To load a Facebook Takeout data collection into Cellebrite Physical Analyzer, complete the following steps:

  1. Go to File –> Open Case –> Add –> Common Source –> Backup –> Facebook Takeout.

  2. Choose from zip archive or file, locate and select the desired file, and choose “Next”.

  3. Choose the specific data you want to examine and define more examination tools as needed.

  4. Click “Examine Data.”

Once the data is parsed, under “Analyzed Data,” you will have calls, contacts, location, media, messages, user accounts, and more. Dig through all the data provided and conduct your analysis as you normally would on any Facebook data collection.

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