Facebook Messenger is an instant messenger application for mobile phones. Every month an increasing number of people are using Messenger. It must be a terrible thing if you lose your important messages on Messenger. For example, Jane once asked for help:
“Anyone knows how to recover my deleted Facebook messages on Messenger for Samsung? I desperately need to recover them. Help!”
Don’t worry if you lose your Messenger messages on Android. Here are some ways about how to get them back.
Option 1: Recover Deleted Facebook Messenger Messages on Android from PC
There is a unique feature of Facebook Messenger- “Off the Internet”, which means your deleted messages are still stored in your phone because of another copy of your messages in your phone memory. Before start, ensure that you don’t delete the cache folder in your Android phone.
1.Connect your Android phone to PC via USB cable, move to “Internal storage” or SD card, select “Android” folder.
2.Choose “Data” in “Android” folder, find and open “com.facebook.orca” folder.
3.Hit “fb-temp” folder under “Cache” folder, you will get your deleted Messenger messages.
Option 2: Retrieve Lost Facebook Messages on Messenger for Android with GT Messenger Recovery
1. Install GT Messenger Recovery for Android through Google Play. It will remind you to root first if you have not done so.
2. Start checking Messenger installation.
3. Choose “Scan Deleted Chats” and after scanning select messages you need to finish the recovery.
Option 3: Restore Android Facebook Messenger Messages from Archived Messages
The premise behind this way is that you need ensure you have archived Messenger messages on Facebook before.
1.Log in your Facebook account, press “Messages” to see a screen which shows the list of your contacts.
2.Find “search messages”, type the contacts’ names you want to unarchive and click the names.
3.Go to “Actions” and choose “Unarchive” to get the messages to your Facebook Messenger back.
If you don’t know how to archive the Messenger messages, you can follow this steps below.
1.Go to your Messenger, open your conversation list, choose the contacts you want to archive and give them a long press.
2.Select “Archive” when a new windows comes out.