3 Ways to Recover Deleted Messages on Facebook Messenger from Android

Facebook makes conversations come to life on Messenger. There is no doubt that Facebook Messenger is one of the most widely used messaging apps, which makes you reach people around the world instantly with texts, voice & video calls, photos, voice messages, stickers, etc. It is also regarded as the best way to communicate with  businesses partners in the world. So an increasing number of smart phone users would like to use it and save some important messages in it. 

However, there are many uncertain reasons may cause data loss on your Facebook Messenger, such as accidental deletion, factory reset, OS upgrade, virus attack, etc. Do not worry when you encounter these situations. Follow this tutorial to recover deleted Facebook Messenger messages on Android. 


Solution 1: Find Deleted Facebook Messenger Messages on Android with Recovery Tool

In all the data loss circumstances, the most desperate one is that you lose Facebook messages with no backup. At this time, you’d better rely on a professional recovery tool, for example, Yolisoft Android Data Recovery software. It is widely used to recover deleted Facebook Messenger messages, photos, videos, contacts on Android. Hot brands like Samsung, OnePlus, HTC, LG, HUAWEI, Sony, Motorola, ZTE, are all supported.

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Steps to Undelete Facebook Messages on Android without Backup:

  1. Obtain a copy of this program on your PC or Mac from the above links.

  2. Run it and connect your Android to computer. Then follow the on-screen instructions to make your device to be identified.

  3. Select Facebook file types like messaging, videos, photos, audios to proceed to scanning.

  4. Preview & restore Facebook data selectively.


Solution 2: Get Back Deleted Facebook Messages on Android from PC

There is an off the internet principle which Facebook Messenger follows, so there is a copy file of the same messages in your Android phone memory. That means you can still recover your deleted Facebook chat history from this copy. 

  1. Plug your Android to computer and find out your device. Then go to “SD card” or “Internal Storage”.

  2. Move to “Android” folder, select “data” and you will see “com.facebook.orca”.

  3. Select “cache” in the “com.facebook.orca” folder. Then go to “fb_temp”. You can find your lost messages here.


Solution 3: Retrieve Old Facebook Messages from Android by Downloading A Copy

If you have backed up Facebook messages before deletion, then Facebook allows you to download a copy of the conversations, emails, followers, friends, pictures and more. So if you need to check your Messenger history, you can try this method which only allows you to view, instead of directly recovering. 

  1. Log in your Facebook account on computer.

  2. Go to “Settings” on home page. Then enter “General” and Choose “Download a copy of your Facebook data” at the bottom.

  3. Click “Start My Archive” and wait for an email.

  4. View the downloaded page via email. Download and save Facebook data to computer.


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