How Do I Recover Deleted Photos on Facebook?

This article discusses ways to recover deleted photos from Facebook. It shares optional methods of doing this as well as specific steps to take to download data which will assist in recovering deleted photos.

How Do I Recover Deleted Photos on Facebook?

Most of us love to share our photos on Facebook. However, it can be alarming if you realize that you no longer have a special photograph, and it may have been deleted. You might be wondering if it's possible to recover deleted photos on Facebook. There are many ways to work out this common issue. If you have any questions about how to recover your deleted photos, you can always reach out to Facebook.

Options to Try First

There are a few simple options to try first before you try to recover your deleted photos from Facebook. Perhaps you need to simply look on the source where your photos were first located. Try your system's recycle bin. There's a good chance that's where your photos are. Maybe they are in your phone's recently deleted folder. If not, there are still ways to recover these deleted photos. Did you back up the photos? If so, you still have access to them. If you have questions, contact Facebook.

Steps to Recover Deleted Photos on Facebook

If you've exhausted all other options and still cannot find your deleted photos, you can always download a copy of your archived data from Facebook. To do this, follow these simple steps:

1. Log into your Facebook account.

2. Go to General Account Settings.

3. From there, choose Settings.

4. Then you will choose Account Settings.

5. After that, choose General which will bring you to the General Account Settings page.

6. Find Download a copy of your Facebook data and click the Download link.

7. Choose Start My Archive. Make sure you have your account password handy because, at this point, you will be required to enter it.

8. This copy of your data will be sent to you via email where you will be able to download it and look for your deleted photos.

If you still have questions about how to recover your deleted photos on Facebook, reach out to Facebook.

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