How to Download All Your Facebook Data

Did you know you can download Facebook data with your Facebook albums, photos, videos, wall posts and messages and save on your computer. All these years, Facebook has saved your Facebook activity and will allow you to save and download all your Facebook activity for free.

Download Facebook Archives

After logging in to Facebook, go to the top right corner Setting wheel icon > Go to Account Settings and click the link “Download a copy of your Facebook data”.

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After you click that link, you can start to download Facebook Archives.

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After you click that button, an alert informs your download will take time as Facebook compiles all your photos, wall post messages etc. for download.

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This will of course depend on how much information you have to download. Large profiles, huge Facebook albums and active long time accounts will take  a longer time to download Facebook data. Facebook will send you an email when your archive is ready for download.

download facebookWhat will this archive download contain? It will contain all your Facebook photos and videos your shared, your Facebook posts, messages and even chat conversations! It will also grab your Friends names and email addresses (if they have allowed it).  However, it will not download your friends photos and their personal information. It will also not download comments you made on your friends walls.

Download Facebook Expanded Archives – This option also allows you to download detailed account information like logins, cookies and more. Facebook advises you keep both these files safe as it contains all your private data and information about all your posts, comments and photos.

Go ahead and download all your Facebook information today and keep a backup of your Facebook timeline.