Facebook Home now available for select Android devices

Facebook Home Android launcher is now available for select Android devices. The Facebook Home was announced last week, and the HTC First is the first device to come pre-loaded with Facebook Home launcher. The Facebook Home has Cover feed that offers photos and updates from your newsfeed, Notifications, Chat Heads, App Launcher to launch Facebook apps and more. The Facebook app for Android got updated to version 3.1 and the Facebook Messenger got chat heads support in the latest update. 

Features of Facebook Home for Android

  • Glance at your phone for the latest photos and posts from your friends
  • With chat heads and Facebook Messenger, you can keep chatting when you’re using other apps
  • See news as it happens with bigger, bolder notifications
  • Get right to Facebook, Instagram and other essentials

The official version doesn’t support the Google Nexus 4, but we managed to install the pre-release version on the device early this week to test it out. Check out the Facebook Home hands on demo on the Google Nexus 4


Download the Facebook Home app from Google Play for free. It is available only in the U.S. right now for the HTC One X, One X+, HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S3 and the Galaxy Note 2. It would be available for the Samsung Galaxy S4 soon.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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