1. Android Central Question's Avatar
    I have tried writing posts on Facebook, but the keyboard doesn't pop-up. It appears for writing comments, but not posts on the main feed, other people's walls, or event pages.

    I switched to Google Keyboard and it worked for a second, but now even that it acting up.

    The keyboard works in all other apps, Messenger, Text, etc... but I have no idea why it's doing that with Facebook.
    Mizuku likes this.
    06-27-2018 08:29 AM
  2. Mizuku's Avatar
    I've got the same problem but nobody has any idea what I'm talking about. Uninstalled everything (keyboards, FB, etc) and deleted all data and its still happening!
    06-28-2018 06:24 AM
  3. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! When you say you deleted all data, do you mean you went to Settings>Apps​, selected Facebook, and Cleared Cache/Data?
    06-28-2018 12:32 PM
  4. Robb Jones1's Avatar
    I was able to fix this on mine by disabling smart pixels. Smart Pixels is a battery saving option that I think is a part of my ROM so I'm not sure if everyone else has it necessarily. But that definitely fixed it for me.
    07-03-2018 08:39 AM
  5. SugaMyst's Avatar
    I'm having the same issue. I cannot update my status. I can reply to other people's posts. FB is Really pissing me off.
    07-04-2018 10:53 PM
  6. Shannonzz's Avatar
    So is mine! Keyboard not popping up when i want to write a facebook post, but works fine when replying comments.

    So frustrating!

    I don't have no smart pixels on my note 5, so can't try that!

    Any help pls!
    07-05-2018 12:01 AM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    See if turning Screen Overlay off helps: https://www.howtogeek.com/271519/how...or-on-android/. Common culprits include screen dimming apps and blue light filters.
    Takanobu Nakamura likes this.
    07-05-2018 01:11 PM
  8. georget2307's Avatar
    On my Android phone, when I went to Facebook, the keyboard did not pop up for my status comments. I turned off my blue light blocker and the keyboard popped up.
    belodion likes this.
    07-16-2018 06:36 AM
  9. Valmont1978's Avatar
    B. Diddy! You the man! Thank you thank you thank you! I disabled all that stuff including forced rotation and screen dimmers and I am back up and running! note 8 user.
    07-17-2018 07:33 PM
  10. Takanobu Nakamura's Avatar
    Thank you very much, B Diddy! I couldn't find the setting to turn off the "Screen Overlay" so I simply uninstalled "Twilight". Now I can type and post a comment by facebook app (180.0.0.35.82)
    07-17-2018 10:48 PM
  11. Royal Meatness's Avatar
    I have a samsung j7 refine. In the internet settings there is an "ask websites not to track you" option. If that is on, your keyboard will not pop up in Facebook. Turning that off should fix your problem by allowing Facebook to track you again.
    07-06-2019 10:17 AM

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