One day you’re surfing on Facebook, liking some pictures then suddenly the session expired. Now you need to log in to your Facebook account again. Facebook uses sessions to validate your account is within its service. and make sure that someone else can’t get access to your account.
In this blog, we’ll show you some solutions to deal with this problem. But before we do that, we want to tell you why your Facebook app session expired.
Reasons why your Facebook session expired
There are some common reasons that your Facebook account session expired which are
- If someone else got access to your account.
- You deleted cache files.
- Your region and calendar settings changed
- Time not matching
How to fix this issue?
In order to fix session expired issue, you need to follow these methods. These methods are not in chronological order, so you don’t need to try methods ascending to descending.
METHOD 1: Logout and login again
In most of the cases, simply logging out then logging in again solves the issue. Try this method first, if not working proceed to second.
METHOD 2: Clear app cache
To clean your app cache
- Open Settings
- Click on Applications or similar to application word
- Scroll and find Facebook app
- Open it and click on clean Cache
- Now login with your username and password again
METHOD 3: Update your Facebook app
Make sure that your Facebook app is up to date if you don’t want any problems with your app. Go to the Play Store on Android device or App store on Ios devices and update your app.
METHOD 4: Uninstall and reinstall Facebook app again
If updating app didn’t solve your problem, try uninstalling and then reinstalling the Facebook app again. It’ll reset everything and chances of login without any issues are higher.
METHOD 5: Remove Facebook account from your device
To remove your account
- Go to Settings.
- Find Accounts
- Tap on Facebook
- Select Remove account
Now to finalise this, add your account again and login.
METHOD 6: Remove unwanted extensions if using on browser
If any extension is not in use, you should remove it. Some extensions distrupt the login process and chances of session expiring become higher.
METHOD 7: Change your password
This is one of the most important thing to do. If your session expired because someone else’s have your password and tried to log in, you need to change your password as soon as possible.
METHOD 8: Restart your device
Last but not the least if you tried all these methods and nothing happened, make sure to restart your device. Sometimes system want a reboot in order to save all new settings. So just restart and log in again.
So we discussed some common reasons and solutions for Facebook session expired issue. In case no solution helped with your issue, you can contact us regarding this issue.