Facebook Birthdays & Events

Show Facebook Birthdays & Events

Facebook removed functionality to access birthdays & events by means of a calendar subscription. The only option left is to install Facebook app on your iOS device.

Birthdays

To see birthdays originating from Facebook you have to give Facebook access to your Contacts in device Settings.
Facebook then will add birthdays to your contacts (see http://mygooi.com/did-facebook-kill-the-birthday/ for some background info).
If you don't have a mobile number of your contact Facebook doesn't recognize this person as a friend.

Events

So in order to see events originating from Facebook you have to give Facebook access to Calendars in device Settings.

Hide Facebook Birthdays & Events

Birthdays

To hide birthdays originating from Facebook you have to deny Facebook access to Contacts in device Settings.
Device Settings > Facebook > Contacts = Off

Events

In order to hide events originating from Facebook you have to deny Facebook access to Calendars in device Settings.
Device Settings > Facebook > Calendars = Off

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