Facebook addicts rejoice! Smart recently rolled out a Facebook mobile app which allows easy access to Facebook even if you’re not using a smartphone. This is something big for those who are not using fancy phones like iPhone or Android handset.
The “Facebook for All” or “Facebook for Every Phone” mobile app gives you the convenience of a having Facebook on your screen, with the main features such as inbox, status updates, news feeds, and more. It is a Java application that gives the user a navigation interface instead of the text-based one and works on over 2,500 low-cost phone models.
Right now, the Facebook App is free for SMART subscribers until October 14, 2011.
Here are the instructions for download:
- Make sure your phone is set up to access SMART Mobile Internet by texting SET to 211 for FREE.
- Your phone should be Java-capable. (iit can run java games and other java apps)
- To start the download, text “FB” to 211.
- You will get a confirmation SMS. Click on the download link to go the mobile browser.
- Click “Download Facebook”. The app will install automatically after successful download.
- Once installed, you can enjoy your Facebook app FREE for 90 days (until October 14).
To continue using the app for free, use only the Facebook functions. Clicking on the “Apps” icon will lead you to non-Facebook sections and you will be charged standard data browsing rates.
Now can somebody please make a Google+ For All app?
UPDATE: Smart now charges for use of the mobile Facebook app. Click here for the plans.