Facebook as a global platform has many security issues for better performance and sessions are one of them. Facebook uses sessions to validate your account is within its service. The question is; what to do if our session expired and no access to our account is available? In this article, we are going to list some solutions for you.
What exactly does the expiration of the Facebook session mean?
When you are using your account, Facebook uses sessions to authenticate that your account is within its service. To do this, Facebook uses your cache information on your PC or mobile device.
As result, cache clearance due to any kind of reason means that there is no authorization info for Facebook and the result will be the expiration of the session and you will be logged out and asked to log in again.
How cache can be cleared from my device?
There are so many ways in which cache can be cleared from your device, some of them including;
- Manually log out of the Facebook app
- Be forced to log out of Facebook for unknown reasons and
- Manually delete caches of browser or device.
So what can we do to fix this stuff?
This is a list of answers to your question and is sure at least one of them can solve your problem;
- Number one: Log in to your account again
The first way is the simplest one; if the Facebook session expired notification keeps appearing, it means that you should click on the error message and follow the steps to log in to your account again with your password. If you dismiss the notification, it may pop up again in the future.
- Number two: keep your app up-to-date
Sometimes the problem is that a new version of the Facebook app has been released on the stores and the server is not supporting some of the items of older versions anymore. You can go to the app store or Google play store and install the latest version on your device, after finishing the installation, please check if the previous bugs and problems have gone or not.
- Number three: clear your cache and data and log in to your account again
Via this way, you can clear all your caches and browsing data, and hopefully, your problem will be solved;
- Click on the three-dot icon on the top right of your Chrome browser
- Click on “more tools” and then tap on the “clear browsing data”.
- tick the cookies and all data and images and click on the “clear data” button.
Also, you can clear only the caches and data of just the Facebook site.
- Number four: remove your Facebook account from your device
To remove your account, follow these steps:
- Open Settings on your phone
- Click on the accounts and tap on the Facebook
- tap on “remove account” to remove your Facebook account
After removing, you can add your Facebook account and see if the problem is fixed or not.
- Number five: Disable or Remove Suspicious Browser Extensions
Sometimes the extensions are the main problem and you should delete them from your device. To do this;
- Click on the three-dot icon on the top right of the Chrome browser.
- Click “more tools” and then tap on the “extensions”
- Now you can disable any suspicious extension by toggling its switch off or even delete it by clicking on “remove”.
- Number six: reinstall the Facebook app on your device
If any of the above suggestions didn’t work for you, then there is no other way except to uninstall your Facebook app and download it again. These bugs can be due to contraindications of the current app with other system’s compartment or maybe some “loop” bugs cannot be solved unless you reinstall your app to your device.