Restore end-to-end encrypted chats with a PIN on Messenger
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This feature is gradually being introduced and may not be available to you yet.
If you saved your chats in secure storage from Messenger, you can restore your chats on a new device with a PIN. This is the PIN you created when you first turned on secure storage.
Restore chats with a PIN
- On a computer, go to Messenger.com.
- Enter your PIN and follow the on-screen instructions.
Reset your PIN
If you need to reset your PIN, you must use a device that has secure storage on.
- Open Messenger on your device with secure storage on and tap your profile photo in the corner.
- Tap Privacy & safety.
- Tap End-to-end encrypted chats.
- Tap Secure storage.
- Tap Reset PIN.
Learn about other options to restore your end-to-end encrypted chats on Messenger.