The official Facebook app eats up approximately 35MB storage on your Android phones. If you wish to ditch the heavy app, there’s another lite version available for you. The company has launched a new Facebook Lite app which is specially designed for slower 2G networks and for lesser data usage. At this time, Facebook Lite app is only available in Play Store for selected countries- Bangladesh, Nepal, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Zimbabwe, and more countries are expected to be added soon.
There are few other alternatives of Facebook Lite available, but this official app provides native Android alerts. This app consumes lower system space and the APK file is just 251KB. Also, this is better that the Facebook experience on your mobile browser. This offers a faster install, better data management and quicker load times.
How to get Facebook Lite?
Even though the app isn’t available in many parts of the world, you can download the APK file from the download button below.
All you need to do is download the APK file and transfer it to your phone.
To install the file, locate the file in your file manager, tap the file and install the application. Here is a screenshot of Facebook Lite showing the fossBytes page.
Try using the Facebook Lite app and tell your experiences in comments! 🙂
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