5 Solution for Facebook Notifications Not Loading Problem

We get a lot of notification from Facebook and other social media. Facebook has a notification tab on its android app like the other social media. But sometimes these apps shows some problem like Facebook notifications not loading properly.  You keep refreshing the page but it won’t work. You might miss some important notifications because of this problem. 

In the notification tab, you can see who tagged you in where, who sent you a friend request. who reacted to your post and many more things. You don’t have to check all your newsfeed and profile to get all the activities about yourself. Get all the activities in one place. You won’t be aware of a lot of things on Facebook if you are not getting the notification properly for the loading problem.

Facebook Notifications Not Loading

This error can occur for a lot of reasons. First, you have to find out what is the exact reason for the Facebook notifications not loading problem. If you don’t know why you are facing this problem in your Facebook app or in the browser, you should try all these methods and see which one works for you.

01. Clear Cache of Facebook

Clean your cache data for the Facebook app or the browser you are using for Facebook. Cache data can interrupt you and be the reason for Facebook notifications not loading.

  • Open Settings of your android phone.
  • Go to Apps >> Facebook >> Storage 
  • Tap on Clear cache.

Use the same process for a Facebook lite app. Many people use chrome browser also for accessing Facebook. You can clear the cache of google chrome from apps or go to the settings of google chrome >> Privacy Settings >> Clear Cache

02. Log Out from Other Devices

Logging in multiple devices can give you some problems with notification. If more than one device is logging in the same Facebook account at one time, you will have trouble getting notification. To be more secure with your Facebook account and get all the motivation at the right time you should log out from other devices that you are not using. That’s how you do solve facebook notifications not loading problem.

  • Open Facebook in the browser and go to settings.
  • Click on the “Security and Login” from the left sidebar.
  • Tap on the “See more” from the list of logged-in devices.
  • You will find “Log out from all Sessions” there.
  • Click on it and you will be successfully logged out from other browsers.

03. Background Data Setting

Background data needs to be enabled if you want Facebook to push notification in your android phone. Push notifications help you to give notification when you are not using Facebook but connected to a network. Disabling background data won’t give you push notification so you have to log in and check notification every time.

  • Go to apps from settings of your phone.
  • Tap on data usage and enable Background data.

Do the same thing for Facebook’s main browser and facebook lite as well.  It will use more data from your mobile so if you are using a limited data pack then we recommend disable background data.  

04. Facebook App Settings

You might disable the notification from the Facebook app by mistake or forget it to enable it. In that case, none of the phone settings will help you to get facebook notification. you need to enable all the notification from the Facebook app manually.

  • Open the Facebook app.
  • Tap on the there bar button on the top right.
  • Go to settings of the app.
  • Scroll down and you will get “Notification Settings”.
  • You will see all the notification of tagging, comment, post, and many more things.
  • Turn it on for everything you want to get notified of.
  • Toggle of the “Mute notification” so you won’t have the Facebook notification not loading.

Facebook lite has the same settings. If you are using the lite app then follow the same tricks to get all the notification. 

05. Phone Settings

Turn on the phone settings for Facebook notifications. You can control notifications for all apps from phone settings. Sometimes you have turned off Facebook notification by mistake or for a temporary time but forget to turn it on.  This could be the reason for the Facebook notifications not loading problem. 

  • Open the settings of your android.
  • Go to “Apps and Notifications”.
  • Find Facebook or Facebook lite app from here.
  • Tap on that and go to app notification.
  • Turn on all the notification.

Turn on messenger notification if you are not getting notification for messages. 


When to report on Facebook for notification?

After you have tried all of these tricks but still Facebook notifications are not loading in your phone then you should try reporting on Facebook. You can report on Facebook when you are finding something unusual. 

Is there any alternative available for Facebook App?

Facebook app is quite big in size and that’s why many phones get hanged. Some people can’t install the app because of its size. It becomes bigger after a few days of using it. There is a similar Facebook lite app is available that will help you to access facebook very easily. This is an official app from Facebook.


You get all the notification from Facebook after you use these tricks. You can’t get notifications for who unfriend you on Facebook by doing this but you can use another one for that.

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