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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by danyL, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. danyL

    danyL Member
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    So for about 1-2 weeks, every time i try to refresh to see my notifications using the facebook app, it says the following:

    "Cannot retrieve the notifications. Please try again later. [601/Parser error: unexpected '-' at position 57.]"

    Does anyone know how I can fix this? Notifications work fine when using facebook with the browser but not with the app. Very annoying.
     

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  2. hattrick

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    I get the same error. I assume the only way it can be corrected is if the app is updated.
     
  3. Solitary

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    same here...i dont worry too much though..i've never seen a more worthless app than this one
     
  4. Caddyman

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    The new fb app is pretty nice imo
     
  5. danyL

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    new fb app? what are you talking about caddyman?
     
  6. Caddyman

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    The actual fb app. Made by fb its nice
     
  7. danyL

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    uhhh the one that everyone already has? it's pretty bad when compared to iphone's facebook app
     
  8. Caddyman

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  9. davros

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    its not just our phones, my wifes Droid says it too. its a fb problem
     
  10. Solitary

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    its only nice if you're checking the news feed.

    You cant check the inbox, you can't comment on pictures, and if you get a status notification or something similar, it takes you to a browser to reply.

    iPhone/iTouch facebook version is what Android facebook needs to be. because with those you can do everything the same way as in browser
     
  11. bigdroid

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    Yup, I have the Moto Droid and the Eris and they both are doing the same thing, the funny thing is I just got a FB update on the Moto Droid yesterday, but it didnt' fix it?
     
  12. davros

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    mine worked today... maybe FB fixed their problem
     
  13. HunterJohnson

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    mine worked also. im looking at it now. it shows updates that I read earlier this morning as read, and a new one i have not read since.

    Now everyone is going to survive. Have you read the comments on the app in the market place. people be foamin:D
     
  14. davros

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    how can i live with out my FB lol:D
     
  15. danyL

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    notifications are working again. awesome
     
  16. MOS95B

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    Worked for me too. I can go back to my normal dosage now.... [​IMG]
     
  17. Wolfedude88

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    Yep it is back up, finally.
     
  18. Bswartz95

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    Does it work for wall posts & comments?
     
  19. iggypop123

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    works for me most of the time now
     
  20. antnyp85

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    Well guys, I have a question, at the risk of getting yelled at that it's been posted somewhere already lol. Instead of starting a new thread, figured I'd ask in here... I came from a Blackberry, and on my BB, when I had the Facebook App installed, notifications would automatically pop up on the application instead of my email... NOW with the Facebook App for Android, I end up getting both notifications in my email AND in the App... I tried disabling email notifications, but then my FB App wouldnt update automatically either... Soo I'm stuck getting notifications in both my email and App. Is there any way to just get automatic notifications on the Facebook App? What am I missing lol?
     
  21. Bswartz95

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    Unfortunately, no.
     
  22. pkopalek

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    You need to log on Facebook with a normal computer. (Or your Eris if you go to the touch site, then scroll down, then click the link 'Full Site', then go from there, but it's easier on a normal computer)

    Go to Account > Account Settings > Notifications > Uncheck all the boxes for e-mail, then hit 'Save' at the bottom.

    You won't get notification e-mails.
     
  23. slklober

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    so I see that ya'll have figured out how to make your notifications work on FB. So tell me how'd ya do it? I just got mine about 2 weeks ago and I don't get any notifications at all.:thinking:
     
  24. Thomas184

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    I have the same problem as slklober, I don't get notifications either. I have had for a couple days now.
     

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