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I just updated my Nokia Lumia 520 to the 8.1 dev preview and I have noticed that I can no longer get Facebook messages through text messages, as well as not being able to switch to Facebook as an option when replying, or sending a message to a contact. After the install of 8.1 it seems that I need an facebook app to do this.

Does anybody know if there is a setting that I may have missed, or if this is intended, or just not available in the current build? It would be a real shame to lose such a feature, I have come to rely on it very often and found that it makes keeping in touch with my friends and family quite easy.

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Facebook integration with Messaging is removed in 8.1 – N K May 12 '14 at 4:40
1 the moment (it's still a developer preview) – Rowland Shaw May 12 '14 at 7:52
they must inlude in upcoming update .., we just need it – user9146 Sep 24 '14 at 16:03

The facebook chat option was removed. You can use the Facebook app to chat with your Facebook friends.

EDIT: The chat option has been removed from the Facebook app. You need to install the Facebook Messenger app.

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Facebook integration was removed in Windows Phone 8.1. One of the things that 8.1 users miss. To see what other things we miss then follow this thread

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