How to View Old Facebook Messages

How to View Old Facebook Messages: Listed below, you'll locate 3 various overviews on ways to see and also save your old Facebook messages. If you adhere to these overviews, you'll have the ability to see your very first Facebook message with a person (as long as Facebook hasn't already removed it), save every one of your messages for secure keeping or merely take a stroll down memory lane.

How to View Old Facebook Messages

Very Easy:

If you would certainly such as the quickest, simplest, method to see your first message, follow this overview. Nevertheless, you'll have to remember exactly what you claimed or one of the search phrases.

- Go to
- Look for the topic you were speaking about when you first started speaking making use of the search bar.
- Find the conversation and click right into it.
- That's it!


If you want a simple way to backup all your messages as well as a simple way to see your first message if you do not remember exactly how it went, follow this overview. Nevertheless, this approach notes all your messages in one large web page so you'll need to do some sifting to find it. Furthermore, Facebook makes you wait as much as a day to receive the download.

- Most likely to
- Toward the bottom, click "Download a copy of your Facebook data"
- Enter your password then await Facebook to email you a download link.

- Re-enter your password then wait for it to finish downloading.
- Open up the documents you downloaded (you will need to extract/unzip it) and also click right into your username. You'll see an html documents called "index.html" - click that.
- When it opens, click messages as well as there's whatever! Hopefully your computer is powerful sufficient to open ALL your Facebook messages at once!
- Ctrl (or Command) +F is your friend.


If you wish to backup as well as conserve your messages with a person in a tidy PDF kind, this is the overview for you. Be prepared to help it though, as it may take fairly some time if you desire to save a great deal of messages.

If you're like me and also you intend to conserve every single message with someone because you don't trust Facebook's servers or if you simply want a tidy way to see your messages with somebody to reminisce, you're in the ideal area! Regardless of the reason, here's my finest attempt to clarify the best ways to conserve them all! Make certain you have a great computer if you plan on doing this technique!

- To start, open up an internet browser like Google Chrome that has a print to PDF function.
- Most likely to (Notice that this is the mobile version of Facebook for phones.).
- Click the individual you wish to see the initial message with.
- Download a vehicle computer mouse clicker app such as "Free Mouse Auto Clicker" for Windows or "Auto Mouse Clicker" for Mac.
- Manuscript your computer to systematically click the "See older messages" button and repeat after a 2nd approximately. This is where you're mosting likely to require a great computer since lots of web browsers collision when the RAM is maxed out.
- After the computer system begins to reduce, which it will, stop the auto clicker, click print and also select conserve as PDF. My computer system can normally make it through a couple of months of messages before you have to make a PDF.
- Make certain to check images and uncheck headers if you're making use of Chrome.
- Right click the "See older messages" button again as well as click "open in new tab." Close the full and slow tab.
- Currently all you need to do is repeat the procedure!

I wish you luck, as this is the hardest method of conserving your messages, but the most gratifying. If you need assistance, I'm always here! Simply don't ask about the best ways to utilize the Macro app. You simply have to Google around or read the assistance record if you're stuck.