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Facebook Messenger Recovery Tool

Your Quick Answer:

To recover deleted files from your Messenger there are tools like ES File Explorer that can be used to recover files from the cache.

Although, by downloading the full archive data of Facebook those can be recovered and viewed.

You can also try the Facebook Messenger Recovery Tool, where you have to enter a Messenger ID and recover all deleted messages from there.

Facebook Messenger Recovery Tool:

There are some tools for Android that you can use to recover deleted Messenger chats or photos.

1. ES File Explorer (Android)

You may have accidentally deleted a folder full of photos when you tried to clear up extra storage, or you may have accidentally deleted all your messages from Messenger in one unlucky click.

ES File Explorer has features similar to a common file manager and can be used as a cloud storage service like Google Drive, One Drive, or Dropbox. Through Bluetooth, LAN, and FTP, you can also share files to other phones, PCs, and Mac using this software.

Apart from this, Facebook Messenger has a unique feature called, “Off the Internet”, which means another set of copies of the same message is stored in your phone’s memory. Thus, using this tool, you can recover messages on Messenger.

🔴 Steps to Follow:

Now, let us move forward to the steps to use this tool:

Step 1: First of all, download this tool on your Android device. Once you complete downloading, it will let you visit your SD card.

visit your SD card

Step 2: Next, open the local folder and click on > “data” folder.


Step 3: On the screen, you will see all the folders of the application on your device, and in between somewhere will be a folder of Facebook messenger, described as: “com.facebook.orca”. Click and open it.

Click and open it

Step 4: Now, select > Cache, and a file named: “fb_temp” will appear on the screen. This file has all the backups of your Facebook Messenger data.

 Cache and a file named

Now connect your device to the computer via USB, and follow the same procedure. By accessing the phone memory from your computer you will find the same files.


Recovering deleted files is a stressful complicated task, but Phonerescue with its plain and easy-to-use features. It has a very clear interface and step-by-step wizard, that even a non-techy person can work on it and can recover lost messages, photos, contacts, and more data in minutes.

PhoneRescue is capable of digging and extracting your lost data without rooting and bringing the hidden or forgotten files back on the screen.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Download the application of “Phonerescue” on your computer.

Step 2: Next, after installing, connect your phone to the computer using a USB cable and make sure you have enabled the “USB debugging” option on your phone.

USB debugging

Step 3: After the successful detection of your phone, the software will ask you to select the file you want to recover. Select and hit > Next.

Select and hit

Step 4: Now, on the computer, click on the > ‘Quick Scan’ button and then data on the Android device will be scanned automatically,

Quick Scan

Step 5: It will take a few minutes. After the completion of scanning, all the data will appear on the computer screen.

 It will take a few minutes

Step 5: Next, select the file you want to recover and click on the “Download To computer” icon on the right bottom side.

Download To computer

Step 6: In a while, on the screen, you will see the “Recovery Completed” interface. To view the extracted data, click on “View Files”.

3. Aiseesoft Facebook Recovery

Aiseesoft Facebook Recovery is a recovery tool that you can use for restoring Facebook messages.

However, it does much more than just restore messages from your Facebook account. You can use it for restoring your lost photos, contacts, videos, etc. Moreover, it works on Androids and tablets.

⭐️ Features:

◘ The tool can let you recover all accidentally deleted text messages along with their sending date, receiving date, and all the attachments.

◘ You can also use it for recovering media files such as photos, videos, audio, etc.

◘ It lets you recover PPTs, PDFs, and HTML files too.

◘ You can also use it for detecting system crashes, virus attacks, etc.

◘ It lets you handle all kinds of accidental deletion cases.

🔗 Link: https://www.aiseesoft.com/android-data-recovery/

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open the tool on your PC from the link.

Open the tool on your PC

Step 2: Then you need to click on Connect your Android to your PC using USB.

Step 3: Next, you need to install a device driver on your PC. Enable USB debugging on your Android device.

Step 4: Click on OK on the Free Android Data Recovery tool page.

 Free Android Data Recovery tool page

Step 5: Then click on OK on your Android device.

Then click on OK on your Android

Step 6: Select the files you want to recover.

Step 7: Click on Next to start scanning.

Step 8: It will display the found items.

Step 9: Preview the items it has found and then select the ones you want to recover.

Step 10: Click on Recover.

Apps For Facebook Messenger Recovery:

You can try the following apps:

1. WA Deleted Messages Recovery

If you have lost the messages or chats of your Facebook friends, you can recover them using some third-party apps.

The best app recommended for Android is WA Deleted Messages Recovery. It’s available on the Google Play Store from where you can get it for free.

⭐️ Features:

◘ It lets you get back all deleted Facebook messages.

◘ It helps you check the messages unsend by the sender too.

◘ You can recover deleted Messenger media such as pictures and videos too.

◘ It notifies you when a message is deleted by a sender.

◘ The interface of the app is very simple.

🔗 Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mensajes.borrados.deleted.messages

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Download the app from the link.

Download the app from

Step 2: Then you need to open it.

Step 3: Next, you need to click on OR TRY LIMITED VERSION.  


Step 4: Next, click on Yes. Then provide permission to the app.

Next, click on Yes

Step 5: Then you need to click on +.

 you need to click on +

Step 6: You need to click on Add next to Facebook.

You need to click on Add

Step 7: Facebook will be added to the List Of Apps.

Facebook will be added

Step 8: You can click on the Facebook app icon from there and it will show the deleted messages and new notifications.

2. ChatsBack See Deleted Messages

Another app that you can use for deleted chats or messages recovery on Facebook is ChatsBack See Deleted Messages.

It lets you restore your Messenger chats using different methods. The app is only compatible with Android devices though.

⭐️ Features:

◘ The app lets you recover lost chats.

◘ You can retrieve lost images exchanged during the conversation.

◘ It also lets you restore pdf files if you delete any accidentally.

◘ You can retrieve lost videos and documents too.

◘ If any media gets damaged or broken, you can fix it using this app.

◘ It lets you export the restored chats.

🔗 Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imyfone.chatback

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Download the app from the link.

ChatsBack See Deleted Messages

Step 2: Open it. Swipe right and agree to the terms and conditions.

Step 3: Click on Enter.

Click on Enter

Step 4: Then Android Device Storage.

 Android Device Storage

Step 5: Provide access to the app.

Step 6: Then you need to Sign In.

you need to Sign In

Step 7: On the next page, you’ll get the Sign Up button.

 you'll get the Sign Up button

Step 8: Click on it, and sign up for your ChatsBack account by entering your details.

Click on it, and sign up for your ChatsBack

Step 9: Then you will find the deleted chats under the Chats section.

3. All Deleted Messages Recovered

The app called All Deleted Messages Recovered can also help you recover deleted messages from your Messenger account.

It needs you to connect your Messenger account that’s linked to your Facebook. Along with the chats, it also recovers the images and videos of the conversations.

⭐️ Features:

◘ It’s very lightweight.

◘ You can use it on Android devices for free.

◘ It lets you get to see the unsent messages that a sender has deleted after sending them to you.

◘ You can also recover voice notes using this app.

◘ The interface is simple too.

🔗 Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.peek.all.deleted.messages.recover

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Download the app from the link.

All Deleted Messages Recovered

Step 2: Open the app.

Step 3: You need to skip through the introduction by clicking on Next.

 by clicking on Next
You need to skip through

Step 4: Then you need to click on Deleted Messages.

click on Deleted Messages

Step 5: Click on OK.

Click on OK

Step 6: Then you need to click on Allow.

you need to click on Allow

Step 7: Click on Messenger.

 Click on Messenger

Step 8: It will show the deleted messages as well as the unsent messages on the Messenger Messages page.

4. View Deleted Message Messenger

The app called View Delete Message Messenger lets you view messages that you’ve lost from Messenger, by recovering them. It is available on the Google Play Store from where you can download it for free.

⭐️ Features:

◘ It lets you recover deleted text messages.

◘ You can retrieve deleted audio and video messages.

◘ You can use it for restoring document files that you’ve lost.

◘ It can help you see unsent messages

◘ It lets you download Messanger stories too.

◘ It’s a free app.

🔗 Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.messenger.deletedmessages

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Download the app from the link.

View Deleted Message Messenger

Step 2: Next, you need to open it.

Step 3: Click on Next.

Click on Next

Step 3: Click on Got it.

Click on Got it

Step 4: Then you need to click on BROWSE. 

need to click on BROWSE

Step 5: Enter your Facebook login credentials and then click on Log in.

 and then click on Log in

Step 6: Next, it will show the recovered messages in the MESSAGES section.

🔯 Downloading An Archive Of Messages: Facebook

Archive messages are those which you hide from the usual inbox chat list. It gets saved under your settings menu. The archive is the best and safest method to hide the message and the most wonderful thing about it, you can unarchive and download it anytime you want to.

🔴 Steps to Follow:

Following are the steps to download the archive messages:

Step 1: First of all, log in to your Facebook account on the desktop.

Step 2: Go to “Settings & Privacy” on your account page and click on “Settings”.

Settings & Privacy facebook

Step 3: Under the menu, select “Your Facebook Information”.

Your Facebook Information

Step 4: Next, alongside the “Download your information” option is the “View” button, click on it.

Download your information

Step 5: On the list, you will find all the media options, along with the “messages”, click on it. After that, scroll down till last and hit the “Request to Download” button under “Start your Download”.

Request to Download

And done. In a while, you will get all the information regarding your messages.

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