How to install Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones

Article ID: KB14748

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 04-24-2014


Product(s) Affected:

  • Facebook for BlackBerry OS 7 and earlier
  • Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones

To install Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones, complete the following tasks:

Download Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones

  • Using the browser on a computer:

    Note: To download the application using the computer, connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer using the Universal Serial Bus (USB) cable.

Install Facebook using the BlackBerry World

  1. If BlackBerry World is not installed on the BlackBerry smartphone, open the browser and go to
  2. Click Download it Today.
  3. Click Download Now.
  4. Choose the preferred language and click Next.
  5. Click the Download button.
  6. Once BlackBerry World is installed, launch it from the home screen of the BlackBerry.
  7. Click the search bar at the top of the screen and search for Facebook.
  8. Choose Facebook from the list of applications.
  9. Click the Download button.

Install Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones using the BlackBerry smartphone

  1. On the BlackBerry smartphone, open the browser and go to
  2. Click Download. 
  3. Select the language, click Next.
  4. Click Download.
  5. Download and installation begins.
  6. When completed, The application was successfully installed appears on the BlackBerry smartphone.

Install Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones using the computer

  1. Connect the BlackBerry smartphone to the computer using the USB cable.
  2. On the computer, open a browser and go to
  3. Click Download it Today, under Download for your smartphone through your BlackBerry App World.  
  4. Click Download.      
  5. Sign into App World using BlackBerry ID credentials
  6. Click Begin Sync
CollapseAdditional Information

To set which Facebook notifications to be delivered to the BlackBerry smartphone, see KB14358.

To uninstall Facebook, refer to the Delete an Application section in the User Guide for the BlackBerry smartphone.

BlackBerry devices running a device software version earlier than 5.0 will need to use BlackBerry World to install the correct version of Facebook. For more information, see KB27909.


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