If your ChatGPT history is gone, you are not alone.
Recently, there has been an increasing number of reports from ChatGPT users about their conversation history disappearing. This is a concerning issue as the conversation history contains valuable information and insights gained from past interactions with ChatGPT.
In this article, we will dive into this phenomenon and discuss some practical steps to retrieve your conversation history and prevent future losses.
Why is ChatGPT history gone?
The ChatGPT history has been temporarily disabled by the devs.
Probably, a bug or maintenance is the reason for the temporary unavailability of past conversations. The team is working diligently to resolve the issue and restore full access to the ChatGPT history.
Although there is no estimated time frame for the restoration of the ChatGPT history, rest assured that your ChatGPT history will be restored as soon as possible.
How to retrieve the ChatGPT conversation history
It can be incredibly disappointing to lose conversations that you have invested a significant amount of time and effort into. But the good news is that fixing the ChatGPT history gone issue is easier than fixing error code 1020, internal server error and the infamous "at capacity" issue.
As previously stated, your conversations are still intact; it's just that the history view is simply not working for now. If you happen to have a link to a specific conversation, you will be able to retrieve the ChatGPT conversation history.
If you access your browser history and click on the link to the conversation you wish to access, it should take you directly to that conversation. You will be able to find there all the helpful advice or suggestions that the chatbot provided you with.
To avoid losing history in the future, we recommend you install the SaveGPT browser extension. It auto-saves your ChatGPT conversations and adds a "Chat History" button to view saved threads within the ChatGPT website.