Facebook is the biggest social media on earth right now, and it has been around for a while now. With about 2 billion active users monthly, no other social network is close to Facebook. Facebook users are so much addicted to this social network that it has become a huge part of them. Some people use Facebook almost everytime they are online. We use Facebook for seeing posts, pictures, videos, status updates, chatting and so on. So, one way or the other, Facebook isn’t just a social app anymore but can be used as a tool.
This is regardless of which device you use to utilise the social network, whether an iPhone X or a Samsung S6 Edge. With the tips which are described below, you will discover ways to deal with your news sustain, and enhance the security of your record, find the best content on the social network quicker and share announcements all the more effortlessly. Below are some Facebook tips and tricks I hope you find to be useful.
Facebook for Android Tips & Tricks
Manage Your Notifications
Getting fed up with the unending stream of cautions, updates and notifications from your Facebook friends? Well, you will be glad to learn that Facebook makes it very easy to turn on or off certain types of warnings on your Facebook account. All you need to do is follow the steps below.
- Open the Facebook app on your Android device.
- Go to the App Settings.
- Tap on Notification settings.
Here you can turn on and off notifications for wall posts, friend requests, event invites, comments, photo tags, and more.
Find Interesting Places Nearby
Let’s say you went somewhere you are not familiar with and do not know your way around there, you can use the Facebook app to find interesting locations and spots in that place. You can use it to search for places just as demonstrated in the image below. Facebook will bring up different suggestions including places like restaurants, cafes, Snooker spots, malls, clubs, bars, hotels, parks and many others of such. To do this, simply go to the search bar on Facebook and type the name of the place and different suggestions will come up.
Filter Your News Feed
On Facebook, you can also filter your news feed. Let’s your friend or a group or a page you like usually posts some embarrassing or annoying updates on Facebook, you can hide their posts from your news feed on Facebook. You don’t need to make due with the usual news sustain rundown of updates. On the Facebook app, you are given access to your redid records even from the main menu. If you want to switch the list a friend, group or liked page appears in, follow the steps below.
- Open the Facebook app.
- Go to the profile of the person, page or group.
- Tap on Friends.
- Tap on “Edit Friend List.”
- Here you can change the list which the friend, page or group appears.
You can share items directly from other apps to Facebook. Certain apps like Whatsapp, Instagram and bunch of other apps let you share things directly to Facebook. With this feature, you can share photos, videos, GIFs, links and other files directly to Facebook. With this feature, you can share brief comment course of events without having even to open Facebook. And with this feature, you also get all the alternatives you get when you post on Facebook.
Stop Auto-Playing of Videos
One of the standouts among Facebook’s most helpful sections in the Facebook app settings is “Video Auto-play.” With this feature, you are allowed to turn autoplay on or off on Facebook. You can also set it to autoplay only when you are connected to a WiFi hotspot. With this, your mobile data is saved, and you are also given more control over your timeline.
Find WiFi Using Facebook
You can use the Facebook app on your Android device to search for nearby WiFi connections. To do this follow the steps below.
- If you have Facebook installed on your Android device, open it.
- Go to the more tab on the Facebook app.
- Tap on “Find WiFi.”
A list of public and private WiFi connections available to you will appear on your screen. Precise details about the WiFi hotspots will be displayed such as opening and closing hours, and so on. However, not all businesses have added their WiFi connections to Facebook. So maybe not all WiFi connections will be displayed.