Why Facebook Notifications Not Working On Galaxy Z Flip 5 and How to Fix It?

The Galaxy Z Flip 5 is a state-of-the-art device, but like any other smartphone, it’s not immune to issues. One common problem users face is Facebook notifications not working.

This can occur due to a variety of reasons such as changes in settings, software updates, or app malfunctions.


Check Facebook Notification Settings

Ensuring that your Facebook notifications are enabled is crucial.

  1. Open the Facebook app.
  2. Go to Settings & Privacy.
  3. Tap on Settings.
  4. Scroll down then tap Notifications.
  5. Make sure that the notifications are turned on.

Check Phone Notification Settings for Facebook

Your phone’s settings could be blocking Facebook notifications.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap on Apps.
  3. Find and tap on Facebook.
  4. Tap to turn on Allow Notifications.
  5. Be sure to enable the option to Allow sound and vibration and select your preferred notification types.

Disable Do Not Disturb Mode

Do Not Disturb mode can prevent notifications from appearing.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap on Notifications.
  3. Tap on Do Not Disturb.
  4. Make sure it’s turned off.

Toggle Airplane Mode

Switching Airplane mode on and off can reset network settings.

  1. Swipe down from the top of your screen to open the notification panel.
  2. Tap on the Airplane Mode icon to turn it on.
  3. Wait for a few seconds, then tap it again to turn it off.

Force Stop the Facebook App

Force stopping the app can resolve minor glitches.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap on Apps.
  3. Scroll down and tap on Facebook.
  4. Tap on Force Stop then tap OK to confirm.

Clear Facebook App Cache

Clearing the cache can fix issues caused by temporary files.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap on Apps.
  3. Scroll down and tap on Facebook.
  4. Tap on Storage.
  5. Tap on Clear Cache and then on Clear Data.

Update the Facebook App

An outdated app can cause functionality issues.

  1. Open the Google Play Store.
  2. Tap on My apps & games.
  3. Find Facebook and tap on Update if available.

Reinstall the Facebook App

Reinstalling the app can resolve persistent issues.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap on Apps.
  3. Find and tap on Facebook.
  4. Tap on Uninstall.
  5. Restart your device.
  6. Download and install Facebook from the Google Play Store.

Check for Android System Updates

System updates can improve performance and fix bugs.

  1. Go to Settings > Software Update.
  2. Tap on Download and Install.
  3. Follow the rest of the onscreen prompts to finish updating your device.

Disable Battery Saver Mode (if on Mobile Data)

Battery Saver mode can restrict app activity.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap on Connections.
  3. Tap on Data usage.
  4. Tap on Data saver.
  5. Toggle off Data saver.

Reset Wi-Fi Network Settings (if on Wi-Fi Internet)

Resetting network settings can resolve connectivity issues.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap on General management.
  3. Tap on Reset.
  4. Tap on Reset Wi-Fi and Bluetooth settings.
  5. Read the reset details then tap Reset settings to confirm.

Check Background Data Usage (if on Mobile Data)

Restrictions on background data can affect notifications.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap on Apps.
  3. Find and tap on Facebook.
  4. Tap on Mobile data.
  5. Make sure Allow background data usage is turned on.

Check Facebook Server Status

If Facebook’s servers are down, you won’t receive notifications.

  1. Visit a website like DownDetector on your browser.
  2. Check if there are reported issues with Facebook.
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Wipe Cache Partition (Clear System Cache)

Clearing the system cache can resolve persistent issues.

  1. Turn off your device.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons until the device logo appears.
  3. Release the Power button but continue holding the Volume Up button until the recovery screen appears.
  4. Use the Volume buttons to select Wipe cache partition and press the Power button to confirm.
  5. Once the process is complete, select Reboot system now.
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Reset All Settings

Resetting all settings can resolve serious issues. Remember, this will not delete your data.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Select General management.
  3. Select Reset.
  4. Select Reset all settings.
  5. Tap Reset settings to confirm.

Contact Facebook Support

If all else fails, contacting Facebook support may help.

  1. Open the Facebook app.
  2. Go to Settings & Privacy.
  3. Tap on Help & Support.
  4. Tap on Report a Problem.
  5. Follow the prompts to report your issue.
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