Facebook beta for Android Community Report 📲 Google Pixel XL 2, Android 8.1.0

Some users were logged out recently. After opening the app they may encounter a new login screen. Now it shows all your Facebook accounts in the list, plus there are options to log in with a new account or find yours. Every account also has a drop-down menu to manage saved login data stored on the device. Here you can remove a saved password, saved account and turn off logged out notifications.

Server-side test changelog:

  • A new design for login screen was enabled
  • Voice suggestions feature for the account creation flow was enabled

Facebook Alpha v192.0.0.8.85 update

  • App crashes after login if the above server-side test is enabled

This change is most likely a server-side test rolled out recently. This test also comes with an additional feature for the account creation flow. Now you can get voice instructions by tapping on the speaker button on every screen during the account creation flow.

This server-side test also doesn't work very well with the recent Alpha version.

09-26 11:34:20.144 27380 27482 E AndroidRuntime: FATAL EXCEPTION: ComponentLayoutThread SelfStoryRectangularPogRootComponent

The app keeps crashing after the login screen. Crash logs reporting about an issue with round profile pics for stories.

Did you get a new log-in screen already?

  • Keeping up with friends is faster and easier than ever. Share updates and photos, engage with friends and Pages, and stay connected to communities important to you.
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