How to Find Old Videos on Facebook?

Learn how to find old videos on Facebook from Windows or iPhone with the corresponding solutions on this page. And there’re relevant tips about Facebook videos and video recovery.


By Penny / Updated on April 3, 2024

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Why can’t I see all my videos on Facebook?

Facebook is a popular free social media platform that enables registered users to create profiles, upload images, music, and videos, and communicate with their friends, colleagues, or followers by sending messages.


Why can’t I see all my videos on Facebook? Does Facebook delete old videos? And how to find old Facebook videos? 

Though users can find their recently watched videos with no effort, some users are also bothered by missing old Facebook videos.

Possible reasons for disappearing old Facebook videos

In general, Facebook can remove the posted videos that contain other users’ copyrighted content. If your videos were deleted due to copyright violations, you’ll receive an email and a notification.


If not, you’d better check your Wi-Fi connection and update your browser to see if your desired Facebook videos can be accessed or not. For downloaded videos, please follow the saved path to find your needed old Facebook videos.

Case A. How to find old Facebook videos on my Windows?

How to find old videos on Facebook if the above tips cannot work for you? Perhaps the following methods can help you find old Facebook photos/videos that have been deleted.

In this case, how to find my Facebook videos from Windows? There're two approaches for you. 

The Facebook archive makes it possible to perform deleted video recovery online freely.
Professional video recovery tool is designed to recover deleted downloaded videos from your local hard disks.

1. Recover old Facebook videos from Facebook archive

The Facebook archive can hide your posted texts, pictures, music, or videos from others. But this feature also provides the possibility for you to recover deleted Facebook photos or videos because it can record all of your activities. 

Step 1. Enter your Facebook account and password on the Facebook site.

Step 2. Click your Profile icon on the top left and select Settings & Privacy > Settings > Your Facebook information.


Step 3. Click the “Download your information” button. Then select Data Range, Format, and media quality for download on the information page.


2. Find & recover old Facebook videos via video recovery software

Assuming you permanently deleted downloaded Facebook videos from your Windows, besides regular backups, using Windows data recovery software like MyRecover could be your top choice.

Because third-party tools can exempt you from necessary backups and offer you a better data recovery rate.

  • After data loss, please avoid writing new files to your Windows because any newly added data could overwrite your old downloaded Facebook videos.
  • After recovery, you’re supposed to save these retrieved videos in another location.
  • The sooner you start data recovery via MyRecover, the better your chances will be.
  • To recover unlimited files, you can consider upgrading MyRecover to the Professional or Technician edition. They’re super cost-effective.     
Key features of MyRecover:  
Powerful features: Recover deleted & lost MS Office files, folders, compressed files, photos, songs, videos, audio, websites, and hundreds of file types from HDD, USB, SD cards, etc.
Easy-to-find: During Quick Scan and Deep Scan, you can search your desired files by Path, Filename, Date, etc.
Convenient: Retain the original Path, Filename, and Format for the deleted files.   
Excellent compatibility: Support NTFS, FAT32, exFAT, and ReFS file systems.

How to find old Facebook videos with no effort? Don’t hesitate to download and install MyRecover on your Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, or Windows Server!

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Step 1. Launch MyRecover and hover the mouse over the partition that saves your downloaded Google files before data loss. Then click Scan.


Step 2. You can quickly locate your desired videos according to Name, Path, Date, or Type or wait to view all the deleted & lost files after the scanning process.


Step 3. Go to the Deleted Files/Recycle Bin/Other Missing Files folder and click “Recover x files” to retrieve your chosen videos.


Case B. How to find old Facebook videos on my iPhone?

Cell phones have transformed how people entertain themselves. Many users usually download Facebook videos to their Android phones or iPhones for offline fun.

Recover old Facebook videos via AOMEI Data Recovery for iOS

In this scenario, let’s take iOS devices as an example. After permanent deletion, how to find old Facebook videos from iPhone 13/14?

If you can ensure your selected iCloud/iTunes backup that contains your needed Facebook videos, you can restore your iPhone from iCloud/iTunes backup to get your needed Facebook videos back.

Since you’re not permitted to preview all the iPhone files saved in backups before restoration, if your chosen backup doesn’t include your desired videos, you’ll lose some data after the last backup.

So why don’t you seek help from another more friendly iOS data recovery software like AOMEI Data Recovery for iOS to recover old Facebook videos that have been deleted?   

Key features of AOMEI Data Recovery for iOS:   
With a bootable iOS device, you can begin the iPhone data recovery process.
You don’t have to reset your iPhone and restore from backups or erase all content and settings on your iPhone.   
Before recovery, you can preview all the iPhone data and select your wanted videos. After recovery, go to the original saved path to see your recovered videos.
Recover Photos, Videos, Contacts, Notes, Reminders, WeChat History, Call History, Calendars, Voice memos, etc.   
Support varied types of iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch and be compatible with iOS 10.0 and later.

Please download AOMEI Data Recovery for iOS on your Windows PC now!

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Step 1. Launch this software on your PC and connect your iPhone to the computer.


Step 2. Trust This Computer” on your iPhone and click the “Scan Now” button.


Step 3. After scanning, under the Videos tab, the window will show all the recoverable videos. You can click the “Recover” button to retrieve your selected FB videos.


Related Q&A about Facebook videos & video recovery

How to find old videos on Facebook on my Windows/iPhone? Please get corresponding approaches to solve your concerns. And you can also get relevant tips about Facebook video and video recovery.

Penny · Editor
Penny works as an editor at AOMEI Technology, while she's a tester and editor for AOMEI Data Recovery Tools. She enjoys helping users with data recovery issues on Windows and iPhones using simple and practical solutions. Outside of work, she has a strong affection for pets, particularly giant pandas.