Wednesday, September 28, 2022

How To View Old Stories On Facebook (Step-by-step Guide)

Do you want to revisit your old Facebook stories, but can’t find a way to do it? You have come to the right place. In this article, we will explain to you “how to view old stories on Facebook” step by step. 

Let’s get started. 

How to view old stories on Facebook

Follow the steps to view old stories on the Facebook app (mobile)-

How to view old stories on Facebook
How to view old stories on Facebook
  1. Click on your profile picture to go to your Facebook Profile.
  2. Click on the three horizontal dots under the profile picture.
  3. Now tap on ‘Archive’ and then ‘Story Archive’.
  4. Now all old stories in sequential order would be visible that are newest to oldest.

Is your Facebook story archive missing 2022?

Are you unable to find old archived stories on Facebook? No worries, we’ll help you find it out!

  1. Open your Facebook App and tap on your profile photo.
  2. Click on three dots beside the edit profile.
  3. Click on ‘Archive’ below the account status.
  4. Next click on ‘Story Archive’.
  5. Now you’ll see all the stories you’ve posted sorted according to date.

How to see Facebook story without being friends

Do you want to see someone’s story without letting them know? Then here is how you can do it-

  • Click on the previous story to the one you want to see anonymously.
  • Then using your finger swipe right to the next story and don’t release your finger.
  • Then go back to the previous story and close the stories.
  • This way you get a preview of that person’s story and not the entire look. Facebook doesn’t register you viewing that second story and thus anonymity was maintained.

How to view archived stories on Facebook iPhone

  • Open the Facebook app on your iPhone.
  • Click and hold on to ‘Create Story’.
  • A pop-up will show up with an option of ‘Story Archive’. Click on it.
  • All your archived stories are now visible. 

How to make changes to your Facebook story settings (android and iOS)

If you want to make any changes to your Facebook story settings like choosing who can see your story, who can share it, story archive or stories you’ve muted. This is how you can do it all-

  1. Open the Facebook app on your mobile device.
  2. Then click on the three horizontal bars.
  3. Scroll down and click on ‘Settings and Privacy’ and then ‘Settings’.
  4. Under the ‘Audience and Visibility’ section click on ‘Stories’.
  5. To control who can see your story, click on ‘Story Privacy’.

In case you want to automatically share your stories on Instagram when you post on Facebook then turn that option on.

How to find a friend story on Facebook (android/iOS/PC)

Here’s you you can find a friend’s story on Facebook-

  1. Go to your Facebook home page.
  2. Enter your friend’s username in the search tab available at the top.
  3. Click on search.
  4. Now click on their profile picture and if they’ve posted a story then it will be visible on the tap else no action will be taken.

How to view old stories on Facebook 2022

On Android/iOS mobile devices-

  1. Long press the ‘Create story’ section on your Facebook home screen
  2. Now two options would be available- ‘Story Archive’ and ‘Edit story privacy’.
  3. Click on ‘Story Archive’.
  4. Now all old stories you’ve posted until now will be visible.

On Desktop-

  1. Click on your profile photo at the top right corner.
  2. Click on the three horizontal dots next to the ‘More’ tab.
  3. Click on ‘Archive’  twice and then ‘Story Archive’.
  4. Now all old stories you’ve posted until now will be visible.

FAQs:- How To View Old Stories On Facebook

1. How to see archived stories on Facebook

  • Long press the ‘Create Story’ slide on the home screen. 
  • Then click on ‘Story Archive’.
  • Now you can see all archived stories on Facebook.

2. How to hide stories on Facebook

  • Long press the ‘Create Story’ slide on the home screen. 
  • Click on ‘Edit Story Privacy’.
  • Next click on ‘Hide Story from’.
  • Select friends, you want to hide the story from and click the back button (left arrow).

3. How long do stories last on Facebook

Stories last for a period of 24 hours or 1 day on Facebook.

4. Can you see who views your featured stories on Facebook?

No, you can’t view who all viewed your featured stories on Facebook. Currently, you can only see the number of viewers. 

5. How to remove stories on Facebook

  • Click on ‘Your Story’ at the top of the Facebook home screen.
  • Tap on the three dots of the story you want to delete.
  • Click on ‘Delete Photo’ or ‘Delete Video’.

6. How to mute all stories on Facebook?

  • Click on the story of the user you want to mute.
  • Next click on the three horizontal dots.
  • Click on Mute story.
  • Click on ‘Mute’ again to confirm your story.

7. How to turn off suggested stories on Facebook

  • Go to the suggested post and click on the three horizontal dots.
  • Then select, ‘Hide all from the page to stop seeing content from them.’

8. What are stories on Facebook

Stories are full-screen, short-form content on Facebook that appear for 24 hours only. You can share photos, videos, or animation here. It is a great way to0 connect and interact with your audience. It appears at the top of the newsfeed on app as well as the web.

9. How to delete stories on Facebook

  • Go to that particular story of yours.
  • Click on the three dots and select delete.
  • Confirm your action once again.

Conclusion

We hope you got your answer to your query- how to view old stories on Facebook

Let us know in the comment section if this blog is helpful to you. Also, you may let us know if you are facing any other problems related to Facebook. We will answer them all.

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