Get Facebook For Your iPad, Hidden Within iPhone Apps (Steps Guide)

A report from TechCrunch, that the rumored Facebook for iPad app is hidden within the iPhone app. How so?

Here’s how to get the secret Facebook for iPad app on your own iPad right now:

“Hidden in the code of Facebook’s iPhone app is the code for something else. Something everyone has been waiting over a year for. The iPad app. Yes, it’s real, and it’s spectacular (well, very good, at the very least). And yes, it really is right there within the code. Even better, it’s executable”.

TechCrunch’s MG. Siegler confirmed that this is the real, upcoming iPad app for Facebook that we’ve all been waiting for.

Update: We’ve just talked to a source who had previous seen the app and says that this is in fact the app Facebook was intending to launch shortly. We’ll see if that gets sped up now.”

We are now going to tell you some easy steps, how to get that hidden Facebook on your iPad. Just follow these steps:

On Jailbroken iPad

  • The Easy Way

Step 1: Download the latest version of Facebook for iPhone to your iPad.

Step 2: Find and install the “FullForce” tweak for free from developer Ryan Petrich in Cydia. Version 1.3.3 will enable the new Facebook for iPad app.

Step 3: Respring your iPad.

Step 4: Go to your iPad’s Settings and find the FullForce settings tab.

Step 5: Switch the toggle for the Facebook iPhone app to On.

Step 6: Exit Settings and enter the Facebook app on your iPad. The hidden app will now be enabled.

  • The Hard Way

Step 1: Download the latest version of Facebook for iPhone to your iPad.

Step 2: Download and install iFile from Cydia.

Step 3: In iFile, navigate to Applications > Facebook

Step 4: Enter the “Facebook.app” folder.

Step 5: Select the “info.plist” file.

Step 6: Navigate to Display Properties > UIDeviceFamily

Step 7: Change the number “1” in the upper right corner to “2”

Step 8: Respring your iPad

On a Non-Jailbroken iPad

Step 1: Download iPhone Explorer and Xcode on your Mac.

Download iPhone Explorer Here

Step 2: Open the info.plist file in the Facebook for iPhone app in Xcode.

Step 3: Change the UIDeviceFamily property from “1″ to “2.”

Step 4: Respring your iPad

This app is 100% usable, but it still has a few minor bugs like, when posting a status update, it says “via iPhone” instead of “via iPad.” The UI is also very nice. Also, the app is developed in mostly HTML 5.

So what are your thoughts about this app? Just try it, following these simple steps and let us know how it works for you.

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