How to Find Deleted Messages on Facebook Messenger?

 Facebook messenger is one of the world’s leading messaging apps with over a billion users. It is a safe and secure way to share messages with other people. You can learn about recovering deleted messages on messenger in this article. Sometimes you might have deleted a message by mistake or your app or phone might have reset. So important messages can be lost. Luckily, we have compiled a few ways to solve the problem. Scroll down to learn more.

How to Restore Deleted Messages on Messenger?

If you have your messages archived on Messenger, then you can easily retrieve deleted messages. Here the steps that you need to follow.

  • Open Facebook Messenger.

  • Click on the search bat to search for the conversation that you wish to recover.

  • When you find it, select the conversation and tap on the Unarchive Message option.

Please note that this method will work only if you archived that particular conversation. If you haven’t then scroll down for alternate methods.

How to recover deleted messages from Facebook Messenger?

If you wish to recover accidentally deleted messages, you can follow the below-given steps to do so,

  • Log in to your Facebook account. 

  • Go to Settings and then General Account Settings.

  • Select the ‘Your Facebook Information’ option from the left panel.

  • Select the ‘Download your information’ option from the right panel.

  • Now select the ‘Messages’ option and tap on the ‘Create file’ button.

  • Wait until the process is complete. 

  • Click on the notification to download the file once it is ready.

  • Enter your password to initiate the download.

Once the download is complete, you can access it to recover deleted texts.

Recovering deleted texts through PC

You can recover deleted messages on messenger by connecting your Android device to your PC. Here are all the steps involved,

  • Connect your Android device to a PC by a USB cable.

  • Go to the ‘SD Card’ or ‘Internal Storage’ folder.

  • Select Android and then Data.

  • Scroll through to find the ‘com.facebook.orca’ folder.

  • Open it and go to Cache and then fb_temp.

  • You look for the messages that you wish to recover.

Once you find the messages, you can go about the process to recover them.

Using Third-Party Applications

If none of the above-mentioned methods works, then you can try using a third-party application. You can find several apps that promise to recover deleted photos and other data. But none of them is official applications. Added to this, they require root access to your phone and this might at times harm your phone. Your phone or antivirus may detect the app as a virus and disable it, or even worse the application can damage your system files and corrupt your device. So always use such apps with caution and at your discretion. To find out about safe and authentic apps you can follow community threads like Reddit and Quora to get a solution.

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