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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 ...
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Sync contacts with Facebook Lite

I've just installed Facebook Lite on my Galaxy A3 with Lollipop and no root. It satisfies all my necessities except for one: the contacts sync, which is present in the full version of Facebook. I've ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“Invalid APK” error while installing or updating Facebook app on BlueStacks

It's been a while I am trying to update/install Facebook official app on BlueStacks. Every time I try, I get the error INSTALL_FAILED_INVALID_APK. I have tried installing it in many different ways: ...
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How to sync Facebook contacts in Android Lollipop on Moto G (2nd Gen)?

Previously I owned HTC One X on which I had Facebook app installed. In Facebook "App Settings" there was an option called "Sync Contacts". With this option I was able to sync my Facebook contacts with ...
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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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Facebook not compatible on Android 4.3

I was asked to resolve a weird problem. Facebook was crashing on my mom's phone, so I wiped it and tried to install it again. Play store says me that my device is not compatible with this version of ...
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How to sync facebook contacts after Ubersync deprecated

As of May 2015, Ubersync no longer works due to a change Facebook made. How can I keep my Android contacts book synced with my Facebook contacts now? I imagine other apps have suffered a similar fate.
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How can I fix small images on the Facebook website?

Facebook images appear small, and don't take up whole width of the screen: Screenshots (click images for larger variants) This problem was reproduced on both Xperia T and Xperia SP (both running ...
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Get my own Facebook password back

I am logging on Facebook on my Android mobile but I forgot my password, so whenever I log off, I will not be able to login again. Can I see or save my Facebook password?
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The app Facebook has violated its self-enforced StrictMode policy

I am using Red Mi Note running on MIUI5. Recently, I am getting this error: The app Facebook (process.com.facebook.katana) has violated its self-enforced StrictMode Policy. What does it mean? ...
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Connecting phone contacts with facebook contacts, sync.me can't find right one

I've got a phone contact named Dave T. On Facebook his name is David Tiger. Sync.me can't find him for some reason, though it normally does work. I think it has to do with Dave vs David how can I fix ...
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How do I delete an email address from Facebook App login page on Android?

A mate recently used my mobile facebook app to log into his account. Now, I always get his email as the default when I go to log in to Facebook on Android App. Although not a big issue it is very ...
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Android Facebook Sync doesn't activate in System“Accounts/Sync” Setting

I re-added my Facebook app account to "Accounts and Sync" (in System Settings) but it won't activate sync. The button stays grey. Sync of overall phone is on. This is after a delete and reinstall of ...
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Where did all these photos and videos come from?

My phone's memory is so full that it won't let me take or download pictures anymore. Also cannot download almost any app due to low memory. When I look at memory usage, most of it is used for photos ...
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How to disable the notification badge on Facebook on Sony Xperia?

I have Sony Xperia. I hope to disable all attention grabbing behaviour on my phone, and after disabling notifications from most annoying apps, the only thing left is the notification badge (red number)...
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turn on nearby friend in android

Facebook told me that I must follow these steps to enable Nearby friend: To turn Nearby Friends on or off on an iPhone or Android: Tap More Tap Nearby Friends Tap Setting Tap to turn Nearby Friends ...
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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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Schedule SMS, WhatsApp, and Facebook messages?

I would like to know if there is a way to schedule SMS, WhatsApp, and Facebook messages to be sent sometime in the future after composing them. Ideally, if some messages would have had to be sent ...
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Why are some captured pictures (I didn't capture them before) in sdcard/com.facebook.orca?

I found some captured pictures in my cellphone. Files are in sdcard/com.facebook.orca. I have the original video of files but I didn't capture them. Also I've never used them on facebook and fb ...
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Facebook for Android app no longer displays og:image of website served via home computer's IP

I've followed the advice given in this post. I have updated the Facebook cache, and shared a website on Facebook on my Facebook timeline (shared only with me for testing purposes) via a web browser. ...
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Can't backup anymore Facebook & WhatsApp with adb

I've always backed up my Facebook & WhatsApp data on Android with the following command: adb backup -noapk com.facebook.katana and adb backup -noapk com.whatsapp Now, it seem it can't backup ...
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SNS has gone can't be re enabled again

Following this thread http://forums.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s4/296366-facebook-log-sync-applications.html I have disabled the SNS service now Yahoo mail app does not notify for Facebook ...
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Android social apps: ability to post on behalf of the user?

Ever since I purchased my Samsung Galaxy SIII, it has been displaying a notification which when clicked causes an app to be displayed asking me to log in to Facebook and then displaying the following ...
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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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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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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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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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How to set a default folder for downloads from facebook in htc desire 816?

When downloading a pic from fb, it automatically saves in the camera gallery in htc desire 816. Where to set an option for default folder?
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How to turn off notifications from Facebook Messenger on Android Gingerbread?

All the instructions on the web for disabling messenger notifications are for Androids 4.0 and higher. I just don't have "show notifications" box which to uncheck in the app menu on my Gingerbread ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Facebook app uses a lot of data storage while not logged in

I occasionally check my mom's Android phone to see if everything's still running smoothly, just regular maintenance. Today I noticed that the Facebook app on her phone uses 33.46MB of data storage ...
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Facebook app nagging about syncing. Can it be disabled?

While only a minor issue, it is annoying. I've had a look at the settings for the facebook app, but even after disabling anything that did seem relevant to this message popping up, it still keeps ...
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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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How to Stop apps from waking other apps?

I've been running xposed on my galaxy note 2 with 4.1.1. I have greenify enabled as well as android tuner with perms blocked. Also, I have everything scrambled with xprivacy. I have facebbok ...
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Stop android from automatically uploading images to dropbox and facebook [duplicate]

My wife has an Optimus LG. Every photo she takes automatically syncs with Dropbox and Facebook. I have looked but I can't see a way to stop this. How can I stop this behavior?