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[Solved] Recover Deleted Facebook Messenger Messages from Android

-- Thursday, July 06, 2017
Facebook Messenger can be the most widely-used app that Android users use to keep in touch with their close friends, even colleagues, boss, etc. As a Facebook Messenger user, you save conversations which are related with appointment details, job details, and more.

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  • But what if you lose these files? Luckily, if you have backed up and archived conversations in your phone, you can recover deleted Facebook Messenger messages from Android easily. What you need is ES File Explorer app and backup file of conversations in your Android phone. Then you can start recovering messages by following steps below.

    Part 1: Directly Recover Deleted Facebook Messenges from Android

    Step 1 Run ES File Explorer
    Open ES File Explorer app on your Android phone like Samsung Galaxy S6. Go to Storage/SD card > Android > data.

    ES File Explorer Android

    Step 2 Recover Facebook Messenger Messages from Android
    Scroll down the page of data and find the folder "com.facebook.orca". Hit this folder. In the next page, choose "cache" > "fb_temp". All Facebook Messenger backups are stored in this folder. You can recover conversation with whichever one of them.

    ES File Explorer Messenger Facebook Backup

    Part 2: Recover Lost Facebook Messenger Messages from PC

    Step 1 Connect Android to PC
    Plug your Android phone into your computer and find out your device. Then go to "SD card"/"Internal Storage" > "Android" > "data" > "com.facebook.orca".

    Go to SD Card of Android on PC

    Step 2 Recover Deleted Facebook Messenger Messages from Computer
    In the folder of "com.facebook.orca", choose "cache". Then open "fb_temp". You can recover your Facebook Messenger messages with backups in this folder.

    Find Facebook Backup on PC

    To restore deleted chat logs, you are required to have a backup of your conversations. So regularly backup your Facebook Messenger messages!

    Ivy Bruce

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