Recovering deleted messages in Facebook Messenger is no easy task. The user must be fortunate that the conversation is archived or sent in email notification. Otherwise, the last alternative is to request a copy of the messages or printout of the conversation for the other person.
Here's three tips on how to recover deleted messages from Facebook Messenger. Also, learn how to back up your conversations to avoid losing them again. It is necessary to access the social network through the computer, in the browser, to have access to all necessary resources.
How to view archived conversations in Messenger
Here's how to recover deleted messages from Facebook and Messenger Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora
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Check archived conversations
When trying to delete a conversation, Facebook offers the option to archive. This way, messages disappear from your inbox, but remain available in a hidden section of the social network. To view archived conversations, you need to use Facebook on your computer.
Step 1. Log in to your Facebook account from your computer and click on the Messenger icon in the upper right corner of the page. Then click on "View all in Messenger";
Open all Facebook Messenger conversations on your computer Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. Now click on the options icon in the upper left corner and go to "Archived Topics".
Accessing archived Messenger conversations from your computer Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora
By default, Facebook sends email notifications about new unread messages and includes the content of conversations. If the feature is enabled for your account, access your registered social email address and search for Facebook email messages.
Conversations may have been sent by email; user should search for desired messages Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Request a copy of the person messages
When you delete an entire message or conversation, the content remains available to the other person unless you use the recently deleted "delete for all" function. You can ask your friend for a copy of the messages or a print of the conversation.
How to back up messages
Step 1. From the browser, on your PC, go to the Facebook Settings page and click "Your Facebook Information" in the left hand column. Next to "Download your information", click "Preview";
Visit the page with your Facebook information Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. If you wish, uncheck all options and select only "Messages". Finally, click on "Create File". You will receive an email when the backup is ready for download.
Backing up Facebook messages Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
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