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Recently, Facebook has announced about the new launch of Facebook Paper app for its smartphone users. This new app will help users to discover news using what it is calling Sections. That means you will have different section for all the updates by your Facebook connections. Sections will contain articles posted by friends and surfaced through Facebook algorithms randomly but with most important to less.

For now the app is only available and in our last post we have made a article about how to get new Facebook app app for iPhone iOS, now as you can see till now it is only available for iPhone users only, currently living in US.
Tips for Facebook paper app

So, we have shared a simple guide for the starting of the new app, the first time when you will start the app a video will come with walk through some of the basics of Paper. It will give you a small introduction and instruction how to use paper app. After you have completing the initial tutorial, when you navigate to a screen for the first time, the same voice and overlays found in the video will walk through some component of the app. But remember the tutorial does not cover everything, that means it will not describe everything about the paper app so you actually do not have a complete guide, so we thought to share to share some deep tips and important facebook's to get started with the paper app.

Paper Customized Sections
paper customized sections
First complete the tutorial for the first time because next time you won't get it, after you complete the basic tutorial you can start editing your sections by swiping down from the main screen in Paper, then tapping on Edit Sections to start editing.

On while you are viewing your sections you can add or remove sections with a simple gesture, but did you realize you can also rearrange the section ? while you are on sections, just tap and hold on any section's icon and then drag it to your desired location in your Sections catalog.

Facebook feed is default so you can not remove it from the sections. Should you decide you want to use paper strictly as a news source, you can move it to the end of your all sections.

Paper Disable Autoplay videos
Disable Autoplay videos
Well the app has lot of new features that you might like but unfortunately one of major annoying part in the apps are starting to implement is the auto play of videos. Facebook and Instagram are both guilty of using the feature, but also provide methods for disabling it. As such, Facebook gives paper users the option to disable video auto-play when browsing sections. It is one of annoying part so you must disable it so it will to use the paper app extremely fast.

All you need to do is pull down the menu by swiping down on the main screen in the app then tap over Settings now move the switch next to Autoplay Videos to the left and then turn it off. Its simple.

Paper Notifications
When you are on your settings section, you can also make few important changes for your paper, the notifications that you want to receive or see on the paper, doing so will allow you to more or less replace the main Facebook app with Paper.

In the short time with the app yet to find a feature that you can regularly use in the main Facebook app missing from paper. You can like, comment, post status updates and use the chatting messenger which included a complete chat heads. Paper may be end up being the first Facebook app that you can enjoy and best use of it.

Save Stories To Read Later
The main idea behind the new paper app for Facebook users is discover news, it makes sense that Facebook included the option for users that you can easily save articles or news with a service built for saving all your favorite articles. Services such as Instapaper, Pocket, Pinboard and also the Safari's Reading List are supported by the paper. So, whenever you have a great article you can just save it.

So how you will customize your read-it-later service, navigate to Paper's setting section and select Read Later from the list. Now you can tap on the service you do like to use and enter your username and password of that service. If you are already logged in they you don't have to re-login again.

Now you can just save an article for later reading, tap on the share button when viewing the card with the title of the article and tap on Save.

Paper Search
facebook paper search

One feature that is not abundantly clear until you dig around in the app some is the ability to view the feed of any Group friends or Page you follow in Facebook.

You can either search for a friend or page by swiping down the main screen. Along the top of the screen you will search a search icon, where you can search for a Facebook user or you can tap on the three-lined icon in the top right corner of the screen and you will able to view a list of your friends, groups and all pages.

There is still lot of things that are not discover yet, Soon Facebook will release a full description of Facebook paper include support for all other platforms. On the other hand there will be more useful feature and updates, and soon it will be available for everyone else around the world. Between the initial walkthrough and these additional tips, you should be able to start putting Paper to work just simple and fine for you. If you have discover more features and tips let us know.

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