Item Watch on Facebook allows you to view videos from groups, fanpage or from an individual posted to Facebook. However, if your Facebook has lost the Watch button, what to do? Is there a way to enable the Watch button on Facebook? To answer this question, readers can refer to the detailed instructions shared in the following article of TechtipsNReview.com.
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Facebook Watch is a good feature Facebook introduced into its social networking platform in 2017 and it has received the love of many users because of the huge amount of videos of all genres that it brings. To step into the world of entertaining videos on Facebook, you can simply tap the Watch button on the shortcut bar, but what if the Watch button isn’t where it used to be? How to turn on the Facebook Watch button when it disappears?
Facebook lost the Watch button and how to turn it on
I – How to turn on the lost Facebook Watch button
Facebook Watch Button Disappeared it could be because it’s hidden by Facebook or because you’re using an outdated Facebook app. To enable the lost Facebook button, do the following:
Step 1: Open the Facebook app on your phone and click 3 dashes icon in the upper right corner of the screen. Then you choose Settings & Privacy.
Step 2: Next, you click Settings (Settings) and find the item Shortcuts (Shortcuts).
Step 3: In the section Shortcuts (Shortcuts)you press select Shortcut Bar (Shortcut Bar) and turn on the button VideoHome.
Then, exit and reopen the Facebook app to see if the Watch button is present on the shortcut bar.
II – How to fix Facebook Watch button is missing
If you’ve followed the steps outlined above, but you still can’t find the Watch button on the shortcut bar, it’s possible that the Facebook app is faulty or you haven’t updated Facebook for a long time. At this point, you can troubleshoot as follows:
1. Update Facebook app
Upgrading Facebook to the latest version sometimes automatically fixes many problems. So go to the Play Store or the App Store and check if there are any new Facebook updates available. If so, proceed with the update and see if the Facebook Watch button loss issue has been resolved.
2. Clear cache and Facebook data
The next thing you should try if the error is still not fixed is to clear the Facebook cache and data, as stale data and cache files can mess up the way the app works and cause errors. To clear Facebook cache and data on Android, follow these steps:
Step 1: Open Settings (Settings) and choose Apps (Applications) or Manage apps nice Application manager (application manager), depending on the device you are using. Then choose Facebook from the list of apps installed on the device.
Step 2: Touch Clear Data and Clear cache (Clear cache) to clear Facebook cache and data.
Step 3: Open the Facebook app and check if the Watch button is back.
3. Delete and reinstall Facebook
If none of the above works, try deleting the Facebook app and reinstalling the app from the Play Store or the App Store.
Link to download the latest Facebook for Android and iPhone:
=> Link download Facebook for Android
4. Incident Report
The final way to get the Watch button back on Facebook is to report the issue to Facebook with the steps outlined below:
Step 1: Open the Facebook app and tap 3 dashes icon in the upper right corner of the screen.
Step 2: Choose Help & Support > Report Problem
Step 3: You choose Something isn’t working in the dialog box that appears and select Watch from the list of features that may have problems. Then you briefly explain your problem and press the . button Send (Send).