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Is the claim of facebook messenger that their latest version is 30% faster true?

I've got a samsung galaxy s6, and I've been postponing getting facebook app updates fora while. Are the updates really an improvement? The latest line that I'm being told when I open the app is that ...
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Error code 504 appears when install facebook [duplicate]

How to solve this problem. My device is Lava pixel v1
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Facebook mobile website tries to open Messenger all the time

On Facebook's mobile website on my sister's phone, when you click the messages tab, it first opens Play Store opened on Messenger app (or, it opens Messenger if it's installed). If you click back, the ...
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Commenting on Facebook as myself on a page I manage

I am not able to comment as myself on a page I manage using my mobile device (Android). Can anyone help? Thank you!
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Pushbullet app and facebook integration

Dear android users is there a possibility to integrate facebook with pushbullet? If yes I would be really grateful for answer which will show me how can I do it. By integration I mean that Writing ...
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MIUI: Clicking on message in Facebook does not open up facebook messenger

If you go to someone's profile in the Facebook app & click on the message button, it should launch messenger - but it does not. Both on MIUI 6 & MIUI 7. This seems to be reported at a couple ...
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Facebook App live streaming - music is too loud

I am trying to live stream from a concert in a local live music club. Unfortunately the music is a bit loud and comes out cracking and basically unusable in the recording. Is there anything I can do ...
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Can you use the emulator with a webcam for a Facebook live stream?

I want to use android emulator running on a mac or PC to allow me to send a computer's webcam video into the Facebook Android App? Does anyone know if this is possible? If anyone has FB running on ...
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Is there an option to edit within the Facebook app?

I have an LG G4 and I run the Facebook app within it. I commented on something and needed to edit it/delete it but was unable to. Is there an option to do that?
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disable sync contacts to facebook notifications

A few times a day I get this notification asking me to sync my contacts. I do not want to. While other posts have suggested I disable SNS Application, on my Galaxy S7 this does not exists.
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How to prevent Facebook's Messenger apps from auto starting in background?

Messenger app starts automatically many times when I don't want to start it. And there is also no exit button in this app.So it always try to run in background. How to prevent Facebook's Messenger ...
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Can't remove remaining facebook files

so I have 2 remaining .cnt files in /data/data/com.facebook.katana/cache/image/v2.ols100.1/44 and /data/data/com.facebook.katana/cache/image/v2.ols100.1/45 The thing is that they can't be removed in ...
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android kitkat 4.4 play store connection timeout using wifi

this situation is kinda strange. first of I recently bought a new cnet wifi router. after setting up the router everything went well on my PC but when I used my phone and try logging in to summoners ...
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How can I stop facebook's notification about continuous contact uploads?

Every day I receive something along the lines of this (often it's just "1 new notification"): Seem pretty exciting, maybe I should see what it is. But it turns out it's just facebook pestering me ...
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I can't install the Facebook app on Android 6 Marshmallow

I have just upgraded my phone (2nd Gen. Moto G) to 6 Marshmallow and now I can't install the Facebook app. With Android 5 I had the app installed on the SD card (along with a bunch of other apps), ...
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LG G3 -504 bug (also cannot install .apk) of Facebook [duplicate]

my friend has LG G3, recently updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow and he gets -504 error code when he tries to install official Facebook app. I even tried to download .apk and tried multiple version ...
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Where does FB Messanger get tones from?

I would like to use a custom mp3 instead of stock sounds. Where do I drop my mp3 at. also is there certain requirements. I tried dropping it into sd1/ringtones but the tone only shows up under the ...
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Facebook keeps crashing on galaxy j1 ace

I have a brand new galaxy j1 phone, no root, not even touched, I installed Facebook from Google Play Store but it keeps crashing and lagging. A quick search has implied that galaxy J1 doesn't really ...
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Get rid of facebook ads

I have a Sony Xperia M4 Acqua. I was wondering if there is a way to get rid of facebook ads in my smartphone, something not seen in my desktop pc due to my using of adblock software. Is there ...
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Sharing a photo to Facebook no longer allows putting it into an album?

With a recent update of FB for Android, any time that I share a photo to FB (using the "molecule" icon), the option to assign it into an album seems to be missing (it used to be an icon in the bottom ...
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How to signin to Skype app on android using facebook account?

I read an answer here for this question but that is not working. If someone has alternate answer please post.
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Facebook contact sync, third party or otherwise

Would I be right in gathering that there is now no way to sync Facebook contacts into the Android contact system? Apps such as Hax seem to have dissapeared or stopped working due to Facebook's API ...
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How to change the thumbs up icon in Facebook Messenger chat?

In Facebook Messenger in the web browser or the messenger app, there is a thumbs up sticker button out by default. People I know changed it to some other icons by default, but I can't ask them how. I ...
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How to sync facebook events with my android 2.3.4 calendar?

I'm trying to sync my facebook events with my android calendar. The goal is to have an automatic sync between facebook events and 'some' account that is usable by android 2.3.4 account management. I ...
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Joining a public WiFi made the owner able to send me a Facebook friend request. How?

I walked by a bar with free, unsecured WiFi. My device auto-joined it, and a minute later I had a friend request on Facebook from that very bar. How did they get my Facebook identity just from ...
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Facebook and Messenger

I use facebook app and the messenger app. Is there any way to unconnect the 2? I would like to just receive my alerts in messenger but not receive notifications and red alerts in Facebook for my ...
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Facebook cameraroll error

I have several pictures on my I have several pictures of my turbo 2 that I have deleted from SD memory and theyve are still showing up in my facebook camera roll. tried clearing the cache via ...
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Some apps won't open anymore

I've got a problem on an LG G4 with android 5.0 : Some apps can't be openned anymore. Facebook and and supercell games like 'clash of clans' for instance. Facebook close each time I try to open it ...
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How to link/sync Facebook profile pics with contacts on Android Lollipop

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 and I would like to sync the Facebook contacts profile pictures with my existing contacts. I managed to do this before within the Facebook app on an old Sony Expedia L, ...
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How do I temporarily disable an app when there is no “Disable” option

There are two memory hungry apps, Facebook and Facebook Messenger, which I want to disable at times but not always. I used: settings → apps → downloaded → Facebook → force stop ...
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Adding “Facebook” to “Accounts”

After installing Facebook to my new phone and logging in for the first time, I see that it adds a "Facebook" account in the Settings > Accounts window. However, I don't seem to see any of the ...
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GS6 (Android 5.1.1) lost synchronizaton with Facebook contacts

My Galaxy S6 had my Facebook contacts synchronized within the Contacts application since I acquired the phone in September 2015. I didn't exactly notice when it happened, but now this feature does not ...
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Music stream interrupted by Facebook likes

Today my OnePlus One (Android 5.0.1-BlissPop) doesn't work as expected. Usually, I surf on Facebook (using the app, not by browser) and at the same time, I listen to some music with the player Shuttle ...
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How do I remove orphaned permissions that are preventing an app reinstalling on Android lollipop

I have a ZTE phone I'm unable to reinstall facebook on using the Google Play Store - I get the notorious -505 unknown error. If I install a downloaded facebook apk using adb I get the following ...
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Facebook's new personal assistant M

My question is pretty simple: is Facebook's M available for Android or is it still in a sort of alpha?! I'm asking because I'm seeing every day more and more people sharing their experience with M ...
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Sync Facebook on different devices to avoid getting duplicate notifications

My wife has two Android tablets, a Nexus 2012 and a Dell Venue. If after using one tablet for a few days, she uses the other, then she gets a lot of Facebook notifications which she already got on the ...
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Hiding device name from website

Is there any way to hide my device name from website e.g. whenever I login Facebook it is able to determine the type of browser 'chrome on Android' and also device name. Is there any way to hide this ...
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Open link with specific app within Gmail Android 4.2.2

I want my chosen FB app to open when I click a link from within Gmail. I do not want to see FB in a Web browser. Has anyone had any luck with this, if so, how did you do it and which FB app did it ...
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How to sync profile pictures with Facebook after May 2015

I just bought a new phone (OnePlus Two) and I can't get the Facebook profile sync to work. After reading up on it, it seems facebook has killed all 3rd party apps that do this back in May... which is ...
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Preventing Apps From Accessing Images/Contacts/etc

Is there anyway to prevent apps, like FaceBook, from accessing the things it wants to access? I'd rather not let Facebook invade my privacy and take what information it wants.
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Facebook for Samsung Galaxy S5 in September 2015 logs out after rebooting

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900M running Android 4.4.2 rooted. Every time I reboot my phone, the Facebook app loses my session. If I open the app right after rebooting, my session is still open for ...
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Duplicate Facebook notifications

OK I am a non tech, old generation guy, using an HTC Android phone. Just recently when Facebook posts to my phone, not only do I get the usual tone to alert me to a posting, a split second later I get ...
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About Android and Facebook instances

I would like to confirm something. I downloaded the Facebook apk from here for my brand new HTC Hero. Now I can't run multiple instances of my Facebook accounts. I have one business, and another ...
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Facebook application is not loading photos automatically. I need to tap on it to load photo

I am using motto g3. Facebook application has started showing a blur pic instead of clear pictures and i have to tap on the button (icon) present on the blurry picture in order to download it. It's ...
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How can I share a post from Facebook on Android with other apps?

Facebook for Android doesn't seem to have any ability to provide a permalink for a post, or a share possibility for other apps. It only allows to send via Facebook Messenger, which obviously is ...
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How can I sync accepted only events from Facebook to Google Calendar

So not the ones I declined or haven't responded to, but only the once I have accepted. And not just a list of current events that I manually have to update every once so often.
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Facebook woke up by Google Services and don't want to be Greenified

Facebook and it messenger apps are eating up my Galaxy Note battery (rooted). When I Greenify them, they are activated by Google Services. How can I stop their activation without uninstalling? Many ...
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Avoiding facebook messenger sounds and icons while synchronizing messages

I have an android Samsung S4 phone. As far as I can remember Facebook Messenger app has always had this annoyance: when I connect my cellphone to the internet the app synchronizes and downloads all ...
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Error Loading Newsfeed. Tap to Retry

My wife has 2 tablets - A Dell Venue and a 2012 Nexus 12. Sometimes the Facebook app gives a message "Error Loading Newsfeed". "Tap to Retry". She keeps getting notifications and other stuff while ...
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Can I, simultaneously, run two instances of the Facebook app?

Can I, simultaneously, run two instances of the same Facebook app? (which is installed once in the system) I want to be active on two accounts (I also have iOS and Windows Phone devices if their ...