Facebook owned photo and video sharing social networking app, Instagram has more than 750 million users all over the world. It was launched in October 2010 with some basic features. Later Kevin Systrom, Instagram founder, launched Instagram Direct at a press event in New York on December 12, 2013.

Instagram Direct is Instagram’s private messaging feature. Through Instagram Direct, users can send photos or videos that they take, posts they saw in the feed, disappearing photos and videos, other user’s Instagram stories, hashtags, and location pages.

However, it is not uncommon to find that you have deleted those very important Instagram messages or conversations accidentally. And sometimes we’re in a situation where we need those deleted direct messages , It happens a lot certainly with many of us, and it is frustrating.

Although, fortunately, the makers of Instagram have done their bit to help us out in such situations.

In this article we’ll introduce an easiest way to recover deleted Instagram messages. And the best news is, you can recover the deleted Instagram messages using only your android phone.

Download Data

      • Go to Settings > Privacy & Security > Download Data 
      • Type your Email where you’d like to receive your Instagram Data
      • Enter your Password and click next
      • You’ll receive an email from Instagram, I received the email in an hour
      • Open up the email received from Instagram and click on download data 

Extract/ Unzip Data

The downloaded file will be in zip format which contains your Instagram pictures, settings, locations, stories, messages and much more. You’ll need to extract the data to retrieve deleted Instagram messages. Install the application “Easy Unrar,Unzip & Zip” from Google Playstore and extract the data.

Load The Deleted Instagram Messages 

Once you extract the data you’ll find these files.  Recover Deleted Instagram Messages using an Android Phone  No Root
All of your direct messages are stored in messages.json file. You’ll need an json editor to read those messages. We recommend to use dm-recovery.com to read deleted Instagram Messages.
To load the deleted messages follow below steps.
      • Open the website dm-recovery.com
      • Click on menu button at top right and register
      • Upload your downloaded Instagram Data
      • After completing registration, Inside your profile you can see your deleted IG messages easily.
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That’s an easy way to recover deleted messages from Instagram. There are many websites which claim to recover deleted messages. These are scam websites which may use your username and password for malicious purpose. We’d suggest to not fill any forms on these websites. 

Rajendra Choudhary

Rajendra is a Cyber Security Analyst, Developer & Professional Blogger. His free time is spent on Blogging, Wordpress, Creating Videos for Youtube Channel to share his knowledge with rest of us

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Abhinithi

    Whether My account will be hacked If i registered my insta credentials over here to recover DM !

    1. Rajendra Choudhary

      DM-Recovery.com is another subsidiary website of Moonking Networks.
      Rest assured, Your data is completely secure with us.

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