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How To Save Multiple Photos From Facebook Messenger

Key Points:

» To save all the photos from Facebook Messenger, you have to download the photos separately or download the whole chat on your mobile.
» The best way to save all files from Messenger including photos, videos, and texts is to download the whole Facebook data as a backup if you don’t want to miss anything.
» If you want to save all the incoming media to be saved on your mobile just turn on the ‘Save Photos’ feature on your mobile.

download Photos & Media on messenger

How To Save Multiple Photos From Facebook Messenger:

You can try the following methods below to save multiple photos from Facebook Messenger:

1. From Shared Photos

These are the photos that are sent or received (the shared photos) in a particular chat and these photos will be visible to you if you open the chat and can be saved on your choice.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

To save the sent or received photos from a Messenger chat,

Step 1: Open Messenger and tap on the name of that particular chat.

Step 2: You will see all the photos that are sent to the person as well as the received ones. Now just tap & hold and it will pop up with the option ‘Save’. Just tap on ‘Save’ to take it to your gallery.

Step 3: If you have multiple photos there in the chat repeat the same to save all these photos.

Shared photos download conversation

That’s all you’ve to do in order to save the photos in your gallery.

2. Using Downloader Extension

You can use the photo downloader extension of the Firefox browser.

This extension only works on the Mozilla Firefox browser. It adds a download button to download all the images and videos on Messenger.

🔗 Link: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/messenger-photos-downloader/

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: You need to download the extension on the Mozilla Firefox browser.


Step 2: Next, you need to open the Messenger chat and go to the user’s profile page.

Click on Add

Step 3: There you’ll find the SHARED PHOTOS option.

Click on extention

You need to click on it and all the pictures and videos in the conversation will be downloaded.

3. Facebook Messenger iPhone

If your iPhone has enough storage you can make it, this will make big use of your iPhone storage/iCloud storage.

If you’re on your iPhone and want to save the Messenger photos to be automatically saved on your iPhone gallery then you have to make a change in the settings.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: First of all, open your Facebook Messenger app on your iPhone.

Step 2: After that, you will have to click on the Settings gear icon (you have to make changes there).

Click on settings

Step 3: Now scroll down and tap on the option ‘Save photos to camera roll’.

Click on photos

Step 4: Here you have to flip the switch option to the right to make the ON position.

Click on enable switch

Step 5: Now this will save your recent images from Facebook messages automatically in your iPhone gallery.

That’s all you’ve to do to save the photos on your iPhone.

4. Downloading Chat History

If you want to bulk download all images from your Messages or chat or other stuff then downloading the whole data from Facebook is always would be a great decision.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open your Facebook app and then go to the menu option which is available at the top right corner.

Step 2: Now, scroll to the bottom and find the settings and privacy options. Just tap on that specific option to proceed with the further step. Go to: Settings >> Your Facebook Information >> Download your information.

Step 3: Click on settings and scroll down to find the Facebook information.

Download Facebook Info

Step 4: After that make sure to tap on download your information. You can choose the data that you want to download.

Step 5: Now click on ‘Select all’ and give a tick on the messages section. Just head on creating the file. When you are ready with the specific file then go for the download option.

That’s all you get the full data from your Facebook account, this may take time to get the download option, although you will get notified in your email.

How to Automatically Save Photos from Messenger:

If you want to auto-save your pictures from Messenger to your phone’s gallery, you need to turn on the Save on Capture button from the Messenger settings. This switch allows users to automatically save all the pictures that they capture on Messenger.

Once you turn on this switch on Messenger you don’t need to manually save the pictures anymore which makes your job much easier.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open the Messenger app.

Step 2: Click on the three lines icon at the top left corner.

Click on three dot icon

Step 3: Next, you need to click on your name.

Step 4: Then you need to click on the settings icon.

Click on setting icon

Step 5: Next, you need to click on the Photos & media option.

Click on Photos& media

Step 6: Then, you need to enable the switch next to Save on Capture.

Click on Enable switch

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Why and How to Fix Couldn’t Save Images Issue on Messenger?

If you’re unable to save images on Messenger, you should try to clear the data of the Messenger application as it might be a memory issue. To clear app data, you need to head to the Settings of your device.

To save pictures that you receive on Messenger from other users, you’ll need to click on the image and then click on the three dots icon. You’ll need to click on Save to save it manually in your gallery.

2. How to Download All Photos from a Facebook Group?

Although you can’t directly download all photos from Facebook groups, you can certainly follow a few indirect techniques to download all the photos from any Facebook group. You can go to the Photos section of the group and then screenshot all the pictures one by one.

You’ll be able to download certain chrome extensions to do it too. You can add the chrome extension called DownAlbum on Chrome. It allows you to download bulk photos from all social media platforms. You can use it for free and unlimited times.

3. How to Download All Photos from Facebook Page?

To download all photos from the Facebook page, you’ll need to open your Facebook account using a browser. You can download photos for a Facebook page of which you’re an administrator.

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