While using facebook have you ever encountered this message “sorry this feature isn’t available right now” or ‘you can’t use this feature right now, so the causes of this error could be your outdated version of facebook or you are using an incompatible browser. Fix mentioned issues, then you might use those features which are not available to you earlier.
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If you are getting the “This content isn’t available right now” error due to any of the reasons mentioned in the above section, then you cannot particularly do anything to resolve such an error instantly. You have to wait for some time till the issue is resolved by Facebook itself.
However, the same error can arise due to some technical reasons as well, which we may be able to resolve by undergoing some simple methods. Listed below are some of these issues along with their possible solutions:
Using an outdated version of the Facebook app
It is evident that people using old versions of Facebook apps have come across many issues of Facebook, that makes many of its features inaccessible. One such very prominent issue is “This feature of Facebook is temporarily unavailable”.
Many times, it happens that when we continue using the Facebook app without updating it; then we can find this error message while accessing some features of it. This is so because, with the launch of new versions of the app, old features that hinder the proper functioning of some new features, are disabled and thereby, people with older versions get this error message when they try to access any old disabled feature of the app.
Therefore, it is advised that you should always keep your app updated to prevent any of these errors from occurring.
Using incompatible browser
If you are trying to access your Facebook account from another browser that does not suit the Facebook features the best, you might see an error message stating, “An error occurred while processing the request. Please try again later” which can prevent you from either logging in to your FB account or using certain features of it.
Therefore, in order to prevent yourself from dealing with such a situation; you should use a browser that is compatible with Facebook. Facebook has clearly mentioned the browsers which are best suited for using its website, these browsers are:
Logging into your Facebook account, from a browser other than the one stated above, some features of Facebook might get locked due to these features clashing with those of the browser, which can raise some security issues.
Browser’s cookies and cache being a problem
When lots of cookies and cache files get accumulated in the browser or when these files get corrupted, then it can happen that you encounter a “You can’t use this Feature Right Now” message.
Whenever we access Facebook or any other website, some of its information gets stored in the form of cookies and cache files. When these files get damaged, it can trigger an error in the accessibility of any website.
Therefore, if you come across the “You cannot use this feature right now” error while using a feature of Facebook, you should try using that feature after clearing the browser’s cookies and cache data. This can be easily done by going to the browser setting and clearing this data under the “Privacy and Security” tab.
Accessing Facebook using VPN
Most of the time people use VPN for security reasons as they can hide your personal information from the website you are visiting. While using VPN, we often change our geographical location settings, which causes issues with some features of Facebook.
Facebook tends to use our location for showing suggestions accordingly. However, sudden and drastic changes in the location of you being accessing your Facebook account can trigger Facebook that your account to be hacked. Therefore, to prevent any data leak and for other security reasons, you may not be able to use some of its features or may not be able to log in at all and will be shown a message, stating “You cannot log in to Facebook right now”.
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