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How do I stop Facebook linked contacts' pictures from automatically updating from Facebook?

I have several contacts with linked Facebook accounts. I've set contact pictures for them using Google Contacts, but every time they update their Facebook profile picture, the Facebook picture is ...
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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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Restrict background data for Facebook, but notifications still coming in

I would only like particular applications to show notifications when I'm not on Wifi and those would be: Google Services - unfortunately there are several syncs here but AFAIK we can't control ...
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Anyone having the same problem with Facebook/Android not showing photo's uploaded from the phone

Has anyone noticed the problem when uploading photo's to Facebook using the Facebook for Android application ? I uploaded photo's last week , and they displayed ok in FB/Android. I did the same this ...
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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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Create new friend list on Facebook

With the Facebook Android app I can add and remove friends from existing friend lists but I cannot find a way to create a new list. Am I missing something? If not, is there an app available that ...
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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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How to save Facebook and Skype information to Google contacts?

I've looked around this site and in spite of what I read I can't figure out the following: How do I save my merged contact information into a Google contact? For instance, I have a friend F who has ...
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Any chance to save merging data Google and Facebook contacts?

after factory reset of my Motorola Atrix (2.3.7 Android) I can easily restore SMS messages, E-mail, call-history and etc. My problem is that after the reste I have to merge manually contacts imported ...
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How can I keep Facebook for Android from turning screen on when I receive a message?

Facebook for Android 3.6.1 (the current version available on the Play Store as of today, 2013-09-08) is turning on my Nexus 4's screen every time I get a new message. This is new behavior, and I don't ...
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Why does Facebook Home not require any permission?

I recently tried Facebook Home on my HTC One X. It sucked! So I uninstalled it after few hours. But the thing is that it does not require any special permission. Actually no permissions were required ...
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Enable tamil font without rooting the phone [duplicate]

I have Micromax a87 android phone,in my phone doesn't support the Tamil font in browsers and Facebook,YouTube. I searched for solution but shows that its possible only by rooting the mobile.I don't ...
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New Facebook app activates GPS when launched — how to disable?

This started happening with the latest Facebook app update. I don't want to disable my GPS outright -- I like that it comes up automatically when I call Google Maps. (Which usually is in a "where the ...
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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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How to save photos sent in Facebook chat?

My friends and I often share pictures via Facebook and Facebook Messenger app. I cannot save the photos to my gallery. Please help
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How can I disable automatic Facebook photo sync?

Device: XPeria P Android: JB 4.1.1 I recently enabled automatic photo sync, but I could not remember how I did it. Now, all of my photos gets synchronized to Facebook, and my data/3G charge is ...
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Package file is invalid when trying to load Facebook

When I try to load the Facebook app on my new Samsung Galaxy S3, I get an error of Package File is Invalid. I have been able to load other apps via Google Play store. Facebook seems to be the only one ...
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How to show chat head facebook android manually?

The new version of Facebook Messenger show a chat head when new messages arrived. When closed, I don't know how to show the chat head unless waiting for the next message to come
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URL to promote your app on facebook/twitter [closed]

I am thinking about adding facebook/twitter buttons in the apps I'm creating, but one thing has been puzzling me. The URLs of my apps are of course Google play URLs, like this: ...
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Facebook version 3.5. - sort news feed [duplicate]

I cannot find option for sorting News Feed by most recent: Screenshot (click image for larger variant)
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closed ports wifi problem

I have these following issues : 1) wifi connects but the signal bars stay grey 2) I can open and search apps in market but when I try to download them , it says "waiting for network" 3) facebook ...
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Facebook message notification

Is there away to make my phone stop beeping when I get a Facebook message if I'm already on Facebook on a different computer?
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How to associate a specific link with an app?

I'm trying to use imo messenger to access my facebook chat. I remember I've been able to do it in the past but now I can't do it anymore. In the past, I loged on facebook through imo and then the ...
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Warning received when clicking links in Facebook application

When I click some shared links in the Facebook app and Chrome opens, I get: Please be careful for safety and privacy of your Facebook account, remember... and when I try to click on ...
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How can I clear the cache of the Android Facebook app?

My phone (T-Mobile Pulse/Huawei U8220 with Android 1.5) doesn't have much on board space, so I quite often run into the low disk space warning. Looking through the list of apps, I see the facebook app ...
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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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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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Remove Facebook and Gmail contacts

Some time ago I have synced my Facebook contacts (using Facebook for Android app) with my contacts. I also have my Gmail account synchronized. Having all those contacts is too much. I went to Account ...
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Stop old posts from reappearing in Facebook News Feed

I've recently been given an update of the Facebook App on Android and I have noticed that in my News Feed old posts are appearing. Some as old as a week or more. Obviously the point of a News Feed is ...
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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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How did my device know where I am located even though my GPS was turned off? [duplicate]

So I was testing some functionality levels with Facebook Check-In feature on an Android device (Galaxy S2) and I noticed something strange. Even though my GPS was turned off, When I Checked-In on the ...
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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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Facebook non-official app for contact sync

I want to remove official Facebook app from system because its a piece of crap, but I am not doing it because it syncs my contact with Facebook. I add someone friend and I get her phone no. and email ...
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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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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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How can I sync Facebook contacts on a Droid X?

I used to have an original Droid and now I have a Droid X. My original Droid had an option on Facebook to sync with contacts, but with my Droid X and the new Facebook app I do not see that option. I ...
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Synchronise intervall for Facebook for HTC Sense

I'm pretty new to the world of Android. Though I managed to solve almost all of upcoming problems on my own, I'm having troubles with this one. I'd like to increase the number of synchronisations of ...
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Choose contact name manually?

In my contact list, I entered a number of "household" contacts combined together. For example, "Bob & Sally Smith", with the corresponding e-mail addresses, phone numbers, etc. The problem is ...
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How to fix Facebook (Build 14…), download manager process on Samsung Galaxy S2

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 Model Number (SGH-I727R), running Android 4.1.2. The problem that I am encountering is that there is this Facebook (Build 14....) thing that is running in my drop down ...
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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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Any way to set profile pic using FB for Android App (1.8.1 on ICS)?

I've resorted to the FB Mobile site which isn't a bad compromise really, but I was going a little crazy trying to find the option within the FB App, just wondering if it exists?
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Stop Facebook using GPS

I have set location to off but I can see it is still trying to use GPS from the icon in the top left corner. Where in the settings can I switch this off for Facebook only? Despite Messenger location ...
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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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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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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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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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How to take a picture and uploading it with a comment to Flickr, Facebook, and Twitter?

I am coming from the iPhone, and there was using an app called Camera+, which worked well for my workflow. On Android, I am now looking for a way to: On the go, take pictures, and store them ...
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Reducing bandwidth while using Facebook chat

I live in place where the data charges are extremely high (~0,70€ per MB in Ethiopia, for example.) If I wish to chat on Facebook, data charges rack up quickly due to the standard Facebook app's ...
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How can I share a post on my wall using the Facebook app?

On my PC, I can repost (share) a post from a friend on my own wall. How can I do that in the official Android Facebook app?
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How to change privacy level of a Facebook post?

I'm using the official Facebook app and I've used it to update my status. Inadvertently, I made this status update public. Is there any way within the app, or the Facebook mobile website to change the ...