How to View Archived Stories on Facebook 2022


How to View Archived Stories on Facebook 2022 – Over time, there have been a series of changes in the Facebook social media platform. These changes sofar; though subtle, have equally affected the interface of the app.

How to View Archived Stories on Facebook

However, these changes are barely noticed by some of the users on the platform due to the fact that the changes are only accessible by very few users.

The ‘See Archive’ setting was initially positioned at the top of the news feed in the Facebook app home page but, unfortunately, it is missing.

If you have noticed this, you would agree that it is very annoying not to find stories you intentionally or mistakenly archived for future references.

Not to worry, in as much as the archive setting option is more on the Facebook home page, you can still access your archived stories, yes! you can.

The Facebook team however has not stated their reasons for hiding the archive button but, the button can be found somewhere still in the app although it is very difficult to find.

Now that you have known that your archived stories are not lost, let’s see how to View Archived Stories on Facebook 2021.

There is a feature on the Facebook app that automatically saves all the stories posted by a user after the posts must have disappeared.

So, with this feature, you can view and save your disappeared stories in the future, re-share them if need be and also, save the story (photo or video) to your phone.

You can also create a story highlight. This is done by simply choosing one or more stories from the past.

How to See Story Archive in Messenger

Before looking at how to view archived stories on Facebook 2021, let’s shortly see how you can also view your stories in the Messenger app.

Just launch the Messenger app and tap on your profile picture from the top left. Scroll down and open the Story option under preferences.

On the Story page, Tap the “View Story Archive” on the story page in order to access your old stories.

Easy ways to View your Archived stories on Facebook in 2022

With the updated version of Facebook for iPhone and Android devices, your archived stories can be accessed in a very quick and simple step; read on.

Before anything can be done, you will have to launch the Facebook app and then head on to the stories carousel usually located at the top of the Home tab.

Furthermore, click and hold the “Add to story” slide which is at the extreme left. A “Story Archive” option will then pop-up at the bottom, simply click on it to find your story archives.

Steps to View Archived Stories in the Updated Facebook App

Quickly follow the steps below, and you will be able to view your archived stories in no time.

  1. Launch the Facebook app and click on the menu tab at the top right of your home page.
  2. Then, tap your profile name as though you want to view your profile.
  3. You will find 3 dots (More button) beside your profile, go ahead and click on it.
  4. Select the  “Story Archive” option.
  5. You are done! You can now access your archived stories.

Have it mind even if the ‘see archive’ button appears on the news feed tab, you can still view your stories.

If you’d want to turn on or off the option to save stories to an archive, tap the 3 dots located at the top right and select Settings. You can now switch on or off the “Save to Archive” setting.

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