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How do I temporarily disable an app when there is no "Disable" option

There are two memory hungry apps, Facebook and Facebook Messenger, which I want to disable at times but not always. I used: settings → apps → downloaded → Facebook → force stop ...
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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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Choose contact name manually?

In my contact list, I entered a number of "household" contacts combined together. For example, "Bob & Sally Smith", with the corresponding e-mail addresses, phone numbers, etc. The problem is ...
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How to sync my Facebook contacts?

How do I sync my Facebook contacts with the contacts on my Samsung Galaxy Spica?
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Restrict background data for Facebook, but notifications still coming in

I would only like particular applications to show notifications when I'm not on Wifi and those would be: Google Services - unfortunately there are several syncs here but AFAIK we can't control ...
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3 answers
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How can I prevent an application (Chrome) from opening another application (Google Play Store)?

So today Facebook Messenger declared a war against users of the mobile website. Of course we have been plagued for months with small header messages as well as overlays hiding all content and ...
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How can I turn off Facebook IM permanently?

Since I got a new google phone (G2) the facebook app has been running constantly. I turn it off and it still is running for some reason. Not a problem except that it always looks like I'm screwing ...
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Is there any way to let Facebook run only when I want?

Is there any way to let the Facebook app run only when I want to use it and really close it when i don't need it? I've already disabled it with autostarts, moved to sd, yet it is still running 24/7. ...
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How can I force-link a Google contact with a Facebook profile?

Back when my HTC Desire had its stock Sense, there was an option to link Facebook accounts to Google contacts, by selecting them from the Facebook friends list. This created fields for my contacts ...
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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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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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How do I enable push notifications for Facebook for Android?

I'm currently running the latest stable release of CM7 for the HTC Droid Incredible and Facebook for Android 1.6.4 (released on 20 August). According to Facebook, push notifications are enabled for ...
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Is it possible to select default contact picture service?

Here is my problem: I merged all my Google and Facebook contacts in my contact list. When a contact has both a picture on Google and on Facebook, the picture from Google will be displayed. I don't ...
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How to add person to contacts from a message (person auto linked w/ facebook)

I got a message from someone not in my contacts. The number was automatically recognized as one of my Facebook friends. How do I add this person to my Google Contacts without copying down the number ...
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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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How do I prod my Droid 2 into resync'ing Facebook profile pictures?

The Motorola Droid 2 supports, from out-of-the-box, the notion of logging in with not only a Google account, but also a Facebook and Twitter account, and maintains three separate groups of contacts ...
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Can I, simultaneously, run two instances of the Facebook app?

Can I, simultaneously, run two instances of the same Facebook app (which is installed once in the system)? I want to be active on two accounts (I also have iOS and Windows Phone devices if their ...
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How can I disable automatic Facebook photo sync?

Device: XPeria P Android: JB 4.1.1 I recently enabled automatic photo sync, but I could not remember how I did it. Now, all of my photos gets synchronized to Facebook, and my data/3G charge is ...
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Android social apps: ability to post on behalf of the user?

Ever since I purchased my Samsung Galaxy SIII, it has been displaying a notification which when clicked causes an app to be displayed asking me to log in to Facebook and then displaying the following ...
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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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Delayed updates on Facebook

I am sending messages on Facebook using my mobile (Samsung Galaxy Pop) wi-fi. Other person is using a desktop or laptop. There is a delay in the update of the conversation ... not real time updates ...
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Android Facebook Version 3.4 - Sort News Feed

My Samsung Galaxy S 3 just updated to Android Facebook Version 3.4. I cannot figure out how to sort News Feed by most recent?
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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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