Quick Answer: How Long Does Facebook Keep Deleted Messages?

How can I recover permanently deleted Facebook Messages?

Recover deleted messages from Facebook settings Log in to your Facebook account on the desktop.

Go to Settings > General Account Settings.

Select “Your Facebook Information” option from the left panel.

Select “Download your information” option from the right panel..

Does permanently deleting Facebook delete messages?

If you choose to permanently delete your Facebook account: Specific information, such as messages you’ve sent to friends, won’t be fully deleted and will remain visible to them. You won’t be able to use Messenger.

How do I recover permanently deleted Messenger messages?

STEP 1- Launch the Facebook Messenger App on your device. Make sure you’re logged in! STEP 2- Go to the search bar and look for the conversation you think you deleted. STEP 3- When you see the desired chat, send another message to the recipient, which will unarchive the entire conversation.

Are deleted messages included in Facebook download?

Messages you’ve sent and received on Facebook. Note, if you’ve deleted a message it won’t be included in your download as it has been deleted from your account.

Can Police Recover Deleted Facebook Messages?

In short, yes. If a police authority has a case where they need access to a “deleted” Facebook account, then they would get a judge to sign a warrant and present that to Facebook. Facebook would then search their servers and provide the messages.