Facebook is not working. What to do

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Philippe Gloaguen


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Are you looking for a guide who will explain what to do if Facebook is not working? Very well, you found it! In this in-depth study we go to the discovery of the procedure to be carried out to solve the problem.

First of all we need to understand the causes: why did this malfunction occur? Then, once identified, you can act accordingly and try to solve the problem of Facebook. Here are all our tips, happy reading!

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Facebook is not working

It may happen that the popular social network does not work on a PC or smartphone, and the causes can be different: network problems, Facebook server problems or installation errors. In the following paragraphs we will understand why Facebook is not working and what are the possible solutions.

So take a few minutes of free time: we are sure that, once you have finished reading, you will have a clearer picture of everything you need to do. But no more delay, are you ready? Perfect, let's go!

Facebook doesn't work on PC

Se Facebook doesn't work on PC the causes could be various. It cannot be ruled out that the problem lies with your device: for example, the problem could be linked to a non-optimal internet network. In this case, you need to check the connection you are using.

In some cases, the problem could come from the computer itself: it is possible that your PC has memory problems or that it is simply a little old. For this reason, it no longer loads web pages.

Sometimes, however, it is not the PC that is the problem or the connection that does not work: the defect could be Facebook and its servers, which sometimes go down. If the problem concerns the Facebook servers, there is no solution other than to wait for the social development theme to resolve the situation.

Facebook doesn't work on smartphones

If instead Facebook doesn't work on smartphones, it is also possible in this case that the problem is related to the device you are using. The causes can be related to the full memory of the device, or simply that it is broken. In some cases it could be that the internet is the problem.

The malfunction could also derive from issues related to the Facebook app. Sometimes you just need to uninstall and reinstall it, so you can go back to surfing the social network. In some cases, the problem may be that there is a conflict with another app, which must be deleted in order to return to using Facebook normally.

As we said in the previous paragraph, there may be a problem related to the social network servers, which sometimes go down. And in this case you just have to wait for the social development team to solve the problem.

Facebook is not working well

We have seen how in all these cases Facebook is not working well, and to solve the situation it is first necessary to understand what the problem is. Identifying the latter is essential to act in the right way.

Having said that, we want to recommend a site where it is possible to understand if the malfunction depends on the social network itself. This is Downdetector, a portal where you can see the situation linked to Facebook.

If there are no errors found by the platform, it is very likely that the problem you are having comes from your device.

Facebook doesn't work on Chrome

You are a great fan of social media and you can't break away from Facebook for any reason in the world, because your life is now told on social media but, at some point while you are connecting to see the latest news, you noticed that Facebook doesn't work on Chrome and you don't know how to work around having only this browser available? Don't worry, keep reading and don't worry, I'll help you.

The main problems that Facebook has difficulty uploading to Chrome for the following reasons:

  • Browser cache full
  • Google version not updated
  • Outdated Java and Flash
  • Contrasting plugins, themes and extensions
  • Presence of viruses or malware

Basically these are the main causes of Facebook failure on Chrome, and to solve them without anyone's help, just go to Settings and clear the browser cache, arrange plugins, themes and extensions in such a way as not to create conflict by using the "ticks", or uninstall Chrome and reinstall it, (taking care to have another browser to perform the operation) e update Java and Flash at the latest versions, in the worst case there is a virus or malware in your PC and here you will need rely on a specialized technician. 

Facebook doesn't work with internet explorer

The Chrome browser has supplanted the old and glorious Explorer, thanks to its speed and its continuous updates but, unfortunately, there are still those who use the dear and old Explorer to connect to the Internet and load Facebook doesn't work with Internet Explorer, does it? Read on and don't worry, happy reading.

First you will have to check if there is connection and then carry out the subsequent checks from the browser settings and discover any conflicts or blocks activated unintentionally. If the problem persists try uninstall the browser and update it to the latest version which is Explorer 11. Next clear the cache as it may be full and finally, you will have to check for blocking due to antivirus which does not load the Facebook page.

If you still haven't solved the problem, you may have caught a virus or malware and here you will need a specialized technician who will help you format the PC and reset everything.

Facebook doesn't load pages

You are a fan of social media and you can't help but connect from your PC when you are at home to explore new ways of thinking or simply to "chat" with friends but, have you noticed that Facebook doesn't load pages and you don't know how to solve the problem, do you? If you continue reading the guide you will find out how to solve the problem.

First you will need to connect on the page facebook DNS so, to display a blank page but always inside Facebook, after that you will have to, do click on the inverted triangle and select Settings. Follow the following path:

  • Security and access
  • Receive alerts on unrecognized logins
  • Receive notifications

After enabling this last option you will have to save the changes, close everything and try to connect to Facebook again. The problem is definitely solved and you can continue to connect to Facebook, in peace by loading all the pages you want.

Facebook doesn't work: conclusions

You should now have a complete and comprehensive overview of why Facebook is not working and how to do it. It wasn't a particularly difficult operation to carry out, was it?

We just have to give you an appointment at the next one, in the hope that our guide has actually been useful to you. Soon!

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