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I wonder how to export the messages I have received and sent on LinkedIn.

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Under Privacy & Settings under the "Account" tab is a link to Request an archive of your data

Download your LinkedIn data
Did you know you can request an archive of your activity and data on LinkedIn anytime?

Within minutes, you'll get the archived information that's fastest to compile including things like your messages, connections and imported contacts. We'll send you an email with a link where you can download it right away.

You'll get an email with a link where you can download the second part of your data archive in about 24 hours. You'll also be able to access your archive by going to your settings, selecting the Account tab, and clicking Request an archive of your data. Want more details? Just visit our Help Center.

Here's what’s included
Your data archive will contain the information LinkedIn has stored for you including your activity and account history, from who invited you to join, to the time of your latest login. For the full list, visit our Help Center.

According to the help page, the available information includes all the messages in your Messages, Sent, and Archive folders. It also includes the messages in the Trash folder (if you haven't emptied it).


Example of archive content:

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  • Thanks, it seems to work well, except for some characters that get messed up, e.g., Céline -> Céline. – Franck Dernoncourt Jan 31 '16 at 1:26
  • @FranckDernoncourt use a different viewer for the file or try to tell the view that the file is unicode/UTF-8. If I reproduce the problem I will post a more specific solution. – Michael Potter Mar 24 '18 at 22:43

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