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Facebook will let you know by email once the archive is ready to be downloaded. For now, you can sit back and wait while the email comes through with your secure download link.
3. Click the OK button.
Once you click on the secure download link in your email inbox, you will need to jump through a few security hurdles.
4. You will need to enter your Facebook password to continue. Hit the Continue button when you are done.
Once you have entered your password, you will be presented with your download link. It will also tell you how large the .ZIP file is, which can be compressed on Windows, Mac and Linux natively.
5. Click the green Download archive button.
The download will begin straight away.
Remember: this archive contains your entire Facebook account content, from the very beginning of time. You should keep it very safe, and secure.