How to Retrieve the Text History With ChatZilla

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How to Retrieve the Text History With ChatZilla
Learn how to retrieve your ChatZilla chat logs. (Jupiterimages/ Images)

ChatZilla is an Internet relay chat client created for the Mozilla platform. Mozilla users can use ChatZilla for real-time channel chatting, client-to-client chatting and file transfer. ChatZilla provides users with convenient options, including a customisable interface. You can also have ChatZilla chats automatically saved as text documents on your computer's hard drive to review at a later time. Learn how to access the ChatZilla chat logs saved on your computer.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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  1. 1

    Open Mozilla Firefox. Open ChatZilla by selecing the "Tools" menu and clicking "ChatZilla."

  2. 2

    Select the "ChatZilla" menu in ChatZilla. Click "Preferences..."

  3. 3

    Scroll to the bottom of the "General" tab in the "Global Settings" dialogue box.

  4. 4

    Click the "Browse" icon in the "Logging" section of the "General" tab.

  5. 5

    Locate where the "Logs" folder is located on your computer by exploring the "Browse For Folder" dialogue box that opens.

  6. 6

    Access the "Logs" folder on your computer. Keep the "Browse For Folder" dialogue box open to help you find the location of the "Logs" folder. The folder is in the "ChatZilla" folder, which is in the "Firefox" folder.

  7. 7

    Select the chat text file you want to view in the "Logs" folder.

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