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How to Run BlackBerry Facebook App Without BIS/BES over WiFi

Posted by: 3 June 2011 121 Comments

Have you ever thought that you could even use BlackBerry’s Facebook App without BlackBerry Internet Services (BIS) or BlackBerry Enterprise Server?

Here is good news for BlackBerry users, now you can use the Facebook for BlackBerry 2.0 over WiFi. This app enables Push Notifications, Calendar Synchronization, Facebook chat, Improved News Feeds and much more features.

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To enable Facebook over WiFi follow the steps below:

1. Go to BlackBerry Beta Zone, or click here.

2. If you are already a member, simply Log In. Otherwise click on Register Now.

3. While you are registering yourself, make sure you know your BB’s PIN. You can check this out from Options->Status ->PIN.

4. Once you have registered, a confirmation email will be sent on your email address that you provided. Confirm your registration process by clicking on ‘Click here to activate your account‘.

5. Now you have been successfully registered. If you are using your PC for the registration you need to Log in via your BB to BlackBerry Beta Zone to download the Facebook 2.0. (use WiFi if available)

6. Once the app has been downloaded, don’t make a haste to login, because it won’t work. You have to do few more things to make it work. Open your Beta Zone profile, go to My Account and click on Keycodes.

7. Click on ‘Get latest keycode‘. A key code will be emailed to you. Make sure that you are using your BB to get key code from your email, because the key code is large enough, in fact very large that you cannot remember. Copy the key code.

8. Open the Facebook App, scroll down and paste the key code and click agree.

9. If your Facebook app is not working at this stage, restart your phone.

10. Congrats ! Now your are good to use Facebook 2.0 over WiFi.

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If you face any problem do let us know, we would love to help you out.

Update:

Now that the official version for Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones 2.0 has been released to App World, we will soon be closing the (Consumer) Facebook 2.0 beta program.

Update [September 10, 2011]

Facebook 2.00.45 works on Wifi. If you want to install it, browse Facebook using the default browser. You will be informed to install Facebook for BB. Click on the link and install the app. Enjoy !

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  • same

    I can’t find the “Get latest Keycodes” on the keycode..

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    It is adjacent to the (Consumer) Facebook 2.0 under the keycode column. But be sure you have downloaded the facebook app from the Beta Zone. Only then you can get the keycode for Facebook.

  • Jyotirmoy

    it works

  • Jyotirmoy

    it works

  • Dharmesh

    i download the facebook app from beta zone get the key code also. When I copy the code n goin to paste the code the code is not pasting there. what should i do

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    select the keycode first, click copy from the menu and open Facebook app, scroll down to the end. And paste the code in front of the Keycode.

  • Albatros Mohsin

    unable to connect using wifi error comes as cannot connect to the server at this time

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    if you have already installed facebook app from somewhere else, uninstall and download Facebook 2.0 from beta zone.

  • Anonymous

    It now works via wifi, however, I don’t see any images and if I try to open any pic I get the following message “Failed to download the requested image” Any ideas?

  • Anonymous

    It now works via wifi, however, I don’t see any images and if I try to open any pic I get the following message “Failed to download the requested image” Any ideas?

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    This is a bug in this app I guess, Everytime I try to open photos I get this error too. So far no fix is available for this error. But we will keep you updated.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    This is a bug in this app I guess, Everytime I try to open photos I get this error too. So far no fix is available for this error. But we will keep you updated.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    This is a bug in this app I guess, Everytime I try to open photos I get this error too. So far no fix is available for this error. But we will keep you updated.

  • BigG

    I can’t seem to be able to download the program.  I click the link and fill out the agreement forms but yet it won’t work.

  • BigG

    I can’t seem to be able to download the program.  I click the link and fill out the agreement forms but yet it won’t work.

  • BigG

    I can’t seem to be able to download the program.  I click the link and fill out the agreement forms but yet it won’t work.

  • BigG

    I can’t seem to be able to download the program.  I click the link and fill out the agreement forms but yet it won’t work.

  • BigG

    I can’t seem to be able to download the program.  I click the link and fill out the agreement forms but yet it won’t work.

  • BigG

    I can’t seem to be able to download the program.  I click the link and fill out the agreement forms but yet it won’t work.

  • BigG

    I can’t seem to be able to download the program.  I click the link and fill out the agreement forms but yet it won’t work.

  • BigG

    I can’t seem to be able to download the program.  I click the link and fill out the agreement forms but yet it won’t work.

  • BigG

    I can’t seem to be able to download the program.  I click the link and fill out the agreement forms but yet it won’t work.

  • BigG

    I can’t seem to be able to download the program.  I click the link and fill out the agreement forms but yet it won’t work.

  • BigG

    I can’t seem to be able to download the program.  I click the link and fill out the agreement forms but yet it won’t work.

  • BigG

    I can’t seem to be able to download the program.  I click the link and fill out the agreement forms but yet it won’t work.

  • BigG

    I can’t seem to be able to download the program.  I click the link and fill out the agreement forms but yet it won’t work.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Are you using your BB for downloading the app ?

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Are you using your BB for downloading the app ?

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Are you using your BB for downloading the app ?

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Are you using your BB for downloading the app ?

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Are you using your BB for downloading the app ?

  • Shawn

    niceeeee

  • Cheung7772255

    can i use this app over mobile network?but not blackberry data plan

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    this app only runs over Wifi. We will keep you updated if we find a way to make it work with mobile network

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    this app only runs over Wifi. We will keep you updated if we find a way to make it work with mobile network

  • Himanshubajaj1

    we cannot reach the facebook server at this time pls try again later (100)

  • Adeavilas

    it really works!!! thanx man!!!

  • Ronnyahmad

    is there possible to use aerize wifix ?? to enabling facebook 2.0 via mobile network ?

  • Rohomonb

    on my bb i searched blackberry beta zone, went on the website but i cant find the facebook 2.0!

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    have not tried yet, but I think it will work.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    its on the lower right side of your Beta Zone Home page

  • Ildemerbayar

    im having the same problem. i have registered and all but facebook 2.0. is not on the eligible programs list. could it be because im a new register of bb beta zone?

  • Ildemerbayar

    im having the same problem. i have registered and all but facebook 2.0. is not on the eligible programs list. could it be because im a new register of bb beta zone?

  • Rehan Igneous

    i have created an account on BB Beta.. And login via BB over wifi.. but there isnt any application facebook2.0??

    Help Plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Check under programs tab.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Check under programs tab.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    umm. i dont think so, the Beta Zone is still the same for old and new users.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    umm. i dont think so, the Beta Zone is still the same for old and new users.

  • Animesh Tripathi

    Thanks! Works for me (1 Aug) :D

  • Animesh Tripathi

    Thanks! Works for me (1 Aug) :D

  • Ler

    Where will you paste the keycode?? it only gives me 2 choices: email and password. 

  • Ler

    Where will you paste the keycode?? it only gives me 2 choices: email and password. 

  • Muhammadmushahidansari

    i download yesterday 2.0.0.37 version there is no key codes over there. when i try to login in it says me upgrade ur data plan or connect to wifi. i have activated my BIS and i also connected to wifi. but this app is not working. m using os 6. facebook 1.6.0.22 works on os 5. but i dont like os 5 due to which i upgrade my os. now i downloaded fb 2.0.0.37 it is not working plz help me :(

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    when you open the facebook app for the first time it show you the agreement/term/conditions scroll down and paste the keycode at the end.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    if you have activated BIS, you cannot make Facebook 2.0 work over the data plan, it only works over Wifi. if you have logged into Beta zone, go to My programs tab, you will see the Facebook 2.0 in your programs. just click Get latest keycode in front of facebook 2.0. Your keycode will be mailed to you.

  • Blisfulwrld

    If I use this app, it will only run with wifi only? Cannot run with both way which means I can online facebook with bis and wifi. I’m a lil bit confuse

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    This app will only work with Wifi. I tried to run this app over BIS but it didnt work. For that you have to install another version of facebook.

  • Fareeha Rashid

    The app isn’t available in Beta Zone anymore as the official version has been launched. Is there any other way of making it work?

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Yes the official version of Facebook is now available at the BB App World, which only works with BIS. Up till now there is not other way to make Facebook work over Wifi. We will keep you updated regarding this issue.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Yes the official version of Facebook is now available at the BB App World, which only works with BIS. Up till now there is not other way to make Facebook work over Wifi. We will keep you updated regarding this issue.

  • Anonymous

    What do I need the BB PIN for?

  • Anonymous

    What do I need the BB PIN for?

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    they need it in order to make sure that you own a BB or not. For one BB you can sign up to only one account.

  • Jagdish Bhandge

    how do I download Facebook app from BB Beta zone??

  • Jagdish Bhandge

    how do I download Facebook app from BB Beta zone??

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Now you cant download, read the update at the end of the post.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Now you cant download, read the update at the end of the post.

  • Jagdish Bhandge

    so is that it?
    Can’t I use FB app??

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    You have to download from the BB App World.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    You have to download from the BB App World.

  • Jagdish Bhandge

    Done that, what next??

  • Jagdish Bhandge

    Done that, what next??

  • Jagdish Bhandge

    Done that, what next??

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    so means the app is not working for you over Wifi??

  • Afsalaziz

    dear usman,
     it tried to download facebook app from app from mu BB 9000 Bold world but i am not getting facebook 2 , i can download only its old version… please help yaar

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    BB app world has the new Facebook 2.0 – download it from there. The app isnt available in the Beta zone.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    BB app world has the new Facebook 2.0 – download it from there. The app isnt available in the Beta zone.

  • Haxxan101

    there is nothing when i click “keycodes” please help me some one ?

  • Auishdu

    how to do that outside USA?

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Please read the update… its no more available at beta zone

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    that was for people around the world, but sadly you can’t sign up for beta zone now. please read the update

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Please read the update… its no more available at beta zone

  • Zubair Rauf

    for me it worked once now it doesnt

  • guest

    I can’t get any keycodes. I live in Australia. 

  • guest

    Ignore my comment below.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    yeah sometimes it stops working, pull the battery out and plug in again, it will start working.

  • Jazzyj1988

    how do i get keycode i loged in and there were no keycodes plz help

  • guest

    I cant use facebook chat it keeps on retrying and it says “unable to connect to Facebook chat. Please try again later. (503)” Ive been trying since yesterday. please help me thanks 

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    this is the problem that I am also facing, so far I havnt find any solution to this other than plug out the battery and plug it in again.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    you don’t need a key code if you are downloading from the BB App world. I downloaded it from the App world and didnt came across any point where the app asked for a key code.

  • Bhaveshpatel1111

    hello i can without bis blackberry mobile useing. please guise to me ..

  • Vee

    i know it sounds silly but i did all the steps correctly but still facebook doesnt connect. error shows my service plan doesnt support this application, even though i am connected to wifi.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Facebook 2.00.45 works with wifi, please read the last update in the post. I have tried that and it works without BIS.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    Facebook 2.00.45 works with wifi, please read the last update in the post. I have tried that and it works without BIS.

  • Naavin

    i already connected to wifi and when i tried using twitter or facebok thru bb apps ..it says not in data plan or connect to wifi … it was used to be working but its just now

  • Ukissmes

    how can i download facebook 2.00.45? where can i download it?

  • http://chicagokitchenandbathremodeling.com/ chicago kitchen remodelling

    error shows my service plan doesnt support this application, even though i am connected to wifi.

  • Sudhanshu Mishra

    I know it sounds silly but i did all the steps correctly but still facebook doesnt connect. error shows my service plan doesnt support this application, even though i am connected to wifi.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    browse Fb using BB browser – it will suggest you to download the latest version of Fb.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    pull your battery out and insert it again…. turn on your BB and it will start working. It worked for me…

  • Jelliecheeks

    it doesnt work to photo uploads, y?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1609851774 Shayan Dilmaghani

    There is no key code for me :(

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1609851774 Shayan Dilmaghani

    There is no key code for me :(

  • BB user

    where is the button ”
    Click on ‘Get latest keycode’ ” ? :(

  • Rachad

    is this free ?

  • Onechrisd

    will it work fully (3g and wifi) with BES ??

  • Ukissmes

    I’ve logged in to beta zone and click facebook 2.0 but when i click on the “downloads” there is no link available. And When i click on My accounts and go to the Keycodes. I can’t find the “Get latest keycodes”

  • Ukissmes

    I’ve tried that. but when I try to download it it’s downloading the same old version of FB.

  • josh

    And how does one get it to work without wifi?  thats the problem im having after i updated from the previous version.  its only working on wifi!

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    the keycodes arnt available now. all you have to do is read the second update in the post.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    yeah definitely.

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    yes :)

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    read the second update

  • http://www.tecrux.com/ Usman

    read the second update

  • Ukissmes

    I have a problem with Facebook 2.0.0.58. The first night I got it it was working fine. But when I tried to connect again this morning it says I need a data plan. I don’t have any data plan so I only base on WIFI! I don’t know what’s the problem anymore.

  • Ermione

    Me too. I can’t get the latest version to work over wifi either. Says I need a data plan too. What the?

  • Misch

    i’ve downloaded the Facebook 2.0.0.58 but i cant connect. it says i need data plan something. help

  • Maxleewc

    I can’t find the “Get latest keycodes”

  • Hamidssir

     Hey guys u can access facebook on ur BB using UCbrowser for BB wich has a dedicated facebook tab that works similar to facebook app. also to download and use free app on your BB you can use AyoWorld which is kinda alternative for App world. Hope this helps and dont forget to like this if has been helpful. 

  • honey tiwari

    can i use facebook 2.0 through wifi !!!! pls tell me

  • Alamin

    thank you so much!