How to Back-Up Your Facebook Account and all the Facebook Timeline Data
Did you know that there is a way to create a Back-Up from your personal Facebook account?
You can easily download and save all your Facebook timeline data to your computer. According to this handy feature within Facebook you can export your : Facebook albums, Facebook photos, Facebook videos, Facebook wall posts and Personal Facebook messages.
Download Facebook Archives
After logging in to your personal Facebook account, click the ‘Settings wheel’ icon at the right corner. Go to the ‘Account settings’ option and click the ‘Download a copy of your Facebook data’.
Go ahead and click the link ‘Download a copy of your Facebook data’.
After clicking the button ‘Start my archive’ an alert informs your download will take time as Facebook compiles all your photos, wall post messages, albums … for download. An email will notify when the archive is ready for download.
The time Facebook will need depends on the amount of data your Facebook profile takes. The larger the pictures, albums, messages and such, the more time Facebook will need to compile your archive.
What will this Facebook archive download contain?
It will contain all of your personal Facebook photos, videos, your Facebook posts, Facebook messages and even chat messages! It will also archive your Friends (names and email addresses – if they have allowed it). The archive will not download photos of your friends and their personal information. Comments made on the Facebook wall of your friend will also not be archived.
Facebook Expanded Archives? What is this option…
This option allows you to archive detailed account information like logins, cookies and such. Facebook advises you keep these files in a safe location, as it contains all your private data and information.