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How to Recover Deleted Facebook Photos on PC, Mobile Phone

How to recover deleted Facebook photos? You can quickly check the Facebook Trash to see if the photos remain. If you cannot find deleted photos in Facebook Trash, read this passage to learn more methods.

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Facebook is one of the most popular social media, and it has over 3 billion users in 2023. You can share moments and photography, post comments, or post links on Facebook. This functional social media platform lets you meet friends from all over the country.

After posting photos on Facebook, you may need to delete the post to re-correct the description or photos, and sometimes, you just don't like this post or photo anymore. For these situations, you can move Facebook posts to Trash and easily recover deleted Facebook photos with comments from Facebook Trash. When you move the post to Trash, you will receive a notice that the post will be saved in Facebook Trash for 30 days, and then the post will be deleted permanently.

recover deleted Facebook photos from Trash

What should you do when you cannot find photos from Facebook Trash? You can check the four methods mentioned in this passage to get back deleted Facebook photos.

Fix 1. Recover Deleted Facebook Photos with Data Recovery Software

If you have uploaded the pictures to Facebook from a local PC or laptop, you can find the original photos on the PC. The pictures may be deleted when you cannot find them on your computer. For this situation, you need to download EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard - the professional photo recovery software. This software is safe; you can download it by clicking the following buttons. Download the macOS version if you are using an iMac or MacBook.

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EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard can solve lots of data loss problems and keep your data safe:

After the installation, you can follow the tutorial below to recover deleted Facebook photos with the EaseUS recovery tool.

Step 1. Choose the exact file location and then click the "Scan" button to continue.

select the location to scan for deleted files

Step 2. After the process, select the "Deleted Files" and "Other Lost Files" folders in the left panel. Then, you can apply the "Filter" feature or click the "Search files or folders" button to find the deleted files.

check the results

Step 3. Click the "Recover" button and save the restored files – ideally, it should be different from the original one.

recover deleted files

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Fix 2. Restore Deleted Facebook Photos from Facebook Archives

You may not know that Facebook will save your data in the Facebook archive to help you recover deleted posts and photos. It is a manual way, and you will take a while to find deleted photos from the Facebook archive.

Follow this tutorial to find out how to download Facebook data:

Step 1. Visit Facebook's official website and sign in with your Facebook account.

Step 2. Click the account image and choose "Settings & privacy"> "Settings".

Facebook settings

Step 3. Click "Your Facebook information"> "Download your information"> "View".

download Facebook information

Step 4. You'll see a notice window. Click "Request a download" and choose the information you want to download.

Request a download

Step 4. Select the date range and ensure the email address. Click "Submit request" to request the Facebook information copy.

submit request

You may also want to know how to recover Instagram posts/photos, and the following passage can help:

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Fix 3. Check Recycle Bin on Windows, macOS, Mobile Phone

The deleted Facebook photos will not be erased immediately and will be moved into Recycle Bin of your PC or mobile phone. How to access Recycle Bin and restore deleted photos on Windows, macOS, and mobile phones? Keep reading to find out.

⭐For Windows: Find Recycle Bin Windows 11 from the desktop, and select deleted Facebook photos you want to restore. Right-click and choose "Restore".

recover photos from Recycle Bin

⭐For macOS: Open Mac Trash from the menu bar, and select deleted Facebook photos you want to restore. Right-click and choose "Put Back".

click on Put back

⭐For Mobile Phones: In the Android and iOS mobile phone's Photos app, you will find an album called "Recently Deleted". You can access recently deleted photos in this album and easily restore the deleted photos.

How to recover deleted photos from iPhone from Recently Deleted Folder

You may also want to know where deleted photos go on a mobile phone/PC. The following article will give you an answer:

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Where Do Permanently Deleted Photos Go on PC/iPhone/Android

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Fix 4. Retrieve Deleted Facebook Photos from Backups

If you have created a Facebook photo backup before, you can easily retrieve the photos from recent backups. You have multiple methods to restore the backup:

✅Restore backups from the external hard drive. If you have created Facebook backups on an external hard drive, you just need to reconnect the storage device and recover the backups.

✅Restore from Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud, and other cloud platforms.

✅Restore backups with Windows File History or Mac Time Machine. These two tools are built-in backup utilities on a Windows/macOS computer. They can help you back up and restore Facebook photos easily.

Creating backups frequently can help you recover deleted files without software. It is not recommended to save the backup on the same storage device with the source data.


After learning how to recover deleted Facebook images, you should know what is the best method for your situation. We highly recommend you download EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover deleted files on Windows and macOS computers. And this software can solve most data loss issues and support most file formats. Click the following buttons to get the trial version today!

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Recover Deleted Facebook Photos FAQs

In this part, we will provide four additional questions about recovering deleted Facebook photos:

1. Can I recover deleted Facebook posts with photos?

You can recover deleted Facebook posts with photos from Facebook Trash.

  1. 1. Click three dots to bring up more options and click "Archive".
  2. 2. Click "Trash" from the Facebook sidebar.
  3. 3. Select the post you want to recover and click "Restore".

2. How long does Facebook store deleted photos for me?

According to Facebook's Data Policy, they retain backup copies of deleted photos for a limited period of time, usually around 90 days.

3. How to restore deleted Facebook photos on iPhone?

You can check the Photos app on your iPhone to check if the deleted Facebook photos are still on your iPhone. Don't forget to check the Recently Deleted album as well.

4. What kind of software can help me recover Facebook photos?

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard can recover lost Facebook photos on a Windows or macOS computer. You just need to scan the hard drive, and all the lost files will be found. You can also preview the photos before recovery.

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Dany is an editor of EaseUS who lives and works in Chengdu, China. She focuses on writing articles about data recovery on Mac devices and PCs. She is devoted to improving her writing skills and enriching her professional knowledge. Dany also enjoys reading detective novels in her spare time.

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