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Facebook Places - Not working ANYWHERE!?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by UnknownAlly, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. UnknownAlly

    UnknownAlly Well-Known Member
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    My Facebook Places doesn't detect my location anywhere!
    Anyone else have this problem?
    How to troubleshoot?
     

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  2. macavely

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    Do you have your gps on? If not are you on 3G?
     
  3. UnknownAlly

    UnknownAlly Well-Known Member
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    I've tried it while on 3G and it didn't work.

    I don't know if the GPS is on but when I went to the touch website and clicked on "Places" the GPS icon showed up but it didn't detect my location.
     
  4. macavely

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    it could be Facebook.. I tried it last night and it did not work for me either.. But Google location did work..

    Facebook has been having some website problem the past couple of weeks..
     
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  5. UnknownAlly

    UnknownAlly Well-Known Member
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    That sucks.

    Mine hasn't worked since I got the phone. Other people I know with Android phones and the iPhone could do it. Really sucks...
     
  6. macavely

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    I just tried doing it again .. and it worked for me... ..

    Are you doing it from the browser ? or and App ?

    I'm using Dolphin HD ..
     
  7. AutoSortX

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    Memphis, TN
    I just tried from browser and it worked, does the app have places????
     
  8. UnknownAlly

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    I tried using it from the browser and it says,"Couldn't detect your location. Please check signal."
    I was able to do it on my computer, though.

    I don't think the app has Places.



    I tried using only GPS, only Wi-fi, and both.
     
  9. macavely

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    Do you have a problem with anything else on the phone that uses location ? like google ?
     
  10. UnknownAlly

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    No I don't have any problems with other places. Latitude works fine for example.
     
  11. macavely

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    then double check your FB SETTIngs..
     
  12. UnknownAlly

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    Facebook places now works after updating to Froyo.

    My guess would be the browser. Eclair's browser did not prompt me for "share location" while Froyo's new browser did.
     
  13. mszune

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    all ensure you have either or both GPS and mobile networks selected, settings, location and select which ons you want to switch on!
     
  14. mszune

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    anyone found out how to modify a place when someone else has recorded one thats spelt shity?
     
  15. UnknownAlly

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    You just click on the places icon, then press add.

    My FB Places never worked until I rooted the phone and updated to Froyo.
     
  16. baza

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    If you go to website settings where ever that is on your phone then find m.facebook.com and press it and then "clear location access" and then it will work..!
     
  17. j.fuchs

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    I was having the same problem on my SGS

    i fixed it by going settings > Location and security > then under my location enable "use wireless networks"
     

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