Facebook App Not Playing Notification Sounds

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Hi, the facebook app doesn't play any sounds when new notifications come in, even when the play sound option is enabled. Does anyone know why?

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Submitted by Michael Hansen on Friday, June 13, 2014

Member of the AppleVis Editorial Team

Hello Burak,

Unfortunately, the Facebook app not playing notification sounds is an issue I've been experiencing for quite some time. Every once in a while, a sound will play for an incoming notification...but those occurrences are far and few between.

While you could try uninstalling and reinstalling the app, I'm not really sure what good it would do. I think the underlying cause is a bug somewhere that only Facebook can fix.

Submitted by Siobhan on Friday, June 13, 2014

Hi both of you. The only time i get a notification sound is when someone mentions me on Facebook. With the amoutn of pokes I get I'm not to disapointed but i understand why you'd want them. Maybe it will be fixed eventually.