it by using the archive message feature.
Archiving all the messages is a smart move and it prevents mishaps.
Access the Facebook Messenger app or website, and the steps are quite simple.
1. Open your messenger and log in.
2. Long press on the conversation that you want to archive.
3. Click on the archive, which will be given to you as an option.
4. There, you have now archived the conversation successfully.
Suppose you have by mistake unarchived an entire set of conversations. Don’t panic, I am still here.
Here is how you can find unarchived Facebook messenger messages, follow the steps.
1. Open the messenger by tapping on your profile icon.
2. Tap the Archive chats option
3. Hold the conversation for 1 second, you want to unarchive.
4. Select the unarchive option to restore the messages. And there you are at the end of the article, with a successful result.
People tend to delete important conversations by mistake. Or maybe a child did that accidentally while playing with your cell phone. It happens, therefore this article gives you every possible way to recover your deleted messages back.
Two ways have been mentioned above, the first one is a bit complex and takes time where the second way is absolutely easy and saves time. Choose any one of your choices and voila! You are back with your deleted messages to show your boyfriend how the argument ended and the winner.
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