Facebook messenger has become one of the essential apps in every smartphone holder, whether he is using an Android phone or an iPhone. Before Facebook Messenger became popular there are many users used to chat with their Facebook friends and hence the history of messages is huge. Just in case if you want to recover those old and deleted Facebook messages on Android and iPhone this tutorial will help you for sure.
You can do plenty of things like sending and receiving money in Facebook messenger or even play instant games in it. Despite having great features, messages are the most important part of Facebook Messenger and to recover those messages which are deleted by mistake is a huge priority for everyone. So let’s see how we can recover deleted messages on Facebook messenger.
How to Recover Deleted Facebook Messages on Android and iPhone
How to Recover Deleted Facebook Messages on Android
Facebook follows the principle of ‘off the internet’ which means it saves all those messages which you have sent or received somewhere in your smartphone’s memory. This is how you can recover your Facebook messages which are deleted from your smartphone memory.
Step #1. Download ES File Explorer from Google Play Store on your Android phone.
Step #2. Install and open the ES File Explorer app on your Android phone and go to ‘Storage/SD card’ option.
Step #3. Tap on Android folder, which carries the entire data.
Step #4. Now, tap on data folder.
Step #5. Here you will find many folders which are related to all the apps you are using, find ‘com.facebook.orca’ folder which is for the Facebook Messenger messages and tap on it.
Step #6. Next, Tap on Cache folder.
Step #7. Finally, tap on ‘fb_temp’ folder.
Here you will find all your Facebook Messenger messages. You can do this process even by connecting your smartphone to your PC and using Windows explorer.
How to Recover Deleted Facebook Messages on iPhone
Step #1. Download dr.fone toolkit – iPhone Data Recovery software on your PC.
Step #2. Open the above-mentioned software which you have downloaded and tap on ‘Recover from an iOS device.’
Step #3. Check ‘Messages & Attachments’ box under the Deleted Data from the device, then tap on ‘Start Scan’.
Note: Don’t panic if your iPhone’s screen goes blank during the scan as it is normal.
Once the scan is over you will be able to select the Facebook messages you want to recover from the complete list of deleted messages from your screen.
Step #5. Tap on ‘Messenger’.
Step #6. Find the message or messages you wish to recover and select it by checking the box next to it.
Step #7. Tap on ‘Recover to Device’.
This is it, isn’t it as easy to recover deleted Facebook messages on Android and iPhone as it is to recover permanently deleted emails from Gmail? Try the steps given here and tell us how it worked in the comments below.