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Facebook contact sync no longer working: “Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly”

As of a couple of weeks ago my Galaxy S3 (running Android 4.1.1) no longer syncs contacts from Facebook. I have the Facebook app installed and calendar and the gallery are syncing fine but the ...
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Open Facebook links with Facebook app?

When I receive a http Facebook link, I have the option to choose my browsers but not the Facebook app, is there a way to force it? Is it the normal behavior?
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Download and Install (aka sideload) Facebook Home APK

I'd like to try out Facebook Home however I don't have an approved device to install it from the Google play store. I've tried googling this to not avail...where can I download the latest version of ...
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Retrieving a url from facebook app

Is it possible to get the url of a post from the facebook app and copy it to the clipboard? If so, how to do it? thanks in advance.
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Facebook Messenger Lock Screen Preview

I had this feature on for like 24 hours but now its gone. Its when facebook messages would pop up onto my lock screen and I could see the message without having to actually turn on and unlock my ...
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How to sync Facebook calendar in my Android phone calendar?

Is there a way to sync my Facebook calendar with the inbuilt Phone calendar of Android. I know there are many apps, but I do not want to give them permission to access my profile details.
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Desire password-required login for Facebook on Android

I would like the security of mandatory password login to Facebook from my phone. How to do this on Samsung Galaxy Express?
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Is there a way I could sync my Facbook galleries with my Android Gallery?

Is there a way that allows me to sync my Facebook galleries to my Android phone if possible? I use HaxSync but that only seems to handle the calendar and the contacts, and the Facebook app doesn't ...
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Send shift+enter to facebook comment field?

What would be the easiest way to allow me to send shift-enter to Facebook comment field from my Nexus 10, to write multi-paragraph comments? The built-in keyboard doesn't seem to be able to do this.
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Possible to monitor multiple Twitter accounts and Facebook pages with widget?

I manage social media for a living and have finally had enough with Apple and made the switch to Android. I love it so far but there are two things I haven't had time to figure out how to do, really ...
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I keep getting alerted regarding unread Facebook messages even though there is none

My phone beeps and tells me I have an unread Facebook message even though I don't. I've got a hunch what the source of the problem is. I have both the Facebook app and the Friend Caster app and they ...
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Is it possible to select default contact picture service?

Here is my problem: I merged all my Google and Facebook contacts in my contact list. When a contact has both a picture on Google and on Facebook, the picture from Google will be displayed. I don't ...
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Some contact pictures won't sync with Facebook contact pictures on HTC One X

I don't want to use third-party apps like Sync.Me. I've correctly linked contact list with their Facebook profile. But some pictures Sync with HD, some pictures sync blurry and some picture won't ...
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Is there any way to do a Facebook video chat on Android devices?

Is there any way to do a Facebook video chat on Android devices?
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HTC Chacha - random facebook notifications?! please help!

My boyfriend bought me this phone about a week ago as an xmas present, and i've been very happy with it so far. Thing is, everytime I try to text somebody/look through my phone it constantly flashes ...
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Facebook chat icon status

In Facebook my friends see me with a light grey colored cellphone icon next to my name (in Facebook's messenger). Is this icon always on, even if my phone is off? Is it on if Facebook is running in ...
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How can I stop Friendcaster automatically attempting to upload every picture taken on my Samsung Galaxy S2 running Ice Cream Sandwich

Every time I take a photo on my Samsung Galaxy S2 it then prompts me to Save or Delete the photo, and then a Friendcaster prompt asks me to give the photo a name to upload it to Facebook. While this ...
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Setup (Premium-)Push in SGS2 Social Hub Facebook SNS

I have linked my device with Facebook via the Social Hub which is quite compact and exactly what I need. Messages and status updates... however I don't get Push notifications by the Hub, only the ...
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Facebook setting change

When I share something on Facebook, the app automatically opens lots of related stuff. For example, if I share a photo by Zio Ematitos, "More photos by Zio Ematitos", "These friends also like Zio ...
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Constant location requests from Facebook - how to turn off?

My location request icon is constantly on. When I hit the location request notification, it tells me that Facebook and Google Play Services are high battery usage. When I force stop Facebook, the ...
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Switching “voice” when interacting with a Facebook page via the Android app?

Facebook's standard web interface on desktop (and also on mobile) browsers allows an admin of a Page to choose to "use Facebook" (or to perform "posting, commenting, and liking") either as that Page ...
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How to open youtube links on my facebook messenger app, in the youtube app?

I am unable to play YouTube videos from the links I get on my Facebook Messenger app. Here's what happens: A friend of mine posts a video link to me (YouTube link) as a message on Facebook. I ...
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How do I edit a post on Facebook either through the app or through a browser from an S3?

I know you can edit a status post if it has a picture in it on the desktop but when I try to do the same thing through a browser on my S3 or through the app it doesn't work. Any tips on the problem? ...
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Best way to get Google contact images from Facebook?

I'm on Android and Syncing my contacts with Gmail/Google contacts. I don't have a Facebook account. And lot of my phone contacts are on Facebook where they have a profile ipcture. Is there any way ...
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Manually Linking Facebook Contacts to Android

Until recently I was able to manually link a Facebook contact to my android contacts by going into the Facebook contact, holding down the contact under the friends list then selecting 'link to phone ...
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How to connect facebook contacts with third party app like rocket dialer, go dialer etc. in android 4.2.2?

I can get facebook contacts connected with the original android 4.2.2 contacts, but the connection with third party apps is not working. There seems to be some kind of updates coming with android 4.0 ...
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How to change facebook profile avatar and cover photo from Android app?

I cannot change my avatar and cover photo from within the Facebook app. I can do that using a browser. Any idea?
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Samsung Galaxy S3 sync birthdays

It seems that GS3 doesn't sync Facebook contacts' birthdays. Has anyone else had the same issue? How did you fix it?
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An FB Contact name not displaying while calling, Only number shows up

I have a couple of contacts in my Samsung Galaxy S i9003 which runs Android 2.3.6, which are retrieved from my FB contact list. That means, those names and contact numbers are not saved in my ...
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Facebook and Tweetdeck

I've been using Tweetdeck in order to post to Twitter and Facebook for a while. It does post my updates on both services, but some of my updates can't be shared. Here is an example (there is no Share ...
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Microphone in the Facebook Comments (App)

I only have noticed it today - and I'm not aware if this is a new feature. So, anyone else having this Mic in their Facebook comment section (in the Android app). I asked a few friends, and they don't ...
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email adress on facebook app

How do I make the facebook app "forget" my e-mail address? It's driving me insane... Since I'm a little paranoid, it seems that if I lose my phone, all anyone has to do is to enter my password into my ...
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when i click on FB app links (from articles or posts) it takes me to Chrome but won't open the window.

Just started 2 days ago. Did a full hard reset and nothing. I can go to internet browser fine directly. If I click from within FB app to read a blog or whatever it just shows me a blank page in Chrome ...
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Samsung Bug Pest!

Whenever I try to look at an article on facebook, I get a message "Your Samsung device has a virus, please download this app. I have security on my phone but obviously it is not enough. How do I get ...
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Facebook app: sounds for actions gone

I have a Note 2014 10.1 tablet, and a recent update of Facebook added sounds. At least I never had sounds when I commented, shared, refreshed my feed... but now I had these sounds. I really liked ...
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Redmi 1s facebook check in cannot add photo from SD card

My mobile is redmi 1s. I post photos to Facebook from this device. I could browse the photos taken using this device and I could not browse photos from other location. Why is this restriction ? How to ...
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Remove whats app sync from facebook

My facebook sync is on and I dont want Whatapp photos to sync in facebook(rest photos should sync ) because there are so many waste photos, I am using samusng s4/ andriod. I want photos to download in ...
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Controlling Facebook App RAM and/or startup behavior

I'm running Android 2.3 on a Nexus S, and working RAM is an issue. Facebook takes 30mb of working RAM as a background app. Is there a way to either: Run Facebook on demand (not at boot) Kill ...
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How to sort comments by likes on the facebook app?

I just switched to Nexus 5 from iPhone 5. While I was on the Facebook app on iPhone, the comments was sorted by likes, and on my new Nexus it seems it doesn't work the same. I can change it somehow? ...
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How to remove/merge duplicate Facebook contacts and stop them from reappearing?

A couple of days ago I installed the Facebook app and allowed it to synchronize contacts. While that went fine (after joining some of the contacts with device ones), I now noticed that somehow I got ...
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Facebook sharing not showing tweets during preview in Twitter clients

I am using Plume as my Twitter client. When I share a tweet to Facebook, the preview dialog shows the tweet. However lately the tweet only shows a domain name. Sometimes it's twitter.com, sometimes ...
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Facebook App size, how to control it?

I've tried disabling geolocalization, yet the data portion of the apps is by far the largest storage hog in my phone (140Mb as I type). I uninstalled the facebook messenger app because it was also ...
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Most links don't directly retrieve me to the android App

I am wondering about retrieving a link address, that can be found on a web page, into the downloaded app on smartphone. For instance, if I find a Facebook link within a website, the actual page ...
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Facebook App is not working when using Proxy Server

I have Android Galaxy device. I have setup Wifi Settings to a Proxy Server(local intranet IP). When I open the Facebook app I will get Error Loading News Feed, Connection Lost, etc. Is it possible ...
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Symbols in Facebook for Android Note 2 appear black and white

Why do all the symbols that appear on my Facebook for android (note 2) appear in black and white? Is there a setting that I should set to make them appear colourful? Specifically if someone using ...
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Mobile Facebook app: How can I search for friends who live in a particular place?

I could not find a way to find, for example, a list of all my friends that live in Philadelphia or any other location. I have the Android app.
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How can I get to my privacy settings on a older version (1.6.4) of the Facebook app?

Hi i am using an older version of facebook (1.6.4) on my Motorola Razor Droid, and i can't figure out how to get to my privacy settings. Can someone please help. I like the version and dont want to ...
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Change the language of the Facebook App (v 3.8)

I'm having trouble changing the language of my Facebook App. So far, I've tried doing the thing it's suggested in the 'Help' section (Android Settings -> Input Language) and from the web version, ...
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Cannot add Facebook account

I am trying to add a Facebook account in my account settings, but as I do so I am sent back to the settings menu. I simply cannot add a Facebook account. How can I solve this?
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View Contact-Facebook connection on computer

Before I started using an Android phone, I had already connected my Google contacts with their Facebook profiles by including a URL-type field named “Facebook” with a link to their profiles. The ...