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facebook for HTC Sense - connection error, no friends and now...

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by beaverHausen, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. beaverHausen

    beaverHausen Member
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    ...I'm being logged out of of facebook continuously.

    Receiving a 'Facebook authentication failed. Please re-enter your facebook password' notification.

    Anyone else?
     

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  2. SterAllures

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    If I Want to login to Facebook for HTC Sense it says the service is currently unavailable and if I just login to the normal facebook mobile app it does work.

    Alot more ppl have this problem and it seems like a Facebook problem.
     
  3. terry_gardener

    terry_gardener Well-Known Member
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    yes me too

    same problem
     
  4. SarahCorf

    SarahCorf New Member
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    i have the same problem. just did a factory reset and its still not working
     
  5. axsys

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    Mine doesn't seem to working either....
     
  6. EvilAndroid

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    same problem here... what gives? sprint doesn't have a clue (Evo 4G)... I tried everything I could find online. reset the phone... deleted all the app permissions from FB and started the setup process from scratch. no joy. now only the Facebook for HTC Sense will sync... the Facebook Android app only highlights... and it won't give anything to be added to the sync page... this is nuts! the first couple days of the Evo were sweet and all my contacts were synced...

    Now nothing... and if I upgrade to the Facebook Android app 1.2 form the market then I can't see the images that were previously uploaded from my phone in my mobile folder.

    uhg... very very very frustrating. HTC/SPRINT FIX PLEASE!
     
  7. Jrobertiko

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    Same issue here, someone please help me with this. I want my fb contacts back!!!!!!
     
  8. narries_cyc

    narries_cyc New Member
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    me too.... facing the same problem.... someone, pls help..
     
  9. UKseagull

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    There's another thread on this subject, it's a problem with HTC Sense and HTC are currently looking into it.
     
  10. jackie_jagger

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    tomorrow is Monday they better have it fixed by then or else I'm gonna be a very very angry man !!
     
  11. terry_gardener

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    but what can you do about it, you just have to wait for the fix just like everyone else.

    yes its annoying but no need getting very angry over it.
     
  12. EvilAndroid

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    I'm thinking something could have been done this weekend... Seriously, pay the tech his overtime and get things running properly. NOT COOL HTC.
     
  13. jackie_jagger

    jackie_jagger Well-Known Member
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    its been over a week, its just getting sad, and the phone appears featureless !!
     
  14. BlueDan

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    Friend Stream misses one contact out for me - tried clearing the cache, etc, still the same guy missing. Peep looked nice but had the odd annoyance, I've ditched both now and use the stock Facebook app and Seesmic instead.
     
  15. jaztim

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    email response from htc this morning.

    Thank you for your enquiry about your handset. Our technicians are working hard with Facebook to resolve an issue with Facebook for HTC sense that has affected some customers from Friday. You need take no action now, and we hope to have everything working and again really soon. If you can leave your information with us, we can contact you when we get a solution for you. I trust that this resolves your query, please do not hesitate to contact us again if required.
     
  16. stevelaidlaw

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    Does anybody know how to send a private message to a friend on Facebook with the HTC Desire. I also can not find an option to read my own inbox on the facebook app.

    Cheers
     
  17. SUroot

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    On the facebook app there is an icon when you open it for inbox..

    You have to use the website to send a message I think. Facebook on Android leaves a lot to be desired (excuse the pun)
     
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  18. jaztim

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    Facebook synch issue - possible solution found

    Log in to your Facebook profile and go into your Profile settings and enter a location in your workplace. Now try synch'ing your FB contacts on your HTC.

    Worked for me and hearing reports of it working for others also.
     
  19. bcampea

    bcampea New Member
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    @jaztim - that worked for me. Thanks!
     
  20. stevelaidlaw

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    Cheers danfrance..

    So there is no way of sending a private message to a friend with the HTC facebook widget? Also I do not have an icon for inbox ?
     
  21. jaztim

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    that "fix" allowed the friendstream to work....still not synching the phonebook though
     
  22. simonc

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    Can't understand why it works for some not others
     
  23. jaztim

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    It doesn't work for the phonebook....it sorts the friendstream though.
     
  24. jaztim

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    No worries. Discovered by a guy on XDA. Happy to post it around the world though :)
     
  25. simonc

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    Yes that was me.
     
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