Download Facebook Home App: Let Facebook Takeover Your Phone

Starting April 12, buy HTC First Facebook Home Phones or download Facebook Home, a new Facebook Android app which will take over your Android smartphone and get Facebook as your front page, for better social connections with your Facebook friends. So finally Facebook phones turned out to be bigger than just phones with dedicated Facebook buttons.

facebook cover feedFacebook Home Cover Feed

The Facebook Home introduces the Cover feed, a new screen which replaces your phone home screen and lock screen! Instead it highlights a Window showing your friends activities, photos and ongoing events in your social life. You would no longer need to go to the apps screen, click the Facebook app, login to get connected with your Facebook friends.

Facebook Home will takeover your phone like never before and will make your smartphone the best social tool ever … powered by Facebook. See how you new mobile home screen might look like in the image on the right.

Facebook Home Chat Heads

This innovative feature allows you to chat with your friends, and reach them regardless of which app you are using and which activity you perform on your phone. The Facebook Chat Head will reach you inspite of whatever you are doing on your phone. Facebook Home brings friends first. Then you can respond and reply to the easily and directly. This also allows direct notifications from your timelines to pop up instantly for action.

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Download Facebook Home Free

Download Facebook Home. Now available on Google Play.

You can download Facebook Home as a free app from the Google Play Store from April 12. Note it will only work on selected  Android smartphones – HTC One X, HTC One X+, Samsung GALAXY S III, Samsung GALAXY Note II, HTC One and Samsung GALAXY S4.

Buy Facebook Home Phones

Those looking for a more integrated Facebook phone can preorder the HTC First phone right now which comes preinstalled with Facebook Home. This is the next generation phone with Facebook Home built in and promises to be the best social Facebook Home integrated phone ever.

Simply turn it on, log into Facebook, and you are done. HTC First will be available April 12 in the US (exclusively at AT&T) and features a 4.3″ screen, 5 megapixel rear-facing camera and LTE capability.

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About the Author: P Chandra is editor of QOT, one of India's earliest tech bloggers since 2004. A tech enthusiast with expertise in coding, WordPress, web tools, SEO and DIY hacks.