How to Fix Facebook not working on Android [Easy Steps]

Facebook not working on Android” is common problem usually occurs on Android phone for some reasons including Facebook App is outdated, insufficient memory on your phone, poor internet connection problem, Android OS update issues and/ or some other bugs already with your phone.

As we know that like other Apps on your Android phone, Facebook App is required to update in regular time interval and you can update it using “Google Play Store” App. But in case if Facebook App is outdated, then you might face “Facebook not working” and/or similar issues on your Android phone. In this case, you need to update Facebook App.

Sometimes, you can’t update your Facebook app due insufficient memory space on your mobile, and result Facebook not working problems occurs. But this can be fixed by deleting some unnecessary apps, images, videos and files to ensure that you have more than 100MB space available that could allow you to update Facebook App.

“Facebook not working” problem can also occur due to poor network connection. Internet Connectivity problem means either network signal is too week or Facebook feed not loading properly. In this case, you can try to fix the issue by disconnecting and reconnecting the Internet Connection, and then check if the problem is resolved. Let’s go for the solution.

How to fix Facebook not working on Android?

Method 1: Restart your Android phone

Rebooting your Android can be one of the best methods to resolve “Facebook not working” and/or similar issues. So, you can try to in this case also. To restart your Android phone, long press the “Power” button and then select “Turn Off” or “Switch Off” option to Shut down your phone. And after restart, please check if the trouble is resolved.

Method 2: Log out from Facebook App

Sometimes, this issue prevails with your account session so you can fix it by logging out from your accounts.

Step 1: Open “Facebook” App and tap “three-dot” icon at the top-right corner of the App

Step 2: Now, tap on “Log Out” button.

Step 3: After that, try to login into your Facebook Account again and check if it works.

Method 3: Clear Facebook Cache

Without deleting any important data, you can clear cache of Facebook to fix the issue deleting temporary files.

Step 1: Open “Settings” App on your Android phone

Step 2: Go to “Apps & Notifications” or “App Manager”

Step 3: Tap on “All Apps” or “Installed Apps”

Step 4: Under “Installed apps”, choose “Facebook”

Step 5: Now, tap on “Storage > Clear Cache”. Once done, please check if Facebook not working problem is resolved.

Method 4: Clear data for the Facebook App

If the above methods/steps didn’t solve the problem, then you can try to fix by clearing data for the Facebook App. This will log you out from the Facebook App and delete the App settings as well as media download from the Facebook.

Step 1: Open “Settings” App in your Android phone

Step 2: Go to “Apps & Notifications” or “App Manager”

Step 3: Tap on “All Apps” or “Installed Apps” and then tap on “Facebook”

Step 4: Tap on “Storage” option and then hit “Clear Storage” or “Clear Data” option to clear data of the Facebook app.

Method 5: Reinstall Facebook App

This problem can be fixed by uninstalling and then reinstalling Facebook App on your Android device.

Step 1: Open “Google Play Store” App in your Android phone

Step 2: Search for “Facebook” and then on “Uninstall” button

Step 3: After uninstallation is complete, open “Google Play Store” app again and search for “Facebook” App

Step 4: Now, reinstall Facebook App in your Android phone and check if the trouble is resolved.

Method 6: Update Facebook App

Sometimes, “Facebook not working on Android” error occurs due to outdated Facebook App. So you can fix it by updating Facebook App.

Step 1: Open “Google Play Store” App in your Android phone

Step 2: Search for “Facebook” and tap on “Update” button to start updating process

Step 3: Once done, restart your device to save the changes.

Method 7: Rollback Facebook App to older version

Step 1: At first, you need to follow ‘step 1 to step 2’ of ‘method 5’ to uninstall Facebook App

Step 2: Go to “” and visit “Facebook App” page, and download the APK file for previous version of Facebook. Note that you haven’t downloaded the APK file from the Google Play Store, you would need to enable the unknown sources settings to install APK files on devices running Android 7.0 Nougat and below.

Step 3: To enable unknown sources settings, go to “Settings > Security/Privacy” and then enable known sources

Step 4: Now, tap on “downloaded file” to install APK file

Step 5: Once done, reboot your device and check if the problem is resolved.

Method 8: Disable “Power Saving Mode”

Sometimes, “Power Saving Mode” can cause Facebook App crash problem. So, you can disable it to fix.

Step 1: Open “Settings” App and tap on “Battery”

Step 2: Disable the “Power Saving Mode”


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