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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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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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1answer
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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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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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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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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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4answers
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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0answers
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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 error....
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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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2answers
9k views

Remove Facebook events but keep birthdays from calendar

All these events I haven't responded to / don't want to attend are driving me crazy! I do like having my friend's birthdays in my calendar though. I would like to know if it is possible to remove ...
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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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1answer
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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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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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0answers
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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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3answers
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How can I force-link a Google contact with a Facebook profile?

Back when my HTC Desire had its stock Sense, there was an option to link Facebook accounts to Google contacts, by selecting them from the Facebook friends list. This created fields for my contacts ...
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Facebook app cannot play videos

No videos work on my Facebook App. It says: Cannot play video. Sorry but an unknown error occured while trying to play this video
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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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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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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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Accidentally i have uninstalled my home launcher

there is no launcher in my phone.i also switched off and switched on . it showed only samsung nothing else.My device was already rooted and i thought by factory data reset it would work but now i can'...
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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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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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Unistalled Updates on pre-installed app

So my Facebook wasn't working, and would only load for a while then crash when I tried to open it. I uninstalled the app updates, then tried to install them again but when the updates were installing, ...
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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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1answer
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Where does Facebook cache video?

Few days ago, I played a video in Facebook app. Today, I tapped the same video just to know that the video was cached locally. From where can I get this cache?
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1answer
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Why 'Add what you're doing or feeling' option/icon is missing from my Android Facebook app? How should I enable it?

I'm using Sony Xperia C Android smartphone. Facebook app is pre-installed in it. The issue I'm faing is I'm not getting an option for 'Add what you're doing or feeling' when I want to update my ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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Username is replaced with a number when login on Facebook app. Is it a bug?

I logged into Facebook on an Android tablet (on Norwegian language) using Facebook app. And do as usual: Wrote the username and password. Then I click "Log in" As you can see on the image below, I ...
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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How to reduce Apps memory After Updating

Whenever I update my apps it gets double the size. For example, the Facebook app has around 27-31 Mb of space on Android. But once I update this app it's showing 50Mb and above. Currently my phone's ...
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1answer
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Manage photo Library on Facebook Messenger app

I was just wondering if there was a way to modify the folder structure on the Facebook and Facebook Messenger app to use the folders already set up in the Gallery to select photos, rather than ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
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Photos downloaded from facebook are appearing in Google Photos

Photos I download with the Facebook app on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 are synced to Google Photos. I would like only photos I take with my phone's camera or add manually to appear in Google Photos. Is ...
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I erased SNS file now I my dialer has lost all my data

I was having problems with the memory on my phone and it asked that i erase or uninstall programs. So i erased a couple of things including the data of the SNS file. Now my dialer has lost my ...
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1answer
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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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2answers
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Why did Google block Facebook Contact Sync on the Nexus 5?

Is there a particular developer clause that was violated? If so, why is the facility blocked only on the Nexus and not other Android based devices?
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0answers
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Using Facebook authentication system without installing the app

Is there a way to add Facebook account to Android Accounts in order to ease login with apps, without installing the memory consuming and invasive Facebook app ?
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2answers
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Facebook updates every two days

I just bought a Nexus 5 (US version) and for the past 2 to3 weeks I have noticed that Facebook updates every time I am connected to Wi-fi, I mean I am a developer so I can imagine that updates come ...
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1answer
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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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Facebook won't save linked contacts to Galaxy S4

I am currently using a Galaxy S4, with Android version 5.0.1. I manage to sync my contacts from Facebook…however I am unable to link them to my device or Google account. The contacts from Facebook are ...
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4answers
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How can I get Facebook and Google contacts to sync in 4.2?

In the People app (i.e. Google Contacts), the "Accounts" area has an option for adding Facebook contacts, which I've checked. In Settings->Accounts->Facebook, I've checked "Sync Contacts," yet ...
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1answer
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How to login in Skype via Facebook?

I have a skype account that I created via Facebook login and can use it on my PC or Mac just fine. Now I want to use Skype on Android and have installed the official app. Yet the app lacks an option ...
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1answer
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Can not uninstall facebook

I have a brand new Qmobile 400 dual sim tab with jelly bean android 4.2.2 version. Downloaded facebook from play store but now unable to uninstall it. The message say" delete all the updates on this ...
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4answers
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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