How To Fix Facebook Notifications Not Working

How To Fix Facebook Notifications Not Working

In today’s world, if you are not well informed, then it may be a drawback for you. You need to be updated about what’s happening around you. Facebook is one social media platform that helps you to keep the track of all the information given by either your friends, colleagues, or any sort of formal information. There are some cases where Facebook notifications stop working. In such cases, you can check the following things that are listed below.

Fix Facebook Notifications not Working on Desktop

If your Facebook notification is not working, you may have restricted its background use. To resolve these issues, some steps are given below:

 1.     Make sure that your App Notification is ON

It may be possible that you have turned off the notifications by mistake. If this is the problem, follow these steps:

If you are using Facebook on desktop,

  • Ensure that your app is updated

  • Log in to the Facebook

  • At the top right corner, click on the inverted triangle

  • Go to settings

  • On the notification menu, Turn On the notification as per the required category.

2.     Cache memory:

This is another factor that might stop your notification as it stores the additional data of the pages you visited in the past. To fix this, you can simply Erase the Cache data of Facebook.

Fix: Facebook Notifications not Working On Android

1.     Notification and third-party app

If you are using Facebook on your android, you may face this issue due to third-party app which can mess up with your apps and notification if you have turned off the background use or your phone is on battery saving mode.

To fix this, follow these steps:

  • Go to settings

  • In sound and notifications, tap on app notification

  • In the list of apps, find Facebook and messenger

  • Ensure that the notifications are not turned off.

Also, check if there is any background data restriction on Facebook. If you have turned on the power saving mode, you will not get notifications from 3rd party ap. Make sure to turn it On for Facebook. 

2.     Cache 

Similar to desktop, android phones also store cache data from the pages you visited to save time in the future. To clear cache, follow these steps:

  • Go to Storage in settings 

  • Go to Apps 

  • Find Facebook/ messenger

  • Tap on Clear Cache data

Your data will not be deleted so if the app does not function properly, try clearing all the cache data.

3.     Update Facebook

If you have tried all the steps guided above and still not getting any notifications, try updating the app from the play store or app store. When apps get out of date, they create problems in functioning properly.

4.     App reinstallation

You might not want to delete the app at first because it may contain important data which can be lost but if you have tried all the above steps and the problem is persisting, try to uninstall and then reinstall the app. 

Facebook Customer Care

These were some possible problems that can cause Facebook trouble in function properly. By the instructions given above, you can Fix Facebook Notifications not Working on Android or desktop.

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