How to Download and Backup Facebook Profile

A post on how to download and backup Facebook profile data. With the possibility of deleting your Facebook account or it being hacked by someone, there is need to download and backup your Facebook profile data. Wondering why anyone would want to hack your Facebook account? Well, if you've got a Facebook page or group with thousands of fans, that's a good reason for someone to do so or they'll hack your account just because they can. Looking at the number of friends most people have, and the number of images, videos of memorable moments they've uploaded for many years, you'll agree that losing a Facebook account can be a big deal. This is just one of the reasons why it's necessary to make a copy of your Facebook profile by downloading and creating a backup. Included in this Facebook backup are some important data of your profile such as the Posts made by you and others on your wall, photos and videos you've shared, messages and chat conversations, Info from the About section of your profile and also the activity log. To download and backup your Facebook profile data either directly on Facebook or Firefox, follow any of the guidelines below.

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How to Download and Backup Facebook Profile

Download and Backup Facebook Profile On Facebook

  • Goto Facebook
  • Log into your Facebook account. 
  • On the top right corner, click on the arrow, select Settings.

  • Click on Download a copy of your Facebook Data.
  • On the new page, select Start My Archive.
  • When your personal archive has been generated, You'll get a notification email. 
  • Finally, still in your Facebook settings, click on Download Archive after the archive has  been successfully generated.

Download and Backup Facebook Profile Using ArchiveFacebook

Another way of downloading and backing up your Facebook profile is using a Firefox extension that is, ArchiveFacebook.   ArchiveFacebook is a free tool that allows you to save content from your Facebook account directly to your hard drive. Archive your photos, messages, activity stream, friends list, notes, events and groups. Download Firefox Extension Archive Facebook.

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With these two methods above, you can easily download and backup your Facebook profile data.


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