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  1. jigsawkilr
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    Does anyone know why facebook isn't syncing with my Droid? When I go to contacts, accounts, it shows gmail syncing fine but on facebook I get an error saying that sync is expericing errors and will be back shortly. Been this way for over a month,anyone else having this problem. So sorry if this question has already been asked
     
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    not an answer to your problem but I know that facebook has been having problems with its applications(stupid stupid facebook). try maybe uninstalling and reinstalling?
     
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    Unfortunately for everyone, it's because Facebook sucks ass and won't make a decent widget for Android. This might be unique to you, but rest assured that everyone has had issues with Facebook and their lack of support.
     
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    How would I uninstall l and reinstall it? Never installed anything to get it to sync with fb.(unless im missing something) It just did. Sorry for the ignorance
     
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    can you go to the market and click it and click uninstall? i dont know if its preloaded or not (might not be able to uninstall it).
     
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    I really didn't want to uninstall it because I will loose all my existing contacts then if it doesn't sync I will not be able to get them back. Is anyone else having this issue? Wandering if it is fb or my stupid droid
     
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    what r u trying to sync if you already have all your contacts
     
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    I think he's referring to info updates via the Facebook Widget.
     
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    Im referring to my FB contacts. Not updates or notifications. could care less about that stuff. Just that I have friends on fb that there email and numbers are not syncing to my phone.I am having to enter every new contact manually
     
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    On this Ultimate Droid 8.6.3 build, I can't even add an account for facebook to sync.. acts like it wants to start but then disappears.

    I have installed the market update, and still nothing. Any help would be appreciated.

    btw, i updated to 8.6.3, and overcloced to adamz medium voltage 120 and my droid is screaming... definatelyt do not want to downgrade to vzw 2.1 ota.....

    awesome build BD and team!!!!
     
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    facebook just put out an update. try that out
     
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    I just installed the update and at least the widget is fixed and finally loads right up.
     
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    facebook

    The widget and the app itself work fine..

    when i go to setup, account&sync, and add account.. i touch facebook, it just goes back to the "general sync settings" menu.. i am stumped.
     
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    Yeah, I've gotten two facebook app updates today. One was just a few minutes ago, try that one too.
     
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    2.1 AND a Facebook update in the same day?

    Hell really is freezing over...
     
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