These days, nearly everyone has a Facebook account to interact with friends, family and strangers throughout the world. Facebook lets the users to post pictures on their profile which can be viewed by others. Many times it happens that you see a photo in your friends’ Facebook album and wish to have it on your phone. Asking your friend to send a copy of the photo consumes so much time. So, it is better to get pictures from Facebook by saving it to your phone or on your computer. But, iOS 6 users are facing problems while saving pictures from Facebook to their iPhone or iPad. Saving pictures from Facebook to iPhone, iPod touch or iPad is still possible by following these simple instructions given in the article.
When iOS 6 users try to save photos from Facebook to their devices, they still get the ‘Save Photo’ option but cannot find the image in the Camera Roll like before. Similarly, users are also facing problems when trying to upload a photo to Facebook. Users are asked to allow access to their Camera Roll and if they hit the option “Don’t Allow” a pop up window opens with a “lock” screen stating that it doesn’t have access to photos or videos.
So, if you are complaining that i am unable to save/download photos from facebook to iphone, then these issues are just because of new security setting in iOS 6 by Apple. This extra layer of security prevents apps from accessing your images and contacts without explicit permission.
Follow this method on your iOS 6 based device to Save Pictures from Facebook
First of all, open the Settings app on your device and hit the “Privacy” option given in the left sidebar.
Now in the Privacy settings window, press the “Photos” option
You will get the list of all the installed apps that need permission to access your Photos library. Find the Facebook in the list and flip to ON.
Exit out of the Settings and open the Facebook app for saving or uploading photos. You can save Facebook photos in the Camera Roll just like before. If you have followed the above steps properly then, it will be fun and easy saving photos from facebook to iPhone.
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