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    Default Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    Hello! Up until yesterday I was able to choose which video player I could use. Now, it uses the default FB player and there is NO way to change this. I tried clearing defaults, deleting Allcast cause I thought "maybe" there was something in the update that messed with the defaults. Nothing works. I do not want to do a factory reset.

    I have a Samsung Tab II and it now is doing the same thing? Both were fine yesterday and today now they auto default to the FB player. I did not know there was one built into the app but there must be. The only thing I have not done is delete the current version of FB.

    Can someone please check if this is the case on your phone? I would love to be able to use Allcast to view videos and up until yesterday I could. What is weird is there has been no update to the FB app in a while. Very very strange.

    Thank you for your help!!
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    Default Re: Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    Same here I clear all the default as well but its not helping plz help.
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    Default Re: Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    Quote Originally Posted by Muhammad Ehsan View Post
    Same here I clear all the default as well but its not helping plz help.
    It has something to do with the latest FB update on the 13th. What worked (temporarily) for me was to uninstall and then re-install. After some time it reverts back though. It is definitely an app issue...how it behaves with this phone.
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    Default Re: Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    Facebook is testing auto play For Videos ~ Hate It ~ Now When I Click on a video it Auto plays & I Can't Select Save Via E Downloader
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    Yup, it is the FB app and the auto play. Why do this? It sucks...may try to revert to an older version if I can.
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    Don's use FB?
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    Can anyone inw how to revert to older version plz?
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    Default Re: Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    Quote Originally Posted by svdroidguy View Post
    Hello! Up until yesterday I was able to choose which video player I could use. Now, it uses the default FB player and there is NO way to change this. I tried clearing defaults, deleting Allcast cause I thought "maybe" there was something in the update that messed with the defaults. Nothing works. I do not want to do a factory reset.

    I have a Samsung Tab II and it now is doing the same thing? Both were fine yesterday and today now they auto default to the FB player. I did not know there was one built into the app but there must be. The only thing I have not done is delete the current version of FB.

    Can someone please check if this is the case on your phone? I would love to be able to use Allcast to view videos and up until yesterday I could. What is weird is there has been no update to the FB app in a while. Very very strange.

    Thank you for your help!!
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    Default Re: Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    Dear Guyz,

    I have the same problem i tried too much but no use. The Video player is PHOTOS application in our phone we cannot remove that if we can then our problem will solve.I dont think so there is any other way.
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    Default Re: Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    This actually ain't to hard.

    Settings
    Apps
    Swipe to all apps
    Find the app you want to remove from default such as photo or whatever
    Tap "Clear Defaults"
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    Default Re: Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    Photos video player doesn't show in all apps so.

    setting
    Application manager
    then all apps
    go to google play movies instead of photos bec it ain't there.
    then clear default.

    Done

    easy
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    Default Re: Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    Hi
    Well i didn't find google play movies or Photos, i have found: google play games, google play music, google play services, google play store.
    Please if any one can help.
    10x.
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    Default Re: Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    Until Facebook makes the change there is nothing anyone can do. I have cleared defaults many times and that does not solve the problem. Maybe try using Friendcaster or similar. I used to use it but it was horribly buggy.
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    What is the last version of facebook app . That supports choosing video player ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by abdu_mka View Post
    What is the last version of facebook app . That supports choosing video player ?
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    dear brother you got solution
    i can't choose video player in facebook...
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    Default Re: Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    Quote Originally Posted by sameerkallai View Post
    dear brother you got solution
    i can't choose video player in facebook...
    This is because of the latest Facebook update... Most phones and tabs auto update their apps on WiFi... Hence you don't realise that there is a change between yesterday and today... All of a sudden the videos start opening in-app by default...

    Go to settings >apps>facebook.
    Uninstall updates... It'll ask you "do you want to revert to factory version?" Say "yes".

    Once done, open fb app, give your user credentials and log in...

    Touch any video and you have multiple options available as old...

    Enjoy!!!

    Siva Kumar
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    im having same problem today but my facebook app updated last week so cant be the update
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    Default Re: Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    The new version of FB is the cause. I uninstalled the new versiin and re-installed the most recent backed up version I had and it works fine now. I use Tubemate to download FB video and Youtube video.

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    Quote Originally Posted by svdroidguy View Post
    Yup, it is the FB app and the auto play. Why do this? It sucks...may try to revert to an older version if I can.
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    To be attention please chick the following massage should be help you.
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    Hi friends I will show you the way how to get your Facebook video player back.you have to open Google and search (facebook 3.9 apk download) this option is available only in this version and you have to close automatic update.
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    Default Re: Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    You have to open Google and search facebook 3.9 apk download .download and install.
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    Default Re: Facebook default video player...how to change this?????

    It's so simple guys, Go to settings > Apps > Scroll Left > Go To All > Scroll to the bottom Open Youtube Click on Disable... Thats It.

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