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Facebook ad reminds you that Facebook Home can be turned off if you want to be alone

0. phoneArena 01 Jun 2013, 02:14 posted on

A post on the Facebook Mobile Page, which some received as a mobile ad, reminded those who have installed the Facebook Home launcher, or who are considering it, that it can be deactivated allowing users to return to their widgets; deactivating the launcher also gives the user some quiet down time without having his or her phone constantly interrupted by Cover Feed...

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posted on 01 Jun 2013, 03:08 3

1. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 2993; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Maybe they should be reminded that Facebook Home is redundant if it's to be turned off 'permanently'.

posted on 01 Jun 2013, 03:16 5

2. Jayzee (Posts: 22; Member since: 30 Mar 2013)


Wan to turn off facebook home ? JUST UNINSTALL IT

posted on 01 Jun 2013, 07:07

8. Raymond_htc (Posts: 430; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


You can't do that on the HTC First.... =.= (Unless you so happen to root it)

posted on 01 Jun 2013, 07:34 2

10. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2105; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


That is so not true. It can deactivated on the First also.

posted on 01 Jun 2013, 14:29 1

16. roscuthiii (Posts: 1785; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)


Deactivating is not the same as uninstalling.

posted on 01 Jun 2013, 23:11 1

17. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2105; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


I hear ya, but once you deactivate it, you don't have to see it ever & you essentially have a stock Android device.

posted on 01 Jun 2013, 04:19

3. abcdefgh (banned) (Posts: 471; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


finally they realised people wont need it

posted on 01 Jun 2013, 05:46 1

5. FlushGordon (unregistered)


Wow...didn't expect HOME would Flop this hard.....oh wait

posted on 01 Jun 2013, 07:35 3

11. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2105; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


It's never a good sign when an ad is telling you that you don't have to use the service.

posted on 01 Jun 2013, 07:53

12. jroc74 (Posts: 4720; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


I do hope this is the first step in OEM custom UI's being able to be uninstalled. I have used a custom launcher since 2010......so I rarely see the orig home screen setup. I can deal with the UI throughout the rest of the phone...but the launcher just never seems to be what I like.

Sense UI is the exception....I hate Sense UI everywhere. I do like Blur or whatever Motorola is calling it these days.....but I still dont use the launcher. Never used Touchwiz....cant really comment on it...but I just like what it looks like vs Sense UI.

posted on 01 Jun 2013, 08:47

13. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6144; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


no one wants FB HOME thats why the phone is only 99 cents

posted on 01 Jun 2013, 09:15

14. joey18 (Posts: 503; Member since: 20 Jul 2010)


facebook sister if my space

posted on 01 Jun 2013, 10:33

15. Genersis (Posts: 175; Member since: 29 May 2013)


I really hope they release the HTC First network unlocked in the UK.
Though I would not use Facebook Home, it has good specs for a mid ranger, compact size and pure Android. Mmmm....

posted on 02 Jun 2013, 10:18

19. kiarash1994 (Posts: 9; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)


Infact I've deactivatet the hole facebook for a long time , Now I enjoy my real life !

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