As one of the largest social networks on the planet, Instagram has various features (and even photo filters) that you may not have known about, either by mistake or for some other reason, you have deleted an important message and wanted it back. Today we will teach you how to recover a deleted or deleted Instagram message.
Step by step to recover deleted messages from Instagram
- The first thing you should do is, of course, enter your Instagram account.
- Enter your profile, there you need to locate the 3 horizontal stripes symbol.
- Once the menu of the 3 horizontal stripes symbol is displayed, we look for the symbol with the cogwheel that says » Settings «.
- So let's find the option " Safety «.
- Within the "Security" section, we will search for " Data and history «.
- We are looking for " Download data «.
- Subsequently, Instagram will ask you to add the email address to which you want the backup copy to be sent that we are going to download.
- Then we enter our password for the Instagram account.
Waiting time: 48 hours
After following these steps, we have to wait about 48 hours at the end of this time a ZIP file with all your conversations, your profile information, photos, files, among other data, will come to the email we provided earlier.
Hello, with these simple steps to follow you already know how to recover those conversations or messages that are important to you and that, for one reason or another, we had deleted and almost given up for lost.
Some security measures
As you can see, recovering this data from our private Instagram conversations isn't that complicated. Of course, this makes you vulnerable when it comes to protecting our confidential information we have in such conversations.
avoid an invasion of privacy, we recommend some security measures that will surely make this process a little safer.
Use your email
When Instagram asks you for an email address, to which to send the ZIP file that contains all the information of our conversations, conversations that may contain information of a private and personal nature.
You should provide your email address, whether you've forgotten your Gmail password, don't have it handy, or any other type of event that you should resolve and avoid using third-party email addresses.
Use a trusted computer or equipment
When you proceed with the download of the ZIP file that will arrive in the email you provided, try to make sure that the computer or mobile device you will use to download the file from your email is 100% reliable and in common use.
Clear the evidence
If you have already downloaded the ZIP file from your email to a computer or mobile device, to protect your social network it is better to delete the message from your email, then delete it from the mailbox as well.
If you have already downloaded the file, the message arrived in your email will no longer be useful, rather it is a weak point of your security. remember, the ZIP file contains all your conversations from when you opened your Instagram account until the date you requested the backup.
What to do if my Smartphone does not allow the app update
Even so, your Smartphone won't let you update the Instagram app to its latest version, don't worry, you can still recover your conversations, you just have to log in from your PC and select the icon with an arrow.
This action will give you access to private chats and all conversations you have had via direct messages up to that date. Now that you know this useful trick, you will be able to recover direct messages from your Instagram account, either from your personal account, or simply from your company or company account.
We know that this fantastic social network is a great platform for those companies that want to offer their services to more people through social networks, some customer data, a payment reference for a service, etc. All this information and more they can be recovered in case of accidental deletion or other reasons why this information is lost.