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Meta tests end-to-end encryption for Messenger backups

August 15, 2022


Meta announced it will go ahead with testing backups of end-to-end encrypted chats for Messenger and Instagram despite protests from policymakers.

The feature would be available as a default option in Messenger.

It lets users backup their end-to-end encrypted messages so in case they lose their devices they can recover their history.

Messages will be stored in an encrypted server accessible via PIN.

Meta confirmed that it would not be able to access the messages.

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