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How do I transfer my messenger account to a new phone?

I am using messenger without facebook. How do I transfer my account to a new phone? The app on a new phone immediately asks me for a facebook account.
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How to view Facebook 360 degree photos using a simple non-electronic VR glass?

I would like to view Facebook 360 degree photos on an Android mobile using a simple non-electronic VR glass. Is it possible? Thank you for your time 🙏🏼 Edit: A "simple non-electronic VR glass&...
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Facebook whitehat settings

I am trying to enable Facebook whitehat to test the Facebook Android app. I went here: https://facebook.com/whitehat/researcher-settings I click "Enable the Whitehat Settings menu for your ...
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Logging into Facebook from any apps , but through a browser

Problem: So, my problem here is there's an app (for convenient reason we don't talk about the name of the app) that when I login to the app, it will always be directed to the Facebook that I have ...
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How to force desktop version of Facebook on Chrome for Android?

Until recently, it was possible to select the "Desktop site" tickbox in Chrome on Android, browse to "www.facebook.com" and get the desktop Facebook site. That has stopped working ...
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I need more frequent updates of my Facebook calender on my phone than Google Calender offers

There seems to be a limit to how often Google Calender updates subscribed calenders, something like once per day. I need a more frequent update than that, once an hour or so, because my Facebook ...
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Facebook Workplace chat app - android and windows

I have installed the Facebook Workplace Chat app both in android (Android app) and Windows (Windows app). I have noticed that when both applications are logged-in when I receive a call I just get the ...
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Prevent Facebook app from getting automatically updated on Samsung device

I have my auto-update turned off for all my apps on the Play Store. Still, I have noticed that my Facebook app shows updated 3 days ago. This happened today. I have noticed the same problem before 5th ...
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How to disable "you can now swipe to go back" alert

I've only noticed this in the Facebook app, but for the past couple of days, when I tap into a post, and then tap the back arrow to leave, my entire screen will darken, and I will be presented with ...
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Facebook app missing 3D photo button on LG Velvet 5G

I bought the LG Velvet 5G because it has a 5MP depth camera, whuch sounds good for taking 3D photos. All the guides I can find suggest that the 3D photo option should appear in the menu below. But I ...
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How to eliminate all not chat-related from the Facebook Messenger?

I do not want to see anything from the facebook what is not chat-related, like: the integrated facebook browser (yes, it is not a joke) popups of my pals currently logged in excerpts of their ...
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How can I fix this issue associated with the Facebook app's folder location and Google Photos backups?

I have an issue with a combination of the Facebook and Google Photos apps on my Pixel 4 XL. The folder Facebook stores the images you save from it is in the DCIM folder. Photos you take with your ...
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Is there any way how to reactivate email notifications for new messages on Facebook's Messenger?

I was getting email notifications for new messages on Facebook's Messenger. Then I installed Messenger Android app. Then I removed Android app. I would like to use Facebook and Messenger on web only. ...
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Issue after updating Facebook and Facebook gets update automatically [duplicate]

I have Realme Pro 2 (ColorOS 6 and Android 9). I updated Facebook from Play Store. After update, the new version is Facebook 260 And the issue is: Even I don’t this see option: Then, I uninstalled ...
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Inside Facebook app, how to set YouTube links to be opened on YouTube app?

How to set YouTube links to be opened on YouTube app on Android in Facebook app? I saw some videos how to do it but they're too old.
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How do I get Facebook Live mobile app to use the wide angle camera?

Many phones today have more then one camera with many of those having wide angle lens. I'm specifically interested in LG v30+ but it can apply to most modern smartphones now. How can I get Facebook ...
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How to open Facebook app with page share link?

I am sharing a page in FB, when the link is opened in mobile it opens the particular page in browser and not in FB app. I want that link to open FB app with the page displayed in it.
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How do I select a gallery album/folder when selecting what image to comment?

In the Facebook app, if you're going to post a picture, you can select a album from your gallery, like so: But when it comes to the comments, there are no option for it: Facebook Lite allows you ...
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How can I block ads in Facebook videos

I have installed AdGuard Pro and have installed all the filters. Nearly every video I watch on Facebook (only when using my Android phone) becomes interrupted by a video ad. In contrast, my partner ...
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Facebook app appears twice in "Open With"

I was trying to open a link to a Facebook post sent in Facebook Messenger recently, and I got an unexpected "Open With" dialog, asking whether I wanted to open it with... Facebook com.facebook....
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block facebook app in WiFi system

Honestly, I want for my kids not to use facebook. But, they still use facebook app on the wifi network. I successfully blocked facebook domain with the router management on my home wifi network. So, ...
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Official Facebook Hello contacts/dialer app login only says "104"

The Facebook Hello app https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2015/04/introducing-hello (released April 22, 2015 according to their post) is giving an error only saying "incorrect signature" and "104". I am a ...
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How do I upload a 3D Facebook photo from Android?

iOS users can use portrait mode to upload 3D Facebook photos. This uses a depth map + 2D photo to work. PC users can do it by naming the files *.jpg & *_depth.jpg and uploading them as a a pair. ...
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How to sync facebook contacts with ASUS ZenFone 5Z (Android 9)?

ASUS ZenFone 5Z Android 9 and latest ZenUI This question has been asked before, but none of the answers address what I'm seeing on my device. I've added the Facebook App, and I've added my Facebook ...
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Recording Facebook Messenger Video call on Android

Hi All, I am trying to record a Facebook messenger video call on Android 9.0. i used many application but the issue is when i open the app then start the v-call the other side can't hear me -but i ...
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Where does Facebook save videos saved from Messenger?

Someone sent a video to me via Messenger. I click Save to Facebook. Where did it go? I cannot find where it saved it. Where does Facebook store videos it saves from messenger?
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Why doesn't my downloaded file appear in the Download folder?

I've downloaded a Powerpoint presentation of the Facebook mobile app and when I go to the downloads folder and search up the name of the file, it doesn't appear. It just says "No results found. I use ...
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Facebook messenger android

Is there anyway to somehow save, store messages if you only have Facebook messenger and not facebook account? I would like to have these conversations, and maybe search in some of them, making ...
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Facebook videos playing in low quality

I recently purchased a new phone that uses android 8.0, whilst viewing a video on Facebook the thumbnail is clear and then when the video starts the video becomes very pixelated. The issue only occurs ...
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Disable in-app browsing on the Facebook Lite app

By default, many apps open links inside the app using an in-app browser. On Android, this is a version of Chrome, called Chrome Custom Tabs, optimised for in-app use (1). When in-app browsing is ...
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Cannot install ANY Facebook app. Be it regular, modded or even lite

Patient: Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime MIUI 10 v8.8.23 beta by xiaomi.eu Android 6.0.1 What happened: Annoyed with Facebook app burning my eyes, and unofficial mobile wrappers being generally slow and ...
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How can I remove these apps from my device? [duplicate]

I am trying to remove the Facebook and Messenger apps from my Asus Zenphone Laser 2. Unfortunately, in both cases, I seem to be unable to find the option to fully delete them from the device. I have ...
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How to stop the Facebook app from updating itself automatically?

I have the Facebook app installed on my Android 7 phone. Auto-update is disabled for all applications on my Play Store account I have disabled installation from unknown sources For some reason, ...
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Is there a way to add "special effects", or "background photos" or "sticker" to the system so that the Facebook app can use?

Somebody was able to add the following three cats (on of the app's default photos) inside of the Facebook app to the photo before he posted to Facebook: But I checked on both my Huawei Mate 9 and ...
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Xperia Facebook messenger acting strange

My sony xperia xa1 decvice keeps reinstalling why looks like a dated version of Facebook and messenger..have I been hacked? Screenshot (click to enlarge)
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Transfer Facebook Messenger messages from one phone to another

I am using Facebook Messenger without a Facebook account (only a mobile number), and would like to transfer my messages from one Android phone to another. What is the best way to do this? I have ...
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Facebook - Comment as Page [closed]

When on my desktop browser, I am given the option when posting on somebody else's page to comment as myself or as one of the pages I have. But on my Galaxy S7, there seems to be no way to do this. If ...
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Is it possible to install android app directly from facebook ad click

We have a fb ad for our app but the link click only redirects the user to google play. Is it possible to download the app right away by the time user clicks "Install Now" button at the ad? If yes, ...
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Facebook Messenger Virus on Android

I received a message from a friend on facebook The message said "this video is yours 'mt name'" with a shocked emoji face and my profile picture below. I was daft enough to click the link and then ...
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How to disable notification sound in Facebook application

I have the Facebook application installed and I can't seem to figure out how to turn off the (really loud and sharp) notifications sound, what I tried so far was go to Settings > App Settings > ...
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How to comment and like under my name in Facebook application on my Facebook page using Facebook's Android app?

I am a moderator of a Facebook page. However, I never want to post, comment and like in the name of the page on the page itself (that's other people's role). On the desktop website, I set to comment ...
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How can I fix small image size issue in Chrome (only Facebook website)?

Firstly I know StackExchange have a similar question. But I'm unable to comment on that question due to low reputation. Coming to my issue Chrome browser showing images in small sizes since last week....
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android contacts sync with google+ facebook

I'm using Pixel (XL), Phone by Google (1st generation) with Android 8.0.0, when I tap on Contacts app, some of my contains has photo and some do not(. How does one sync my existing contacts against ...
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How to prevent the Facebook app (Android) to auto refresh/update the newsfeed?

I have a lot of news(paper) articles in my Facebook news feed and so I often open up the linked article to read it in the browser. After that I want to go back to the Facebook app to read the comments ...
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how can i fix this?

when i watch video in YouTube or Facebook or browsing, doesn't matter where, image is always like this. someone to have solutions about this? thank you!
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How to watch Facebook video without stopping music playback from Spotify

Here is a very common use case I have: I listen to music on Spotify while going through my Facebook feed. Sometimes there's a video that I want to see in full screen. When I tap the video, music ...
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How do I receive push notifications for all posts in a Facebook group?

I used to be able to receive push notifications for all postings to a specific Facebook group, but that option no longer appears anymore. Here is the current Facebook setting: How do I receive push ...
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Nearby friends on facebook not working

I find the nearby friends functions of the facebook app quite useful. However since a few weeks I can't get it to work. Basically I'm stuck with a screen asking me to invite friends. I checked my ...
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How can I view my facebook email address?

How can I view my facebook email address? I managed to get to this screen from there I scrolled down, and got this screen Then I chose account settings then I get this screen and none of these ...
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Stop Facebook and Instagram from running in background

In developer settings I can stop both Facebook and Instagram but those pesky apps just bounce right back within seconds. One reason I moved from Apple to Android was to be able to control my device ...

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