How To Download All Your Facebook Data Instantly

Posted In Web - By Yogesh Mankani On Monday, February 7th, 2011 With 21 Comments

If you are spending time on Internet, there are chances that you use Facebook too. Everyone is using Facebook these days to be in contact with their colleagues, family and friends. Even, I love using Facebook and updates status, upload pics or videos regularly with my friends and family.

It’s really easy way to show your favorite holidays or party pics those who are far away from you. Just upload your pics and tag your favorite contacts. But, every good thing has a flip side too. This is the same case with the Facebook too. Many of my friend’s Facebook account has been terminated due to violation of terms and conditions. And most of them don’t know about which terms they have violated. One of my close friend lost all here Facebook data including photos and videos after her Facebook account is terminated.

However, Facebook recently introduced a new feature that allow you to download all your Facebook data including photos, videos, status updates, contacts etc. This new feature is called Data Downloader and will download all your information related to Facebook account to your computer in a big ZIP file.

So, I think you will surely want to know how to download your Facebook data and been worry free if your account get terminated, hacked or something else.

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Tutorial to download Facebook History

Here we gonna show you a complete tutorial on how to download your entire Facebook History with the help of Facebook Data Downloader.

You will find the option to download your Facebook data in your “Account Settings” page. Login in to your Facebook account, click on “Account” link on right hand top side corner of the page. A drop down list will appear and click on “Account Settings” option.

Login Facebook Account > Account > Account Settings

After click on “Account Settings” option, you will find “Download Your Information” option.

After clicking “learn more” option, you will receive an warning stating to keep your data and information secure after downloading it. Let’s see how you will receive the warning message.

After you click “Download” button, you will headed to the next screen notifying that your data be collected and you have to be patient while Facebook’s servers complete the request. The time will depend on your Facebook use but it will take maximum one hour.

Once you clicked on “Download”link, just sit back and wait for your email with a download link for the .ZIP file.

After some time, you will receive a mail from Facebook linking to .ZIP file containing your all Facebook history.

After clicking the link it will prompt you to verify your password before downloading the file.

Enter your password and it head towards to the next page. It contains a download button with the information about the size of the file. Click the “Download” button and wait for the download to get completed. You will have to extract it once the .ZIP file download complete. You will see it is separated into photos, videos, html and also index.html/ readme file. Just keep it safe in your computer as it contains your secure Facebook data.

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  2. haytham says:

    wow very useful tip thank you

  3. Shelly Weiss says:

    Great Article! Downloading my facebook now! Thank You

  4. Sharat says:

    Great Article. Downloaded my Facebook Data by the help pf this article.

  5. Nipon says:

    This is really great to save a copy of our data

  6. Gazz says:

    Thanks for the tip, will try it thanks.

  7. hamaster30 says:

    real cool tips i applied it from awhile and it really worked thanks dude verymuch

  8. This is a wonderful guide on fb download! Didn’t know about it until now. Thanks for that. :)

  9. Roku Reviews says:

    I think this option is blocked after the launch of google+. Isn’t it?

  10. I did not know that option was available. That is a very cool idea. Many people have a lot to loose on their facebook pages.

  11. subzero says:

    very useful notes really helped me with my facebook data. many thanks

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