For questions specific to the Facebook app.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
996 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
374 views

HTC Evo's Facebook Sync Reboots Phone

After a week's worth of troubleshooting, I have discovered that enabling any sort of account synchronization for "Facebook for HTC Sense" will cause the phone to randomly soft-reboot. I believe this ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
516 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
78 views

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.
1
vote
0answers
124 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
154 views

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.
1
vote
1answer
150 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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!
1
vote
0answers
36 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
65 views

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? ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
333 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
620 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
495 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
177 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

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?
1
vote
0answers
266 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
72 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
43 views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
217 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
108 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
657 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
932 views

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?
0
votes
1answer
794 views

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?
0
votes
3answers
20k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
6k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
758 views

(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 ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

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
0
votes
2answers
365 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
143 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
922 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
721 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Selecting a Friend in facebook Friends list [on hold]

I need to pick a User from Facebook friend list.Should it be done using only Grapgh api or is there a way to di using Intents in Android.Right now i am able to navigate to Friends list using ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

how to open Facebook links with Facebook app? [duplicate]

i know that i need to use the "fb://" instead of "http://" so the link will open in the facebook app instead of a browser but it works only with ios wont work on my android why is that?
0
votes
1answer
58 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
177 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

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 ...