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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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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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My HTC Desire C keeps on telling me to authorize HTC sense to access my Facebook account [closed]

The only problem with this is that I don't have a Facebook account and the message will not go away.
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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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Disable facebook auto sync in andoid 4.4

Can I disable facebook auto sync in andoid 4.4? I could easily do this for my google account, but I see no options to disable facebook auto sync in Settings->Accounts->Facebook Thanks!
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Is there a way to get a history of Facebook profiles that I've visited?

I have visited a profile on Facebook recently but now I've forgotten the name of person. Is there a way that I can get a history of the profiles which I have already visited? I am currently using ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Google Voice no longer shows contact thumbnails imported from FB [closed]

For a good period of time now, the Google Voice application has stopped showing the Facebook profile thumbnails. This really bothers me. Was this feature removed? Is there anyway to enable it?
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Downloading videos from phone to yahoo and facebook [closed]

Using Yahoo e-mail, I wanted to send pictures and videos taken on my phone. It's worked in the past but does not now. The videos were short (less than 30 seconds), but now all it does is circulate. ...
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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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Facebook contact pictures not updating

Some contact pictures from Facebook are never updating, while others are working fine. The "google" part of the account have no picture set, the one showing is an old Facebook picture. This problem ...
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How to sync my contacts with their gmail account?

I have bought Nexus 4 and i have imported phone contacts from my older Phone. I don't have email id for many of the contacts,i have just their phone numbers alone. Now i want to sync them with their ...
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Android Facebook Version 3.4 - Sort News Feed

My Samsung Galaxy S 3 just updated to Android Facebook Version 3.4. I cannot figure out how to sort News Feed by most recent?
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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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How to remove syncronized photos from facebook

I have a Galaxy Note II and I syncronized my Facebook gallery by mistake. I've tried to disactivate the sync from the Settings (Settings > Account) by unchecking the "Sync gallery" option but the ...
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(Android 4.2.2) Sync my contact photos with Facebook?

I'd like to add a contact picture to all of my contacts, but when I first installed Facebook I synced my phone to all of my Facebook friends. I quickly realized this was a mistake as I then had loads ...
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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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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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How can I filter out Foursquare status updates in 'Facebook for Android'?

I have installed Facebook for Android on my android phone. A friend of mine is disappointed to see all the random stuff going on in the news feed. He's particularly not interested in the Foursquare ...
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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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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 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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HTC Sense keeps asking for Facebook permission

Every time I run the Facebook app on my HTC One, HTC Sense keeps asking for permission Click Next and the screen disappears. Nothing seems to happen. Log out and log in again, then the same screen ...
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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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Facebook Android - Too Many Server Redirects Error

I have posted a bit.ly link on Facebook, which got converted to an epi.us link (it was an epicurious.com link to begin with). Everything works as normal in most cases, but on the Facebook Android app, ...
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How can I not use the Facebook for HTC Sense on my HTC Incredible?

I'm trying to add my Facebook account instead of using Facebook for HTC Sense. However, when I go to Accounts & sync > Add account > Facebook, nothing happens. If I tap any other account, I get ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...