How can I update Facebook Lite without Play Store? - Quick and easy

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Facebook Lite is a mobile application created by the famous company Mark Zuckerberg; Lite in English means light, so, as its name indicates, this application it is a lighter and faster version of the conventional Facebook application, which was originally developed for the Asian and African markets with high-end mobile phones. Get off. But can you update Facebook Lite without the Play Store?

What are the differences between the Facebook app and Facebook Lite?


As mentioned above, the first difference that stands out between the two applications is that Facebook Lite is a lighter and faster version; since it eliminates many functions of the Facebook App to leave only those that have to do with chat requests or messages; Thanks to that, Facebook Lite works very well in 2G networks or with some problems in the fluidity of its connection.


While the Facebook App can easily reach 450 Mb, the Lite version, on the other hand, is less than 2 Mb, a significant and crucial difference for mobile phones with little memory or with more modest features than the last generation; The reason why it has no features like minigames or video conferencing group; but you can download videos to your mobile with Facebook Lite. 

Other features that the Lite version had to eliminate are access and send photos directly from the mobile phone camera to your contacts or forward the photos you have previously published on your wall; They were also eliminate the bubble style chat, as well as greetings, emojis, and gifts in conversations.

How can I update Facebook Lite using the Play Store?

To update the Facebook Lite application, the first thing to do is find and press the Google Play icon on your mobile phone (it has a triangular shape tilted to the right, like the symbol for playing music equipment); once this application is open, go to the search section and write "Facebook Lite".



Another alternative is to click on this link, which will take you directly to the Facebook Lite application download page in the same way as the explanation above.

So let's do it click the button green "Update" and it will immediately begin downloading and updating the App. However, it is good to check first if we already had the latest application update; as it is usually configured for automatic update.

Depending on the country you are in; The Facebook Lite app may not be visible or appear in the Google Store search. So long as it is not available for all countries of the world.

But that's not the only way to update your App, it is possible to jump to other different pages, which brings us to the whole point of this article.

How can I update Facebook Lite without Play Store?

To be able to update Facebook Lite without using the Play Store, a quick and easy way is download the APK file corresponding (android installers) and run it on your mobile device; and the first step is to make sure you have the option that allows you to download and install active third party programs.

You should look for this option in the “Security> Allow unknown sources” icon or in “Settings> Unknown sources”, depending on your mobile type. After that you will have to open your browser and make one search with the words "Facebook Lite APK";  You will get a lot of pages but you have to choose a well-known site.


For security reasons you shouldn't go to unknown download pages;  It is always better to use sites you already know before such as: uptodown.com, softonic.com, ccm.net, softpedia.com or filehippo.com; as not all download pages are 100% safe.


Once the page is open, press the button to download, a warning message will immediately appear which we will ignore by pressing the "Accept" button; Once the download of the APK file is complete, we will look for it in the “Download” icon and click on it, then we will finish the process by pressing the "Install" button.

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