Thursday, January 5, 2012

How to Deactivate Facebook Timeline and Get Back the Old Profile

For those who are fed up of Facebook Timeline and would like to deactivate facebook timeline view they can follow the steps listed here and get back the old Facebook profile view. But you can only disable yourself from watching timeline. If you have activated timeline then others can see your timeline, it will be you only who will not be able to watch timeline of anyone.
*Note: Its important to note that Facebook Timeline is a server side feature, change can only be deactivated from your profile by the Facebook team (which unfortunately is not a happening thing ) What we are going to do here is a client side trick that will get us back the old profile view only for your browser.

How to Deactivate Facebook Timeline

Firefox Users

Step 1. Open this [LINK]( add on of mozila ) and install the User Agent Switcher Addon. Restart Browser.
Step 2. Open Firefox, Press the Alt Key > Open Tools > Default User Agent > Internet Explorer and choose Internet Explorer 7.
Firefox Useragent
Step 3. Open Facebook and hard refresh your profile page (Ctrl+F5).

Chrome Users

Step 1. Right click on Chrome.exe Icon and Click on Properties.
Step 2. Make sure you are in the ‘Shortcut’ Tab.
Step 3. Paste the following code in the Target window after the : “C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe”
CODE – For Windows Vista & Windows 7 Users.
–user-agent=”Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.0)”
CODE – For Windows XP Users.
–user-agent=”Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1)”

Note: Leave space between “C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe”–user-agent=”Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.0)”
Chrome Useragent
Step 4. Close your Browser and Restart it and hard refresh your profile page (Ctrl+F5). You will get the Old profile view

Safari Users

Step 1. Open Safari Browser, go to the Preferences menu > Advanced > Tick the “Show Develop menu in menu bar” option.
Step 2. Click the page icon menu (next to the Gear icon near Search Bar) then select the Develop/user agent menu, Choose the User Agent as Internet Explorer 7.
Step 3. Open Facebook and hard refresh your profile page (Ctrl+F5). You will get the Old profile view 

Opera Users

Opera does support changing user agents to Internet Explorer, But there is no way to set it to specific version of IE so this trick wont work in Opera, Although if you want to learn how to change user agent in Opera for specific sites. The follow the steps below.
Step 1. Open the site where you want to change user agent.
Step 2. Press F12 Key.
Step 3. Choose Edit Site Preference > Network > Browser Identification.
Step 4. Choose Mask as Internet Explorer OR any other that you want to choose.

Internet Explorer

If you are using Internet Explorer 7 then no need as you already have the Non-Timeline aka old profile view. If you are using updated versions of IE then you can try to use the compatibility view of the browser to try and get the Old Profile View.
Step 1. Open Facebook Profile Page.
Step 2. Press Alt Key. Click on Tools > Compatibility View Settings.
Step 3. If is already filled in, Click on Add else fill in and Click on Add followed by Close.
Internet Explorer Compatibility View
Step 4. Refresh the page.
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