Have you ever thought that you can back up Facebook data? In this tutorial we will show how you can Backup Facebook Account profile.
I was curious to know how would we be able to back all of the data we have stored in our Facebook profile like profile info, pictures, videos, comments, and feeds. It would be really interesting thing to do.
What you will download with your facebook data ?
As facebook mentioned : Download Your Info: This includes a lot of the same information available to you in your account and activity log, including your Timeline info, posts you have shared, messages, photos and more. Additionally, it includes information that is not available simply by logging into your account, like the ads you have clicked on, data like the IP addresses that are logged when you log into or out of Facebook, and more. To download your information, go to your Settings and click Download a copy of your Facebook data.
There can be a day, when your Facebook profile is locked down by Facebook and you no longer have access to your profile. What would you do?? Have you wondered or thought of this scenario before? You are here, just because you are curious and interested enough to take a complete backup of your Facebook profile. Interesting!!! You might also wondering How to backup facebook messages on android.
Two Methods to Backup Facebook Account
The standard way to take backup provided by Facebook account:
Your Facebook account already has an option to download a copy of your profile data to your hard disk.
Steps to archive your Facebook profile:
1. Login to your Facebook Account.
2. Go to Account Settings > Download a copy (Click on the link)
At the bottom of the Account settings page, you should see something like “Download a copy of your Facebook data”
3. Click on “Start Archive”
4. The popup would look like small button.
5. Click on “Start My Archive” to begin your Archive process. It may take some time to gather all your information and it will ask you to verify your identity as well.
6. You will get an email when your backup is ready to be downloaded.
7. Click Okay, You should see something this way:
B) Backup using Firefox Addon ArchiveFacebook:
I found an interesting addon for Firefox named ArchiveFacebook 🙂 I need not explain more on this now, as you know what I mean and what is the solution to this problem. Thanks to ArchiveFacebook developers to bring out with an interesting and helpful tool to backup the most needed social networking site on earth till now. This is only worked with Firefox since it is available for firefox by which you can Backup Facebook Account.
Read : Google Secrets
What the addon can backup for you??
1. Backup Facebook Photos
2. Backup Facebook Activity stream
3. Backup Facebook All your friends list
4. Backup Facebook Notes
5. Backup Facebook Info
6. Backup Facebook Events
7. Backup Facebook Messages
The ArchiveFacebook addon for Firefox only functions if you have a proper Facebook profile URL. The profile URL should look something like this: https//www.facebook.com/your.name
If you do not have a profile URL yet, you can set the profile URL here.
Can you Download only Facebook Messages ? how to backup facebook deleted messages
No, Facebook do not allow separate downloads like messages or photos. You must have to download everything including your photos, data and messages.
Warning: Uninstall Scrapbook Firefox addon if you have installed it, and want to use it with ArchiveFacebook. The Scrapbook extension causes instability with ArchiveFacebook.
Note: This addon doesn’t allow you to restore the data back to your Facebook account or a newly created account.