How to Save (All) Pictures from Messages & Facebook on iPhone


How to Save Photos from Text Messages on iPhone

  • To do so, launch the text conversation with the picture in the Messages app.

  • Then, establish the location for the picture you desire to save.

  • Next up, tap and hold the image until options appear.

  • Finally, hit save and your image will be stored in your gallery.


If you have an iPhone without 3D Touch (earlier than iPhone 6s) you’ll need to:

  • First, tap on the photo.

  • Then, touch the icon at the lower left of your screen.

  • Afterward, select Save Image to save your photo.

How to Mass Save Images from Messages on iPhone

  • In the first step, launch the text with the photo you desire to save.

  • Then, tap on the person’s name at the top of the text thread.

  • Next up, hit the info icon on the right.

  • Scroll down till you the photos you and your friend have sent each other.

  • Next up, tap and hold one of the images until options display, then hit More.

  • Afterward, you will be allowed to choose the desired pictures. After you select the picture, a blue circle with a check mark in the corner will appear.

  • At the bottom left of the screen, hit Save [#] Images.

By doing this, you will save your photo to your your Camera Roll or All Photos folder in the Photos app.

How to Save Photos from Facebook to Your iPhone

  • First, from the Facebook app, set up the location to store the photo you want to save

  • Later on, choose the photo.

  • Next, select the three dots icon the upper right corner.

  • Then, hit Save Photo.


  • Finally, the photo will appear in your Photos app.

How to Download All Your Photos from Facebook

  • First, log in to Facebook on your computer.

  • Head over your Settings by navigating the down arrow next at the top right of the screen and selecting Settings.


  • Afterward, select Your Facebook Information.

  • Then there will be the option to Download Your Information appearing. Next hit View.

  • Next up, There will be an option of which data you desire to archive. If you’re only interested in downloading your photos, click Deselect All then check Photos box.

  • Finally, select the date range, the format, and the quality for your photos file then hit Create File.

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