How to Refresh Facebook on iPhone

Author: Ritikaa | Guide: Facebook |

If you Facebook account is not working properly or is not showing the latest posts, then you should refresh Facebook on iPhone.

The refresh option is not something new. It is available in almost all of the applications as well as electronic devices. It refreshes the app to give a better performance. Just like Facebook, you can also refresh messenger. You can even use Messenger without Facebook. So, let's start reading the article written below.

How to Update Facebook App in iPhone

Refresh Facebook on iPhone in 2 Steps

Step-1 Open the 'Facebook' App: There are only two steps in this process. And, the first step is to open the 'Facebook' app. You can access the app from the app gallery or menu of your iPhone.

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Step-2 Tap-Hold and drag downwards: After the Facebook app open up, you will see the home page of the app.

  • Tap anywhere on the screen.
  • Then, just hold and drag it downwards.

You will see a small loading option as shown in the picture below. It means that your page is getting refreshed.

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Can We Also Refresh Our PC Or Laptop?

Obviously, you can refresh your PC and laptop also.

Infact, we highly recommend you to refresh you PC or Laptop atleast 8-10 times after you turn it on. It improves the working and the efficiency of your desktop. Also, it will not hang much if it's very old after refreshing it.

Why Does The Facebook App Keep Saying Refresh Itself?

As we have already discussed the importance of refreshing the Facebook app, let's talk about it in detail.

Facebook pages refresh to display new, up-to-date content by themselves. You can also do it manually. The refresh is initiated by a meta refresh HTML tag embedded in the page source code.

Can We Stop Facebook From Refreshing Itself?

There is no way in which you can stop your facebook app from refreshing itself.

It is an in-built feature of the app. Also, it is very important for the user of the Facebook app. So, you should not even attempt to stop facebook from refreshing itself. You can turn off other things if your want, like you can turn off the active status on Facebook.

What Does The Refresh Icon Look Like?

As you are able to seen in Step-2 of the above article, the refresh icon is a circular arrow-shaped icon.

You can easily see it at the top of the Facebook window or your browser window while your Facebook page is getting refreshed. It is present on the upper side of the page, typically at the top of the page.

How Can We Refresh Apps On iPhone?

You can easily refresh the applications on your iPhone in the following steps:

  • Go to 'Settings'.
  • Click on 'General'.
  • Then, click on 'Background app refresh' and just turn it on.

After doing this, your applications will refresh themselves automatically after your open them. It is a very good easily. Though, most of the apps refresh themselves even without this setting but there may be a chance that some might not be able to refresh themselves. In that case, you should consider applying this setting in your iPhone.

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