Facebook Not Working? Here’s How You Can Fix It, All The Solutions – Explored

I love using Facebook and use it almost 2 or 3 times a day. Facebook has become one of the most popular and most used social media platforms in today’s era. I have the benefit and flexibility to connect to my friends and get to know new people and acquaintances. Facebook helps me to know what is happening in people’s lives. While I do not face issues while operating Facebook most of the time, however, recently, I did have a problem accessing my account. This guide will take you through all the steps that I used when I faced the issue – Facebook Not Working? Here’s How You Can Fix It, All the Solutions – Explored

Reason’s why Facebook is not working

Before I get to the troubleshooting steps om Facebook Not Working? Here’s How You Can Fix It, All the Solutions – Explored, let me first guide you on the possible reasons as to why you may be facing this issue. In this section, I have listed some of the common problems that many people face.

  • Facebook is non-responsive
  • The application keeps on crashing
  • You are facing News feed loading issues
  • Not getting notifications
  • Have problems posting or uploading photos
  • Seeing error messages like ‘Unfortunately Facebook has stopped’ regularly

Facebook Not Working? Here’s How You Can Fix It, All the Solutions – ExploredBasic troubleshooting

Now that we know some of the most common issues let me take you through some troubleshooting steps I tried. First, let me start with the Basic Troubleshooting

  1. Updating the App

Most of the time, I have noticed that we need to update our apps regularly. The latest updates help to fix bug issues and offer better security. IF you are facing any issue with Facebook, I recommend that you first check if the app is updated. I have also noticed that when I do not update the application’s version, I face many loading issues.

  1. Reinstalling the App

If the app is updated regularly, but you still face issues, I suggest that you uninstall and reinstall the application once again. You would need to log in to your account once again. Even after this, if you still face any issues, you can move on to the next step.

  1. Check the internet connectivity and signal

Internet issues are also one of the main reasons our mobile apps may not work. If you have poor or no connectivity, you will face issues logging in or accessing your Facebook account. I recommend that you restart the router or mobile and check the internet connection.

Facebook Not Working? Here’s How You Can Fix It, All the Solutions – ExploredOther troubleshooting tips

Even after the steps mentioned above, if you are still facing issues, here are a few other troubleshooting tips that you can consider if Facebook Not Working? Here’s How You Can Fix It, All the Solutions – Explored and how to make it work.

  1. Facebook facing downtime

I have noticed that there are times when Facebook is facing some downtime because of some maintenance work. If you are not sure, then you can always do a Google search to find out if the Facebook servers are getting updated or not. When there is downtime or system maintenance, people face issues logging on to their accounts. In some cases, you may also notice that the app is not working properly.

  1. Issues with uploading or playing media

As a regular Facebook user, there are times when I have issues uploading images or playing videos. One of the reasons you may face problems uploading videos could be the operating system. Another reason you may face this issue could be low or no internet connectivity.

I have noticed that I face issues uploading them because of a format change when it comes to images. Facebook supports RIFF, GIF, PNG, BMP, and JPEG formats. If the image you’re trying to upload is of any other format, you will have issues uploading them. Whenever I face such problems, all I do is save the image in the acceptable format by Facebook and then upload it again.

  1. Changing or updating the browser

There are times when I access Facebook through my laptop using the browser. There are times when I face issues accessing my Facebook account through the browser. In such a case, the first I do is to clear the cookies and caches regularly. If the problem persists, I recommend changing the browser and trying again. To remove the cookies and cache, follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • Go to the menu icon on the top right-hand corner, which is nothing but three dots in a vertical line.
  • Then look for the History option and click on that
  • Once in, you will see the Clear Browsing Data option
  • Select that option, and it will take to a list of items
  • To clean the list, you can select the items and choose the Clear Data option.
  1. Disabling Third-Party Applications

Sometimes plug-ins and third-party applications can cause many problems, including accessing Facebook. In such cases, I either remove or disable these apps to prevent them from causing further problems. This step also helps to ensure that other applications do not face any issues.

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