How to See past Memories on Facebook App

Author: Simridhi | Guide: Facebook |

Facebook lets you cherish memories by posting stories and posts. Memories basically is the collection of the glimpses of all the posts and activities you have made on Facebook. It might be that you want to see past memories on Facebook app, if that is the case, you just need to follow the few steps mentioned below. But before following the steps mentioned below, make sure that you have logged in to Facebook on iPhone or your Android.

See past memories on Facebook app in 3 simple steps

Step 1: Open the Facebook app: The first step is simple - you only need to log in to your Facebook account. You can do it in two simple ways:

  • Either getting the Facebook app by downloading it from Playstore (just type Facebook in the search bar of Playstore and get the app).
  • Or, you can go to Google Chrome and type in the search bar.
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Step 2: Tap on the 3 lines: The second step is also simple. Please find the hamburger button in the top right of your screen as shown in the picture below. The hamburger button is nothing but three horizontal lines stacked together.

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Step 3: Tap on memories: Once you find and click on the hamburger button, you'll find the option Memories on your screen. You'll see this option among the plethora of options such as Groups, Marketplace, Videos on Watch, etc. You need to click on Memories.

  • This is where you'll be able to see your memories.
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These 3 simple steps will be more than enough for you to see your past memories. In case, you still have a doubt, you can refer to the frequently asked questions mentioned below. Additionally, if you want to learn to lock Facebook profile on iPhone, you can do it in a few simple steps.


What all can I see in Facebook memories?

You can see your posts, your tags, anniversaries etc. in memories. In fact, Facebook sends you the notification of your memories you might want to see.

Can I completely disable Facebook memories?

That's not true, you cannot completely disable Facebook memories. However, you can make specific changes in Memories. These specific changes that can be made are discussed in the next FAQ.

Can I delete specific memories?

That's right, you can delete specific memories related to specific dates from Facebook. For example, you can remove certain tags and specific dates. But apart from this, you cannot entirely disable Memories on Facebook.

Can I see past memories from any day?

That's right, you can see past memories from any day by simply going to memories bookmark to the left of your feed.

How long do Facebook memories last?

Facebook memories keep on adding daily. They do not ever get deleted. In fact, Facebook sends you a notification from the day a memory was made.

These FAQs are going to make it pretty easy for you to see past memories. Try seeing your past memories today with the steps mentioned in this article.


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