How To Recover Deleted Messages From Facebook 2022

Having to lose important Facebook conversations can be quite frustrating, actually no it’s irksome. Those Facebook deleted messages can be so dear to you.

You can offer whatever is required to keep those memories, right? But don’t lose hope!

In this article, I will guide you on how to recover deleted messages from Facebook in a few easy steps. Hence, you’re about to find the solution to retrieve your deleted messages from Facebook.

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Without further ado, let’s dive into the process to recover your Facebook messages.

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Requirements to Recover Facebook Deleted Messages

The Facebook privacy policy allows it to store your deleted information for up to 90 days. Hence, the chances of recovering your deleted messages on Facebook is very slim.

It is critical to access your Facebook profile from a known IP address in the process of trying to retrieve your deleted Facebook messages.

For any support or complaint, you can contact Facebook Customer Support.

How to Check for Mistakenly Archived Facebook Chats

When you’re using the Facebook messenger application on mobile, it is very common to mistakenly archive all of your chat.

To verify that your messages are permanently deleted and not archived, follow the steps below:

  • Launch your Facebook messenger application
  • Navigate to the search bar at the top of your messenger page, enter the profile name of the user you chatted with.
  • The message is probably archived and not deleted if the name is displayed in the search result
  • Tap on the chat and select “Unarchive” to restore your messenger chat.
  • Your message will be restored to your primary char lists

But if you follow through the steps above and it does not show the result, then follow the steps below to recover permanently deleted Facebook messages.

How To Recover Permanently Deleted Messages From Facebook

Did you mistakenly delete your Facebook messages? Don’t panic!

I will guide you through how to recover permanently deleted Facebook messages.

  • Sign in to your Facebook account on your desktop or laptop
  • Navigate to settings
  • Tap on “General Account Settings”
  • At the left menu, select “Your Facebook Information”
  • Click “Download your Information” at the right corner of your screen
  • Select “Messages” only from the file types listed. Make sure to unselect all other file types
  • Tap on “Create File”
  • Depending on the volume of messages, it will take some time to propagate
  • Once the file is ready for download, you will be notified
  • You may be required to confirm that it’s you by entering your Facebook account password

Upon downloading this file, you will have access to all your deleted Facebook messages and chat.

See Also: How to Recover a Hacked Facebook Account




Besides being the largest social media platform, Facebook allows users to easily recover deleted messages. This feature makes it stand out from other social media sites.

We hope that this guide helps you recover your permanently deleted Facebook messages.


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