Automatic synchronization of Facebook friends' contact information and birthdays to the calendar and contact list on the BlackBerry smartphone

Article ID: KB20812

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 08-31-2012

 

Product(s) Affected:

  • Facebook for BlackBerry OS 7 and earlier
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  • FaceBook® for BlackBerry® smartphones 1.7.0.22 to 3.1.0.17
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When running the FaceBook® for BlackBerry® smartphones setup wizard and selecting to connect the account with the calendar and contact list on the BlackBerry® smartphone, the updates do not appear to complete on the smartphone.

This is by design. Linked contacts are refreshed every seven days. This is so that FaceBook for BlackBerry smartphones is not always trying to update the contacts while the BlackBerry smartphone user is trying to use the application. This ensures the best performace of Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones and the BlackBerry smartphone.

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