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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by seymoria, Aug 3, 2013.

  1. seymoria

    seymoria Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi all.
    I have recently upgraded my phone from Galaxy S1 to S3.

    But in the new phone, I am unable save pictures from Facebook.

    In my older phone, when I press and hold onto a picture a menu displays prompting me to save. It is accompanied by haptic touch. But in the new phone the haptic touch signal does occur but nothing prompts, no menu displays.

    These pictures I see have arrows on both sides, left and right and one can click them to see the next or previous picture.

    This is an extremely annoying feature for me as I am a very frequent user of Facebook and often save lots of pictures during browsing daily.

    The browser otherwise is okay and I can save pictures from other websites.

    Thanks for your help.

  2. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    Can i ask, are you using the Facebook app or m.facebook.com on the browser?
  3. GTWalling

    GTWalling Android Expert

    On mine using the Facebook app, tap to open the picture and then tap the Menu soft key and Save as is an option.
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  4. Lordvincent 90

    Lordvincent 90 ▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓

    I actually don't have that option :eek:

    What I have been doing is a bit more tedious but works for me. I use the app Picsay to edit/touch up photos. I have found that if I use the share option in the fb app I can share the photo to pi say and then save it to my phone/tablet

    (Just another option :) )
  5. seymoria

    seymoria Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Thanks to all kind folks for their help.

    I am primarily using the m. Facebook page but I also have the app. It's the same problem with both.

    However with the app, the Share option is available which I can use to send it to my Google drive and then download it from there.

    However I miss my old phone Samsung Galaxy S1 which had a direct save option and many more options upon press-hold-haptic-touch.

    In that old phone there was also a View option which could then be zoomed in. And all options were available in the browser, m..Facebook page without the need to open the dedicated fb app. Moreover the FB app also had the save options

    I upgraded to a Galaxy 3 yesterday amid great enthusiasm.....

    Thanks for further suggestions.
  6. BynoUK

    BynoUK Android Enthusiast

    Take a screenshot and edit it to crop out the status bar etc.....
  7. Pixeline

    Pixeline Newbie

    I think you're missing a step. You have to open the picture (tap on it) before you can save it.

    After you've done that, hit the menu and choose 'save'.

    Hope that did the trick :) I'm talking about the app by the way.


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