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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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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 ?
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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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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 ...
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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 error....
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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 '...
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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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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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Can't remove remaining facebook files

so I have 2 remaining .cnt files in /data/data/com.facebook.katana/cache/image/v2.ols100.1/44 and /data/data/com.facebook.katana/cache/image/v2.ols100.1/45 The thing is that they can't be removed in ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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? ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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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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 SIM/...
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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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Change Facebook (and others) photo saving folder

I'd like to ask a question about the facebook app (but it is not only one that does this). Currently, when I save any photo from facebook, it saves into /DCIM/Facebook. Now I would not normally care ...
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Viewing saved posts on Facebook app

How do I view saved posts on the Facebook app for Android. I can save such posts by clicking on the vertical arrow sign on the upper right hand side of the post and select "Save Post" from the list ...
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HTC 10; “Screen overlay detected” - stops me posting photos to Facebook

I just can't follow the articles saying how I should be able to disable Screen overlay. Its driving me mad - I want to post some photos to FB but can't. Please help! TIA Mike
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MIUI: Clicking on message in Facebook does not open up facebook messenger

If you go to someone's profile in the Facebook app & click on the message button, it should launch messenger - but it does not. Both on MIUI 6 & MIUI 7. This seems to be reported at a couple ...
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Facebook App live streaming - music is too loud

I am trying to live stream from a concert in a local live music club. Unfortunately the music is a bit loud and comes out cracking and basically unusable in the recording. Is there anything I can do ...
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Can you use the emulator with a webcam for a Facebook live stream?

I want to use android emulator running on a mac or PC to allow me to send a computer's webcam video into the Facebook Android App? Does anyone know if this is possible? If anyone has FB running on ...
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Is there an option to edit within the Facebook app?

I have an LG G4 and I run the Facebook app within it. I commented on something and needed to edit it/delete it but was unable to. Is there an option to do that?
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disable sync contacts to facebook notifications

A few times a day I get this notification asking me to sync my contacts. I do not want to. While other posts have suggested I disable SNS Application, on my Galaxy S7 this does not exists.
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android kitkat 4.4 play store connection timeout using wifi

this situation is kinda strange. first of I recently bought a new cnet wifi router. after setting up the router everything went well on my PC but when I used my phone and try logging in to summoners ...
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Where does FB Messanger get tones from?

I would like to use a custom mp3 instead of stock sounds. Where do I drop my mp3 at. also is there certain requirements. I tried dropping it into sd1/ringtones but the tone only shows up under the ...
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Facebook keeps crashing on galaxy j1 ace

I have a brand new galaxy j1 phone, no root, not even touched, I installed Facebook from Google Play Store but it keeps crashing and lagging. A quick search has implied that galaxy J1 doesn't really ...
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Get rid of facebook ads

I have a Sony Xperia M4 Acqua. I was wondering if there is a way to get rid of facebook ads in my smartphone, something not seen in my desktop pc due to my using of adblock software. Is there ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...