How to View Old Facebook Messages

How To View Old Facebook Messages: Below, you'll discover 3 different overviews on how you can see and also save your old Facebook messages. If you comply with these guides, you'll be able to see your first Facebook message with somebody (as long as Facebook hasn't deleted it), conserve every one of your messages for secure maintaining or merely take a stroll down memory lane.

How To View Old Facebook Messages

Really Easy:

If you 'd such as the quickest, most convenient, means to see your very first message, follow this guide. Nevertheless, you'll need to remember exactly what you stated or among the keywords.

- Most likely to
- Look for the subject you were talking about when you initially began talking utilizing the search bar.
- Find the conversation and click into it.
- That's it!


If you want a very easy way to backup all your messages and also a simple method to see your initial message if you do not remember how it went, follow this guide. However, this method notes all your messages in one huge page so you'll have to do some filtering to discover it. In addition, Facebook makes you wait approximately a day to obtain the download.

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

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


If you intend to backup and conserve your messages with somebody in a tidy PDF kind, this is the overview for you. Be prepared to benefit it however, as it may take rather some time if you wish to conserve a lot of messages.

If you resemble me as well as you want to conserve each and every single message with a person because you don't trust Facebook's servers or if you simply want a clean method to view your messages with someone to reminisce, you're in the right area! Regardless of the reason, below's my best attempt to discuss the best ways to conserve them all! Make certain you have a great computer system if you intend on doing this technique!

- To start, open a browser like Google Chrome that has a print to PDF function.
- Go to (Notification that this is the mobile version of Facebook for phones.).
- Click the individual you want to see the very first message with.
- Download an auto 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" switch and also repeat after a second or so. This is where you're going to need a great computer system due to the fact that lots of browsers crash once the RAM is maxed out.
- After the computer starts to slow down, which it will, stop the auto clicker, click print and select conserve as PDF. My computer can typically make it with a few months of messages prior to you have to make a PDF.
- Make certain to inspect pictures and also uncheck headers if you're making use of Chrome.
- Right click the "See older messages" switch again and also click "open in brand-new tab." Close the full and slow tab.
- Now all you have to do is duplicate the process!

I wish you luck, as this is the hardest approach of saving your messages, however the most satisfying. If you need help, I'm always right here! Just don't ask about how you can use the Macro app. You just have to Google around or read the assistance record if you're stuck.