How to desynchronize contacts from Facebook

How to desynchronize contacts from Facebook
How to desynchronize contacts from Facebook
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Most smartphones that have the Facebook application automatically import your Facebook contacts to place them in the phonebook. This can add hundreds or even thousands of contacts and e-mail addresses to your phone book, making it more difficult to find numbers. You can adjust the Facebook app settings to desynchronize Facebook contacts on iPhone or Android.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Desynchronize contacts on iPhone

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Step 1. Turn on your iPhone

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Step 2. Go to the Settings app

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Step 3. Find the Facebook app in your app settings list

Select it.

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Step 4. Find the section called Allow these apps to use your account

In this section you should see Calendar, Contacts and Facebook appear. Set the Contacts switch to the off position.

  • Repeat the operation with the Calendar application if you do not wish to receive automatic reminders of birthdays and events that appear on your Facebook profile.

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Step 5. Return to the Home screen

Click on the phone app and go to your contacts.

  • If the operation did not work, go back to the settings of the Facebook application and click on the button Update contacts, making sure that the Contacts button is always in the off position.

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Method 2 of 2: Desynchronize contacts on Android

Step 1. Open the Facebook app on your Android

Step 2. Find the menu that allows you to adjust the settings of this application

This is usually hidden behind the status, message and notification icons. Click on More if you can't find the general menu right away.

Step 3. Go to settings

There can be several kinds of settings: account settings, privacy settings, and other settings. Look for app settings or general settings.

Step 4. Go through the various settings until you find Contacts or Sync Contacts

Select this option.

Step 5. Look for the option to Delete Facebook Data

Press OK to remove them.

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