Facebook Lite App

Facebook is a new android app that is announced by facebook which can be used with low internet connectivity; low-end phones can also make use of this facebook lite application. The Facebook lite application requires 2.82MB of space on your device as the facebook application requires 195MB of memory installed. Facebook Lite doesn’t load the photos while you are scrolling in your timeline. If you tap on the image then receive a higher resolution version of it. It has a semi-modern look with white cards on a grey background which creates a real shading effect behind them. Facebook lite is available in 55 languages in more than 100 countries and it uses less data, installation is fast, loads images, videos quickly, it also works with the slower network, this application can be accessed on lower-end devices.

Benefits Of Using Facebook Lite:

The following are the list of benefits that you can bag by making use of facebook lite.

  1. User Interface:

Facebook lite will work well on mobile websites as it’s a completely redesigned app. The status posting feature is moved to the top of the app and the search bar is in the form of a button. You can have the tabs of news feed, friend requests, messages, search and notifications. There are bigger text and buttons for the devices with low-resolution screens.

  1. Security and privacy:

You can verify privacy settings on the facebook lite app. If you can set your Facebook lite account settings regarding profile picture, who can send a friend request, which views your profile pic.

  1. Messaging:

If you are using Facebook then you need to download the facebook messenger application to send the messages. This facebook lite application allows the users to send messages through itself without any usage of other applications. The facebook lite version also consists of stickers that are in facebook messenger.

How To Download Facebook Lite:

The following is the procedure that you need to follow for downloading the facebook lite application.

  • If you are not in one of the countries that facebook lite has its access then you can download the application form the APK Mirror and sideload it on to your device. Download the most recent version of this facebook application as it consists of the advanced features and regularly check for the updates.
  • If you are from the country that had facebook access then you can simply download it from the google play store.

Features Of Facebook lite:

The following are the features you can enjoy by using this facebook lite application. Most of the features that are available on facebook are in facebook lite but it consumes less data while making use of facebook lite application.

  1. Messaging Feature Is In-built:

If you are using facebook application then you have to install the messenger app separately to message. In facebook lite application a messenger app is provided in-built on the home page.

  1. Animated gifs:

By using the Facebook lite application you can send animated GIF by using a third-party keyboard as google keyboard. In the past, the GIFs on facebook are not animated.

  1. Customize messenger lite conversations:

In the facebook lite application, you can change the text color, chat emoji, chat name. As others can see the changes that are made in the conversation. To change the settings of color, emoji, name then clicks on the upper right corner on the info button. You can even the nickname to the other users as this is visible to that person.

  1. Can share JPEG, MPEG:

All the photos, audio, and other relevant content can be shared from facebook lite application. You can share audio files, other content through this app. For sending those files you just have to open the chat of the person that you need send and you will be visible with the option next of the place of placing by clicking there you can send the files.

  1. Video calling:

The facebook lite application provides a feature of video calling as it can be done by opening the chat of the person whom you want to video call than at the top of right-corner you will be able to see an option for video calling.

Pros Of Using Facebook Lite:

The following are the pros that are associated with facebook lite application. The list is as given below

  1. It diminishes data usage:

It reduces the data usage as it doesn’t load the picture of the photos. By loading the pictures in facebook main app it will reduce the battery life of the mobile device. By using the facebook lite app you can the data usage will be reduced and this app can be used on low internet connection also.

  1. Saves battery power:

One of the major culprits for battery draining is a facebook application. There are also many other reasons which lead to the reduction of battery power as gaming, mobile screen, music, data usage, Wi-Fi connectivity. Facebook Lite is an application that is designed to reduce the usage of battery power.

  1. Improves experience:

The facebook lite has all the features that are embedded in facebook.  It has faster speed, easy access, less data usage, full functionality, and this application can be accessed from anywhere even with low internet access. You can access all the pages, groups, other things.

  1. It requires less storage to download:

The facebook lite app requires only 1MB of memory storage. It works well on low-end memory devices. This app requires only 2-3 MB.

  1. Fewer Cache data:

By using this facebook lite app the cache data will be less stored in the cache devices. By storing cache data some cons are associated with them as it increases the system memory and also hangs the device. It’s required to delete the cached data from time to time. So that the facebook lite application is introduced to avoid all those problems.

Cons Of facebook lite:

  • It continuously requires updates
  • The quality regarding the design needs to be improved as it’s not that eye-catching when compared to facebook. Its graphic design needs to be changed.
  • This facebook lite application doesn’t have to transmit life, and can’t make live videos.
  • At rare cases, it requires a long time while logging to the facebook lite app
  • While opening the photos if you need to zoom and double click on it as it doesn’t allow you to open as you need.
  • The videos on the facebook lite can’t be loaded faster.
  • The photos are not pre-loaded like facebook as if we need to view a photo then it will be downloaded which requires to spare our time.
  • The customer service is not up to the mark as the questions, requests are replied late.


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