Time and again users contact me and ask many questions such as- How to recover deleted Facebook messages? How to make my Facebook profile picture private? When I realized that many Facebook users have the same concern, I thought it would be a great idea to write on this topic. So, here we go.
Mistakes do happen in life. Sometimes, we get the second chance to fix the mistake and try again but it does not always happen. Similarly, Facebook users also make mistakes. The common mistake what a million of users do on Facebook is they accidentally delete the messages. I understand how it feels when someone deletes any important message. But, the million dollar question is- Can you really recover the deleted messages on Facebook? If yes, how? If no then when to do next?
To help you understand all answers to these questions, I am ready with this Facebook helping post. So, without any further ado, let’s get straight to the point.
Can I recover my deleted Facebook message?
The answer to this question is both Yes and No. Let me explain why this is so. Facebook users who use the archive feature they definitely can recover the lost or deleted Facebook messages. On the other hand, if you have not enabled the archive feature on Facebook messages then you can’t recover the deleted messages. But, still worry not as there is one best alternative solution to it.
Note that, whenever you delete any message- knowingly or unknowingly, the message is always deleted only on the one side. For example, if you have deleted any message by mistake then it is only you who can’t see the message but the other person to and from you sent and received message still can be able to see the message. So, in such a case, the best thing to do is to get in touch with another person who sent or received your message. Exactly, what you can do is either request to send the snap shot of the message or resend the message.
Also read: How to change Facebook password?
How to recover deleted Facebook messages from the archive?
By just unarchiving your Facebook messages, you can restore all your Facebook messages. Whether you are a proud user of iPhone or Android, you can unarchive all of your messages with ease of mind. These are the steps to follow on your phone to unarchive your accounts:
. Login to your Facebook account on your phone.
. Then select settings from the drop down menu.
. Further, you need to select « Facebook information ».
. Now the next step is to choose « Messages ».
. From the drop down menu, select « Your Facebook Information ».
. Now select the « Create File » tab and then wait for 2-3 minutes until the back of your data is restored.
. In order to download your Facebook messages, you will require to login to your Facebook account for one more time.
Alert: If the above mentioned steps don’t help you to recover your lost messages, you can do one more thing. Just check out your email that you have linked with your Facebook account. You can find the copy of the message if you have enabled the notification feature.
How to make my Facebook Profile picture private?
Certainly, there are so many benefits of Facebook if you use it carefully. And there are many valid reasons to be careful while using Facebook. Among so many reasons one is to take care of your Facebook Profile Picture. What you might not know is the fact that the cases of misusing Facebook Profile Picture is on rise. Time and again complaints of the creation of Fake accounts with fake profile pictures on Facebook come into light. Many users get into trouble due to such kind of fraud and you might be the next one, if you don’t adopt carelessness. These are the steps to follow to make your Facebook Profile picture Private:
. Login to Facebook Account.
. Click on your profile picture.
. Then, select edit.
. Now click on the privacy button.
. Scroll down and select « More Options » available under option « Who should see this ».
. Now either you can select « Only Friends » or « Only Me » option to make your profile pic private.
. Similarly, you can select your photo album and cover photo to make them private