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Fix Facebook Messenger Notifications Not Working in Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus users are facing an issue of not receiving notifications of the Facebook Messenger. They only receive the messages or missed calls once they open up the App. Even if the Facebook App is open, they still don’t receive any notifications from the Facebook Messenger App. Below are the solutions you can try to fix Facebook Messenger notifications not working in Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus.

Reinstall the App

Delete the already downloaded Facebook Messenger App. Now, go to Google Playstore and download the Facebook Messenger App again. This simple solution can fix Facebook Messenger notifications not working in Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus.

Log Out from All Devices

To fix Facebook Messenger notification not working in Samsung S8 and S8 plus, firstly log out from all devices listed on your Facebook account. To do so, on the Facebook mobile App click on the three bars at the top right of the App. Go to Account Settings, then Security and then Login. Under the login tab, log out all the devices shown by clicking on the log out button next to each device. Now, log out of Facebook and log-in again to Facebook and Facebook Messenger.

Optimize Battery Usage

Go to your phone’s Settings and then go to the Apps tab. Now, click on the three dots at the top right corner and select Special Access. Once inside the special access, go to Optimize Battery Usage. Now, tap on dropdown menu labeled ‘Apps not optimized’ and switch to All Apps. Finally, find the Facebook Messenger App and tap on the switch to turn it off. This ensures that the phone doesn’t automatically kill the Facebook Messenger App so that you get notifications on time.

Clear App Cache

Another solution you can try to fix Facebook Messenger notifications not working in Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus is to go to your phone’s Settings, then go to Apps and select Facebook Messenger. Now, scroll down to Storage, select Clear Cache and tap on Manage Space. Finally, select Clear All Data to reset the App to factory settings and restart your phone. All the preferences and personalization will be reset to original.

Uninstall Updates

Go to your phone’s Settings, then go to Apps and scroll down to the Facebook Messenger App. On the top right corner, tap on the menu icon (three vertical dots) and select Uninstall Updates. When prompted to uninstall all updates, tap OK. Then, tap OK again when prompted to replace the App with factory settings. Restart your phone and hopefully, the Facebook Messenger notifications will work perfectly fine now.

Turn on Notifications

Open the Facebook Messenger App and navigate to your profile by clicking on your profile picture on the top left of the App. Now, go to the Notifications and Sounds tab and select ‘Activate All’ over this. This would fix Facebook Messenger notifications not working in Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus.

 

Fahad Saleem

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