- Join the Facebook for Android Alpha Testers Google group to become eligible to test the alpha version of the app.
- open app > open menu
- tap on the pinned group > check if it is opened
- scroll down
- Actual result - App crashes 👻
- Expected Result - App scrolls down normally.
Facebook is the current most popular social network and their Android app has over one billion downloads on the Play Store. The alpha program that's currently running is aimed at enthusiasts like us at Testing Catalog, who want to use the latest features available - as some people say: "The latest and greatest". That's why today's guide is on how to become a Facebook alpha tester, to help the developers improve their app before an official release to the masses.
The developers of the Facebook app are releasing almost daily updates for the alpha testers and here are the steps on how to join the program:
Steps to reproduce:
The problem is also reproducible after clearing the cache.
Facebook Beta version update to 18.104.22.168.93
This version added a new top bar shortcut to the user profile (Screenshot). You will see this area highlighted. After the first click, it might also request for the feedback and as a result, you will be asked to Like or Dislike this feature. I chose "Not sure" option because I use my personal profile rarely. You can always use a long tap on the shortcut to bring a feedback form back.