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    Default Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    Ever since the first day I bought my Galaxy S4 I'm having an annoying message come up ever time I log onto the Facebook app.
    Every time I log on it comes up "Log in to sync applications".
    I get 3 options :-
    1. Sync all
    2.Sync with existing contacts
    3. Don't sync.

    I have selected all three options in the past and it still keeps coming up constantly.

    Please help me get rid of this quick as its bugging the hell out of me.
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    There's an app called "SNS" that has the Facebook symbol as its icon. Disable it.
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    There is no app called SNS with a facebook logo on it. I searched play store.
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    Go to Settings>More>Application manager. Then swipe over to "All" and look for it there.
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    What does that app do?

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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    Quote Originally Posted by garublador View Post
    Go to Settings>More>Application manager. Then swipe over to "All" and look for it there.
    I seem not to have it also
    gs4 verizon
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    Thank you so much for your help in disabling that darn annoying pop up to sync whenever i logged on to facebook. Found that SNS and disabled it.
    Im using a Galaxy Tab 2 and settings are the same to disable as mentioned.

    Thanks again
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    Disables the same on the Galaxy Note 3
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    Just a quick thankyou - force-stopping SNS removed the notification from the top bar without me touching it.
    I'm taking this as a good sign that disabling it will stop the popups!
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    Quote Originally Posted by Susan Adams View Post
    Thank you so much for your help in disabling that darn annoying pop up to sync whenever i logged on to facebook. Found that SNS and disabled it.
    Im using a Galaxy Tab 2 and settings are the same to disable as mentioned.

    Thanks again
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    That fb sinc has been annoying me for ages thanks
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    What? That is it! Thank you! I just did it on my three day old Galaxy Tab 3.
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    Great - thanks found and disabled - GRRR go away facebook sync, information sharing overload!!! Thanks again
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    Before I disable SNS, does anyone know if it does anything other than facebook integration that will be affected by disabling it?
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    Thanks Markie2210!
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    Thanks Markie2210!
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    As far as I can tell, SNS allows Samsung-specific widgets and portal apps to post to social networks and send you updates. For instance, the stock Twitter widget is supposed to present updates on your preferred sync schedule. SNS is also used to pull social content into portal and aggregation apps like Flipboard. It also allows you to sync your FB and Twitter contacts to the stock contact app without having the actual dedicated FB or Twitter app installed.

    In other words, if you have the FB and/or Twitter app (which likely have their own, better-designed widgets anyway, as well as their own built-in contact sync preferences), SNS is completely redundant. Just more Samsung duplication and bloatware.

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    Follow-up: I disabled SNS, and I'm still getting FB and Twitter notifications via their dedicated apps/preferences, and I can still share photos from Gallery to FB and Twitter via the share menu, so no functionality lost
    Last edited by BJDeriso; 05-23-2014 at 09:07 AM. Reason: added follow-up
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    Default Re: Facebook "Log in to sync applications"

    Thank you so much. So simple to disable. No more aggravating message every day.

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