RECOVER All Deleted Facebook Chats and Messages  ▷ 2020

Surely you have come this far because you want to know if it is possible and how you can recover deleted messages from Facebook or FB Messenger. How heavy! We sure have important information to rescue from deleted conversations and we can’t find a solution.

Yes, it is very common that it happens to us that by mistake or carelessness let’s delete a conversation with fundamental content, Or maybe we just didn’t think it was relevant when we decided to delete it, and now we can’t find a way to get it back.

So good, if for any reason you have deleted Facebook chats you want to reset, this post will be very useful. We will show you how you can recover them according to the case.

Steps to recover all your archived Facebook messages and conversations

First of all you have to know that when it comes to getting rid of a Facebook conversation the most advisable thing is to file it, so if we ever need to retrieve it, it can be a much easier process.

Archived conversations will disappear from our inbox, but we will still have the ability to access them, since they will not be completely eliminated, so we will be able to access the information that they may contain.

How can we archive an FB conversation? Simple, simply in our inbox we will choose a message, position the cursor and right-click on it until the options icon appears and then select “File”.

archive facebook conversation

Recover deleted conversations from computer

Yes, there are ways to restore conversations from our computer that we have previously archived, and this will only take us a couple of minutes at most to complete the process.

Below we will show you the steps to follow to rescue them:

Login to Facebook

  • Once this is done we will go to the upper right and we will click on the Messenger icon.
  • The message tray will be displayed, we will select “See everything in Messenger”, this will open a window with our input.

See everything in Messenger

  • In the upper left, almost in the corner we can see the icon of “Setting”. We will click there and select “Archived conversations”.

Messenger Facebook

  • When we have done this we can see the list of conversations that we have archived previously.

Archived messages

  • We will select the one we want from the list of conversations and we can access it to see its content, if we prefer we can send a message through it so that it is sent to the inbox again.

Rescue chats from the FB Messenger App

facebook messenger

If instead we want to rescue our chats through the Facebook Messenger application, We can also do it in a similar way as previously indicated:

  • Open the FB Messenger app on your mobile device.
  • Then we will use the search engine to find the chat that we have filed, for this we will place the name of the person.

search archived conversation facebook messenger

  • Once we have found the conversation, we will enter it to visualize it. If we want to have it back in our inbox we just have to send a message for it to appear there. It’s that simple we can recover chats from the FB Messenger app.

Notably to archive them in this app We just have to look for the person’s conversation without opening it, then we will have to leave it pressed or slide it to the left and select the icon with the three stripes and “File”.

archive conversations from facebook messenger

How to recover deleted Facebook messages that are not archived?

Regrettably, if we have not created a backup of our FB messages before we have deleted them, there’s no chance we can get them back It should even be noted that this platform only stores the messages deleted up to 90 days later.

Now what if possible it is to recover messages that we have sent from our Facebook Messenger application and that for some reason we eliminate. Perhaps we do not know that this application saves records on our device, but the truth is that it does. So, if we have mistakenly deleted chats, we can access them.

Next we will show you how to do it from the mobile or from the computer:

Retrieve them from an application from the mobile

File Manager

If we want to recover the messages that we have deleted, we can access them simply using our mobile device. The only thing we will need is a file explorer, may well be ES File Explorer, one of the most popular.

  • We will download from Google Play the ES File Explorer application.
  • Once we have installed the app, we will proceed to open it.
  • When we are in it we will go to the SD card or to Internal storage, according to the case, and we will locate the folder “Android” and inside it the folder “Data”.

es file explorer android folder

  • Inside the folder “Data” we will find another call “com.facebook.orca”, we will enter it and select the folder “Cache”.
  • Inside the folder “Cache” we will find another call “Fb_temp”, she will be content with backup information that FB Messenger saves automatically.

*Upgrade: Google has decided to withdraw from its Play Store all the applications created by the company DO Global, among which is the famous app ES File Explorer File Manager, after discovering that these apps generated clicks to advertisements in the background.

Restore deleted Facebook messages from my computer

We can also recover deleted Facebook Messenger conversations, using our computer instead of from the mobile.

  • We will connect the mobile device to the PC via USB cable.
  • Once the connection between the mobile and the computer has been established, We will look for the SD Card or Internal Storage in the explorer.
  • We will enter the folder “Android”, inside it we will enter “Data”.
  • We will enter the folder “com.facebook.orca” and then on “Cache”.
  • We will locate the folder “fb_temp” and we will enter it to access our files.

How to protect our Facebook conversations by making a backup?

caution is forearmed. It is very important to back up the information from our Facebook conversations creating backups on a regular basis. This, in order that if we mistakenly delete any message after this, we can access it.

If we want to create a backup of our conversations we will simply have to follow these simple steps:

  • First of all, we will log in from our computer.
  • In the upper right corner we will click on the inverted triangle and from the window that will be displayed we will choose “Setting”.

Enter Facebook Profile Settings

  • On the left side of the screen we will select “Your Facebook information”.

your facebook information

  • In section “Download your information”, we will click “See”.

 download your information from facebook.

  • All the information that we can support will appear, there we will make sure to have the box checked “Messages”.

your facebook information messages

  • We will click on “Create file”, the page will be updated and FB will announce to us through a text box that our file is in the process of being created.

create facebook file

  • When our file is ready we will receive the notification on our Facebook account and in our email.
  • Once we receive the notification we will click on it and it will take us directly to the page where our file is located.
  • We will click download, we hope our download is complete.
  • Once we have downloaded we will unzip the ZIP file with Winrar and we will have access to the information.

If you have any questions, leave them in the comments, we will answer you as soon as possible, and it will also be of great help to more members of the community. Thank you! 😉

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