These days people are switching to IM software like Hike, Whatsapp, WeChat and Viber like apps from Facebook. Most of the people are active on both Facebook and instant messaging app platform. While for many they opt either to deactivate or delete their Facebook account.
Deleting Facebook account means you are losing all your photos, videos, activities, check-ins, chat, Address, Emails, Followers, Groups, Facebook social login on other websites, post by you and other people.
How to Download a copy of your Facebook Data.
- Login to your facebook account.
- Click on the V-shaped icon at the top right of any facebook page.
- Select settings.
- General Account setting pagewill be opened.
- Under it Click on Download a copy of your Facebook data.
- Now Download Your Facebook Page Data is opened.
- By Clicking on Download Archive.
- You’ll be asked to re-enter your facebook password for protecting your facebook information by confirming that this is your account.
Download Archive : It is a copy of all your personal information shared on facebook. By Clicking on Download Archive. You get a copy of what you’ve shared on Facebook.
What are the contents of facebook download data ?
When you click on Download Archive. You can all your facebook data download in Zip format file. When you open the downloaded facebook file. You see a index.htm which arranges all your facebook info in well-mannered for offline use. The download copy of facebook data history contains :
- Your facebook timeline information like Post by you and Post by your friends on your Wall.
- Comments made on your timeline by you or by others.
- Your all Profile pictures.
- About me :Contact Info.
- Sent and Received messages to your inbox.
- Photos and videos that you have shared. Synced photos is there too.
- Your friend list.
- Notes you have created
- Events to which you have invited and created.
- Apart from that you get info about Pokes, Settings, Security, Ads, Mobile Devices, Places, Survey, Responses.
FAQs related to downloading Facebook data
Do I have the option to select which facebook data to download?
Right now, there is no choice to which facebook data you can export/download. You will a get a copy of all your facebook content you created.
Can Somebody else can also download facebook user data?
It is possible for someone to request your facebook data. But it is entirely upto facebook to grant/give somebody’s else facebook data. Usually this requests are by Governments and Police to lookup/identify suspicious people on facebook.
How to request somebody else user-generated data from facebook data centres ?
To request other person facebook data you have to fill a form from facebook.com/help/contact/166828260073047 and follow all the guidelines as per facebook data policy . But its entirely upto Facebook whether or not to grant your request to access somebody personal facebook data.
What if facebook download data is not working anymore?
Downloading of facebook data works everytime. It just takes sometime to gather all of your facebook photos,videos,posts and messages in one facebook zipped file. In addition to this facebook does not add back the exif data to your photos which it had stripped at the time of uploading images.