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Facebook links keep opening inside the app

In my facebook app I have checked the option to open links externally, but some links still open internally. Is there a way to stop this? ALL links must open externally. Version 87.0.0.7.78, if that ...
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How to reduce Apps memory After Updating

Whenever I update my apps it gets double the size. For example, the Facebook app has around 27-31 Mb of space on Android. But once I update this app it's showing 50Mb and above. Currently my phone's ...
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How to sync facebook contacts after Ubersync deprecated

As of May 2015, Ubersync no longer works due to a change Facebook made. How can I keep my Android contacts book synced with my Facebook contacts now? I imagine other apps have suffered a similar fate.
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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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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 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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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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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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"Complete action using" with duplicate app

Since today, this happens on tapping a Facebook notification: Neither did I install any app nor changed any settings. What's the reason for the app duplication?
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How can I stop facebook's notification about continuous contact uploads?

Every day I receive something along the lines of this (often it's just "1 new notification"): Seem pretty exciting, maybe I should see what it is. But it turns out it's just facebook pestering me to ...
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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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What is the Location of Saved Images from the Facebook App?

What is the location of saved images from the Facebook app? I found this Location of saved images from Facebook Messenger app but I'm interested in photos from the Facebook app itself
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Download and Install (aka sideload) Facebook Home APK

I'd like to try out Facebook Home however I don't have an approved device to install it from the Google play store. I've tried googling this to not avail...where can I download the latest version of ...
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Problem with Facebook sync - All instead of existing

I have a problem when time comes to sync my Facebook friends with existing contact. Even if I select "Sync with existing contact" in the app, all my Facebook friends are added to my local contact, ...
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YouTube, Facebook, WhatsApp are not working right and internet is not working

YouTube, Facebook, WhatsApp are not receiving and sending until I restart my LG G5. I was trying to delete some of the unused apps. Now my Facebook, YouTube says my internet is not connected even ...
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Preventing Apps From Accessing Images/Contacts/etc

Is there anyway to prevent apps, like FaceBook, from accessing the things it wants to access? I'd rather not let Facebook invade my privacy and take what information it wants.
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Facebook not compatible on Android 4.3

I was asked to resolve a weird problem. Facebook was crashing on my mom's phone, so I wiped it and tried to install it again. Play store says me that my device is not compatible with this version of ...
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How to sort comments by likes on the facebook app?

I just switched to Nexus 5 from iPhone 5. While I was on the Facebook app on iPhone, the comments was sorted by likes, and on my new Nexus it seems it doesn't work the same. I can change it somehow? ...
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How to sync Facebook calendar in my Android phone calendar?

Is there a way to sync my Facebook calendar with the inbuilt Phone calendar of Android. I know there are many apps, but I do not want to give them permission to access my profile details.
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Photos from Facebook not in Gallery after downloading them

When I download a photo from a specific Facebook page, it doesn't go to Gallery although I get the message that the photo is saved. This is happening only on this Facebook page. Everything works fine ...
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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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Sim and facebook messenger SMS

Please could someone clarify this, if you have the answer: You download messenger on your android phone and you register with the number of the sim card which is in your phone. Do I need to have the ...
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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 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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Is there a way to get a history of Facebook profiles that I've visited?

I have visited a profile on Facebook recently but now I've forgotten the name of person. Is there a way that I can get a history of the profiles which I have already visited? I am currently using ...
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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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How can I reduce the number of Facebook Messenger notification sounds on Android?

I have recently switched from an iOS device to a Samsung S20+. On my old iPhone, when I received 10 consecutive messages on Facebook Messenger I would only hear the sound of the first and second ...
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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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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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Create new friend list on Facebook

With the Facebook Android app I can add and remove friends from existing friend lists but I cannot find a way to create a new list. Am I missing something? If not, is there an app available that ...
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How to show chat head facebook android manually?

The new version of Facebook Messenger show a chat head when new messages arrived. When closed, I don't know how to show the chat head unless waiting for the next message to come
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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how to post a pic I took to someone's wall on fb?

I took a pic on my HTC Desire 2.1 I want to post it to somebody's else wall on facebook so facebook stores the picture? any easy way how to do this? I guess I can find the pic on my mobile and then ...
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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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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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Can I safely delete .facebook_cache folder if I don't have a Facebook app installed?

I have noticed that there is a folder named .facebook_cache in /storage/emulated/0/ I have never had the Facebook app or the Facebook Messenger app installed on the device and I don't intend to. At ...
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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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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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How do I turn off Messenger's default browser?

About a month ago, Messenger implemented an in-app browser, similar to the one on the main Facebook app. It's terribly slow, and I'd love to load links in Chrome (or Tumblr, or Twitter, or whatever ...
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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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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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