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Choosing folder(s) for photos on messenger

So have an Oppo CPH1701, running Android 6.0.1. In my photo gallery, I can organisey photos onto folders, and by default my photos and videos I take with my camera are also automatically sorted into ...
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Trying to Understand the com.facebook.orca

I have been reading some sources about recovering deleted messages in Messenger etc. I know that if you can access your Android phone's folder "Android > data > com.facebook.orca > cache > fb_temp" ...
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How to open Messenger profile links in the Facebook app?

Whenever I click 'view profile' in the Messenger app, it opens in its own browser and not in the Facebook app. How to open Messenger profile links in the Facebook app?
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Why has Messenger stopped to download an image right away?

On my Samsung Galaxy S9, my Messenger (Facebook) app has started to act out on me since at least the last month. When I get sent a message and open up Messenger it works just fine, but when someone ...
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Chat bubble not appearing on messenger and Android auto always launching

I've reset my phone (Xiaomi mi 9) and initialized it from a google cloud save. Since then, the chat bubbles on the facebook messenger app does not appear even though I've enabled them and enabled the "...
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Facebook Messenger Chat always shows one chat unread

The Facebook Messenger app always shows a '1' next to the speech bubble indicating that there is a 'Chat' I haven't read. How can I clear this, or alternatively, find and read this supposedly unread ...
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Facebook Messenger keeps on playing sound in notification

I'm using facebook Messenger on a Samsung Galaxy S9. Since a few months now, Messenger keeps on playing a notification sound when receiving chat messages even when I change the sound to Silent. Let's ...
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How to I find who sent a picture to me via Facebook Messenger?i need help please [duplicate]

I found a picture saved to my gallery from the Facebook Messenger app. How can I find out who sent this picture to me? When I go to the picture and click on details it tells me: title: ...
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Google Assistant Opens Facebook Messenger instead of SMS app

I've had my XiaoMi Redmi Note 7 with the stock MIUI 10 Global OS for a while and just started playing with the Google Assistant. Every time I try and use commands for text messages (reading, reviewing,...
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Force specific app to not use specific wifi network?

The guest wireless at my work blocks Facebook Messenger, but the app doesn't appear to be smart enough to realize that and try to use my cell signal instead of wifi. So it's rendered totally ...
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Launch Messenger *Lite* when opening Fb links

When I want to contact an organisation and their preferred way is Fb I hit the following issue. I have Messenger Lite and when I click the message button in the web browser it launches the Play ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy s10 not letting Facebook Messenger app to connect to internet

Sometimes through the day my phone will not let my face book messenger app connect to the internet every thing else works fine. how do I fix this?
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How could I make “Do not Disturb” block Facebook Messenger popup?

I have DND (Do not disturb) enable from 8:00 - 17:00 (Priority only), but the Facebook Messenger still can popup, how could I make Do not disturb feature to work on Facebook Messenger? I'm using Sony ...
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Facebook messenger video inverted

My mother is elderly and recently installed Android Messenger, but every time she makes a video call, the camera is reversed. Notice in the photo that the camera reversed the view of the chair. How ...
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How to extract Facebook messenger password

I would like to ask you how can i see the stored password of FB messenger on my phone. What i already tried: Password reset did not work since the mail that was used is blocked and the phone number ...
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Android Facebook messenger emojis are gone

I have a serious problem :) I'm used to be able to chose between emoji/sticker/gif when I press the little smile next to where you enter the messages on iOS. But on my Android phone there are only ...
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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? Thanks in advance for ...
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Facebook messenger 196.0.0.29.99 keeps crashing

I am using LG G6 Stock Oreo 8.0 and everything is working fine except Facebook messenger, it keeps crashing after a while without returning an error. I then took log from my phone and attached here. ...
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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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Chrome redirects to messenger on Samsung mobile

I have been getting redirect notices on my Samsung Google Chrome browser with a link to messenger. I once installed messenger but I have never used it nor do I even have a Facebook account. But now ...
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Can I mute sound notifications, but allow chat heads on Facebook Messenger?

On Facebook Messenger, on my Android phone, I want to permanently mute audio notifications for new text messages, but I would still like to receive a chat bubble. Is this possible?
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Samsung S8 messenger saved images

I cannot find my saved facebook messenger images on my Samsung Galaxy S8 photos, i looked everywhere, in all my albums, pictures, downloads files etc.tried looking everywhere for my messenger photos, ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard + Facebook Messenger loses focus constantly

With a Galaxy Note 8, Android version 8, latest of Facebook Messenger. I am trying to use my Keyboard K780 in Messenger and the focus is lost constantly after typing one letter. The only way I got it ...
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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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fb_temp not appearing on orca/cache folder

I tried to recover my facebook messages that were deleted around a month ago using the ES File Explorer. So I went to Internal Storage > Android > data > com.facebook.orca > cache. The forums stated ...
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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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Recent emoji on keyboard

Are the recent emojis on my phone s7edge my own recent ones? Or from people using them in group chats?
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Facebook Messenger - No ring tone for calls

I got a Lenovo Essential tablet. I have a problem that when someone call me via Facebook Messenger, the table only vibrates, it doesn't call any sound at all. But the sound for Facebook messenger's ...
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How to install Messenger Lite on Samsung tablet

I'm want to install Facebook Messenger Lite on my non-rooted Samsung T-580 tablet with Nougat 7.0. There is a message saying: "Your device isn't compatible with this version." No more info is ...
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How can I use a smartphone/tablet without being distracted by it in classrooms?

I want to use an android phone without being distracted. I want to be able to block calling applications such as the calling feature in whatsapp, facebook messenger, viber calls, as well as google ...
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Get rid of “Invite to Messenger” forever

Facebook Messenger displays a huge banner nagging me into sending unsolicited advertisement: It is a serious drawback of the app because: It wastes a lot of screen estate It capture the eye's ...
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Facebook Messenger shows notification while open

Whenever I have Facebook Messenger open, I continue to get notifications for chats that I am presently viewing. That is, I will be reading a chat, and as a new message comes in, I get a peek ...
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FB Messenger - How to get around the extreme photo/video compression resulting in poor quality?

I often send photos/videos to my friends on Messenger. The problem is that FB's algorythm compresses them so badly it really affects their enjoyability. I send HD videos, and they get something like ...
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Facebook individual tone

Is there a way in Facebook messenger to customize the message tone for individual people? I can change the Default tone for everyone but I want to change for individual people.
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Can't record Facebook messenger call

My friend has Cloudfone excite prime. He can record the Facebook messenger, whatsapp calls using his phone's default voice recorder. I have Samsung Galaxy Note 3. If I try to record the messenger call,...
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Problem with new Marshmallow 6.1 on Samsung J5 [duplicate]

the Facebook Messenger app & Whatsapp audio & video calling is not unavailable, it wants the access for camera & microphone, when the settings come I do it but it doesn't work, what to do? ...
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Share Facebook Post via Whatsapp

Today I saw an interesting post on Facebook (App). So I decided to share it through Whatsapp with my friends. But I can't find any Whatsapp share button on FB App. There is only Messenger share button....
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Cannot install Facebook Messenger app

A few days ago my Messenger app was crashing all the time - every time I tried to open it, it would say "Unfortunately, Messenger has stopped". In the end I uninstalled it, but now cannot reinstall it....
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Samsung S7 - Facebook Messenger Drains A Lot of Data

I have the fb messenger app on my phone which I use regularly, but in all the months I've used my phone, I've never surpassed 50 MB per month of data usage for that app. About 2 weeks ago, I got the ...
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No notifications at all on older Facebook Messenger app

For obvious reasons, I'm using an older version of facebook messenger app (ver 71) But there are no notifications of arrived message, and important feature If it's a bug or bad config, can be fixed ?...
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Why doesn't my facebook messenger show filter buttons during a live video call?

Below is a screenshot from an Oppo f1s smartphone which has the desired feature. It shows a button which allows me to add filters during a live video call in facebook messenger. But any other ...
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Error 505 when installing Facebook Messenger

I have a Sony Z5 Compact running Nougat. I am unable to install Facebook Messenger. When I try I get the Error Code -505. I have tried installing using ADB with the following command: adb install ...
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How can I change the notification sound to a custom but non-default sound?

Ok, so the title isn't as clear as it probably could be, but here goes: In the Facebook Messenger application you can click the profile/settings button (top right on latest version) and there is a ...
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How can I rename an app on my phone, and what are the consequences?

Both Facebook and Google have apps called 'Messenger'. So, of course, when I use Google Now to open it, a la "Okay Google, open App Messenger" it seems like it's usually not the one I want. 1) ...
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Can the video chats on Messenger or WhatsApp be hacked?

I am using the Marshmallow version of android and often use the newly launched video call feature on WhatsApp and that of Messenger to talk to my family and friends. So usually a question arises, ...
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Can't see “Messenger Day” - messenger stories

Is there some procedure that needs to be followed to be able to see the stories ? Or maybe have my mobile number linked with my facebook ?
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Facebook Messenger camera is extremely dark for no known reason

When I try to take a picture using the Messenger app camera, it is incredibly dark, and I can barely see the photo it takes, even in broad daylight. To take a decent photo, I have to close the app, ...
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My phone starting acting weird please help

I have been having trouble with my phone lately. I looked into my apps and there is so many that I don't understand also I have two Facebook apps running at the same time and also to Messenger apps ...