How to Install Facebook app for iPad [Guide] - iPhoneHeat

How to Install Facebook app for iPad [Guide]

The official Facebook app for iPad is still in development and rumors of its availability have been making rounds from day 1. However, the jailbreak users can install Facebook app for iPad (the official unreleased version) right now! Hit the jump to learn; how to install Facebook app for iPad…

Facebook recently updated the Facebook app for iPhone to version 3.4.4. It appears the official Facebook app for iPad may become available in the App Store relatively soon, as the Facebook iPad app is actually hidden away, inside the iPhone app 3.4.4 and actually executable! It was just a matter of time for iGeeks to find out about it and unlock the iPad guts of the Facebook app.


How to Install Facebook app for iPad

Update: Facebook has blocked the logins on iPad app enabled using the steps mentioned below. However, Chpwn has released FaceForce to re-enable and Install Facebook iPad app. Here’s detailed guide:

How to: re-enable and install Facebook iPad app with Faceformward

Step 1

  1. Download and install the latest Facebook app available in the App Store (Download Link) and loin to your Facebook account via the app.
  2. Now SSH into iPad or install iFile from Cydia. For this guide we’ll be using iFile which is available in Cydia.
  3. Open iFile, Tap on the Preferences and turn the Application Names ON.

Step 2

Now navigate to the following directory in File: /var/mobile/applications/Facebook/

install facebook ipad app (5)install facebook ipad app (4)

Now scroll down and locate the info.plist and open it in Property List Viewer.

install facebook ipad app (3)

Now locate UIDeviceFamily and tap on it to modify it. Change the value to 2 and hit the Done button.

install facebook ipad app (2)install facebook ipad app (1)

That’s it. Reboot your iPad and enjoy the Facebook app on iPad with iPad GUI. via [ipaditalia]

You can follow us on Twitter, Google Buzz, Facebook, and Subscribed to RSS Feed to receive latest updates.

Also checkout:


Download Facebook Messenger

19 comments… add one
James95121 July 25, 2011, 9:28 pm

Thanks, my wife will enjoy this she a big Facebook user

James95121 July 25, 2011, 10:34 pm

I tried this changed the info list and everythin but when I open the full screen app it keeps it says my password is not right when log I’m

Zzz July 25, 2011, 11:42 pm

It got a problem, unable to log in appear when username and pw is correct. Guess there’s bugs still

Topic July 26, 2011, 12:02 am

Followed the instructions and it works well. Except it will not allow me to log in?????

ReyMatt July 26, 2011, 1:21 am

I can’t log in either

Scott July 26, 2011, 3:25 am

Yep same here! Can’t log in..

James95121 July 26, 2011, 6:00 am

I think This Is My Next has reported that Facebook has locked the logins

iPhoneHeat July 26, 2011, 5:41 pm


Leave a Comment