How to Backup Facebook Data – Photos, Posts, Messages, Everything

Facebook is the world’s No.1 social networking website. Everyday millions of people all over the world share pictures, videos, status. Even people used to share their personal data on the Facebook. Facebook is providing a very special option to all the users to get backup of data, backup is a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device, backup helps in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased. There are many applications that are providing facility to download backup of user’s data. But now, you no need to mess up with those applications. In order to get your data back you have to follow the steps.

How to Backup Facebook Data?

  • Login  on Facebook Account with Username and password
  • Go to Account –> Account Settings


  • Then go to Download your informationDownload Information
  • Submit your request for download the backupDownload
  • When the backup will be ready. They will send you notification on your email accountRequest
  • After receiving the notification. You can Download the data backup
  • Download and Extract the .zip folder.

Facebook backup facility is very helpful in case when you lost your pictures, useful links from your PC, provided that should be already uploaded on Facebook. Did you like this tip? Do share it with your Facebook friends!

3 thoughts on “How to Backup Facebook Data – Photos, Posts, Messages, Everything

  • June 8, 2011 at 11:36 pm

    Does anyone know of a way to do this for a business page? Or at least a way to download a list of page fans?

    • June 9, 2011 at 8:55 pm

      When you download the backup, facebook page fan list will be automatically download. if not you can use third party applications for the same.

  • June 4, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    very Nice and Informative post!
    Thanks for sharing!!!


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