Why has my online friends sidebar disappeared from Facebook?

Dalreen Fernando August 24, 2012
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The side bar showing recent friends activities does not appear in my Facebook, why not?

  1. Amel
    February 28, 2013 at 6:48 pm

    u dont understand our problem, left hand sidebar with profile pics dont apear on my profile but someone else login it apear, i think there is problem with profile settings, i dont know what it is. THX

  2. Susan Pole
    January 13, 2013 at 4:53 am

    The chat box that you click onto to turn chat on or off has disappeared. There is nothing at all in right hand corner except empty space.How do you get it back. Everything in your Help section doesn't help me.

  3. Tashfeen
    December 27, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    juxt zoom out.. it workd for me..

  4. jitendra singh
    November 4, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    sir, please help me i don't know where is the chatbox. and i can solve my problem of left hand side chat on friends box. please help me.

    • susendeep dutta
      December 24, 2012 at 12:15 pm

      Did you tried clearing your cache,cookies,history and trying to access Facebook on updated version of your browser ?

      If you click on below symbol on right hand side( [- ),then you might be able to see online friends on left hand side.

  5. Mohd sayeed
    October 26, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    i want that,when i git that information

  6. Mohd sayeed
    October 26, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    i'm missing left hand side online friends list

    • susendeep dutta
      December 24, 2012 at 12:13 pm

      Try to clear your browser cache and cookies and use Facebook on updated and modern browsers like Firefox and Google chrome.

  7. Caio Dias
    September 25, 2012 at 7:52 pm

    I have the same problem, The side bar doesn't appear. If I click on the chat area it appears for a moment, but it disappears as soon as I click anywhere else. I want it to stay fixed on the side bar as before I clicked to hide it.
    Also there is no icon on the bottom of the chat, at the top just a gear icon as settings.
    Can anyone help me ??
    Thanks

    • even
      September 30, 2012 at 5:03 pm

      I have the exact same problem

    • even
      September 30, 2012 at 5:08 pm

      i managed to fix it by going on to my web browser settings and change the view bt zooming out. this doesnt really make it look all that smaller but appearantly provides enough space for the sidebar

      • sezer
        October 3, 2012 at 10:40 pm

        you have to right click on the friend list right below of the screen and refresh and it will all come back :)

        • Margie
          November 7, 2012 at 8:51 pm

          no nothing

  8. April Eum
    August 27, 2012 at 5:17 am

    you can try waht alan and silviu has suggested (common problem) but sometimes, minimizing the size of your browser can make it disappear, so try expanding your browser screen as well

    • Dragos
      September 1, 2012 at 5:41 pm

      hey, I'm not that good with facebook if you can help me :)
      i had on my homepage on the left side a tab with my friends that i keep most (i think) contact with (like chat shortcuts with their profile picture like right at the bottom of the menu )
      I like it because I can see right away who is online and just leave a message. Now is just gone, and i can't find a way to put it back.
      I see you are a top genius this week and maybe you can help me with that.
      email me anytime "sadics@live.com" if you didn't got the email with this message already :)
      thank you in advance Dragos.

      • Liz
        September 2, 2012 at 3:11 am

        I haev the same problem, how do i fix it?

  9. Silviu Despa
    August 25, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    You must have clicked the "Hide sidebar" button. Just click on the chat area( on the lower right side ) and It will appear again.

    • Margie
      November 7, 2012 at 8:48 pm

      nope didn't work

  10. Alan Wade
    August 24, 2012 at 6:14 am

    Click in the chatbox and they will appear.
    Once you have them back look just below them and you will see two icons. The one to the right is to hide the sidebar.

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