1. Phil DeLong's Avatar
    I did a search and didn't find anything, so forgive me if this has already been asked. I rarely ever get notifications from facebook, and if I do it's usually hours later. I do have push enabled, but is there any way to remedy this?
    07-13-2011 11:50 AM
  2. DjEli#WN's Avatar
    I was going to post the same issue. Same with my Echofon app..i been getting them hours later or not at all and i have both FB and Ech setup to push them to me..
    07-13-2011 11:54 AM
  3. FrekeyZeeky's Avatar
    the facebook app may be the worst app ever. Its not uncommon to not get notifications but I have noticed that I usually get them more frequent when I leave the app running in the background
    Last edited by badboy2451; 07-13-2011 at 11:59 AM.
    07-13-2011 11:56 AM
  4. Phil DeLong's Avatar
    I guess I'll just try leaving it on in the background and see if that helps any
    07-13-2011 12:06 PM
  5. DjEli#WN's Avatar
    I always leave mine in the background i never shut it down...It is true doe Iphone FB app is indeed need of some revamping
    07-13-2011 12:24 PM
  6. Bittersweet BB's Avatar
    I have the same issue a lot of times. I also have noticed that if someone sends me a private message on FB, when I tap the message icon, FB just flashes off and takes me back to the homescreen and I have to go back in and try to load the message again. This happens every time without fail and it drives me crazy.
    07-13-2011 12:47 PM
  7. MissJennell#IM's Avatar
    I have the same issue a lot of times. I also have noticed that if someone sends me a private message on FB, when I tap the message icon, FB just flashes off and takes me back to the homescreen and I have to go back in and try to load the message again. This happens every time without fail and it drives me crazy.
    It does the same thing to me. It drives me crazy. I hate the FB app for iphone. My biggest complaint about my iphone is this app. I never get my notifications and my time line is always screwed up. It is basically useless. I have to get on the web to use facebook basically.
    07-13-2011 01:09 PM
  8. SteveyAsp's Avatar
    I just use email to alert me of notifications

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    07-13-2011 01:25 PM
  9. sting7k's Avatar
    I did a search and didn't find anything, so forgive me if this has already been asked. I rarely ever get notifications from facebook, and if I do it's usually hours later. I do have push enabled, but is there any way to remedy this?
    It's Facebook and the app. Not your phone, carrier, network, etc. Facebook notifications have been poor since the beginning of PNS now 2 years ago.

    Best bet is too just turn off push notifications for the app and setup email notifications instead.
    07-13-2011 01:44 PM
  10. CG68's Avatar
    I was wondering why I rarely got any FB notifications. Now I know it's not only me.
    07-13-2011 02:10 PM
  11. Steve-O's Avatar
    Facebook notifications are flakey at best. I route all my notifications (FB, Twitter, Email, etc) through Boxcar. Decent app & seem to get all notifications almost instantly - including FB!! There's a free version of the app with the option to pay & remove ads once downloaded - I've never bothered though as the ad banners in the app are minimal.
    07-13-2011 02:13 PM
  12. DjEli#WN's Avatar
    Boxcar really that well?? how much is it going for..
    07-13-2011 02:52 PM
  13. Steve-O's Avatar
    Boxcar really that well?? how much is it going for..
    Free. I've been using it for quite some time now & highly recommend it.
    07-13-2011 03:28 PM
  14. MissJennell#IM's Avatar
    Free. I've been using it for quite some time now & highly recommend it.
    I am downloading it right now. We will see how well it works.
    07-13-2011 05:12 PM
  15. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    It's always been hit or miss with notifications for that app. As already said, I just use e-mail for my
    notifications. Gmail account on Exchange. I don't think the app is as bad as some make it out to be.
    But that's all subjective. I do know for sure that once the app was updated to use the HTML5 format
    in the news feed like the mobile version, the app really did suck on the Verizon firmware 4.2.6 and 4.2.7
    I got a lot of "No internet connection" crap. But since then I've switched back to AT&T (for other reasons).
    I'm not getting the same problems on 4.2.x that I've been on.
    07-13-2011 05:52 PM
  16. SteveyAsp's Avatar
    Boxcar is ok but the notifications come through some time after they are posted

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    07-13-2011 06:13 PM
  17. Phil DeLong's Avatar
    I think I'll probably just go with the email notifications, thanks for the advice everyone.
    BreakingKayfabe and melissary like this.
    07-13-2011 07:01 PM
  18. iV1SHAL's Avatar
    Might try boxcar out but I would still like it to be native. As would probably everyone lol
    07-13-2011 07:06 PM
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