3 Ways to Get Facebook Notifications without the Facebook App for Android Devices

Posted by mistermobile on Dec 21, 2015
Filed under: Android Tips

1. Get Chrome notifications

This is a relatively new addition to the Facebook tips list. As of mid-September, Chrome now allows you to use the web version of Facebook and still get push notifications. This is basically the best thing to ever happen to non-fans of the Facebook app.

2. Use Tinfoil for Facebook

I’ve been a fan of Tinfoil for Facebook for a long time. Tinfoil is basically just a web-view app, meaning it looks like an app but all it really does is launch a web-view version of Facebook when you open it. It doesn’t cache data, sync notifications or consume system resources in the background.

3 Ways to Get Facebook Notifications without the Facebook App

3. Get notifications via email

This is going seriously off-grid. In your notification settings on facebook.com you have access to some seriously old school notification options including email and text message. There’s a bunch of different options for each setting – especially email – so you can curate exactly which messages you want to receive via email.

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