Facebook iPhone App Tips And Tricks

facebook appThere are many of us in the world today that use both Facebook and the iPhone together.  What most of us do not realize is that there are many tips and tricks that can be used with both of these pieces of technology.  By reading below you will learn some of the more popular options that come with the iPhone Facebook app and you will learn the tips on how to use them.  Read on to learn more.

Changing Your Cover Photo

There are many Facebook and iPhone users that love to change their cover photos often.  Some believe there are several steps to do this but the good news is that you now have the availability to change the photo on the cover directly from the mobile app.  The way to do this is to go to your Facebook profile page and tap on your cover photo.  You will then have the option of taking a new picture or selecting one from the camera roll in your iPhone.  It is as simple as that.  Once you take the picture or select a new one from the roll the cover photo will be changed.

Chat Heads

Facebook now has a popular app for it’s mobile app.  It is known as Chat Heads.  What this allows for you to do is message your friends from your iPhone through your Facebook application.  It is also very easy to use and you might find it to be a very useful tool when wanting to message your Facebook friends.

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Friendships are very important to people and not just those who like to talk on the telephone but for those who are also friends through Facebook.  With the new Facebook app version for the iPhone you will have the ability to see the history of your friendships.  You have been able to do this on the website version of Facebook but this is a new option for the iPhone application.

Deleting A Post

We have all had the post that we have put out there for the world to see on Facebook but as soon as we do this often times we wish that we would not have.  The delete option from the mobile app of Facebook is not very obvious but it is very easy to do.  All you need to do to delete your post is to press the arrow located in the top right corner of your post.  You will then be given several options one of which is delete.  Once you select the delete option the post will be gone.

Alert Management

The iPhone application for Facebook now gives you the option to customize how you wish for your Facebook alerts to be displayed.  Of course you will also have the option to stop the alerts altogether if you find them bothersome or a nuisance.  To do this you simply need to go to the settings menu and set your alerts to how you wish for them to be.

Your Contacts Can Be Synced

If you are lucky enough to have the new iPhone 6 you will find that the integration you have through your phone with Facebook has been increased tremendously.  You will have the option of syncing your friend information with your iPhone contacts.  This can through the settings option from your phone’s menu not the Facebook menu.

When you learning to use the new Facebook app for your iPhone you will find that there are many features that are very useful.  Most of these can be found within the settings menu inside the Facebook application or through the settings menu on your iPhone.

Image credits to Frank de Kleine