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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 can I clear the cache of the Android Facebook app?

My phone (T-Mobile Pulse/Huawei U8220 with Android 1.5) doesn't have much on board space, so I quite often run into the low disk space warning. Looking through the list of apps, I see the facebook app ...
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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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Why did Google block Facebook Contact Sync on the Nexus 5?

Is there a particular developer clause that was violated? If so, why is the facility blocked only on the Nexus and not other Android based devices?
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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 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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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 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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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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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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(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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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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How do I disable Facebook's “Log in to sync applications” notification when the phone turns on?

Every time I turn on or restart my phone, I always get this "Log in to sync applications" notification from Facebook. How do I disable this?
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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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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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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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Could not view photo in Facebook timeline on my android phone/tablet

When viewing a friend's Facebook timeline from my PC web browser there's a photos button to view their photos. But I cannot find that button when viewing via an Android phone/tablet. How can I see ...
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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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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?
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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 can I disable Facebook button on HTC ChaCha without voiding warranty?

I'm interested in the HTC ChaCha but I don't like the Facebook button. I'd prefer it to link to my address book or something like that. Is it possible to do that or in the worst case disable it?
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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 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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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 ...
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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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S3: Contacts->Accounts->Add Account. It won't add facebook [duplicate]

I have had facebook synced perfectly almost a year now. Yesterday I was at a concert and my S3 got all buggy from the heat. Today I had to resync all my accounts to my contact list, but it won't add ...
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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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How can I set Facebook to view by “most recent” rather than “Top Stories”

Facebook for Android, Version 8.0.0.26.24 How do I revert back to my preferred method of viewing the most recent stories rather than top stories? The "Cog" icon is no longer where it used to be, and ...
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Facebook App is not working when using Proxy Server

I have Android Galaxy device. I have setup Wifi Settings to a Proxy Server(local intranet IP). When I open the Facebook app I will get Error Loading News Feed, Connection Lost, etc. Is it possible ...
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Facebook on Nexus 4 looks different than on Nexus 5

I have a Nexus 4 and Facebook looks like the picture on the left; while on my Nexus 5, it looks amazing, like the picture on the right (with fixed tap and native Android version): I tried ...
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Can Facebook Messenger read screen contents?

The Facebook Messenger offers this nice little feature called 'chat heads'. For that, it requests the permission to overlay everything. However, i read somewhere about the fact, that it can also see ...
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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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Symbols in Facebook for Android Note 2 appear black and white

Why do all the symbols that appear on my Facebook for android (note 2) appear in black and white? Is there a setting that I should set to make them appear colourful? Specifically if someone using ...