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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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View Contact-Facebook connection on computer

Before I started using an Android phone, I had already connected my Google contacts with their Facebook profiles by including a URL-type field named “Facebook” with a link to their profiles. The ...
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Facebook chat icon status

In Facebook my friends see me with a light grey colored cellphone icon next to my name (in Facebook's messenger). Is this icon always on, even if my phone is off? Is it on if Facebook is running in ...
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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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Possible to monitor multiple Twitter accounts and Facebook pages with widget?

I manage social media for a living and have finally had enough with Apple and made the switch to Android. I love it so far but there are two things I haven't had time to figure out how to do, really ...
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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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1answer
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Export data from Facebook to Google accounts

My Android phone is linked with both my Google and Facebook accounts. Many of my friends' email addresses are available only in Facebook account details. Is there any way (perhaps an app) to copy the ...
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2answers
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Which service provides Facebook notifications and how to disable it to use mobile network

I'm having a bit of a problem trying to disable services from using mobile data connection on my Galaxy Nexus with Jelly Bean. I've disabled Facebook to use mobile data connection, but I'm still ...
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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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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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1answer
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Syncing Facebook contacts to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean

I just upgraded to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean and I was wondering if syncing my Facebook contacts could mess up my Google Contacts (which are very well organized compared to facebook), or if both ...
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2answers
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Samsung galaxy S3 phonenumber sync facebook

I had the HTC wildfire S like a week ago. It managed to automaticly fill my contact list with phone numbers and pictures from Facebook. Is this function not in the galaxy s3? If so, how can I get it?
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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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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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2answers
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Problem with Facebook sync - All instead of existing

I have a problem when time comes to sync my Facebook friends with existing contact. Even if I select "Sync with existing contact" in the app, all my Facebook friends are added to my local contact, ...
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1answer
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Facebook for HTC Sense not working

Somehow, Facebook for HTC Sense has disappear from my HTC Vivid. In /system/app I've found HtcFacebook which is com.htc.socialnetwork.facebook. When I try to install it errors with Application not ...
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1answer
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Get Facebook app to use full screen in Android 2.3?

Is it possible to make the Facebook app in Android 2.3 use the full screen? I remember being able to do this on a different device with Android 1.6 but I can't find a way to do it with Android 2.3.
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1answer
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Sync birthdays from Facebook to Android contacts

Many people want to have their Facebook contacts synced with their Android contacts, including information such as birthday and so on. I have the official Facebook app installed on my Android 2.3.3 ...
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Online status for facebook contacts [closed]

I have Facebook, Facebook messanger and Skype Installed. Also, I've connected/linked contacts manually across accounts. In the contacts I can only see Skype contacts online. Is there a way to see ...
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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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1answer
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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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How can I stop Friendcaster automatically attempting to upload every picture taken on my Samsung Galaxy S2 running Ice Cream Sandwich

Every time I take a photo on my Samsung Galaxy S2 it then prompts me to Save or Delete the photo, and then a Friendcaster prompt asks me to give the photo a name to upload it to Facebook. While this ...
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1answer
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Does FriendCaster have problems with the privacy settings of my friends?

I am fed up with the official Facebook application and want to switch. FriendCaster seems to be one of the very good choices. However I saw in reviews and other websites that FriendCaster will not ...
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2answers
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Integrate Facebook chat and SMS

Is there a way to seamlessly integrate Facebook chat and SMS messaging? I am looking for a method that hides the detail of how a message was sent to a given contact or number as much as possible.
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1answer
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Upload and tag video to facebook

Is it possible (using the native facebook app) to upload a video and tag it? I know they recently included the ability to tag people in photos, but I'm not sure if you can do it to videos as well.
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1answer
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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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1answer
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use wav file for sound notification when receiving a new Facebook/Google+ message?

How can I change the notification in my Android 2.3.5 device so that I can use a given wav file for sound notification when receiving a new Facebook message? If this is not possible with the Facebook ...
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1answer
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<HTCData><Facebook> auto sync after changing ROM

I had stock rom for my HTC Wildfire S with HTC Sense and facebook. I had joined contacts - Google account and Facebook friends. Now I flashed to Cyanogen mod 7 and they are not synchronised. But I ...
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2answers
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Facebook contact sync in Ice Cream Sandwich

The rivalry between Google and Facebook seems to have gotten in the way of a really useful feature from Gingerbread: Facebook contact sync. Currently my Verizon Galaxy Nexus has the ability to add ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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Android Facebook, no chat

I got my LG Optimus 2X and installed the facebook app however, there is no chat anywhere, not even in menu, is there a way to allow this?
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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Is it possible to delete my Facebook account and not lose the info synced to my Evo?

Last weekend I turned off the automatic sync feature on my phone and deleted my Facebook account. It appeared that all of the info on in my calendar was still there so I thought I did all that I ...
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2answers
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Twitter & Facebook login details periodically forgotten

Amongst others, I have Facebook and Twitter apps installed on my HTC Desire running Cyanogenmod 7.1. Every few days, it requires me to login again, even though I've previously saved my details. It ...
2
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1answer
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Get profile photo to Android contact manager for non-friend contact from Facebook

I would like to know if is possible import a Facebook profile photo to contact manager for contacts which I don't have in my friend list on Facebook. For example: In Android, I have this contact: ...
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3answers
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Is there any way to let Facebook run only when I want?

Is there any way to let the Facebook app run only when I want to use it and really close it when i don't need it? I've already disabled it with autostarts, moved to sd, yet it is still running 24/7. ...
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4answers
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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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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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How can I upload a fresh photo to Facebook on Android?

How can I upload a fresh photo to Facebook on Android? One take with the camera of the phone. I have Android 2.1update1.
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1answer
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How do I enable push notifications for Facebook for Android?

I'm currently running the latest stable release of CM7 for the HTC Droid Incredible and Facebook for Android 1.6.4 (released on 20 August). According to Facebook, push notifications are enabled for ...
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Delayed updates on Facebook

I am sending messages on Facebook using my mobile (Samsung Galaxy Pop) wi-fi. Other person is using a desktop or laptop. There is a delay in the update of the conversation ... not real time updates ...
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3answers
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Hide Facebook friend's events from calendar

I added my Facebook account to the calendar to sync up my Facebook friend's birthdays in my calendar. But along with the birthdays, few useless events also got added automatically. Like if my friend ...
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1answer
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Add mobile number to Facebook contact?

My Android phone connected to Facebook and grabbed all my friends. Now I want to edit their info and add a mobile number, but it does not let me do that; it only lets you change their ringtone and a ...
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1answer
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How to get Facebook chat on Asus Transformer?

So I just got my wife the Asus Transformer and for some reason there is no Facebook app available in the Market... She can use the web site, but chat is not available there as far as I can see. Any ...
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1answer
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Calendar and facebook events and birthdays

I'm using the native calendar in my Android 2.2. I'm also using Simple Calendar Widget but I don't think it has anything to do with my problem. A few weeks ago everything was perfect. I had synced 3 ...
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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 ...