10 Best Facebook Apps for Android

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Facebook is arguably the most popular social media platform in the world and it is used by billions of people around the world. It also comes with the official app which lets you use the service from your smartphone but it's not very good and it consumes a lot of resources. Luckily, there are some great alternative Facebook apps out there. Here are the best Facebook apps for Android in 2020.

Facebook Lite

Facebook is also aware of its heavy app and that is the very reason why the company has introduced Facebook Lite app which works great with low memory smartphone and also consumes very little data. The company has also introduced the lite version of its messenger which also consumes very low resources. Both of these apps are perfect for those who want to access Facebook from the low-resource apps. These apps are also completely free.

Swipe for Facebook

Swipe for Facebook is another very reliable Facebook alternative app that comes with tons of unique features. In the app, you get the built-in ad blocker, Facebook Messenger support, a variety of themes, chat headers, and material design. It also consumes low resources compared to the official Facebook app. You can use the app for free but the free version comes with basic features but if you want the pro features you will need a pro version which is available for $3,09.

Faster for Facebook & Messenger

Faster for Facebook Lite is another very reliable Facebook alternative app that uses very low resources. The app comes with support for Facebook Messenger, videos and GIFs and you can also change the interface to classic Facebook mode. Another highlight of this app is dark mode which is very handy especially during night time and dark mode is not available in official facebook app. If you are looking for a Facebook app with dark mode, try this one.

Friendly for Facebook

Friendly for Facebook is a relatively new Facebook application designed to save your smartphone's battery, storage, and data. The app comes with support for Facebook Messenger and also lets you customize your feeds using the keywords and this way you can get rid of clutter that you don't want to see. It also blocks ads which is a very useful feature. The free version is limited and the pro version starts at €1,99.


Maki is another very reliable alternative Facebook app that offers both Facebook and Messenger in one small app. The app comes with fingerprint unlock support which is a good feature. Also, the free version of the app does not come with any ads, but it lacks the pro features. The app also comes with themes so you can give your app a unique look.


Phoenix is ​​one of the best alternative Facebook apps and the best thing about this app is that it is completely free and there are no ads either. In this app, you get Facebook messenger support and you can make calls and chat through the messenger section. Overall it is a good app and you should give it a try.

Simple for Facebook

Simple for Facebook is another alternative Facebook app that lets you experience Facebook without draining your smartphone resources. The app comes with support for Facebook Messenger, tons of themes, and other features. It also comes with a night mode which is very useful if you are using the app late at night. Overall, it's a very simple app and it does the job. If you are looking for a simple Facebook app without fancy features, this is the app for you. You can get the pro version with a one-time payment of €1,59, which is also very reasonable.

SlimSocial for Facebook

If you are looking for a small Facebook application, SlimSocial is for you. It is very small in size and it is also ad-free and open source which means you can contribute and improve it if you know how to code. Overall, it's a very simple app and it offers basic functionality but it will improve over time. It also does not include ads or in-app purchases. If you are looking for a simple Facebook alternative app and don't want to spend your money, try SlimSocial.

Swift for Facebook Lite

Swift for Facebook Lite is another very popular alternative Facebook app which consumes very low resources. It comes in a package of just 30MB and only uses 20MB of RAM which is impressive. It also comes with built-in Facebook Messenger and you can do basic stuff like post media, tag your friends and many more. The free version of the app comes with limitations and the pro version costs $1,09.

Folio for Facebook & Messenger

Folio is one of the best alternative Facebook apps which provides Facebook and Facebook Messenger in one app. The app comes with beautiful themes which you can use to give a unique look to your app and there is also night mode which gives the classic black look to the app. Moreover, you can use the app for basic things such as posting videos, photos, chatting with your friends, tagging them in posts, posting activities and much more. The app provides all these functions without consuming a lot of resources, which is a big plus. If you are looking for a reliable Facebook alternative app, try Folio and you will love it.


These are the 10 best Facebook apps for Android. Most of these apps are free, but the free versions come with basic features and you will need the pro version to access the pro features. However, you can also try open-source apps on this list. Let us know your favorite Facebook app in the comments section below. You can also check out the best video chat apps for Android on our website.

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