Metal for Facebook & Twitter APK

Version 9.0 - com.nam.fbwrapper
Last updated: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 5:44:40 UTC
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Metal for Facebook & Twitter apk

APP Information

Download Version 9.0 (90020733)
Apk Size4.69 MB
App DeveloperNam Nghiem
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android4.1.x and up
App Packagecom.nam.fbwrapper.apk

Download Metal for Facebook & Twitter 9.0 APK

App Description

Metal for Facebook & Twitter is fbwrapper,communication,metal, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 4.56 by 27 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit Nam Nghiem website who developed it. com.nam.fbwrapper.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 4.1.x and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 9.0 Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 20763+ times on store. You can also download com.nam.fbwrapper APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

Your Facebook app should work for you. It should be light, functional and beautiful. It should look how you want it and be accessible everywhere, with lightning fast launch speeds. Metal does this. And more.

And now it supports Twitter, too. Two social networks, one tiny app.

What is Metal?
If you're looking for a battery efficient alternative to the Facebook app, Metal is for you. It's a Web wrapper with some awesome enhancements you don't get from just a browser like Notifications, Floating windows and Themes.

Love Metal? Upgrade to Metal Pro for Facebook. Download it here:

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Access your messages, news feed and notifications from anywhere effortlessly. Swipe down the notifications bar and tap an icon. Metal Everywhere opens, allowing you to browse Facebook in a convenient floating window, while you wait for a game to load or a photo to download.

Metal is for you, forever. Enjoy Facebook without any advertisements, anywhere. It keeps your data usage low and your experience the best possible.

(Facebook may offer you sponsored content as part of your feed)

More content, less distractions. Browse Facebook and Twitter with ease using Metal's enhancements.

Get notified from those you care about. Easy to set up and easy to use. Metal automatically obtains notifications from Facebook allows you to customise ringtone and vibration.

Browse Facebook your way. Dark mode makes everything dark. Or use White, a flat and beautiful theme. Or use the default Facebook Blue.

It's light (Just 3MB), and supports data-saving features and OrbotTor.

Metal is an alternative app and is no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. "Facebook" is a trademark of Facebook, Inc. 

App ChangeLog

  • Fixed notification icons

App Screens

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Name:Metal for Facebook
Name:Metal for Facebook [email protected]

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requires following permissions on your android device.

approximate location (network-based)
Allows the app to get your approximate location. This location is derived by location services using network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine approximately where you are.

precise location (GPS and network-based)
Allows the app to get your precise location using the Global Positioning System (GPS) or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.

view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

run at startup
Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

control vibration
Allows the app to control the vibrator.

prevent phone from sleeping
Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

modify or delete the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to write to the SD card.


Certificate Issuer:C:IE, CN:Nam Nghiem, L:Ireland, O:Metal, ST:Dublin, OU:Metal
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Google Play Reviews

  1. Robert Cuillo-avatar

    Robert Cuillo


    I'm taking off a star because over the last couple of days the main news page isn't working. It says "something went wrong try refreshing your page" but refresh gives same result. I uninstalled and reinstalled which helped for a little while but it's doing it again. I've been using metalpro user for many years.

  2. Frank L'Estrange-avatar

    Frank L'Estrange


    apk I have enjoyed this app for a while, I appreciate the minimalist approach + power saving....but it is in bad need of an update. It has this bug where whenever I try to post a comment, only part of the comment is sent, while the rest is cropped off. This bug is specific to this app alone as accessing facebook through the mobile browser doesn't have this issue. To developers, pls contact me, I'd love to help sort it out.

  3. Dan Ziemba-avatar

    Dan Ziemba


    pro apk Facebook support used to be great, but is very broken now and hasn't been updated in years. Twitter support doesn't even have the ability to open links from other apps, so it's pretty useless.

  4. John Staples-avatar

    John Staples


    review I just started using this, haven't seen anything negative. Other than, while typing, it freezes for a few seconds.

  5. Elisabeth Ellis-avatar

    Elisabeth Ellis


    pro Is surely keeps Facebook out of my phone. Awesome. No more "friend suggestions" for ppl FB should not about, from my phone. No more getting in my texts either. Few glitches, but worth it.

  6. Zach Scott-avatar

    Zach Scott


    app I really tried to give this app a chance over the Friendly Facebook app because of all the options. Well, I've had my last straw with Metal. If I'm typing a long message to a person and that same person messages me in the middle of me typing my message gets deleted and I have to start over 🤬. Uninstalled for good, just going to donate $2 to get ad free experience on Friendly Facebook app...

  7. Lisa Campbell-avatar

    Lisa Campbell


    download I was unable to share some photos on fb, so we found Metal. It does allow mw to share photos, but the trade off is that it runs slower and chopper. I have to debate each time if I want to use it and share, or not.

  8. Miles Philips-avatar

    Miles Philips


    metal for facebook and twitter app download Crashes when I try to download a photo & can't tag people in posts, but I find these to be only minor drawbacks. Still a great app overall.

  9. C-avatar



    apk download Using this for Twitter exclusively. I honestly like it for the most part but it has a fatal flaw that just gets in the way too much: you can pull down to refresh on any screen (even pictures) and it will refresh everything, even your homepage. If you were scrolling up a thread and hit the top too fast, now you're back at the bottom. Want to go back to your main feed? You're gonna start back at the top and lose your place. It prevents zooming in and scrolling up on pictures too. Really bad design

  10. Paul Greenleaf-avatar

    Paul Greenleaf


    Misses notifications sometimes. Someone liked and commented on something I commented on and I wasnt notified. Also, when using the dark theme, cant easily see options at the top like notifications and friend requests. Buttons are completely invisible in AMOLED mode or whatever its called; couldn't use it. search bar straight up doesnt work. I do like that it saves battery and uses less space. Will continue using it for that, but those issues above are frusterating.

  11. David-avatar



    I never leave reviews for things but I will for this app. When the app is working perfect its great and one of the best Facebook app alternatives. I love it! Less invasive and takes up less memory. But....when this app acts up, its barely functional and doesn't work very smoothly at all. It wasnt't working too well for several months, and now it started working perfect again. Not sure what happened. Giving it 4 out of 5 stars for being non-functional for so long and having so many bugs at times. Otherwise it would've deserves 5 stars. Conclusion: Get it ans if its working well for you then stick with it. If not, then look for something that works better without any bugs or glitches. This is one of my favorite apps now that its working well again.

  12. Max Edwards-avatar

    Max Edwards


    Waaaay too keen to refresh when you scroll up. If you're editing a post, be prepared to lose it without warning as you try to scroll to the top of the text you've entered, only to be summarily redirected to a blank page because the app thought you wanted to refresh. The editing box itself also needs to be twice the size. Apart from that it's a good app.

  13. Jonathon Johnson-avatar

    Jonathon Johnson


    Works....kind of. UI in dark mode is useless, at least for messenger. All my text is visable, sent text is not. Messenger notifications dont work. Messenger has no option to update like a pull down and it automatically refreshes (have to kill app and reload), so unless you have an active conversation on your screen, you won't be updated. Again notifications don't work, so whats the point of this app. The UI for your wall works nicely though. Galaxy S9+

  14. sugararual-avatar



    This app is awesome because it doesnt force you to get facebook messenger. But I am having an issue when I select the three dots to try to get to "Events" and when I try to select events it doesnt go there. None of the options there are responding. Not sure if this is an issue within the app or if it's just my phone being a dick.

  15. Mountain Bike Addict-avatar

    Mountain Bike Addict


    Not updated in over a year. So it's worthless since they won't update it. Doesn't save pictures, says it does but they are nowhere on my phone. Also doesn't share webpages half the time, posts just disappear. Pictures in feed are not full screen, there's white space on both sides. No ability to search your profile. Needs work, has potential but really in beta stage. Use at own risk.

  16. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    I was so hopeful this app would replace Facebook, messenger and Twitter apps and still function smoothly. It crashes on some posts I'm creating. I have to do them again and then it crashes again closing that page. Unacceptable! Well so far it doesn't upload photos correctly, doesn't post my posts by mistake or whatever and I can only post one photo at a time in albums. Oh that's not good because Facebook app lets you upload 30 photos at a time. I won't tolerate that feature for long. WHERE'S FACEBOOK LIVE? I haven't seen the GIF feature which I used quite often. Twitter I couldn't upload a photo. I am not sure if it uses less battery, data or storage yet but still willing to try. Will use Facebook desktop site direct link for uploading photos & posting gifs. Make some improvements and I will increase the rating. I have asked others to give your app a try. Thanks for your efforts I think it has continued potential.

  17. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    This app used to be great. It's not well supported and has gotten worse over time. You need to close and reopen the app to see new messages people send you most of the time. It will duplicate messages you send, there's no effective way to view marketplace, there are no notifications, etc

  18. Matt John-avatar

    Matt John


    This app is absolutely terrible. So many glitches I can't even count them. Side scrolling adds never swipe properly. Feed randomly jumps back to the top. Things showing up on the wrong tab. And so many more. "But at least it's free" not that, that makes up for its, Laundry List of Short Comings. I firmly believe that the developers of this app, do not use this app, even though they're the ones that made it.

  19. Jay Jay-avatar

    Jay Jay


    !!Insecure!! I attempted to contact the developer some time ago but have heard nothing back nor seen any updated version. Password lock simply doesn't work in this 'redesign', you can hit cancel, then go straight back into the app and it won't ask for a password. I believe this is occurring in the redesign due to how they implemented a timer feature for the lock. They've had long enough to investigate, now you know how insecure it is and how to bypass the password lock.

  20. Scott C-avatar

    Scott C


    Metal seems like it provides a light weight battery saving solution, to the official Facebook messenger, and Facebook apps. The official Facebook messenger app KILLS the phone battery, hard and FAST!!! Still, everyone is on Facebook, and messaging. There needs to be an alternative that won't hog resources, and kill the battery, while still providing reasonable functionality. Metal is doing a pretty good job of it, so far.

  21. Kylie Storm-avatar

    Kylie Storm


    This used to be really good. Now it crashes all the time. No access to archives anymore. Ive sent Email no response.

  22. Scott Weber-avatar

    Scott Weber


    I installed this mainly to let me remove Messenger, which FB thinks they should have access to every feature on my device, listen to me, and track my every move (seriously, I mention something, and ads for that appear on my feed. clearly something is listening in... And I dont have Alexa) I wish it allowed selective deletion of messages, not just delete an entire conversation. I would get the paid version if it did.

  23. Robert Wayner-avatar

    Robert Wayner


    Terrible stability. Search window doesn't work without showing "Page could not be loaded", feed view snaps back to the top spontaneously on a consistent basis, like/reaction windows won't work often, the keyboard does not automatically pop up when entering text sometimes, and other GUI issues. In my eyes this app needs serious improvement.

  24. Veda G-avatar

    Veda G


    Wow, so many flaws. Linking/tagging a name screws up the name with repeated characters. What a joke! Maybe the developer has abandoned the app for greener pastures. No updates since early 2018. Really?! This app used to be great but now it is just a remnant reminder that the developer has simply become lazy, disinterested and/or inept where this app is concerned. Real shame.

  25. Juan Barrigas-avatar

    Juan Barrigas


    Great alternative to Facebook Lite app, had to use this on a friend's recommendation because it refused to work via wi-fi, and I love it! The app is very non-intrusive and perfect for people like me that use social media to stay in touch with a small groups of friends and family without needing to check their phone constantly.

  26. laurence read-avatar

    laurence read


    So far so good. Only had it a day or so but far quicker and easier than using Facebook through my browser. I don't want the actual Facebook app as it's so bloated. This seems to do everything well and looks good. Perhaps give people a bit longer to actually try it before you start hammering them with review requests 😆

  27. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    It's ok. It does the job, but even though I didn't expect it to be exactly like the Facebook app, I would like it better if it was less glitchy (the back button takes you to the newsfeed instead of the previous page, the newsfeed can only show a couple posts then starts showing the same stuff over and over, etc).

  28. nero vanguard-avatar

    nero vanguard


    I've used several FB alternative apps before and i gotta say... this one is the fastest of all of them. however, two things that really annoys me with this: downloading videos isn't an option and whenever i try searching for anything it gives an error mo connection. it's not my internet and to prove that I went to my browser and visit the FB website and everything worked

  29. Z W-avatar

    Z W


    Lots of glitches It sucks that the app isn't updated anymore... That's the main reason for 2 stars. If you go to a searched page, then hit back, it takes you all the way back to your time line. It randomly refreshes your feed, if you exit out of the app (not close) then relaunch, it restarts the whole thing, who knows if you'll ever find where you were again.

  30. Cake Dog-avatar

    Cake Dog


    What's ridiculously annoying is if you look at a Marketplace post and hit the back button, it completely leave the Marketplace and you have to start all the way over from the top of the list.

  31. Sunburnt Pigeon-avatar

    Sunburnt Pigeon


    Was initially great, no further development in the last year or so, random bugs and slowdowns. What happened to us who bought pro? I'm going to go elsewhere.

  32. Jeffrey Read-avatar

    Jeffrey Read


    I use this app alot and have done for years but im about to look for an alternative since bugs are never fixed. Firstly when get a tag notification - clicking on it doesn't take you to the comment but to the top of post so its impossible to find your tag if it's a big public post. Secondly, vieiwing and saving images is just terrible in every way (youll see what i mean). The "most recent" news feed button isnt on front page and somwtimes broken. Never see posts from friends any more either.

  33. Kevlar Canuck-avatar

    Kevlar Canuck


    It's way more buggy version 9.0, maybe partly because FB keeps changing too. But none of the photos I save actually save. It shows "saved to downloads" but is absolutely nowhere to be found. Saving on a browser still works so I don't know what you developers broke? And now the app jumps all over the place while navigating between pages and scrolling, and sometimes the reaction buttons don't pop up. The header on every screen except the home screen blocks out the icon bar on top and the menu button, so I can't share the page or anything. It's either FB and/or the developer fell off the wagon, but since it works better in the browser, it might be time to ditch this thing.

  34. Andrew C-avatar

    Andrew C


    This is a good alternative to the Facebook app. That being said, there's too many little issues to recommend it. The absolute worst has to be when you're writing a post and you want to scroll up to check what you wrote. It makes the page refresh back to the newsfeed and you lose everything you've just done. It does this everywhere and it's by far the most frustrating thing. The other is when you're scrolling and tap the screen to keep scrolling, it'll act like you hit the like or share buttons

  35. Abigail Ritzema-avatar

    Abigail Ritzema


    I've been using this for a few years. It used to be a pretty decent Facebook alternative, but it's not being updated anymore and the bugs are becoming numerous. It's probably not worth it. Bummer since I bought pro. Devs like this make it hard for honest people. I will think twice before paying for pro on apps again.

  36. Dan McMillan-avatar

    Dan McMillan


    Was a great app. Completely broken now after facebook update. Looks like this is no longer updated. Hoping developer comes back to fix it!

  37. Mallory Boettcher-avatar

    Mallory Boettcher


    was a great app but lately it hasn't been working. it keeps telling me after a few posts that there are no more stories. and when I press on the comments to view them it send me to a page with the original Facebook app icon and says open this in the app to view it. isn't that what metal is for? so I have gone back to the crapy Facebook app.

  38. Busy B06-avatar

    Busy B06


    Brilliant for Facebook. There are a couple of things that don't quite work: You can't seem to switch to commenting under your own name when you are the administrator of a page. The option to switch is there but it doesn't change it. The other thing is the app lock. If you click on the app, go out and go back in again, no password or fingerprint is asked for on the second attempt.

  39. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    I really wanted this to be an alternative to the facebook app but it isn't, I have no real problem with the news feed but it won't load groups, settings ,games etc I tried for a few weeks hoping it would improve if there was an update but didn't happen.So had to uninstall as it's not usable as is .

  40. LaNita Williams-avatar

    LaNita Williams


    It's pretty good. I don't like that I can't edit comments. I've had a hard time replying to specific comments under a thread too. I think it's funny that the photo uploader is the old school one from the first days of Facebook. Overall, it's a good app. It's easy to forget it's not the native app.

  41. Brian null-avatar

    Brian null


    Marketplace is hidden in the app which sucks and doesn't work well in that when you back up from the Marketplace page it goes away so when you go back to Marketplace you got to start all over again. another issue is using the instant messaging is slow and reports message received even if I send a message.

  42. Bryan Williams-avatar

    Bryan Williams


    This "app" is nothing more than a web browser that simply displays the Facebook and Twitter web sites, with a few customizable features such as changing the display colors and keeping bookmarks. If that's all you want (and don't want to use an actual Web browser instead), then it would be acceptable...if it wasn't for a few critical bugs that make it unusable: Facebook photo posting doesn't work, Twitter sharing doesn't work from any app, Facebook sharing doesn't work in 90% of other apps (either shows a blank screen, no "share" button", or gives a "href should represent a valid URL error"). Clearly the developers are having trouble keeping up with all the changes that Facebook and Twitter make to their various web site versions, and that's why random features will continuously break.

  43. Gary Pouch-avatar

    Gary Pouch


    Solid app overall; I like the layout/ui, and customization options and settings were easy to find and use. My only complaint is that when browsing posts, if I click one or open comments, when I go back a page to the "list" it always loads back at the top. Would be 5 stars otherwise. Devs: Am I missing a setting for this somewhere?

  44. Kaine Shadory-avatar

    Kaine Shadory


    Almost, just almost. there are a lot of weird problems with this one... Pros:- - Dark Facebook - Twitter&Fb in one (altho I don't use it for Twitter) - default to most recent - light n fast Cons:- - notifications only pop up when I open the app for some reason (defeats the purpose innit?) - opening twitter links doesn't open in my external twitter even tho I'm not using Metal for Twitter

  45. T. D.-avatar

    T. D.


    Won't show profile page on Facebook when clicking on my name. Like it's a dead link. And the search function doesn't work.

  46. Antonio-avatar



    UPDATE: Appears, at this time, to be abandonware. Slow (taking multiple seconds BEFORE loading / refreshing / posting a status update or comment. Often times, only the first word, of a status update or comment, will post. Does nothing, to deter Fb, from listening through your phone, for ad targeting. At this point, aggravating and mostly useless.

  47. Sascha Richer-avatar

    Sascha Richer


    This has happened a few times, I've accidentally swiped down while composing a post and it refreshes the page completely deleting the post. No app has made me want to throw my phone across the room more than that. Totally deleting this app and actually going back to the regular Facebook one.

  48. Scott Tessandori-avatar

    Scott Tessandori


    Metal Pro means well but falls extremely short in what it promises to deliver. It is a laggy app riddle with hangs-running Oreo with 4 GB of ram on a clean install LG V20. Will not play HD videos. Video uploading is beta and like most features of this app is a portal to the mobile web site. The dark mode is poorly implemented and is non existent on app that already has a great dark mode built in. I hope this app gets better as I purchased the pro version to support the dev because I like the premise...but this is a beta 1 app at best.

  49. Thomas Page-avatar

    Thomas Page


    the app is a little buggy needs help in the messenger part with themes text is in white and the background where you read the message is white too lil hard to read. maybe it will be fixed in the paid verison. i'm going to purchase I like it. good job dev.just keep up the maintence and it will be a 5 star app

  50. theeverydaystory-avatar



    No updates in years. Can't see friend requests anymore. Slow. Have to click on comments to navigate group of pictures. Crashes on trying to download linked pictures. Never did notify of messages. Don't even try to access Facebook site settings. Doesn't update anything including chats without a manual refresh, except when you go back to feed and then totally refreshes where those other posts are removed as seen (they weren't). Anyone still using this needs to quit!!! There are better now.

  51. Theresa DiFranco-avatar

    Theresa DiFranco


    I like this app. I see that you've asked reviewers to report problems instead of giving a poor review. But the only way you provide for reporting the error is by joining your Google group, which I'm not willing to do. I am having a problem but I guess I'll have to live with it.

  52. Elizabeth Pa-avatar

    Elizabeth Pa


    Getting more and more buggy. Facebook is locking down features when you don't use their app. Since this has not been updated in almost two years, it is obvious that the developers have abandoned both this and the pro version. I'm upset that I liked this, upgraded to pro, and then they abandoned the app.

  53. Ralph Williams-avatar

    Ralph Williams


    Very good replacement for the Facebook app which kept crashing.

  54. Joshua C-avatar

    Joshua C


    For what it does, it's pretty great. Multi-tabbed Facebook without having it monitor your text messages and conversations for marketing. The issue I had was with tagging. Tagging in comments and posts was consistently disfunctional, which is a core Facebook feature.

  55. Sophie Kisker-avatar

    Sophie Kisker


    I'm unable to leave comments on your Google+ link so I'll post here and change my review if possible later. When I write a response to a post, I frequently scroll back up to the beginning of my post to check it before I post it. If I use my finger to scroll, and my finger strays outside the box at all, the entire page refreshes and I lose the whole post. On a tiny phone screen, that's almost inevitable. When I used Friendly, they fixed the same problem. I like Metal better - hope you can fix it!

  56. Rhys Williams-avatar

    Rhys Williams


    Great app that finally means I can get rid of Facebook's sh***y excuse for an app and there even more sh***y excuse for having a separate Messenger app too! The only thing it would need to be 5* would have other Social apps like VK, Reddit, WhatsApp, Instagram etc - or at least they are the ones I would use the app for. Thank you for a wonderful program that saves me time and space on my S6 with limited storage^^

  57. Krìs Hardt-avatar

    Krìs Hardt


    Cant search using facebook it says page did not load or no internet connection problem, Need to search within the app for it to work. Cant save photos it just goes back to news feed.

  58. Nick C-avatar

    Nick C


    when I first paid for this app, it was GREAT. Over time, however, it has become less and less useful. It won't load either my Events page or my On This Day page on Facebook. it ignores pinned groups. I loved Metal and advocated for it... but everyday I wonder more why I still have it installed.

  59. ciukcia nedurakas-avatar

    ciukcia nedurakas


    for some reason it crashed,and now i can't open any pictures,tries reinstalling the app but no changes! fix it!

  60. c c-avatar

    c c


    I get no notifications. Notifications don't come through until I randomly decide to go to the app. By then, it's too late. Notifications are supposed to let you know if you need to go to the app for something. I've had Metal for over a year and it has ALWAYS been a problem. Please fix! Thanks.

  61. Shams Zaid-avatar

    Shams Zaid


    Clean beautiful layout everything going well. Few things noticed: Facebook search shows no page found layout at first until u do a search then it shows result. Facebook should have inside video play inside the post like twitter opening the full post should be in same page and doesnt take me to another one with poor adjustments. When u want to view more options for a post there is no copy link option which is needed. video download would be nice i dont know if its available in premium.

  62. Peter Brown-avatar

    Peter Brown


    Really nice app. The only issue I have is that if I haven't been in the app for a couple of days then I stop receiving notifications. I've checked the app is protected from battery saver. Samsung A5 on android 8.

  63. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Works kinda slow at least it's not spying on you like Facebook... Now it won't load... I don't want to join a group to inform you of these issues... This is why I don't buy the pro version... It's slow and then it won't load for days... Likes don't take and it's kinda frustrating...

  64. John Roger Maglalang-avatar

    John Roger Maglalang


    Good app, been using it for a long time. Waiting for more Twitter support. Specifically night mode. And also when zooming in on Twitter images, you can't pan the image down because it reloads the page. Hope this will be fixed soon.

  65. Shawn Futon-avatar

    Shawn Futon


    I have found I cannot share memories when they come up. Also after I read an article and go back to Facebook it brings me back to the beginning of the news feed, every time, which is annoying as I have to scroll back to where I was. Hopefully this will be rectified.

  66. Marie Silvey-avatar

    Marie Silvey


    I was tentative about trusting an app that's not from the developers of Facebook or Twitter to manage both, but this app is fantastic! I haven't had any issues with my day to day usage so far (although I've only been using the app for a few days).

  67. Chip Leonard-avatar

    Chip Leonard


    While it does use less bttery power it really has some issues. When I click on a post to read and then use the back button it doesn't take me back to where I was in my feed. It sends me back to the top refreshing the feed and losing g

  68. Friendly Crossways-avatar

    Friendly Crossways


    i like how it uses much less memory than FB. Only weird thing is that search function ALWAYS says "Sorry, this page can't be found" even before i enter s name. But then it finds what I'm looking for just fine.

  69. Lisi Lou-avatar

    Lisi Lou


    Very good app works better than Facebook app itself, keep it like this :) please put some fun photo booths on messaging so we can have fun with photos like Snapchat and messenger :) :) and also you can't copy and paste things or call anyone please fix this problem thank you

  70. Richard Manson-avatar

    Richard Manson


    Even though I like what they're trying to do, Many simple things don't work. The back button doesn't work and Facebook and editing a post often deletes it then very often post look like they are posted but don't get posted, just to name a few.

  71. Mersee Madison-Villar-avatar

    Mersee Madison-Villar


    So far runs fine. I haven't measured battery saving. It would be nice to be able to use in power save mode. Interface tweaks for the future should be better integration into Marketplace and chat. Other than those, it offers a clean and natural UEX.

  72. Lyn Wood-avatar

    Lyn Wood


    Can't find a way to go back to where I was up to in the feed after reading a post, if always goes back to the beginning and refreshes. Asked the developer for advice - nothing. Won't be buying the pro version if this is the level of support you get.

  73. B Gushikawa-avatar

    B Gushikawa


    Was good but now isn't worth it. You can no longer save photos to the Download folder. Since it's never updated it doesn't display content correctly in line with the Facebook updates.

  74. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    It does seem to save battery, but the more you deal with the bugs, the more you start thinking of reloading the actual FB app. It needs updates and fewer glitches. Uninstalling now.

  75. Risa @ Insightful Events-avatar

    Risa @ Insightful Events


    LOVE this app !!... one and ONLY reason it doesn't get 5 stars is cause it's really LONG overdue for an update and starting to get quirky/buggy on facebook ..... thanks for the great features, but WHEN is the updated version coming ???

  76. Richard G-avatar

    Richard G


    Can't upload photos on my moto g. And also when I get a notification that someone has added to their story clicking on that notification causes a crash. This program hadn't been updated in months...?. One has to wonder........

  77. DC Fanboy-avatar

    DC Fanboy


    App is buggy sometimes. I get the "Welcome To Facebook" page & just cannot get my news feed to appear. An otherwise good fb wrapper when it's not acting up. Switching to Friendly until this gets updated & fixed.

  78. Joe Endy-avatar

    Joe Endy


    so far seems like a great fb wrapper, too bad messenger is not built in anymore. That kills it for me.

  79. Skorr Hellhammer-avatar

    Skorr Hellhammer


    I used to love this app and paid for pro. Hasn't been updated in years. Junk now.

  80. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    It have been great and it has a clean look which I like! The best part I like about it is that i am able to use the messenger without having to download the messenger in another app. Thanks!

  81. John Bradley-avatar

    John Bradley


    so far pretty awesome only able to get Facebook to go dark black but it's ok. i love the look, interaction is touchy if you have bigger fingers hard to hit the like button other than that amazing. thank you for a great app, plan on getting paid version as soon as i can.

  82. Ally Currie-avatar

    Ally Currie


    app itself is good but on a moto g6 play there are connectivity issues with Facebook either in native mode or using the app. i like the dark mode BUT there needs to be a distinction between posts as the normal black line in dark mode doesn't work... who'd have thunk that 🙄

  83. Malcolm Tumbagahon-avatar

    Malcolm Tumbagahon


    The app was going well until one started loading really slow until it wouldn't load something on the screen at all! Please you have to fix this! It's such a great app!

  84. Matej Rajtár-avatar

    Matej Rajtár


    Great app, but could it please be possible to select in preferences a default tab, that loads after opening? For example if I'm not interested in the feed and want to just load my messages. Thanks!

  85. Guy Lafaras-avatar

    Guy Lafaras


    simple, low resource use w/speed lowering implications. For casual use, maybe checking in one a day, perfectly adequate. Not for high-volume, or teenage, users. Easy switching between FB and Twitter.

  86. Soumyadeep Bhunia-avatar

    Soumyadeep Bhunia


    Perfect app as a Facebook and Twitter client. The only gripe I have is the UI inconsistency- I do not know if it's a problem on FB's side or Metal's but there are occasional glitches such as the reactions blacking out the whole screen when pressed.

  87. Raj Gorthi-avatar

    Raj Gorthi


    Great app, different themes, no ads, need I say more? Also combines Messenger, Facebook, and Twitter in one app. The theming only works on Facebook, but it's a great app nonetheless.

  88. Wonder Volt-avatar

    Wonder Volt


    says no ads and yet sponsored ads are there, I wish to see that being removed, I'm so not interested in any ads from fb,.. I like the design but it lacks a lot of features that are available on fb, it's very basic. apart from custom look it's poor

  89. Nathan Altimari-avatar

    Nathan Altimari


    Always asks me to log in, then I swipe to messages or recent updates, then prompts to log in again... I have to keep closing and reopening the app... Still better than the Facebook app even with these problems

  90. Deimos Voralius-avatar

    Deimos Voralius


    Has potential. Crashes every time I try to save a picture

  91. H KQ-avatar

    H KQ


    Older version was great. Newer version less functional. Timeliness messed up. "Most recent" keeps showing me the same posts that are days old. Wish I could go back to older version.

  92. J Thoma-avatar

    J Thoma


    Was good until a couple of weeks ago...whenever I switch from my feed to any other tab (notifications, messages etc), it forces me to re-sign in and then just hangs.

  93. Justin Richardson-avatar

    Justin Richardson


    my free govt supplied mobile phone and service provides only the cheapest, most basic Android phone-a brand I'd never heard of, and apps-any apps like FB takes up almost all of the available memory, making the phone freeze/slow to the point of wanting to scream and pull out your hair. Extraordinarily frustrating, it is…,

  94. Aldo Cano-avatar

    Aldo Cano


    White chat on white background, illegible. Seems like an easy fix would do but I don't know, maybe over a year isn't enough to figure out a css issue

  95. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Stop changing the interface, you are only making it more complicated. you have to click more to see the same info you would have saw before the update. people choose this app for its simplicity and no unnecessary permissions, so don't go turning it into Facebook or we will run. Can ya dig it!

  96. Beresford Brooke-avatar

    Beresford Brooke


    Sadly hardly usable now - constant redirects to log in screens, constant error pages when tyeing to open images, messages, notifications. Was a great app, but now largely unusable beyond scrolling though your feed.

  97. Jan de R-avatar

    Jan de R


    App keeps crashing, sometimes more, sometimes less, often when commenting on a Facebook post where somebody else is typing a comment. Just great, previous version worked a lot better

  98. Sean Cuthbert-avatar

    Sean Cuthbert


    It's a good replacement for the Facebook app itself. Not really for messenger though. I don't see any notifications for messages so I'm going to have du keep looking for a good messenger replacement.

  99. Unique Strata-avatar

    Unique Strata


    The app worked ad free for about a year. Then I started getting ads. Then I paid and got no ads for a few weeks, now I get more ads than real content.

  100. Robert Ferguson-avatar

    Robert Ferguson


    It's great, but when your trying to slide right or left on anything it opens up a different page, it sucks because im trying to browse through some friends and I can't see them cause it always switches

  101. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Connect to Facebook and Twitter and use FB Messenger, all without the performance drains of their respective apps. I have enjoyed using Metal to replace Tinfoil, and like Tinfoil, Metal is a small file size app.

  102. Jennifer Rome-avatar

    Jennifer Rome


    Wanted to like this but the notifications don't come up on my phone properly, it still eats a lot of energy and the adverts are still there so it isn't any better than the Facebook app.

  103. V Price-avatar

    V Price


    It's pretty good. Official FB app is like 1.3 GB, so not as smooth as the official, but way lighter. And maybe it's not tracking me? Who knows.

  104. zeek McFessol-avatar

    zeek McFessol


    can't share photos on facebook! when you try the photos are just grayed out. this is a massave error!!! update after trying to contect maker and get the photo issue fixed No reply! i am deleting the app facebook is pointless without up loading photos

  105. Jordan Andrews-avatar

    Jordan Andrews


    In previous versions whenever there are bugs, or things that Facebook changes that are out of Metals control, the metal team always takes care of the issues quickly. So keep up the good work team Metal!

  106. Joey Ackley-avatar

    Joey Ackley


    Guys please add a failsafe from navigating away from a post you are writing. I spent a half hour making a log on my journey in south America and lost it all because I accidentally navigated away from the page while writing my post. This isn't the first time this has happened either, I need to write things down in another program and then copy paste it over.

  107. Aleixo Gomes-avatar

    Aleixo Gomes


    This is a great app if you're tired of struggling with the mobile site. It's not radically different, but it's better and faster. the only thing I'd like to see is a better dark mode.

  108. Petless Darrell-avatar

    Petless Darrell


    Update needed for Twitter. Mine has returned to an old interface and a message stating I have an old version of Chrome appears. Thanks for making Metal. This app has been my app of choice for years now.

  109. Tom C-avatar

    Tom C


    Was using FB in browser, but that make messaging difficult. This app is much nicer! Nice black and white themes, could use some others, maybe a dark to match Google dark, maybe add select accent.

  110. Adam Miller-avatar

    Adam Miller


    Pretty good overall. Only real problem it's that on the feed if someone posts multiple pictures I can't go through them. I can only see the first three

  111. Geoff Zalot-avatar

    Geoff Zalot


    It's good in every way, except with dark themes you can't read one side of messenger messages or certain pages, which became a deal breaker for me.

  112. Andre Howard-avatar

    Andre Howard


    I been using metal for about 3 years now. I'm really enjoy it and the battery savings from not having fb app not running on my phone. Keep up the good work!

  113. joe ph-avatar

    joe ph


    ive really enjoyed this app, even in 2019. but ive stopped using it since amoled theme wont highlight new notifications. so you wont see whats new or old. good alternative is frost app.

  114. Danilo D Gonzalez-avatar

    Danilo D Gonzalez


    So far so good. Works faster and better than the original Facebook. Facebook and messenger all in one app with added themes. My favorite is dark mode as it goes with everything else on my phone.

  115. Kieran Potts-avatar

    Kieran Potts


    Clean crisp app. Fantastic so far. I'd previously used Friendly for Facebook to combine messenger and Facebook together (which helped with Marketplace sales) but this app adds in Twitter too! Well recommended.

  116. GrindDog-avatar



    Hi, it is a great app for using facebook and tweeter. My only complaint is that you cannot use themes on tweeter and also the black theme is not well design.

  117. Pat Gamache-avatar

    Pat Gamache


    It doesn't have the functionality or reliability of the full Facebook app, but using this has saved me so much battery, and keeps facebook and its products off of my phone, which I really really appreciate.

  118. Craig Durham-avatar

    Craig Durham


    Good concept (FB and Messenger in one), but doing anything jumps to top of feed. Also jumps to top of feed at random. Developer not answering emails.

  119. James Adams-avatar

    James Adams


    so far I like the app, only a couple things, when go into dark mode and in messenger cant read text from person replying, second thing is camera just opens images not actual camera.

  120. John Shantz-avatar

    John Shantz


    It needs a little work, but they're well on their way. The slight loss in functionality is more than made up by its leanness and the fact that they aren't sticking tentacles into all my phone data

  121. Eliot Lewis-avatar

    Eliot Lewis


    A very good app for interfacing with FB and Twitter. I recommend it. Small size, unobtrusive, easy to use and versatile.

  122. scnnr online-avatar

    scnnr online


    DM's are effectively unreadable by being impossible to scroll through. When I start to scroll through twitter dm's it automatically reverts back to the most recent one.

  123. Alexander powierza-avatar

    Alexander powierza


    I really recommend it, still has a few glitches but nothing major, worth paying the little extra for the pro version, needs more updates and development

  124. Brian Majerus-avatar

    Brian Majerus


    Works well replacing the native Facebook app that used to chew through my battery in no time. Despite them saying that there are ads, I haven't seen any.

  125. Fern Xtwo-avatar

    Fern Xtwo


    Rubbish, so glitchy and buggy. Its very hit and miss, if you're looking for an alternative to Messenger - keep looking!

  126. Anthony T-avatar

    Anthony T


    best fb\msger browser available for those who orefer a lightweight classic mobile website look. great UI and a ckassic, yet more polished, mobile website interface. i domt use twitter but im sure it is as high quality as fb browser

  127. bosco pEDRO-avatar

    bosco pEDRO


    really good experience overall, a few hiccups like every time I press back on a tab like the friend requests it go back to feed while remaining on requests tab rendering me 2 different feed tabs...

  128. Yash Agrawal-avatar

    Yash Agrawal


    Quite good. But sometimes loading is slow. And for searching something clicking on the magnifying glass leads to an error page.

  129. Dhanun Bunshe-avatar

    Dhanun Bunshe


    Too much improvement. 1.Speedup on refresh page. 2.To see pictures on post please display only pictures not nesessary to show the comment. 3.Cancel slide left-right it has trouble to see some post.

  130. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Pretty awesome alternative to Facebook that doesn't track your every move. Also, you can use Facebook without being bombarded by Messenger alerts.

  131. Hannah McNicol-avatar

    Hannah McNicol


    Currently unable to access the menu, it just shows the fb memories page forever. This makes it really hard to find things like the events page, etc.

  132. N. O.-avatar

    N. O.


    I've been "using" it for about two years on 3 different phones, Messenger notifications show up 1% of the time, and that's the only feature I need from the app.

  133. Dean Portillo-avatar

    Dean Portillo


    So far so good! Hoping it will continue to perform.. Really like the interface and the fact you get 2 for one with Facebook and Twitter.

  134. P-Y B.-avatar

    P-Y B.


    As reported by many other users, notifications don't work. App is clunky and hasn't been updated since mid-2018. Uninstalling.

  135. Manoranjan Biswas-avatar

    Manoranjan Biswas


    very nice. only one thing missing.. live streaming. please add this.

  136. Tony Barnett-avatar

    Tony Barnett


    Has the odd glitch, but so far so good and works better on older hardware than the FB app. Please keep up the good work

  137. John Bradshaw-avatar

    John Bradshaw


    Works fairly well. My biggest complaint though is my phone still vibrates on notifications even though i have the vibrate option unchecked in the app settings.

  138. Simon Ström-avatar

    Simon Ström


    This application used to work really well in the past but as of lately it's incredibly buggy with pages not loading and notifications not appearing.

  139. Warren Smith-avatar

    Warren Smith


    using the free version and have issues from time to time of refusal to refresh claiming no internet connection even though both wifi and 4g connected. otherwise good app hence 4 stars not 5

  140. Robin Thibodeau-avatar

    Robin Thibodeau


    Pretty limited and glitchy...but since FB doesn't support Blackberry and I love my phone-so I wont complain too much

  141. Sarah Love-avatar

    Sarah Love


    So much better than the Facebook app- i stopped getting those creepy "we've been listening to you" ads. Could be amazing, but works great.

  142. John D-avatar

    John D


    It used to be good. Now it is running in the background all the time, might as well use the official app that isn't paid for or buggy...

  143. San Patricio-avatar

    San Patricio


    Does exactly what it says it does and faster and more stable than other apps. Love the dark nite mode, easy on the eyes whenever it's used.

  144. greg blee-avatar

    greg blee


    Nice clean design, easy to navigate, light on resources. A good way to Facebook, if you gotta Facebook.

  145. Rebecca C-avatar

    Rebecca C


    Can't copy&paste my login details from my password manager, because the app only offers autofill. Didn't even get past the login. Pity. heard it was good.

  146. heidi schroer-avatar

    heidi schroer


    it is exactly what it says and exactly what you need when you have very little space and only want Twitter and Facebook.

  147. Wilfredo Custodio-avatar

    Wilfredo Custodio


    Been using for I guess 2 or 3 yrs now. Very satisfied! Provides almost the same experience as the main app but minus all the heavy ĺoads of that app. Thanx metal! Love it!

  148. Matthew Jones-avatar

    Matthew Jones


    A lesser of the 2 evils kinda thing but I use it whenever I us FB, exclusively. it's small and stable not buggy & and easier on resources imop.

  149. Mohd Qushairi-avatar

    Mohd Qushairi


    Its too sensitive on touch while trying to scroll suddenly it open the pages. Anyway,its lighter than the apps by its owner. Anyway,thumbs up.

  150. Martin Espinoza-avatar

    Martin Espinoza


    Probably the best Facebook interface, but it doesn't block ads so it's worthless. Would pay for a version that blocked ads.