Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms that is used by millions of users all around the world every day. First it was designed with the purpose of sharing photos and videos however now it is used by users for instant messaging and chats. Instagram direct message is strong tool with variety of features and options. In this article we are going to introduce some methods to recover deleted Instagram messages. In case you have deleted direct messages on Instagram and you need them back for any personal reason you can follow the methods and choose what fits you best to get what you need fast and simple.
Before starting the easiest way is to think before you decide to delete a conversation on Instagram direct whether it is a conversation with your ex girl friend or boyfriend or it is someone you might not know. But what if you have already deleted and what is done is done. Keep in mind that when you delete messages from your Instagram inbox, it is deleted from your account only and not on the other person’s inbox with whom you had the conversation. So you can always ask the other person if he still have the messages and have not deleted the conversation similarly. You can also ask them to send screenshots of the chat messages for example. If this method could not work for you to recover deleted Instagram messages follow the article to choose the proper method for your purpose.
How to recover deleted Instagram messages Online?
You can use online methods to recover deleted Instagram messages. There are stories that states this method was developed by one of the Instagram employees long ago. Using this online tool you are able to retrieve the messages that have been deleted on Instagram direct online. In order to do so follow the instruction below step by step.
- Enter the Instagram Message Recovery site.
- Enter your Instagram username or Profile URL.
- After you are logged into your Instagram account, tap on “Recover Messages” and it would start the recovery process.
- Finish the human verification. Then you can recover deleted Instagram messages.
In the final step, you must prove that you are indeed a human being and not a bot. Users have reported that this part might be a little weird and difficult to complete but once you pass the human verification, you will be able to recover deleted Instagram messages for sure.
How to recover deleted Instagram messages with recovery apps?
In case you want to view and recover deleted Instagram messages, another option rather than doing it with online tools is using a data recovery program on your iOS or Android device.
For iPhone users Fucosoft iPhone Data Recovery is there to enable you recover deleted Instagram direct messages. You must simply install and run it on your PC or Mac. Then you will have to connect your iPhone or iPad to your pc that the program is installed on it via USB cable. After you have connected you must wait for the program to recognize your connected device. As soon as the recognizing is finished you should click “Start Scan” in order to scan the files on your iOS device whether iPhone or iPad. When the scanning finishes, you can preview all scanned iPhone data. Then obviously select the Instagram messages you want to recover and click “Recover” to simply restore deleted Instagram messages from your device.
Now it is Android users turn. In case you are using an Android devices and need to recover deleted Instagram messages Fucosoft Android Data Recovery is there to do the job. This program enable Instagram direct messages recovery on Android devices. First download and install this Android Message Recovery tool and select the “Android Data Recovery” option. Then you need to connect your Android device to your personal computer with the program installed on it using USB cable. Then the program will automatically detect the connected device. Now you need to choose the file types you want to recover and then click “Next”. The program would soon start the scanning process in order to recover chosen data. As soon as scanning is done you are able to preview and select the data you need to recover which is Instagram direct messages, then click “Recover” to retrieve them fast an simple.
How to recover deleted Instagram message if I blocked the user without unblocking?
As you might probably know if you block a user on Instagram your direct conversation would be deleted from your inbox. But what if you need to get the messages back for any reason. You can always unlock the person and as soon as you do so the direct conversation would appear in your Instagram inbox. But in case you do not tend to unblock the person and you still want to recover deleted messages here is a trick to do it.
- Go to your profile tab on Instagram app.
- Tap on the three line menu icon at the top of the screen.
- Choose the gear settings icon and enter settings.
- Scroll down to block users.
- Choose the person you have blocked and you need your Instagram conversation back.
- Without unblocking the user tap the three dot icon at the top right corner of the user’s profile.
- Choose to send message from the appeared menu.
Now you can see your conversation thread without unblocking the person. You can repeat the instruction whenever you need to review the blocked person direct messages on Instagram.
How to recover deleted Instagram message if I am blocked getting unblocked?
You might know that if a person choose to block you on Instagram you can no longer access and review your Instagram direct messages and conversation unless you get unblocked. But what if you just need to recover the messages. Here is a method that might seems a little weird since I have catch the trick through personal experience. It works when you used to communicate with the person through Instagram direct often and now you are blocked. You should enter your direct messages inbox on Instagram app and on the search bar in direct inbox search for your own account’s username. As your account appears you should simply tap on it and the conversation thread that would appear is the conversation that you had with the person that has blocked you and you can simply recover and review the messages.