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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 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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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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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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1answer
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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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How to tag people on posts on FB with Galaxy note 2

My mom got the galaxy note two and can't tag people in posts on Facebook anymore. Is there a secret to this?
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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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1answer
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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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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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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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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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1answer
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Different user interface than usual on Facebook app

Whenever I download the Facebook app for my Android phone (Motorola Razr D3) it shows up normal for the first time but then changes to a strange interface and then stays that way. (Click picture ...
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1answer
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Disable badges on android 4.1.2

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with Android 4.1.2. When I get notifications in SMS or from Facebook I see a red notification on the application icon on my phone desktop (I understand they're called ...
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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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0answers
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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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0answers
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Reinstalled Android-Facebook app won't sync-enable in Accounts and Sync settings. Global/device setting is on

I'm unable to activate sync for Android Facebook app in phone "Accounts and Sync" settings. This only happened after after username change, email accounts added, and phone # added to other FB ...
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1answer
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How to customize Facebook chat notification sound?

Facebook app and the Facebook Messenger app often plays the same sound for new incoming chat message - this is the system notification sound. That makes me confused facebook chat with other ...
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I changed user i.d. in Facebook app now no sync

I have several gmail and Yahoo accounts on phone apps, when i changed username of Facebook all notifications stopped sync. It is Android 4.0.4 system
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3answers
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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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0answers
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Emergency: Need to see details of a Facebook message sent from Messenger app (Android)

I want to see the time a message was read (seen) by me on the Facebook Messenger chat (Android). How do I do that? I already downloaded my data, but it doesn't show the conversations I had on the chat ...
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1answer
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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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Chrome won't load articles/page linked on FaceBook

Just started 2 days ago. If I click from within FB app to read a blog or whatever, it just shows me a blank page in Chrome or stays stuck in one site no matter what site I click. Did a full hard reset ...
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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 ...
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Cannot add Facebook account

I am trying to add a Facebook account in my account settings, but as I do so I am sent back to the settings menu. I simply cannot add a Facebook account. How can I solve this?
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manage (enable or disable) notifications of each app in each mode

I want to know if there is a free android app to switch between different modes. e.g. Meeting, Home, Working, Studying, etc. and in every mode, I will be able to manage my notifications e.g. from ...
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Very Urgent!! How do I find the exact time when Facebook app was updated?

I am using a Huawei P6 Ascend running on Android 4.4.2 (Cheetah Launcher). Yesterday I noticed that the Facebook app icon is missing from the app dock (or whatever its name is). Nobody used the phone ...
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0answers
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Some contact pictures won't sync with Facebook contact pictures on HTC One X

I don't want to use third-party apps like Sync.Me. I've correctly linked contact list with their Facebook profile. But some pictures Sync with HD, some pictures sync blurry and some picture won't ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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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 ...
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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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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?
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1answer
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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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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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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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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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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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1answer
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Open Facebook links with Facebook app?

When I receive a http Facebook link, I have the option to choose my browsers but not the Facebook app, is there a way to force it? Is it the normal behavior?
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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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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 ...
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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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1answer
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Mistake on facebook messenger(spam)

I was texting with my friend, but I didn't lock my keyboard. I marked her as spam. Do you know how I can get back notifications from her messages?
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ART makes Facebook app non installable (Error: -24) [duplicate]

I have an Android 4.4.2 phone and I enabled ART instead of Dalvik. When I go to the Google Play Store and try to install Facebook, it can't install the app. I get two errors, sometimes 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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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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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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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 ...