How to recover your contact using Facebook

To retrieve your Facebook contacts on iPhone or Android in 2022, open your Facebook mobile app, go to Settings > Import Contacts > Enable "Continuous Download of Contacts" and wait.

At the end of the synchronization process between your phone contacts and Facebook, your contacts will be restored to Facebook.

Note that this procedure works for phones  iPhone (iOS) and AndroidSamsung, Xiaomi, Huawei, Oppo, Realme...

Let's look at the detailed guide in 3 steps (with screenshots) to retrieve your Facebook contacts in 2022:



1. Open the Facebook application and go to Settings > Import Contacts


Firstly, open your Facebook mobile application on iPhone or Android.

Then click on the 3 horizontal bars at the top right of your screen to open the Facebook Menu.

Once the Menu is open, select choice 1 "Settings to access the Facebook Settings.

A new screen appears: "Settings and Privacy".

This is where all of Facebook's settings are located, organized by section: Account, Preferences, Audience and Visibility, Permissions, Your Information, Legal...

Go to the "Permissions" section to import your Facebook contacts:

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The 'Authorisations' section allows you to: "Manage the information Facebook uses to improve your experience, such as your interests and location".

You can manage your advertising preferences, location, facial recognition, import your contacts, etc.

It is precisely "Import contacts" that you are interested in to get your Facebook contacts.


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