For questions specific to the Facebook app.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

5
votes
0answers
381 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
72 views

Joining a public WiFi made the owner able to send me a Facebook friend request. How?

I walked by a bar with free, unsecured WiFi. My device auto-joined it, and a minute later I had a friend request on Facebook from that very bar. How did they get my Facebook identity just from ...
4
votes
0answers
397 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
220 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
51 views

Music stream interrupted by Facebook likes

Today my OnePlus One (Android 5.0.1-BlissPop) doesn't work as expected. Usually, I surf on Facebook (using the app, not by browser) and at the same time, I listen to some music with the player Shuttle ...
2
votes
0answers
328 views

How do I remove orphaned permissions that are preventing an app reinstalling on Android lollipop

I have a ZTE phone I'm unable to reinstall facebook on using the Google Play Store - I get the notorious -505 unknown error. If I install a downloaded facebook apk using adb I get the following ...
2
votes
0answers
96 views

Using Facebook authentication system without installing the app

Is there a way to add Facebook account to Android Accounts in order to ease login with apps, without installing the memory consuming and invasive Facebook app ?
2
votes
0answers
402 views

HTC Chacha - random facebook notifications?! please help!

My boyfriend bought me this phone about a week ago as an xmas present, and i've been very happy with it so far. Thing is, everytime I try to text somebody/look through my phone it constantly flashes ...
2
votes
0answers
222 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
313 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
104 views

How to sync facebook events with my android 2.3.4 calendar?

I'm trying to sync my facebook events with my android calendar. The goal is to have an automatic sync between facebook events and 'some' account that is usable by android 2.3.4 account management. I ...
1
vote
0answers
346 views

How to sync profile pictures with Facebook after May 2015

I just bought a new phone (OnePlus Two) and I can't get the Facebook profile sync to work. After reading up on it, it seems facebook has killed all 3rd party apps that do this back in May... which is ...
1
vote
0answers
431 views

Facebook won't save linked contacts to Galaxy S4

I am currently using a Galaxy S4, with Android version 5.0.1. I manage to sync my contacts from Facebook…however I am unable to link them to my device or Google account. The contacts from Facebook are ...
1
vote
0answers
29 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
0answers
224 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
5k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
47 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
71 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
0answers
351 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
710 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
0answers
209 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
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
267 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
280 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
113 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 ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Sharing a photo to Facebook no longer allows putting it into an album?

With a recent update of FB for Android, any time that I share a photo to FB (using the "molecule" icon), the option to assign it into an album seems to be missing (it used to be an icon in the bottom ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Facebook and Messenger

I use facebook app and the messenger app. Is there any way to unconnect the 2? I would like to just receive my alerts in messenger but not receive notifications and red alerts in Facebook for my ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Facebook cameraroll error

I have several pictures on my I have several pictures of my turbo 2 that I have deleted from SD memory and theyve are still showing up in my facebook camera roll. tried clearing the cache via ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Some apps won't open anymore

I've got a problem on an LG G4 with android 5.0 : Some apps can't be openned anymore. Facebook and and supercell games like 'clash of clans' for instance. Facebook close each time I try to open it ...
0
votes
0answers
346 views

How to link/sync Facebook profile pics with contacts on Android Lollipop

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 and I would like to sync the Facebook contacts profile pictures with my existing contacts. I managed to do this before within the Facebook app on an old Sony Expedia L, ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Adding “Facebook” to “Accounts”

After installing Facebook to my new phone and logging in for the first time, I see that it adds a "Facebook" account in the Settings > Accounts window. However, I don't seem to see any of the ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Facebook's new personal assistant M

My question is pretty simple: is Facebook's M available for Android or is it still in a sort of alpha?! I'm asking because I'm seeing every day more and more people sharing their experience with M ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

Sync Facebook on different devices to avoid getting duplicate notifications

My wife has two Android tablets, a Nexus 2012 and a Dell Venue. If after using one tablet for a few days, she uses the other, then she gets a lot of Facebook notifications which she already got on the ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

Open link with specific app within Gmail Android 4.2.2

I want my chosen FB app to open when I click a link from within Gmail. I do not want to see FB in a Web browser. Has anyone had any luck with this, if so, how did you do it and which FB app did it ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Facebook for Samsung Galaxy S5 in September 2015 logs out after rebooting

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900M running Android 4.4.2 rooted. Every time I reboot my phone, the Facebook app loses my session. If I open the app right after rebooting, my session is still open for ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

About Android and Facebook instances

I would like to confirm something. I downloaded the Facebook apk from here for my brand new HTC Hero. Now I can't run multiple instances of my Facebook accounts. I have one business, and another ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

Facebook application is not loading photos automatically. I need to tap on it to load photo

I am using motto g3. Facebook application has started showing a blur pic instead of clear pictures and i have to tap on the button (icon) present on the blurry picture in order to download it. It's ...
0
votes
0answers
106 views

How can I sync accepted only events from Facebook to Google Calendar

So not the ones I declined or haven't responded to, but only the once I have accepted. And not just a list of current events that I manually have to update every once so often.
0
votes
0answers
60 views

Connection of Asphalt 8 with Facebook account without loss of current stats

when I started the game, I went in the 'You' option to change my name but it didn't give any option for changing profile name. Now that I have discovered that I need to link accounts, can I login my ...
0
votes
0answers
85 views

Avoiding facebook messenger sounds and icons while synchronizing messages

I have an android Samsung S4 phone. As far as I can remember Facebook Messenger app has always had this annoyance: when I connect my cellphone to the internet the app synchronizes and downloads all ...
0
votes
0answers
153 views

Error Loading Newsfeed. Tap to Retry

My wife has 2 tablets - A Dell Venue and a 2012 Nexus 12. Sometimes the Facebook app gives a message "Error Loading Newsfeed". "Tap to Retry". She keeps getting notifications and other stuff while ...
0
votes
0answers
498 views

Sync contacts with Facebook Lite

I've just installed Facebook Lite on my Galaxy A3 with Lollipop and no root. It satisfies all my necessities except for one: the contacts sync, which is present in the full version of Facebook. I've ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

I erased SNS file now I my dialer has lost all my data

I was having problems with the memory on my phone and it asked that i erase or uninstall programs. So i erased a couple of things including the data of the SNS file. Now my dialer has lost my ...
0
votes
0answers
432 views

Facebook app cannot play videos

No videos work on my Facebook App. It says: Cannot play video. Sorry but an unknown error occured while trying to play this video
0
votes
0answers
406 views

How do I sync facebook profile pictures with my Contacts in a clean/private automated way?

Given the following requirements: Private: Not uploading all contact information (phone numbers, emails etc) to a 3rd party server (gross abuse of privacy). I believe the facebook app does this Not ...
0
votes
0answers
895 views

“Invalid APK” error while installing or updating Facebook app on BlueStacks

It's been a while I am trying to update/install Facebook official app on BlueStacks. Every time I try, I get the error INSTALL_FAILED_INVALID_APK. I have tried installing it in many different ways: ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
546 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

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
0
votes
0answers
169 views

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 ...