Facebook for iPhone Problems
It looks like this is not a very common issue, and I couldn't find it metioned in TiPb forums, but Facebook for iPhone is not working for me properly.
Hopefully when Facebook for iPhone 3.0 comes out these will no longer be an issue.
1.) My wall loads the first time, but after I sleep my iPhone or close out the app and go back in, my wall is empty and load older posts. It also doesn't show any photos, which are on Facebook. I can access my wall from the notification tab, and everything loads, but when I go to my tab it gives me the same problem. I'll post a screen shot. If I logout then login, my wall will load again and work until the app is closed or the iPhone sleep button is pressed.
2.) This issue is present with some friends as well. I cannot access their wall from the friends tab, but I am able to access them through the notifications tab.
3.) I also have never been able to use the chat feature. I will post the screen shot that I get. I have also logged out of chat on FireFox, then when I go to chat in the iPhone app it says offline, I select go online and it gives me the error message again.
4.) After I login the first time and close out the app or sleep the iPhone, I don't get my notifications refreshed. I have to logout and login to see the new notifications.
5.) I have never been able to comment on a photo from the Facebook for iPhone app.
I have deleted the app from my iPhone and reloaded it with a sync with iTunes, as well as, deleting the app and reloading it with the iPhone many times.
I have deleted all my updates and posts I made with my iPhone, and it still all the above problems still exist.
I also had a friend login, on my iPhone, with her account and everything worked properly for her so I know it's not a hardware issue with my iPhone.
Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
- 08-05-2009, 09:08 PM #2
- 08-05-2009, 11:48 PM #3
I've tried downloading from the AppStore, syncing with iTunes, and from the link in Facebook; all had the same problems. Thanks though.
The web page works fine, I've been looking for the mystery setting or post that's possibly causing the conflict between the two.
I have found a great work around for the chat issue: BeeJive!!! Facebook chat with push.
- 08-06-2009, 12:39 AM #5
I'm not sure I'm going to figure it out, I've tried pretty much everything I can think off.
I was thinking maybe it was an incompatibility issue with creating a Facebook app after the new Facebook, I just created my page on Saturday. I imagine if this was the case though, there would be a lot more people with the same issues.
- 08-06-2009, 02:16 AM #7
the app is buggy i have the same problem only with some friends i cant see their pics some pics i hope all this is fixed in the 3.0 coming up i hope they are not waiting for 3.1 to come out to launch facebook 3.0 its about time for you to release the damnnn thing already guys. ohh and yeah beejive is great no twitter support yet thats another one comeon beejive you need twitter
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- 08-06-2009, 09:13 AM #11iPhone Intermediate
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The Facebook app is buggy for me as well. Although I sometimes see screens not load properly or completely, the biggest nuisance for me is the endless amount of double posts on the News tab. I'll read a post or two, scroll down to read more, and the first posts I read start to repeat themselves.
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- 08-06-2009, 09:10 PM #23
Jailbreaking has nothing to do with whether or not the facebook ap works. It has been buggy since day one. The 3.0 update should remedy these issues and make for a better experience.
^^^^^don't go all "protective parent" on me. It was a simple and valid question. Your precious jailbaby is safe!
@ the OP. I put facebook app on my ( nonjailbroken) phone over a month and a half ago. I hope you find your solution.
- 08-07-2009, 07:29 AM #25