How to get Facebook Profile photo as Contact image on Android

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Android users, who find it difficulty for finding photo of their near and dear one as contact image, can now easily get rid of this problem. In this article we will tell you a way in which you can sync contact images from Facebook intergrated by default, without the use of any external app to perform this sync.

Facebook has been a reputed and most commonly used social connectivity media, as a result you can find nearly all your relative and friends in it. Therefore, all the predecessors of Android Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) could sync contact images from Facebook. Google in it’s ICS version smartly ripped the feature to promote the use of Google+, but as we all know that there is no competitor of Facebook in social connectivity. Therefore, we can easily sync the images of our friends and relatives from there.

The app that enables one in doing so is the official Facebook app for Android which provides the option to sync the online contacts with the one matching the contacts on the phone, but the app fails to sync the image if we store of friends name with their nick name. If the name of the contacts did not match, Facebook for Android does not even give a chance to manually link the contact. Moreover, there is no option to choose the image size and quality.

How to get Facebook Profile photo as Contact image on Android

SyncMyPix app to Sync Facebook Contacts

Those worried users who are disheartened by reading the introductory part of this article, can now smile a little. As we will tell you about an app which will not even Sync photos of all our contact images that matches your friends on Facebook but will also give you option to manually link contacts, i.e. when the friend’s name on your contact list does not match to the name on Facebook, you can link them up manually and sync the images according to your choice.

SyncMyPix is the app that enables you in doing so, all that is mentioned above. First of all, download and install the app. Next, run the app to get started by pressing the sync button on the app. The app on starting will first ask you to login into Facebook and grant the app permission to read you Facebook data. After that, the app will start the sync process automatically, i.e. it will try to match the name and automatically sync the data to your phone.

When the initial sync has completed, the app will give you the log of all the details it matched and which one of the Facebook friends it was not able to trace. Now, you can manually link the data for the contacts it was not able to match, but you know that they are there in your contact list but with a different according to the choice of your storage, i.e. the different name you stored it with. You can even change the settings accordingly to take care of some advanced options.

SyncMyPix is a very simple and handy to use app and is one of the best free app you will find in the market. Try it out on your Android device today and expand your contact list. Also, let us know if you face any problem on going through the article or if have better ideas regarding this method. We will help you in possible ways and will also take a note of your suggestions and share it with other dedicated users.                   

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