- 01-28-2013, 03:50 PM #1
i finally started getting hit with that issue in wp8 of half my facebook messages not coming to my lumia 920 when someone on facebook sends me a message. i have all the settings the same as before when i was getting the messages fine. wifi always on is enabled. anyone getting this recently and found out any trick to make it more reliable?
01-28-2013, 04:32 PM #2
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I actually just started having this issue but it seems to only happen sometimes - sometimes I get messages right on the dot - sometimes I don't. It's probably the only thing that really irks me.
I have 2 theories:
Either the MS servers are getting more traffic than they thought
The phone's app manager is preventing facebook from updating quick enough
I think it's the first one because all my other apps get notifications fine.Blackberry Storm -> Moto Q -> OG Droid -> (started working for AT&T) iPhone 3gs -> HTC Aria -> Samsung Captivate -> HTC Surround -> Dell Streak -> HTC Inspire -> Moto Atrix -> Nexus S -> Galaxy S II -> (stopped working at AT&T) Droid Bionic -> Galaxy Nexus -> HTC 8x
Microsoft Surface RT
Alienware x51 (gtx670 and Windows 8)
iPad (original) (DVR scheduler and TV remote)
- 01-28-2013, 04:40 PM #3
i wonder if it's possible to have a facebook messenger wrapper app just for messages like they do for the facebook mobile site. if so i would be interested in using that app as long as it gave push notifications reliably for new messages.
- 01-28-2013, 04:48 PM #4
What I've done is turn on Facebook mobile. So whenever messenger fails to deliver me the message, facebook mobile sends me that message as a text which I can reply free of charge as I do have unlimited texts in my bundle. Facebook mobile also sends you texts from group chats and you can respond to those as well. Worth setting it up as a back up if you have unlimited to huge number of texts in allowances.
- 01-28-2013, 05:08 PM #6
Yes it does send you a text from number like 342955 or random number per person. You get it as a text and reply like a normal text.Patient Windows Phone User since October 2010 till cores and apps do us apart.
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