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Facebook albums removed!  Have to force quit iPhoto

15499 Views 42 Replies Latest reply: Dec 16, 2013 10:16 PM by izzzzzz6 RSS
  • LynnMorris Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Hi Herb

    Thanks for the info - pleased you got it sorted. I actually went to the Apple Store Genius Bar & got them to remove iPhoto 11 - I am back on 09 now, until they sort out the glitches as it is too tedious!

    I am not happy with the issues emailing photos & also the fact that all Mobileme & Facebook albums are no longer showing in the left hand menu so am unable to drag & drop to add to albums.

    Very disappointed with the iPhoto upgrade - we shouldn't have to be trying to find workarounds to sort out the glitches - there shouldn't be any!
    MacBook 2.53 GHz Core 2 Duo, 4 GB RAM, Combo Drive, Mac OS X (10.6.5)
  • Nathan Jones2 Level 1 Level 1 (25 points)
    I'm with you on all points Lynn, flabbergasted beyond belief at what they've done to the app in the '11 'upgrade'.
    MacBook (Black), Mac OS X (10.6.5)
  • LynnMorris Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 23, 2010 8:44 AM (in response to Thom F.)
    Not sure that I want to try right now - I am back with iPhoto 09 & don't want to venture back into iPhoto 11!

    Anyone else tried it?


    Lynn
    MacBook 2.53 GHz Core 2 Duo, 4 GB RAM, Combo Drive, Mac OS X (10.6.5)
  • XanderDM Calculating status...
    Thank you!! This work around really helped out. Now I can upload photos to Fb and all my albums are there and working.

    I did have to also delete the FB account in iPhoto 11 before the albums would delete. Then I added my FB acct back w new password.

    Thanks again. It worked. And now I am ready for an Apple update to fix it all.

    PS. I did install the latest update and so far no other problems...
    MacBook Pro
  • FBC_21CA Calculating status...
    Having to go to this kind of extreme is just monstrous! We've lost a couple of big FB albums. Don't know if we'll ever be able to get them back....
    Mac Pro 8-Core, Mac OS X (10.6.5)
  • LynnMorris Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    You are so right. I was shocked and surprised that Apple released this upgrade without obviously testing it properly. I too have lost some Facebook Albums & feel pretty angry that I have had to go through all the hassle of reverting to iPhoto 09. To be honest, I will think twice before trying another upgrade until I read some good reviews about it!
    MacBook 2.53 GHz Core 2 Duo, 4 GB RAM, Combo Drive, Mac OS X (10.6.5)
  • pezzdog Calculating status...
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    Jan 11, 2011 12:01 PM (in response to Thom F.)
    My wife came in and was saying the same thing! After reading a few forums I decided to just give it a shot...

    THIS WORKS!! All albums are back on both FB and iPhoto

    1. Force Quit before deleting individual albums
    2. Open iPhoto and go to preferences
    3. Under Accounts click on Facebook and delete it (the "-" at the bottom)
    4. It will tell you that you'll lose x amount of albums in your iPhoto library...bla bla
    5. Click "OK" (now your Facebook gallery will be gone under "Web" in the albums browser...don't freak out.
    6. Click on the "+" to recreate/resync your FB album with iPhoto.
    7. All the FB albums that are part of your account should repopulate/resync inside iPhoto and your account should reappear under "Web" in the album browser again.

    My wife was relieved...thus I was as well
    MBP, Mac OS X (10.6.6)
  • AuntieM Calculating status...
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    Jan 14, 2011 6:42 PM (in response to pezzdog)
    This worked like a charm- Quick and Easy. You think they could handle this with a quick update. For those of you with Flickr accounts, I had to do the same exact thing with Flickr. It tried to delete albums from there too. I had to force quit and then follow your instructions to save those too.
    MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.5)
  • Lincoln Grixti Calculating status...
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    Mar 8, 2011 12:21 PM (in response to Thom F.)
    Does the method above mentioned by pezzdog really work? I just had the same problem with albums being emptied on Facebook, but they're still there with no pictures in them, and wouldn't want to risk doing this method and loose the other half of albums that I still have intact on Facebook.
    MacBook Pro 15", Mac OS X (10.6.6)
  • TuckerdogAVL Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    No, this hasn't been resolved. I am having computer issues and the techs had to install all the latest iLife...which I didn't ask for as I had heard about iPhoto11 issues. NOW THIS? I just launched for the first time, Oct 3, 2011 and I was flabbergasted as I watched three "okay" eliminations of Facebook photo albums. No way to stop other than forcequit. And now the consumer - we -are supposed to deal with all this crap vs a proper fix. It is amazing how much time gets sucked up dealing with stuff that doesn't work properly.

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